Real Salt Lake News Stand: Aug. 18

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

#RSL & FCD the 2 hottest teams in @MLS, each taking 13 of possible 15 pts in last 5 games ... Friday night 7p MT on @NBCSN & @ESPN700

Chris Kamrani @chriskamrani

In today's Tribune: On the chase for most of the summer, #RSL's move atop the West demands protection of first place. http://bit.ly/1p345RS

Real Sports Live @RSL4Utah

After the #SoundersFC match, @espn700bill sat down with @RealSaltLake's @LukeMulholland8. http://tinyurl.com/m6pa9cm 

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

#RSL Prez Manning accepts #ALSIceBucketChallenge; NEXT UP @jeffcassar @BeckermanT @sandycityutah Mayor Dolan http://www.realsaltlake.com/blog/post/2014/08/17/bill-manning-als-icebucketchallenge …

Chris Kamrani @chriskamrani

Here's columnist Gordon Monson, who writes #RSL executed its plan in Saturday's big one, the way victors usually do. http://bit.ly/1t7MM32

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: HIGHLIGHTS: RSL vs Seattle Sounders - August 16, 2014

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Press Conference with Jeff Cassar

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Nick Rimando

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Kyle Beckerman

RealSaltLake.com: RSL vs Seattle Sounders, Postgame Reaction: Joao Plata

ABC 4: Real Sports Live - August 17, 2014

KUTV: Dell Loy Hansen on Talkin’ Sports

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Recap: RSL 2-1 Seattle Sounders FC

RealSaltLake.com: Quote Sheet: RSL 2-1 Seattle Sounders FC

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake mighty-mite Joao Plata at the center of team's recent success

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake 2, Seattle Sounders 1 | MLS Match Recap

The Salt Lake Tribune: Hunters become the hunted as RSL moves atop table

The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL tops Seattle 2-1, moves into first place

Deseret News: RSL's Luke Mulholland officially credited with game-winning goal against Seattle

Deseret News: Red-hot Joao Plata strikes again for Real Salt Lake

KSL.com: Mulholland, Gil show chemistry in win over Sounders

Soccerly.com: RSL downs Seattle, moves into first place

 

For the Fans, By the Fans
RSL Soapbox: Luke Mulholland's adaptation, adjustments at RSL bearing fruit

RSL Soapbox: Player ratings for RSL vs. Seattle: Plata and Mulholland rise to the challenge

Real Nation: Five Thoughts on Beating Seattle

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Supporters' Shield race heats up while Columbus Crew make news for all the right reasons

MLSsoccer.com: DC United 4, Colorado Rapids 2 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: With EJ banned, Luis Silva & Fabian Espindola make case for new forward pairing in DC United romp

MLSsoccer.com: Same problems, different day: Early goals, defensive woes lead to Colorado Rapids’ fourth-straight loss

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA 0, Vancouver Whitecaps 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps' Carl Robinson laments another missed opportunity vs. Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com: Wilmer Cabrera happy with Chivas USA's mentality vs. Vancouver, but scoring struggles persist

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes 0, FC Dallas 5 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas winger Fabian Castillo continues to delight thanks to newfound tactical understanding

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes left reeling after franchise-worst loss: "Every one of us should be embarrassed"

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact 1, Chicago Fire 0 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Marco Di Vaio's winner for Montreal Impact raises startling prospect of 2015 return

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire "hoping for help" from Robert Earnshaw, possibly Jermaine Jones, after latest display

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting Kansas City 4, Toronto FC 1 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Shorthanded Toronto FC hope for long-term lessons from "adversities, hardships" like thumping in KC

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting KC need "one big save" from Jon Kempin, get it as Homegrown GK triumphs in first MLS start

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution 1, Portland Timbers 1 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution looking to match Charlie Davies' efforts after latest goal-scoring outing

MLSsoccer.com: Columbus Crew 4, Los Angeles Galaxy 1 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Robbie Keane admits LA Galaxy deserved to lose to Columbus Crew: "Bad performance all around"

MLSsoccer.com: Columbus Crew "realize it's time to perform" in dominant display over LA Galaxy

MLSsoccer.com: New Columbus Crew president Andy Loughnane arrives with rebrand, new facility the priorities

SI.com: Crew honors Donovan with ceremony fit for a U.S. soccer legend