Real Salt Lake News Stand: Sept. 30

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

LED fieldboard install MT @sailingbo: Gearing up for #USOC100 Final tmrw #soccer #daktronics #RSL @RioTintoStadium http://instagram.com/p/e4-GDnzG2w/

Sam Stejskal@samstejskal

You're not yet hyped enough for the #USOC100 Final. That's cool. Watch this on a loop and you'll get there #RSL http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/08/12/path-us-open-cup-final …

TheCup.us@usopencup

RT @RSL4Utah: Watch @espn700bill & @OriginalWinger break down the @usopencup here: http://tinyurl.com/lh2r5sk

The Original Winger @OriginalWinger

My #CrossBarChallenge w/ @RealSaltLake’s #NedGrabavoy http://j.mp/17jfun7  :: @RSL4Utah #Nedinho #WhoYaGot pic.twitter.com/KefOH8KL8v

Section 26@RSLsection26

The tifo is done! Here's a teaser. This is HALF the fabric before we started painting. #RSL pic.twitter.com/rVipUQDZog

 

Multimedia

RealSaltlake.com: Ned Grabavoy | LA Galaxy - 2005 USOC Champion

RealSaltLake.com: The Path to the U.S. Open Cup Final

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Portland Timbers 1, LA Galaxy 0

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: FC Dallas 2, Columbus Crew 4

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Seattle Sounders FC 1, New York Red Bulls 1

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Chivas USA 0, San Jose Earthquakes 1

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

The Salt Lake Tribune: Kreis and RSL relish chance at a trophy, return to Champions League

Goal.com: Keith Hickey: Real Salt Lake due to turn consistency into silverware

Soccer By Ives: D.C. United comfortable as underdogs in U.S. Open Cup final

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Perspective: Real Salt Lake shocks Vancouver, prepare for the US Open Cup

RSL Soapbox: Player Ratings: Gil impresses at top of the diamond, defensive pairing solid in win over Vancouver

From the Upper Deck: Crunching the Numbers- Vancouver

Real Nation: Hangout: Getting Ready for US Open Cup

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Playoff and Supporters' Shield races as tight as ever following Soccer Sunday results

MLSsoccer.com: Dogged New York Red Bulls leave Seattle with "feeling of reward" after hard-earned draw

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders rue wastefulness in 1-1 draw with New York: "We definitely needed three points"

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Seattle Sounders FC 1-1 New York Red Bulls

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes as confident as ever in playoff chances after win over Chivas USA

MLSsoccer.com: Chivas USA remain optimistic about future despite familiar mistakes in loss to San Jose

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Chivas USA 0-1 San Jose Earthquakes

MLSsoccer.com: Columbus Crew coach Brian Bliss hails team's poise after vital win in Dallas

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas head coach Schellas Hyndman admits team's results are "deserving" of negative fan reaction

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: FC Dallas 2-Columbus Crew 4

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy self-critical of set-piece defending on Portland Timbers game-winner: "We've got to be more aggressive"

MLSsoccer.com: After defeating reigning MLS Cup champions, Portland Timbers believe "we can do something special"

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Portland Timbers 1-0 LA Galaxy

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting Kansas City head coach Peter Vermes critical of gamesmanship, referees after loss to Union

Pro Soccer Talk: Breaking down Major League Soccer’s manic playoff push

Pro Soccer Talk: Major League Soccer Week in review: Round 31

Pro Soccer Talk: Late Cahill equalizer gives New York result in Seattle (Video)

Pro Soccer Talk: Playoff push: Columbus puts four up on Dallas, takes win out of Frisco (Video)

Pro Soccer Talk: Max Urruti’s goal, close (correct) call see Portland top LA (Video)

Soccer By Ives: Cahill equalizer earns Red Bulls crucial point against Sounders

Soccer By Ives: Urruti’s winner helps Timbers outlast Galaxy in rain-soaked match

Soccer By Ives: Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind