Thursday, November 19, 2009

Weekend Schedule in Seattle


FX McRory's - RSL's "Official" Fan Headquarters
FX McRory's will be the Real Salt Lake headquarters while in Seattle for the 2009 MLS Cup. Be sure to stop by FX McRory's throughout the weekend to meet up with fellow RSL fans in preparation for Sunday’s big game! FX McRory's is located in the shadows of Qwest Field at 419 Occidental Avenue South. The establishment offers a full food and beverage menu and is family friendly, with kids of all ages welcome to join. For more info, visit

Friday, November 20

· RSL staffers will head to FX McRory’s early in the day to “dress up” the team’s headquarters in Claret-and-Cobalt. There are no official events taking place at FX McRory’s on Friday, but fans are still encouraged to use the establishment as a meeting place to show their support for what will be “RSL HQ” for the rest of the weekend.

· RSL’s Chris Seitz and Galaxy FW Alan Gordon will take part in an iconic tradition in Seattle – “Fish Throwing” with the fish mongers at the world-famous Pike’s Place Fish Market. The media photo opportunity – in which fans are welcome to attend – will begin at 4:00 p.m. PT.

Saturday, November 21

· The annual MLS Supporters Summit, hosted by various Seattle Sounders FC Supporters Groups, will be hosting events throughout the weekend, highlighted by Saturday’s events at Qwest Field. For a full listing of MLS Supporters Summit events and more information, visit

· Two players from both squads will take part in a photo opportunity at the top of Seattle’s famed Space Needle, which has been painted in the image of a soccer ball in honor of Sunday’s MLS Cup 2009. The media/photo opportunity is scheduled to take place at 2:30 p.m. PT (players still to be confirmed).

· Real Salt Lake supporters will host the official “RSL Cup Kickoff Party” at FX McRory’s Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. Come and meet up with the RSL contingency of fans, make posters, and grab some great food as we turn they turn the venue Claret-and-Cobalt!

Sunday, November 22

· RSL fans are encouraged to gather at FX McRory’s for a pre-match party by no later than 1:00 p.m.

· From the restaurant, fans will head over to join the “March to the Match” at 4:00 p.m. in Occidental Park in Pioneer Park. The parade of fans will head south down Occidental Avenue towards Qwest Field shortly thereafter. RSL fans are encouraged to wear their colors – and bring their scarves – to show their support for Utah’s MLS side!

MLS Broadcast Info – Sunday, Nov. 22 – MLS Cup 2009

Real Salt Lake v. Los Angeles Galaxy – ESPN, Galavision

Qwest Field, Seattle, Wash. – 6:30 p.m. MT