Real Salt Lake News Stand: May 8

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Before you scout #HOUvCLB, listen to #RSL DF @natborchers talk CHI comeback and team depth: http://espn.kall700sports.com/nat-borchers-rsl-df-5-7-14/ …

Sam Stejskal @samstejskal

Infographic: Breaking down #RSL FW @JoaoPlata10's early season success http://www.realsaltlake.com/news/2014/05/infographic-platas-early-success …

Chris Kamrani @chriskamrani

The @RealSaltLake notebook: Out to snap the Houston hex, nine-straight unbeaten, Schuler's knee/Balchan's quick loan. http://bit.ly/1fQhoCh

Dana Greene @dana_greene

The captain, @KyleBeckerman has one more game to play with @RealSaltLake before leaving for the World Cup. http://tinyurl.com/pzm5ome

USSoccerTalent @USSoccerTalent

@RealSaltLake & @GrandeSportsA Announce Academy Tryouts! http://www.ussoccertalent.com/2014/05/07/real-salt-lake-academy-tryouts/ … RT! @RealSaltLakeNow @RealSaltLakeWmn @RealSaltLakeNFO #Utah

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Nat Borchers on The Bill & Hans Show

ABC 4: Kyle Beckerman prepares for World Cup

MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match Podcast: Lost generation? 5 ex-USMNTers who could crash World Cup camp

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Infographic: Plata's early success

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake still giddy after watershed comeback in Chicago: "That's the most fun we've had in a while"

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL takes aim at the Houston hex

Deseret News: In-form Joao Plata sizzles for Real Salt Lake

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Off the Crossbar, Episode 9: Chicago Fire, Houston Dynamo, and more

RSL Soapbox: The differentiators: Plata, Schuler, Saborio all key in early successes

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Seattle Sounders are this year's comeback kids, plus dramatic finishes in Canada

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes 0, Colorado Rapids 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids owe their bacon to hero Clint Irwin in San Jose draw: "We'll buy his dinner tonight"

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes encouraged by midfield attacking shift despite goalless draw vs. Rapids

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes fear season-ending injury for right back Andreas Gorlitz

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders 2, FC Dallas 1 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid credits Obafemi Martins' "unselfish play" for glut of assists

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas coach Oscar Pareja's surprise tactical change nearly pays off in loss to Seattle

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo 1, Columbus Crew 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Columbus Crew feeling stress as winless run continues: "We're exhausted, we're tired of losing"

MLSsoccer.com: Will Bruin silencing critics after forward's latest goal in Houston Dynamo win over Columbus Crew

MLSsoccer.com: Toronto FC 2, Vancouver Whitecaps 1 | Canadian Championship Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Canadian Championship: Late Vancouver Whitecaps goal leaves sour taste for victorious Toronto FC

MLSsoccer.com: Canadian Championship: Vancouver Whitecaps youth impresses in battling loss to Toronto FC

MLSsoccer.com: FC Edmonton 2, Montreal Impact 1 | Canadian Championship Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact lament "unacceptable" mistakes in loss to FC Edmonton

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution's Diego Fagundez puts team before scoring with improved defensive work

MLSsoccer.com: Gauntlet thrown, weight lifted as Portland Timbers attack finally clicks for Caleb Porter in first win

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: Brazil's Luiz Felipe Scolari names Toronto FC goalkeeper Júlio César to 23-man roster

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: Eddie Johnson serene about USMNT prospects despite drought with DC United

Fox Soccer: MLS prepares for important summer transfer window as World Cup approaches

American Soccer Now: Terrence "Cyclops" Boyd Is Now Terrorizing Defenses