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RSL Blog: Little Things

RSL Blog: Little Things

By Ben Schroeder, KSL Sports Editor | Posted - Dec. 22, 2010 at 5:35 p.m.



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For the January Men's National Team call up's only one Real Salt Lake player made the chosen few, Nick Rimando. He was called up last year for this same training session. Rimando is the oldest player in this group and your guess is as good as mine as to what this can lead to. Maybe it's to compare him to other Major League Soccer goal keepers or maybe he's there to help bring the younger goalies along.

On a local note, Justin Braun a former Skyline High School and Salt Lake Community College player gets his opportunity to show what he brings for the national team.

RSL Blog: Little Things

Braun has seen yearly improvement in his game at Chivas USA since he was picked up by them a few years ago after a few training sessions and was their featured forward this year. It will be interesting how RSL's Youth Academy affects local talent getting into the MLS from here on out. Braun could of easily been apart of this academy if it had been around then and ReAL would of had first dibs on him.

Former RSL forward Robbie Findley seems to have found at least the area he will land in for next year. Nottingham Forest has shown the most interesting in the 25 year old. Wolves brought him in for training sessions, but it was Forest that offered him the first deal. A last second push from Premier League Bolton has changed the certainty of who will sign him. There are visa issues as well but Robbie seems to have done what he can to impress a few clubs.

Ben Schroeder Sports Editor

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