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Portland Trades Taylor Peay Rights to RSL

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A name we haven't heard of in a little while is back again for a fleeting moment. Taylor Peay spent all of 2017 playing for Real Monarchs, the MLS 2 side in USL for Real Salt Lake.

But despite leaving the Timbers in 2016, we still held his MLS rights, until today. Portland traded the MLS Right of First Refusal for Taylor Peay over to his USL side's parent club: Real Salt Lake.

Around The Forest: MLS MVP Diego Valeri reflects on his journey to MLS stardom

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Also: TFC insists there's no added pressure, 7 Thorns make 50 Best Women players, Vanny and the Conte connection and more!

Portland

MLS MVP Diego Valeri reflects on his unique journey to stardom in Portland | Portland Timbers
When Diego Valeri first considered leaving Club Atletico Lanús in Argentina for the faraway destination of the Portland Timbers, he knew nothing about the club or the city.

D.C. United makes contract decisions, RSL stadium handouts & more: Freedom Kicks for 11/27/17

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Also, still stuffed from the holiday.

Hi. So you know, D.C. United is supposed to announce whose contracts they'll be picking or not picking up for 2018, so plan accordingly. One or two of those guys had their 2017 season reviewed over the Thanksgiving break, so take a peak and get caught up to speed, if you please.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/5/17

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Some fresh links in here today.

MLS News

Carlos Bocanegra, One-on-One: On France, USMNT failure and the phenomenon in Atlanta
As a player, he captained the USMNT and represented on some of Europe's biggest stages. Now "Boca" is making MLS history in ATL.

MLS to Austin: Crew playoff success delaying Garber meeting
Crew's playoff success delays meetings about club's future.

Real Salt Lake signs Mike Petke to long-term extension

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Real Salt Lake has reason to be happy with the job manager Mike Petke did in his first season, and now the club has taken the step to reward him.

The club announced Thursday that they've signed Petke to a long-term contract extension. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Loyalty is huge for me.

Real Salt Lake close campaign with win over SKC but fall short of postseason

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Coming into Sunday's home date with Sporting Kansas City, Real Salt Lake knew a win paired with other results would see them in the 2017 MLS Playoffs. They did their job, but those other matches didn't go their way and their season is now over.

Despite a pair of first-half goals and a 2-1 home win at Rio Tinto Stadium, Mike Petke's side were eliminated from playoff contention following San Jose's win over Minnesota United.

MLS attendances through gameweek 32 of the 2017 season

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Colorado Rapids drew its smallest crowd of the season in its final home match, a Rocky Mountain Cup game against Real Salt Lake, with just a reported attendance of 13,102.

On the flip side, the Revs had its largest turnout in its final home match versus New York City FC.

MLS attendances through gameweek 32 of the 2017 season

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Colorado Rapids drew its smallest crowd of the season in its final home match, a Rocky Mountain Cup game against Real Salt Lake, with just a reported attendance of 13,102.

On the flip side, the Revs had its largest turnout in its final home match versus New York City FC.

MLS 24 under 24: Cristian Roldan got snubbed

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Sounder at Heart has some thoughts on MLSsoccer.com's annual rankings.

MLS came out with their 24 under 24 rankings and while it saw Cristian Roldan and Jordan Morris make the list, Sounder at Heart has some corrections to make. The league and its voters listed Morris at 7 and Roldan at 13.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 30

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While the Supporters' Shield race wrapped up on Saturday, the playoff race tightened thanks to some results across MLS.

Toronto FC sealed the Supporters' Shield by defeating the New York Red Bulls. (READ)

The Columbus Crew locked up a playoff berth with a win over D.C. United. (READ)

FC Dallas' playoff hopes took a hit with a tie in Orlando.

10-men RSL fight back for draw at Galaxy

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The Los Angeles Galaxy have found 2017 to be a very disappointing season, struggling to find any consistency at both the Stubhub Center and away from home. Sigi Schmid's side continued that trend on Saturday, drawing 1-1 at home against 10-men Real Salt Lake.

The Best of MLS Week 29: Patrick Mullins, Julian Gressel, and more

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Fans were blessed with plenty of entertainment in a memorable week for MLS.

A four goal game, the end of a pair of long unbeaten runs and a thunderous goal from distance highlighted a fantastic week of action.

Here's a recap of the best momentf of MLS Week 29:

Player of the Week

It's hard to argue with a player who slams home four goals in one game, so that's why D.

Real Salt Lake eases past Sounders for home win

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Real Salt Lake put themselves back in the Western Conference playoff picture with a huge three points over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday evening.

Mike Petke's side used a pair of second-half goals to defeat the Sounders 2-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Albert Rusnak struck the bar after four minutes for RSL.

How to break a record, Diego Valeri style

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Records were made to be broken and in 2017 Diego Valeri has taken that to heart. First becoming the Portland Timbers' all-time leading goalscorer, then the Timbers' leading all-time single-season goalscorer, and finally breaking the Major League Soccer record for consecutive games with a goal in Saturday's match against Real Salt Lake.

