Real Salt Lake News Stand: April 18

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

AUDIO: perspective on #RSL start, PDX matchup from DF @wingert17 on @espn700 :: http://espn.kall700sports.com/chris-wingert-rsl-df-4-17-14/ …

Major League Soccer @MLS

"Beckerman's a python + Bradley's a cobra...either way, you're dead."

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Chris Kamrani @chriskamrani

The sting of the loss has worn off, as has the awkwardness of Will Johnson in green. #RSL faces its old pal Saturday. http://bit.ly/1h7P6xd

stayskull @samstejskal

ICYMI, here's a video of all 14 of #RSL's 2013 goals against POR mixed w/ Timbers Crying Bro mixed w/ Sarah McLachlan http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2014/04/17/rsls-14-goals-against-portland-2013 …

SeBasTian VeLasQueZ @TiaN_Futbol

Thanks To KSL For Letting Me Be The Anchorman For Todays Hispanic News "Mis Noticias" #RSL #KSL #Anchorman

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Excellent #GACup2014 recap by esteemed @jtyardley :: http://www.mlssoccer.com/generationadidascup/2013/news/article/2014/04/17/generation-adidas-cup-2014-day-3 … #RSL 6-1 over LA, semi v DAL 7:30p MT on http://MLSsoccer.com

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Pair of Aces: KickTV goes in depth on Beckerman and Bradley

RealSaltLake.com: RSL's 14 goals against Portland in 2013

ESPN 700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & Hans Show

MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match - Diamond Dogs

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Return of the rat tail: Velasquez says "it felt amazing" to make 2014 debut

RealSaltLake.com: Allen and Lopez start in US U-20's win over Tigres, set for Dallas Cup semifinals

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake focusing on set-piece defending, conceding late ahead of Portland Timbers matchup

MLSsoccer.com: Armchair Analyst: Why comparing Kyle Beckerman and Michael Bradley is tricky business

MLSsoccer.com: Generation adidas Cup 2014: FC Dallas, Real Salt Lake, Flamengo, Stoke City book semifinal spots

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake faces old pal Will Johnson on Saturday

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL’s Nick Rimando working his way back from strained MCL

KSL.com: 6 things MLS' latest expansion means to RSL

RSL Academy: Real Salt Lake U-17 defeat LA Galaxy U-17, advance to semifinals of 2013-14 Generation Adidas Cup

RSL Academy: Dallas Cup Update: Four players with RSL ties help U-20 MNT advance to semifinals

American Soccer Analysis: Looking for the model-busting formula

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

From the Upper Deck: Statting the Opposition- Portland

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Pressure? What pressure? Timbers' Donovan Ricketts guarantees trophies in Portland

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquakes | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Columbus Crew vs. DC United | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution | MLS Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey picks up another award, claiming Week 6's AT&T Goal of the Week

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas' Chris Seitz goes back-to-back after capturing Week 6 Save of the Week honors

MLSsoccer.com: Haves and have nots: Sporting Kansas City count themselves among MLS elite after confident start

MLSsoccer.com: Atlanta expansion signifies changing landscape ahead for Major League Soccer

MLSsoccer.com: Trio of Erick Torres, Mauro Rosales, Leandro Barrera has Chivas USA feeling good about attack

MLSsoccer.com: Brad Evans finally healthy, ready to contribute to Seattle Sounders after "frustrating" injury

MLSsoccer.com: Gyasi Zardes eyes place of his own in new-look LA Galaxy midfield after recovering from early injury

MLSsoccer.com: Sean Johnson building strong individual career, but currently more focused on success for Chicago Fire

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact's Frank Klopas mum about future of Jack McInerney-Marco Di Vaio partnership

MLSsoccer.com: American Exports: Everton's Roberto Martinez calls Tim Howard extension "incredible moment" for club

Goal.com: Landon Donovan: I'm happy with any role on the U.S. World Cup team