Real Salt Lake News Stand: Oct. 18

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Emily Merkley ‏@em_merkley

@RealSaltLake Big weekend ahead. Let's do this! #RSL

Real Salt Lake ‏@RealSaltLake

Interesting tactical breakdown of PTFC by @liviubird ... #RSL …

Chris Kamrani ‏@chriskamrani

Mr. @BrianSciaretta has both Rimando and Beckerman in his #USMNT 23 going to Brazil.  #RSL


.@RealSaltLake on this @al_saborio jersey in our BCA auction  #SoccerKicksCancer

Lovel Palmer ‏@lovelpalmer7

Coach @imamaundsta call in sick so I fill in and must say I had mad fun coaching the boys.



ESPN700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & Hans Show RSL Rewind: RSL 3-3 Portland Timbers March to the Match Podcast: Who'll win Supporters' Shield? Portland-Real Salt Lake is the first domino


Real Salt Lake News & Notes Real Salt Lake expect open game from first-place showdown with Portland Timbers

Pro Soccer Talk: Galaxy win increases stakes for Saturday’s big match in Portland

Grande Sports Academy: Corey Baird and U-18 MNT go undefeated in three matches at the 2013 Limoges Tournament


For the Fans, by the Fans

RSL Soapbox: Ridiculous final weeks of MLS season leaves RSL harried and hopeful

RSL Soapbox: RSL exceeding early expectations, poised for real success

Real Nation: RSL in Portland Podcast

From the Upper Deck: Eye on the Academy- Lagerwey and Kries


MLS, Other News & Notes Kick Off: Can Sporting Kansas City take over the lead for the Supporters' Shield? MLS Match Preview: Sporting Kansas City vs. DC United Still "jobs to be played for" as DC United look for their first road win of the season Back with Sporting Kansas City, Graham Zusi taking newfound international stardom in stride Lewis Neal's October goal habit making him a cult hero for DC United Save of the Week: Portland Timbers' Donovan Ricketts wins 10th award this year Portland Timbers' Kalif Alhassan grabs another AT&T Goal of the Week award Finally in his place: Chicago Fire's Jalil Anibaba matures into ironman role No Golden Boot for Chris Wondolowski this year, but San Jose Earthquakes striker just as clutch as ever Vancouver Whitecaps veteran Lee Young-Pyo wants to end his career in the playoffs: "I believe it can happen" Corner kick problem solved? Mike Magee gives Chicago Fire consistency on set pieces Robbie Keane talks his way into the 18, plays huge role in LA Galaxy's win over Montreal On-loan Toronto FC right back Mark Bloom making a strong case for permanent move Seattle Sounders' Michael Gspurning reacts to recent struggles, sudden benching American Exports: Is this the weekend Jozy Altidore breaks Sunderland scoring drought? Who will win the MLS Supporters’ Shield race? Making the case for each contender Wild MLS weekend awaits with plethora of playoff-like clashes

Pro Soccer Talk: Seattle Sounders will close the season with another huge crowd

Soccer by Ives: MLS West Notes: Last MLS original Corrales to retire, Whitecaps win trophy during bye week, and more

Soccer by Ives: MLS East Notes: Di Vaio to return next season; Bengtson wants to leave Revolution: and more