Real Salt Lake News Stand: Oct. 30

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL will host LA in 2nd leg of Semis on Thurs, Nov. 7 at 7p MT at #RioT ... #BELIEVE

Nat Borchers ‏@natborchers

Thanks Xango for all the great years. Welcome LifeVantage to the #RSLfamily. http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Journal/Issues/2013/10/28/Franchises/Real-Salt-Lake.aspx …

Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

64 goals, one winner. Voting for the AT&T Goal of the Year is now open. http://soc.cr/qk4ZW  http://soc.cr/qk5oj

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

AUDIO: #RSL boss @jasonKreis w/ @espn700bill & @espn700hans talking Galaxy, playoffs, hardware: http://espn.kall700sports.com/jason-kreis-rsl-head-coach-10-29-13/ …

Real Sports Live ‏@RSL4Utah

It's back...@OriginalWinger takes on Chris Schuler in the Crossbar Challenge this Sunday on @RSL4Utah pic.twitter.com/KteVvHsZ4y

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: Soccer Smarts with Professor Leo - MLS Cup Playoffs: Wild Card Round

ESPN700: Jason Kresin on The Bill and Hans Show

ESPN700: OnFrame – Adam Serrano

ESPN700: OnFrame – Taylor Twellman

ESPN700 OnFrame – Hour Two

MLSsoccer.com: Injuries strike the Rapids and Sounders, and who needs to step up in Seattle? | Playoff Central

MLSsoccer.com; Houston Dynamo vs. Montreal Impact Preview | Playoff Central

MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match Posdcast – And So It Begins

MLSsoccer.com: 2013 AT&T Goal of the Year voting starts on October 30 at noon ET!

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: RSL to host LA in second leg of Western Conference Semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 7

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake game plan for LA Galaxy in West semis: "Possess the ball and play good team defense"

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake may have seeding advantage over LA Galaxy, but know "huge challenge" awaits in playoffs

MLSsoccer.com: Real Salt Lake announce new shirt sponsor in 2014 in locally based company LifeVantage

The Salt Lake Tribune: Galaxy’s Keane, Donovan worry RSL defense

The Salt Lake Tribune: Playing L.A. is the way for RSL to get on ESPN

The Salt Lake Tribune: Second leg of RSL-LA series will be Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

The Salt Lake Tribune: LifeVantage to become new jersey sponsor in 2014

Deseret News: RSL, local company ink new jersey sponsorship deal

ABC 4: RSL preparing for Galaxy once again

RSL Academy: GSA Exports: Salcedo, Lopez, Fernandez and Zavaleta in 2013 MLS Playoffs

 

For the Fans, by the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Second leg against Galaxy set for Thursday in Western Conference semifinal

RSL Soapbox: Opinion: With hindsight, what did RSL give up?

RSL Soapbox: Kit sponsor windfall: Four things it could mean for Real Salt Lake

Real Nation: Practice Notes: Getting Ready for LA

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Seattle Sounders and Colorado Rapids kick off MLS postseason tonight

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Colorado Rapids | MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout Round Match Preview

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact say "can surprise people and go far" despite dreadful form heading into playoffs

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers brimming with confidence heading into playoffs with West's top seed

MLSsoccer.com: With Jermaine Taylor set to miss playoffs, Houston Dynamo turn to Eric Brunner in central defense

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy hoping for the Robbie Rogers of old come playoff time: "He's turned a corner"

MLSsoccer.com: With iconic goal, Lloyd Sam turns a corner for New York Red Bulls: "I've got nothing to prove anymore"

MLSsoccer.com: New York Red Bulls "not too concerned about" starting GK Luis Robles' injured leg

MLSsoccer.com: Sporting KC's Graham Zusi's knows offseason loan could happen, but MLS Cup Playoffs come first

MLSsoccer.com: Vancouver Whitecaps boss explains why club parted ways with head coach Martin Rennie

MLSsoccer.com: Report: MLSE president Tim Leiweke promises Toronto FC will make playoffs in 2014

MLSsoccer.com: DC United decline contract options for Carlos Ruiz, Lionard Pajoy and Marcelo Saragosa

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire part ways with head coach Frank Klopas, president of soccer ops Javier Leon

ESPN FC: Can the L.A. Galaxy make it three in a row?

SI.com: Houston Dynamo happy to play spoiler again as MLS Playoffs approach

SI.com: UPDATE: MLS decides against continuing playoffs during FIFA international window

Pro Soccer Talk: Frank Klopas out as Chicago Fire head coach

Pro Soccer Talk: Ryan Nelsen confirms Toronto FC’s interest in Jermain Defoe, good fit for MLS?

Pro Soccer Talk: Top five MLS coaching candidates (plus one apparently already off the “available list”)

Soccer by Ives: Report: Beckham hoping to start Miami MLS franchise by 2016