Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 1

Get all the latest RSL news ahead of tomorrow's playoff clash

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Love infographics? Check out the #RSL v SEA one here: http://www.realsaltlake.com/rsl-seattle-2012 … ... #RSLbelieve

Denzel Eslinger Denzel Eslinger ‏@f4denz

I do love it when I look at my timeline and see this picture all over the place: pic.twitter.com/90H8QfQw

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Nick Rimando Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

Fuel for the fire... #MLSPlayoffshttp://instagr.am/p/Rfj51EqYw6/ 

Joshua Mayers Joshua Mayers ‏@joshuamayers

The referee for the Sounders-Real Salt Lake playoff game Friday will be Hilario Grajeda.

Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL Nation: this letter inspires us - read it and watch@KyleBeckerman & Jason Kreis talk about Andrew Reeves' spark: http://www.realsaltlake.com/tickets/youin 

 

Multimedia

(AUDIO) ESPN700: Garth Lagerwey joins “The Bill and Hans Show”

(AUDIO) MLSsoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio podcast

(VIDEO) RealSaltLake.com: RSL Insider, Presented by AT&T: RSL-SEA preview

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Scouting Report: RSL vs. Seattle

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: The Scouting Report: LA vs. Vancouver

(VIDEO) MLSsoccer.com: Vote Now for the AT&T Goal of the Year

(VIDEO) NBC Sports Network: Major League Soccer Playoffs Promo

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: RSL-Seattle historical snapshot

MLSsoccer.com: “No perfect scenario” for RSL ahead of Sounders series

The Salt Lake Tribune: Real Salt Lake finds familiar playoff foe in Seattle once again

Deseret News: Javier Morales has hands full with Seattle’s Osvaldo Alonso

Deseret News: Forbes statistical analysis handicaps RSL’s MLS Cup chances

LAGalaxy.com: 5 on 5: MLS Cup Playoffs, Western Conference edition

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL’s playoff experience could factor into MLS Cup chances

RSL Soapbox: Three Questions with Sounder at Heart

Real Nation: First Round Playoff Predictions

Under the Crossbar: Player of the Month, October 2012: Tony Beltran

 

MLS + Other News and Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Recap: Bruin nets brace, Dynamo douse Fire in KO match

MLSsoccer.com: Three Thoughts on #CHIvHOU: Houston expected to beat Chicago, then did it

MLSsoccer.com: Houston two-goal hero Bruin: “We had the feeling this was our game”

MLSsoccer.com: Dynamo’s Kinnear on KO win: “Best we’ve played in a while”

MLSsoccer.com: In do-or-die match, the Fire run out of Houdini-like escapes

NBC Sports: Drilling down on: Houston Dynamo 2, Chicago Fire 1

MLSsoccer.com: Donovan explains how ‘Caps could pull off huge upset

NBC Sports: Sandy solution: New York, D.C. United switch home dates

MLSsoccer.com: Garber: Circumstances “much bigger than the sport of soccer” guided NY-DC venue switch

Soccer By Ives: MLS Playoffs: A closer look at which forward fared the best (and worst) vs. playoff teams in 2012

 

Scouting Report: Seattle Sounders FC

MLSsoccer.com: Defense the difference as Sounders head to playoffs

Seattle Times: Live chat with Sounders GK Michael Gspurning

Seattle Times: Late Wednesday notes: Eddie Johnson’s injury clarified, ticket sales at about 30,500

Tacoma News Tribune: Sounders’ ticket sales to 30,500; no major EJ update

Bellingham Herald: Playoffs may not affect Sounders’ roster in 2013