Real Salt Lake News Stand: August 28

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

 Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

If you missed @ESPN700 Tues #OnFrame w/ @TaylorTwellman talking #RSL, you missed this: http://espn.kall700sports.com/taylor-twellman-espn-soccer-analyst-8-27-

 Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

Castrol Index: @KyleBeckerman ran the show this weekend ---> http://soc.cr/ojtc3  pic.twitter.com/EOyXvHIq3S

 Shoot Marc Edwards ‏@MarcEdwards801

Soccer has captured me In return I am doing everything I can to capture it in return @MLS @RealSaltLake @NickRimando pic.twitter.com/lIhgLRm3ot

 Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

"It may have been my best game, but all I am really focused on now is helping out the team" Luis Gil: http://soc.cr/oke1J  #RSL

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Javi v. Dunny: Crossbar Challenge

ESPN 700: OnFrame – August 27

ESPN 700: Taylor Twellman on OnFrame

ESPN 700: Brian Dunseth on OnFrame

ESPN 700: Fletcher Johnson on OnFrame

ESPN 700: Jason Kreis on The Bill & Hans Show

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Gil finding form after RSL’s rout over Crew: “It may have been my best game” this season

RealSaltLake.com: Sebastian Velasquez: “Every Day Counts”

RealSaltLake.com: Soccer Smarts with Professor Leo: Get to know your forwards

The Salt Lake Tribune: Alvaro Saborio is “50-50” for game against Portland Timbers

MLSsoccer.com: Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Kyle Beckerman’s brace rights ship for Supporters’ Shield leading Real Salt Lake

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Power Rankings, Week 26: Signature performance vaults Montreal up the ladder

MLSsoccer.com: Team of the Week: Big offense, tight defense highlight selection

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Beckerman leading MLS in passing, RSL in approach

From the Upper Deck: Statistically Speaking – Olmes Garcia

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: CONCACAF Champions League Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 2, Arabe Unido 1

MLSsoccer.com: CONCACAF Champions League Match Recap: CD Olimpia 0, Sporting KC 2

MLSsoccer.com: CONCACAF Champions League: Houston Dynamo express frustration with officiating, Arabe Unido’s antics after tight win

MLSsoccer.com: CONCACAF Champions League: Sporting KC thinking quarterfinals after going two-for-two on the road

MLSsoccer.com: Report: Landon Donovan agrees to new multi-year contract with LA Galaxy

MLSsoccer.com: David Beckham makes appearance at LA Galaxy training, brings warm, fuzzy feeling to the club

MLSsoccer.com: USMNT supporters chip in to help grieving fan get to Columbus for US-Mexico

MLSsoccer.com: Vote now for MLS Save of the Week: Week 26

SI.com: Landon Donovan to sign multi-year contract with LA Galaxy

SI.com: Donovan’s deal proves what we knew all along – he belongs in LA

SI.com: Didier Drogba open to possibility of joining a MLS team

Goal.com: McCarthy’s Musings: LA Galaxy make statement about its future by retaining Landon Donovan

Goal.com: Seattle fans to be given lead role in US supporters groups

Pro Soccer Talk: United States national team update with two World Cup qualifiers ahead

Pro Soccer Talk: Maybe there IS something to Manchester City defender Gael Clichy’s interest in MLS