The Best of MLS Week 28: Josef Martinez, Abu Danladi, and more

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Atlanta United may have grabbed most of the headlines during Week 28, but plenty more happened outside of the fireworks in the Southeast in Major League Soccer.

Two Western Conference teams earned crucial home wins to leap above the red line and one of the league's best rookies provided some late drama to earn a rare road win for his team.

Around The Forest: Diego Valeri sets MLS record for consecutive goals

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Playoff probabilities are here, LA Galaxy growing their own food, NASL make last ditch attempt to make D2 and much more!

Portland:

#StatMan Three | Valeri puts his name in MLS record book | Portland Timbers
Playing a third consecutive road match, the Portland Timbers fell to Real Salt Lake, 2-1, Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Storylines: Real Salt Lake vs Portland Timbers

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The Timbers continue the march to the playoffs with a stop in Sandy, Utah.

The Story So Far

The Timbers continued to roll as they beat New York City FC 1-0 in Yankee Stadium over the weekend. Diego Valeri continued his tear, scoring his 7th goal in as many matches, tying a Major League Soccer record.

Whitecaps ride second-half goals to hold off RSL

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The Vancouver Whitecaps took a major step toward securing a return to the MLS playoffs, while Real Salt Lake saw its own recent surge toward the postseason halted for the time being.

A pair of second-half goals from Kendall Waston and Yordy Reyna were enough to help give the Whitecaps a 3-2 victory over RSL at BC Place on Saturday night.

MLS Ticker: Will Johnson arrested, LAFC signs Argentinian attacker and more

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Orlando City midfielder Will Johnson was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor domestic battery after an alleged domestic incident involving Johnson and his wife.

According to the police report — published in part by the Orlando Sentinel — Johnson was booked early on Wednesday morning after his wife accused him of tackling her by "wrapping both of his arms completely around her waist" following an argument.

MLS attendances through gameweek 25 of the 2017 season

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During the past week, Seattle Sounders and Toronto had the two greatest attendances in MLS.

Elsewhere there were strong attendance numbers across MLS except for poor turnouts for DC United and Columbus’ midweek game. LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake had so-so numbers.

After 286 matches, the average attendance(21,528) is up 0.

RSL thumps Rapids to claim Rocky Mountain Cup

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Real Salt Lake isn't dead yet when it comes to the playoff race and, if Saturday night was any indication, Mike Petke's side could make a major impact down the home stretch.

Entering Saturday, RSL had earned points in seven of eight matches, and they only added to it with a 4-1 thumping of the rival Colorado Rapids.

FC Dallas

How to Watch MLS in Week 33, TV and Streaming Listings

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Check out our Three Big Storylines, National TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View

Three Big Storylines:
  1. Eleven of the twelve MLS Cup playoff spots are locked in heading to decision day. The Eastern Conference is set with Toronto FC securing the Supporters' Shield and a bye but New York City FC, the Chicago Fire, Atlanta United FC and Columbus Crew SC all have a shot at the 2 seed and the second bye.

Sounders vs FC Dallas: Three Questions

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This is now a 4:30 PM game on FS1. Plan your day around it.

It's crunch time in MLS. Half the games are at 2 PM (Eastern Conference) and the other half are at 4:30 PM (Western Conference). There are merely two games left, for everyone. The MLS Cup Playoffs are just 10 days away. Seattle Sounders are 4th in the West, just a point above going on the road for the play-in round.

Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers at San Jose Earthquakes: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [7:30]

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The Portland Timbers have embarked on their final road trip of the 2017 regular season, heading south to take on the San Jose Earthquakes in a match that could sew up a playoff spot for the Timbers if the results fall their way. The Quakes, however, still have playoff hopes of their own and will need a win at Avaya Stadium if they want to have any chance of beating out Real Salt Lake, FC Dallas, and the Houston Dynamo for the final two spots in the West.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2017 Episode 33

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Jamie and Chris return to discuss the Portland Timbers' 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake, weigh Diego Valeri's MLS record-setting run of goals in eight consecutive games, and look ahead to the Portland Thorns' visit to the Orlando Pride.

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Timber Cruise: Real Salt Lake 2, Portland Timbers 1

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After a draw in Seattle and a win in New York, the Portland Timbers were largely playing with house money on Saturday. And — well — they lost.

But with the Seattle Sounders drawing at floundering FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps losing at home to the Columbus Crew, the loss is hardly devastating for the Timbers, who still sit one point from the top of the Western Conference.

Real Salt Lake stays alive with win over Timbers

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Real Salt Lake is still in the playoff hunt thanks to a win over a Western Conference contender.

Goals from Albert Rusnak and Jefferson Savarino were enough to stave off a record-setting goal from Diego Valeri in RSL's 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday. With the win, RSL temporarily moves up above the red line in the West, although FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo have games in hand.

Diego Valeri Scores Again, but Portland Timbers Fall 2-1 to Real Salt Lake

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The Portland Timbers came close but in the end could not sneak a point out of Rio Tinto Stadium as they lost 2-1 to Real Salt Lake. Despite Diego Valeri scoring for the MLS record eighth game in a row, the Timbers defense was unable to contain the individual skill of the RSL front line and they paid the price for it.

