Real Salt Lake News Stand: Feb. 25

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Next Tuesday's #RSL #OnFrame will air LIVE 6-8p MT on @ESPN700 from #RioT team store w/ @OriginalWinger + special guests #ItAllStartsHere

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#RSL President Bill Manning reflects on path to Utah, #MLS http://www.soccernation.com/real-salt-lake-mannings-memory-lane-before-mls-cms-5243 …

stayskull ‏@samstejskal

Silviu Petrescu will officiate #RSL's March 8 season opener at LA. He was in middle for RSL's 4-3 loss at NY in July http://www.realsaltlake.com/blog/post/2014/02/25/petrescu-named-referee-rsls-season-opener-la …

Soccerwire.com ‏@TheSoccerWire

Given success stories like @Ddwyer14, @LukeMulholland8, is @NCAA soccer a better route for aspiring British talent? http://www.soccerwire.com/?p=33184

Free Beer Movement ‏@FreeBeerMovemnt

The 2014 Beer-view flows on w/ @RealSaltLake and @utahbeers by RSL color-man @OriginalWinger: http://www.thefreebeermovement.com/blog/entry/the-best-of-both-worlds-2014-fbm-beer-view-real-salt-lake … pic.twitter.com/7aa1WbCbhp

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Nat Borchers on The Bill & Hans Show

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Real Salt Lake to host 2014 jersey event on March 4 at Rio Tinto Stadium

RealSaltLake.com: RSL in Tucson: Gearing up for 90 minutes

RealSaltLake.com: Petrescu named referee for RSL's season opener at LA

Soccernation.com: Real Salt Lake President Bill Manning Has Fond Memories of Playing Youth Soccer on Long Island

Soccerwire.com: Is NCAA soccer a better route for aspiring British talent?

RSL Academy: Real Salt Lake U-16 defeat Nomads SC U-16

RSL Academy: Real Salt Lake U-18 beats Nomads SC U-18, extends win streak to four

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Player Ratings: RSL 0-1 Colorado Rapids (Desert Diamond Cup)

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: With 11 days until start of MLS season, when will Colorado Rapids name a coach?

MLSsoccer.com: 2014 Toronto FC Preview: Building a brand new superclub at BMO Field | Armchair Analyst

MLSsoccer.com: 2014 Columbus Crew Preview: Does a new era mean a new direction? | Armchair Analyst

MLSsoccer.com: 2014 Chivas USA Preview: Winds of change blowing through StubHub Center | Armchair Analyst

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Preseason Tracker: Khari Stephenson on trial with San Jose, Chicago Fire cut Federico Puppo (Feb. 24)

MLSsoccer.com: Toronto FC's Doneil Henry confident for 2014: "I think this team can contend for MLS Cup"

MLSsoccer.com: Can Darren Mattocks win Vancouver Whitecaps back over? "He's in a good place at the moment"

MLSsoccer.com: MLS past, present & future collide as 2014 Reserve League schedule announced

MLSsoccer.com: Signs of greatness? DC United coach Ben Olsen "very excited" with remade squad's progress

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire deal ironman defender, 2012 Rookie of the Year Austin Berry to Philadelphia Union

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA formally announce signing of former Aston Villa forward Luke Moore

MLSsoccer.com: US Soccer announces Brian McBride, Bob Bradley elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: USMNT's Aron Johannsson reveals what he believes will get him on plane to Brazil

SI.com: Why did the Chivas USA experiment fail? An insider's perspective

Pro Soccer Talk: U.S. national team friendly with Ukraine switched to Cyprus after political unrest