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Real Salt Lake Eyes Playoff-Clinching Win on the Road against the Portland Timbers

October 20, 2018 - SANDY, Utah - Real Salt Lake (14-12-7, 49 pts., 6th West) aims to clinch a berth in the 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs with a road win on Sunday over the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Riding the momentum of a 4-1 win over the New England Revolution in the regular season home finale on Thursday, RSL will see MF Kyle Beckerman and MF Sunny return from suspension and expects to have MF Albert Rusnák, FW Jefferson Savarino and FW Joao Plata - all reserved to substitute roles on Thursday - available to start after late returns fro... Full Story

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LAFC Hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Last Regular Season Home Game

October 20, 2018 - The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) will play its final regular season home contest this Sunday, October 21 against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Banc of California Stadium. With two games left in the Club's inaugural campaign, the Black & Gold currently sit in third place in the Western Conference with a 16-8-8 (56 points) record - one point back from the top seed. Sunday's match is slated for 2:00 p.m. PT and will be televised live on YouTube TV and UniMás 46, as well as over the airwaves on the ESPN app and 980 AM 'L... Full Story

Washington Spirit Defender Taylor Smith Joins Newcastle Jets FC for NWSL Offseason

October 20, 2018 - Boyds, Md. - Washington Spirit defender Taylor Smith has joined Newcastle Jets FC of the Australian W-League for the duration of the 2018 NWSL offseason. Smith has signed a one-season contract with Newcastle, and will compete in the W-League season which run from October 2018 through early February 2019. Smith will return to the Spirit after the offseason. Smith joined the Spirit via a trade from the North Carolina Courage last January, and went on to lead the team in total minutes played with 2,064 minutes over 23 gam... Full Story

Phoenix Rising Advances to Western Conference Semis Following 3-0 Win

October 20, 2018 - PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals following a 3-0 win over Portland Timbers 2 in front of a record sellout crowd of 7,511 fans at Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex. It was the first-ever postseason win in club history. Forwards Didier Drogba and Jason Johnson and midfielder Solomon Asante scored goals for Phoenix Rising. Goalkeeper Carl Woszczynski notched his 13th clean sheet of the season. Phoenix Rising now waits for the winner of the Sacramento Republic FC vs. Swope Park Rangers ... Full Story

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