Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 7

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

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.@espn700 #OnFrame hr 1: … & hr 2: … w/ @OriginalWinger + #RSL men @pauldalglish @CraigWaibel

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Let me take a selfie? Inspired by Cole Grossman, #RSL's @Jeff_Attinella1 and crew took an awesome pic after win v Chi

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One-two punch. Which @RealSaltLake forward made it to the top of the Castrol Index: 

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The @ESPNFC team has Beckerman & Rimando representing the #USMNT in Brazil. 

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#RSL at HOU Sunday 5p MT on @cw30slc ... Seeking first-ever win in Houston #BELIEVE



ESPN 700: On Frame – Hour 1

ESPN 700: On Frame – Hour 2

ESPN 700: Jeff Cassar on The Bill & Hans Show


Real Salt Lake News & Notes

Deseret News: 'The team is the star' MLS Team of the Week: Joao Plata leads front line


For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Goal Breakdown: RSL overloads Chicago Fire's left side, reaps repeated rewards


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Midweek madness, Sacha Kljestan linked with MLS return and more Houston Dynamo vs. Columbus Crew | MLS Match Preview Columbus Crew's Gregg Berhalter: With Wil Trapp suspended, "chance for somebody to step up" San Jose Earthquakes vs. Colorado Rapids | MLS Match Preview San Jose Earthquakes unsettled by Yannick Djalo's injury-prone start: "There's a pattern developing" Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas | MLS Match Preview Seattle Sounders' Brad Evans "ready to push" for peak fitness, perhaps at left back, for club, country Toronto FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps | Canadian Championship Match Preview FC Edmonton vs. Montreal Impact | Canadian Championship Match Preview Le Playmaker: New York Red Bulls benefit from Thierry Henry's subtle evolution into setup man Bogey team? Colorado Rapids stress "little things" as they look to end struggles vs. San Jose Earthquakes Philadelphia Union's John Hackworth feeling the heat: "I know there's only so much time" World Cup: LA Galaxy's Bruce Arena says Omar Gonzalez injury "a short-term issue" World Cup: Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins not on Nigeria's 30-man provisional roster Armchair Analyst: For the USMNT, a lost generation – or just underappreciated? World Cup: New York Red Bulls' Mike Petke contemplating when to release Roy Miller, Tim Cahill World Cup: Vancouver Whitecaps right back Steven Beitashour named to Iran's preliminary roster

American Soccer Now: U.S. vs. Ghana: An Early Look at the Key Matchups

ESPN FC: Portland finally wins, misfiring Donovan and RSL's comeback Host Brazil announces World Cup roster; Neymar headlines squad, Kaka left out

Fox Soccer: MLS offers proving ground for CONCACAF nations ahead of the World Cup