Real Salt Lake News Stand: Oct. 19

Get ready for #PORvRSL with today's edition of the News Stand

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

NEWS: We have a special treat for you on Saturday. #PORvRSL is the Stream of the Week: http://soc.cr/pXKIT  pic.twitter.com/nyWiS3vYqW

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

WATCH REPEATEDLY until 8:30p MT on Saturday: http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/10/16/real-salt-lake-vs-portland-timbers-western-conference-clash … #RSL v PDX

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

No need for a poker face: #RSL faces Portland Saturday, one of the most pivotal regular-season matches in history. http://m.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile3/57016202-219/rsl-portland-match-timbers.html.csp …

Sam Stejskal ‏@samstejskal

You want #PORvRSL storylines? You got 'em. Full Shield, West and MLS Cup Playoff breakdown, Claret-and-Cobalt style http://www.realsaltlake.com/blog/post/2013/10/18/storylines-watch-rsl-portland-timbers …

Park Cafe ‏@parkcafeslc

#GameDay Good luck to our @RealSaltLake boys!! Huge game today & next Wed! Final push to playoffs. Let's go! One step closer to the shield!

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Video Preview: RSL at Portland Timbers

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Sporting Kansas City 1, D.C. United 0

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Preview: RSL at Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: Storylines to Watch: RSL at Portland Timbers

RealSaltLake.com: What to watch - and root - for in MLS this weekend

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake have eyes for top of the West in latest high-stakes encounter

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers hoping to change their fortune against Real Salt Lake in big Western battle

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Tribune: Showdown in Portland is as big as it gets

Deseret News: Western Conference title up for grabs as RSL faces Portland

ABC4: RSL looks to clinch playoff spot at Portland

KSL.com: RSL returns to pitch in Portland Saturday, begins final regular season stretch

Goal.com: MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Real Salt Lake

Grande Sports Academy: Five GSA graduates ranked in Top 100 Freshman by Top Drawer Soccer

 

For the Fans, by the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Match Preview: RSL, without Morales, needs midfield stability

RSL Soapbox: Three Questions with Stumptown Footy: Portland and the Shield, Will Johnson, and approach

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Recap: Sporting KC 1, DC United 0  

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting KC keep October shutout streak rolling with a big helping hand from Jimmy Nielsen

MLSsoccer.com: Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez expecting to battle through injury, play for LA Galaxy vs. San Jose

MLSsoccer.com: Colorado Rapids midfielder Dillon Powers still questionable for critical match against Vancouver

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps' recent road performances giving them hope in their final two games

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders still have eye on big-picture goals in midst of "challenging" stretch

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders FC

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution midfielders Kelyn Rowe, Scott Caldwell look to maintain chemistry during shakeup

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: New England Revolution vs. Columbus Crew

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact need to find scoring form now more than ever with playoffs looming

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: Montreal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Match Preview: Chicago Fire vs. Toronto FC

MLSsoccer.com: Injury likely to force Fabian Espindola to miss New York Red Bulls’ vital match vs. Houston Dynamo

MLSsoccer.com: Schedule makers get it right with dramatic home-and-home series

MLSsoccer.com: Marco Di Vaio had more than himself to think of when he agreed to extension with Montreal Impact

MLSsoccer.com: Report: Columbus Crew have interviewed Guillermo Barros Schelotto for head coaching job

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas head coach Schellas Hyndman on resignation: "It's been a great journey"

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo's Brad Davis hoping his two assists against Panama were enough to punch his ticket to Brazil

MLSsoccer.com: DC United on the verge of the wrong kind of history after suffering 16th shutout of 2013

Pro Soccer Talk: Schellas Hyndman to step down as FC Dallas head coach

ESPN FC: Orlando to vote on stadium approval

Soccer by Ives: After initial benching, Holgersson enjoying strong second season with first-place Red Bulls