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RSL-Vancouver game postponed

Published: Saturday, July 16 2011 1:05 p.m. MDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Real Salt Lake's game this afternoon at Vancouver has been postponed because of soggy field conditions on the temporary grass playing surface at Empire Field.

The match will be rescheduled later this year.

The temporary grass playing surface was laid in preparation for a friendly between Vancouver and Manchester City on July 18. Steady rains and no drainage have made the field too soggy to play on.

Real Salt Lake returns to action next Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium against San Jose.

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