RSL News Stand: Saturday, April 30, 2011

Welcome to the RSL News Stand on a potentially record-setting Saturday. While many folks are seeing tonight’s match-up at the Portland Timbers as a chance to shake off the disappointment of Wednesday’s touch CCL Final loss, we prefer to see it as a chance to etch our names in the MLS record books yet again, as the Claret-and-Cobalt will look to equal the league record for the longest undefeated streak in regular season play at 19 games. Read all about RSL’s first trip to the intimidating confines JELD-WEN Field for its first-ever contest against the Timbers and more  below …


Real Salt Lake @ Portland Timbers (8:30 p.m. MT kick)

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The Salt Lake Tribune: RSL aims to regroup in return to MLS action

Deseret News: Kreis wrestles with which lineup to use Saturday against Timbers

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake gameday

Standard-Examiner: RSL returns to MLS play versus Timbers

The Oregonian: Former Pilots’ star Collen Warner could see action against Portland Timbers Matchup of the Match: Timbers vs. Best Defensive Side in MLS Strong’s Notes: Dealing with defeat The Haitian Connection: James Marcelin and Jean Alexandre

The Columbian: Timbers Matchday: Real Salt Lake at Timbers

AP ( MLS preview: Portland Timbers-Real Salt Lake

Yahoo! Sports: Real Salt Lake – Timbers preview

The Sports Network: Real Salt Lake v. Portland Timbers preview

Soccer By Ives: MLS Week 7: A look ahead

SB Nation: MLS Week 7 Preview, Picks: RSL’s first visit to Portland Timbers should be interesting

American Soccer News: RSL looks to get back on track in Portland

Prost Amerika Soccer: Portland Timbers v. Real Salt Lake

RSL Soapbox: Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers – 3 Questions

RSL Soapbox: Major League Soccer Week 7 – Match previews and picks

Yahoo! Portland Timbers set to play Real Salt Lake: A fan’s preview

RSL’s CONCACAF Champions League run

Deseret News: RSL shaped by 14 key player acquisitions Dunseth Analysis: Monterrey beat RSL, overcame odds

The Salt Lake Tribune: The Thumb Media Microscope: The great CONCACAF broadcasting failure

The Independent (UK): From Utah to Vanuatu: Champions League goes global

More RSL News & Notes MLS Power Rankings – Week 6

NE Soccer Today: MLS Rankings: Week 6