Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 1

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Last time the #RockyMtnCup had Rapids ribbons on it, @al_saborio unraveled those plans in final 5 min for #RSL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MubwSf9ZUVw …

 Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Excited & proud to represent #RSL in the #MLSALLStar game but also extremely excited to be back w/ @RealSaltLake and sleep in my own bed.

 Aaron Falk ‏@aaronfalk

#RSL owner Dell Loy Hansen will officially present SLC with a $7.5M check tomorrow for the planned sports complex along the Jordan River.

 Kyle Beckerman ‏@KyleBeckerman

Thanks @SportingKC for being top class hosts! Always an honor to be an #MLSAllStar

 Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

We did something new last night at #MLSAllStar. Kyle Beckerman participates in a Google+ Hangout during the match: http://soc.cr/nwndn 

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Alvaro Saborio's RSL hat tricks

ESPN 700: Garth Lagerwey on The Bill & Hans Show

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: MLS All-Star Game: MLS All-Stars v. AS Roma

MLSsoccer.com: The Daily: MLS All-Stars, Zusi injured, expansion excitement

The Salt Lake Tribune: MLS All-Stars make parody video, ode to Super Bowl Shuffle

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Morales named to All-Star inactive roster

RealSaltLake.com: Beckerman, Rimando, Beltran get action in All-Star game

RealSaltLake.com: RSL's history in All-Star game

RealSaltLake.com: Signature moments: RSL in the All-Star game

The Salt Lake Tribune: MLS All-Stars take loss to AS Roma in stride

The Salt Lake Tribune: AS Roma shows its class in convincing win over MLS All-Stars

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL's Morales added to All-Star inactive roster

Deseret News: AS Roma routs best of MLS in All-Star Game

Deseret News: Kyle Beckerman among MLS All-Stars in corny '90s style rap

Deseret News: RSL midfield Javier Morales named to All-Star inactive roster

Yahoo Sports: Goal of the Week update: RSL's Saborio takes commanding lead

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Set pieces: Problems crop up with inexperienced back line

Real Soccer Nation: Podcast: Ned Grabavoy

SB Nation: MLS All-Stars make rap video

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: All-Star Game Recap: All-Stars 1, AS Roma 3

MLSsoccer.com: Kick-off: Expansion Announcement steals the show as AS Roma downs All-Stars

MLSsoccer.com: MLS to expand to 24 teams by 2020

MLSsoccer.com: Do recent lopsided results signal need to ASG format? Players weign in

MLSsoccer.com: Dominant Roma midfield proves difference in lopsided All-Star game

MLSsoccer.com: All-Star: Graham Zusi's early substitution a precautionary measure ahead of RBNY

Pro Soccer Talk: Which cities will be home to four new MLS franchises?

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS All-Stars fall to Italy's AS Roma 3-1

Pro Soccer Talk: The Next XI? Best from MLS’s non-Stars would still be pretty good

Pro Soccer Talk: Juan Agudelo attracting Stoke City’s interest, time to move on?

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS rounds out All-Star roster, names 10 non-active players

SI.com: Expansion talks soften All-Star loss

SI.com: No rest for weary: U.S. stars answering call once again

ESPN FC: All-Star defeat takes no shine off MLS

ESPN FC: Roma's class a boost to U.S. soccer