Real Salt Lake News Stand: Feb. 21

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Soccer Gods ‏@soccergods

Alvaro Saborio chats Costa Rica's World Cup hopes, the changes at @realsaltlake, and his bulldogs. http://fus.in/1bmQvDU

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

AUDIO :: #RSL boss @JeffCassar tells @espn700bill & @espn700hans what he expects from team in last 16 preseason days: http://espn.kall700sports.com/jeff-cassar-rsl-hc-2-20-14-2/ …

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Jeff Cassar calls the shots, but his 4 new assistants will help the first-time head coach lead an MLS contender. http://bit.ly/1h2F8Ae  #RSL

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL beat man @chriskamrani with recap, video of last night's scoreless #DDC draw v NE http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsrsl/57573615-49/rsl-england-minute-cup.html.csp …

Chris Wingert ‏@wingert17

Great times today on the links in Tucson, this course was beautiful. jstertz27 jeff_attinella1 http://instagram.com/p/kqWKpvlRsm/

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Jeff Cassar on The Bill & Hans Show

Fusion.net: Soccer Gods: Alvaro Saborio Chats Costa Rica's World Cup Chances

March to the Match Podcast: New era in MLS means new list of summer Designated Player targets

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Cassar’s supporting cast helps rookie coach

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL draws in Desert Diamond Cup debut

RSL Academy: Weekend Soccer Preview: Real Salt Lake Academy in San Diego, RSL-AZ Elite in Las Vegas

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL draws 0-0 with New England Revolution to open Desert Diamond Cup

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: All the latest headlines after MLS announces purchase of Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Commissioner Don Garber gives update on league's expansion plans

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Commissioner Don Garber addresses league's purchase of Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Preseason Tracker: Portland Timbers' intrasquad scrimmage, Desert Diamond Cup reactions (Feb. 20)

MLSsoccer.com: After team's sale, Jorge Vergara admits "Chivas USA concept did not work out"

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact eager to see what trialist Heath Pearce can bring to table following hip surgery

MLSsoccer.com: French Connection: Philadelphia Union's Sebastien Le Toux hunts starting spot with Vincent Nogueira

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo open contract talks with starters Will Bruin, Kofi Sarkodie, target long-term extensions

MLSsoccer.com: Jeff Bradley: Tony Meola on the path to MLS 3.0 and the youth team that "made soccer fun again"

MLSsoccer.com: Opta Spotlight: Which MLS player best exemplifies the "clutch" gene?

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire's Frank Yallop hopes to add trialist, Tottenham youngster Grant Ward to roster

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy sign forwards Bradford Jamieson, Raul Mendiola to Homegrown contracts

MLSsoccer.com: With contract up in June, Kenny Miller hoping extend his stay with Vancouver Whitecaps

ESPN FC: The controversial era of Chivas USA comes to an end

SI.com: MLS purchases Chivas USA from Vergara; will re-sell, keep rebranded team in LA

SI.com: Oguchi Onyewu: Thoughts, emotions and hopes with an eye on USA’s World Cup roster

Fox Soccer: MLS purchases Chivas USA

Goal.com: Player Spotlight: Diego Fagundez far from joining U.S. national team