Seattle Sounders

LA HORA DE SCHMETZER | El entrenador de los Sounders FC busca a su hombre gol de cara a los playoffs y con el líder Vancouver como próximo rival

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La racha invicta de los Seattle Sounders FC llegó a su fin el sábado pasado en Sandy, Utah, con la derrota 2 0 ante el Real Salt Lake. Terminó en 13 partidos y quizás se prolongó demasiado. Especialmente en su último trecho en que Seattle empató sus últimos 4 partidos con apenas 3 ... Seguir leyendo LA HORA DE SCHMETZER | El entrenador de los Sounders FC busca a su hombre gol de cara a los playoffs y con el líder Vancouver como próximo rival →

Sounders at Real Salt Lake, live stream: Game time, TV schedule and lineups

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Watch on JOEtv or MLS Live with us.

There was a point when Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders met it was a key rivalry game between two upstart expansion sides with high quality and great ambitions. That time is back. Seattle is lead by Garth Lagerwey (formerly of RSL you may have heard) and Brian Schmetzer (Sounder for life) while Salt Lake is under Craig Waibel (a Husky) and Mike Petke (a Red Bull?

Major Link Soccer: The U.S. Open Cup Final is Here

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Also: big-hearted Brad Evans, another milestone for Messi, and Pulisic is a True Belieber.

Seattle

With the Sounders' big road match against Real Salt Lake looming this Saturday Sept. 23, get in the mood with the Sounders' "RLS v. SEA 101."

Week 29 officiating crew assignments from PRO are out, and Sorin Stoica will be the referee Saturday night.

Major Link Soccer: The U.S. Open Cup Final is Here

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Also: big-hearted Brad Evans, another milestone for Messi, and Pulisic is a True Belieber.

Seattle

With the Sounders' big road match against Real Salt Lake looming this Saturday Sept. 23, get in the mood with the Sounders' "RLS v. SEA 101."

Week 29 officiating crew assignments from PRO are out, and Sorin Stoica will be the referee Saturday night.

The Rest

#SavetheCrew, new NWSL coaches, and more: Freedom Kicks for 11/28/17

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Plus: Another high-profile soccer star is ready to one day pre-retire in LA.

G'morning! I have been sick with a cold for the past week (thanks, germ-y kids at Disney World), but I seem to be returning to the world of free breathing. Please cross your fingers that I do not get a second cold on top of this one, because that happened to me last year.

It’s official: Laura Harvey named Salt Lake head coach

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She heads behind enemy lines for the 2018 season.

It's official: Laura Harvey will remain in the NWSL for the 2018 season, but she won't be in a Seattle Reign FC kit this time around. On Monday, Harvey was introduced as the new head coach of Utah's NWSL soccer team, which is owned by Real Salt Lake.

Relocation frenzies, NASL club folds, and more: Thursday Freedom Kicks November 16 2017

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It was a bad day for #SavetheCrew and other fans of teams staying put

Good morning! There was a lot of soccer news yesterday so let's get to it.

Real Salt Lake team to replace FC Kansas City: What it means for the NWSL | FourFourTwo
In huge NWSL news, Real Salt Lake will replace FCKC in the upcoming NWSL season.

RSL remains in playoff hunt despite falling to Rapids

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Real Salt Lake has made a valiant push towards the postseason, and it will extend one more week despite a loss to the lowly Colorado Rapids.

Due to the Seattle Sounders' win over FC Dallas, RSL's hopes stayed alive despite a 1-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids on Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

Major Link Soccer: USMNT Answer the Bell

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Christian Pulisic's dynamism brings the team one (huge) step closer to qualifying.

Seattle

Sounders FC Academy alum Paul Rothrock has earned a call-up to the U.S. U-18s.

MLS

Two of Real Salt Lake's finest in Nick Rimando and Kyle Beckerman have given everything for the club's success, and now face a uncertain future with the team as both of their contracts will expire at the end of this season.

After strong run with U.S. U-20s, Danny Acosta using confidence gained to aid RSL's playoff push

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Danny Acosta has never been short on confidence. At age 12, he walked into Rio Tinto Stadium for the first time and told his father that he would call it home someday. In the years that followed, he rose through the Real Salt Lake academy, facing off with some of the brightest prospects in American soccer.

Sounders looking reasonably healthy ahead of Real Salt Lake match

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Jordan Morris and Brad Evans are both a ways off from returning, but everyone else is good to go.

Riding a 13-game unbeaten run, but also a four-game winless streak, the Seattle Sounders will head into Saturday's match at Real Salt Lake about as healthy as can be expected. Aside from the longer term injuries to Jordan Morris (hamstring) and Brad Evans (back), the Sounders are expected to have a full complement of players from whom to select.

Was Jay Heaps fired at the right time?

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Our staff weighs in.

The Jay Heaps era has come to a close in Foxboro. After nearly six seasons, the Revolution parted ways with the accomplished defender and head coach, handing control to assistant Tom Soehn through the end of 2017.

All of this made us ask: did the club dismiss Heaps at the right time?