Real Salt Lake News Stand: Oct. 31

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

#RSL v LA at #RioT Thurs Nov 7 at 7p MT ... arrive EARLY wear RED be LOUD be PROUD #BELIEVE #playoffs http://instagram.com/p/gHXWmIsFVG/ 

Matt Montgomery ‏@TheCrossbarRSL

A nice read from @chriskamrani on the inimitable Ned Grabavoy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57063038-77/grabavoy-rsl-ned-lagerwey.html.csp?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter … #RSL

RSL Soapbox ‏@rslsoapbox

2013 #RSL Defender of the Year: Tony Beltran edges out others, Chris Schuler in the mix despite injury http://sbn.to/1gd6IMJ 

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

VOTE: lunchtime activity, #RSL Nation: http://www.mlssoccer.com/gotw/goty2013/round1/group-a-d … GotY candidates from @javi_mo11, @luisitogil21, @AlvarezYordany & @al_saborio

Nick Rimando ‏@NickRimando

With some fantastic saves this week this is your last time to vote for SOW this year. Tough choices, who's your pick? http://bit.ly/Htllfy 

 

Multimedia

ESPN 700: Garth Lagerwey on The Bill & Hans Show

MLSsoccer.com: Highlights: Seattle Sounders FC 2, Colorado Rapids 0

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Goal of the Year: Vote RSL in Groups A-D

The Salt Lake Tribune: Ned Grabavoy ‘perfect guy’ in Real Salt Lake midfield

Deseret News: RSL needs to be very mindful of L.A.'s Robbie Keane

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: 2013 Defender of the Year: Beltran edges out others, Schuler in the mix

RSL Soapbox: 2013 Goalkeeper of the Year: Nick Rimando the obvious pick

RSL Soapbox: 2013 Midfielder of the Year: Veterans Beckerman, Grabavoy, Morales shine, split votes

From the Upper Deck: End of Year Review- Minutes per Team Goal

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Seattle Sounders open 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs with win, set up clash with Portland Timbers

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo aim to shut down Montreal Impact counterattack, exploit "fake defending"

MLSsoccer.com: Oscar Pareja's defensive gamble fails to pay off in Colorado Rapids' disappointing elimination

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders 2, Colorado Rapids 0 | MLS Cup Playoffs Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Armchair Analyst: Three things we learned as Seattle Sounders finally hit their stride

MLSsoccer.com: Chicago Fire select MLS veteran Frank Yallop as next head coach, director of soccer

MLSsoccer.com: End of an era: DC United decline contract option for 2011 Volkswagen MLS MVP Dwayne De Rosario

MLSsoccer.com: Dwayne De Rosario thanks DC United fans amid report his 2014 option has been declined

MLSsoccer.com: San Jose Earthquakes players express relief at Mark Watson being named full-time head coach

MLSsoccer.com: TV listings: Where to watch all the MLS Playoff action

MLSsoccer.com: Vote now for 2013 AT&T Goal of the Year Groups A-D!

MLSsoccer.com: Report: Panama asking FIFA to look at Mexican player's eligibility to play in World Cup qualifiers

MLSsoccer.com: American Exports: Sacha Kljestan scores again for Anderlecht; Brad Friedel saves Tottenham in PKs

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Playoff Focus: Notes on Houston ahead of Thursday’s meeting with Montreal

Pro Soccer Talk: David Beckham talks about Miami expansion … kind of

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS Playoff Preview: Montreal Impact at Houston Dynamo

Pro Soccer Talk: Starting to clean up the roster mess at D.C. United

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

Soccer by Ives: Klinsmann against Green call-up for USMNT November camp

Soccer by Ives: Report: Miller returns to full training with Red Bulls

Goal.com: On American Soccer: Klinsmann's prized recruit

Soccer America: Kljestan goal ties career high; Friedel survives own goal