Real Salt Lake News Stand: Nov. 2

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

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Kira Terry ‏@kiraterry

#RSL set to start playoffs, kick off 2-game series with Los Angeles Sunday | @kslsports http://ksl.com  http://ksl.fm/1fabM1i

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

WATCH: #RSL DF @natborchers & @wingert17 w/ assess LA threat, talk lessons learned w/ @OriginalWinger :: http://www.realsaltlake.com/video/2013/11/01/real-salt-lake-la-galaxy-western-conference-semifinals-match-preview …

Major League Soccer ‏@MLS

64 goals, one winner. Keep your votes coming in for AT&T Goal of the Year: http://soc.cr/qpXTc

Chris Wingert ‏@wingert17

Must be playoff time. #denimondenimondenim http://instagram.com/p/gMSsgvFRk0/

Olmes Garcia ‏@Olmesgarcia13

With the boys going to LA. Playoff here we go!! http://instagram.com/p/gL59F2oxM8/

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: 2013 Major League Soccer Regular Season Highlights

RealSaltLake.com: Historical Snapshot: RSL v. LA

RealSaltLake.com: Goal of the Year: Vote RSL in Groups E-H

RealSaltLake.com: Soccer Smarts with Professor Leo - MLS Cup Playoffs: Conference Semifinals

ESPN 700: Alexi Lalas on The Bill & Hans Show

MLSsoccer.com: Scouting Report: LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: Tactical Preview: RSL at LA Galaxy

RealSaltLake.com: Rimando wins Save of the Week

Deseret News: Dead balls among things Real Salt Lake focusing on heading into playoffs

KSL.com: RSL set to start playoffs, kick off 2-game series with Los Angeles Sunday

Goal.com: MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Real Salt Lake

RSL Academy: Weekend Soccer Preview: Real Salt Lake U-16 Academy to play U.S. Soccer U-15 BNT in friendly

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: 2013's Biggest Surprise: In a season full of surprises, votes split across pitch

RSL Soapbox: You Decide: Best Goal Celebration of 2013

RSL Soapbox: 2013 Most Improved: Luis Gil, Ned Grabavoy highlighted for strong seasons

RSL Perspective: Major League Soccer Award season – How did I vote?

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Vote now for the AT&T MLS Goal of the Year: Groups E-H

MLSsoccer.com: 2013 Save of the Year voting starts Saturday, November 2!

MLSsoccer.com: Playoff-tested Houston Dynamo expect to exorcise regular-season demons vs. New York Red Bulls

MLSsoccer.com: Who knew? Long painful memories of April CCL collapse on LA Galaxy's minds

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers not satisfied with just turning it around: "We haven't yet proven we're the best"

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers not satisfied with just turning it around: "We haven't yet proven we're the best"

MLSsoccer.com: Caleb Porter: Portland Timbers' recent success over Sounders will only make it "harder" this time

MLSsoccer.com: Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers | MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Semifinal Preview

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution say they must "bring our best stuff" to beat Sporting Kansas City in semifinal

MLSsoccer.com: New England Revolution vs. Sporting KC | MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinal Preview

MLSsoccer.com: LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena calls MLS Cup playoffs schedule "awkward," will test teams' depth

MLSsoccer.com: Jay DeMerit still wants to end career with Vancouver Whitecaps, if new manager feels the same

MLSsoccer.com: Jeff Bradley: Can Dwayne De Rosario still be an impact player or will he ride off into the sunset?

MLSsoccer.com: New York Red Bulls label themselves underdogs ahead of playoff match vs. Houston Dynamo

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers sign first-year head coach Caleb Porter to a long-term contract extension

MLSsoccer.com: Who has most playoff pressure? LA Galaxy & New York Red Bulls, says Sporting KC's Peter Vermes

SI.com: Will Johnson shrugs off “instigator” tag, says he just wants to help Portland win

Goal.com: MLS Playoffs: Breakout players to watch

Pro Soccer Talk: MLS suspends Kinnear for Sunday playoff game; Di Vaio, Romero get extended bans