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Real Salt Lake shows character rallying from losing position again

By rallying for a tie against San Jose on Friday, Real Salt Lake has earned 15 points from a losing position this...

RSL player report card: Defensive-minded Real shuts down Rapids

Real Salt Lake figured out how to earn three points at home against a Colorado side that showed why it's one of the most talked about MLS defenses despite the single big defensive gaffe that turned... Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake capitalizes on Colorado miscue to remain unbeaten

Joao Plata scored his fourth goal of the season in the 72nd minute on Saturday, the lone goal as Real Salt Lake topped Colorado to improve to 3-0-2. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake unveils plans for $50 million training facility in Herriman (+video)

At a press conference Saturday, Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen announced the construction of a $50 million training facility that will be built in Herriman. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake awaits rival Colorado in Saturday night matchup

Real Salt Lake will be facing Major League Soccer's top defensive team when they take on the Colorado Rapids Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Real Salt Lake scoring at a higher clip early in 2016

Real Salt Lake is off to a great start offensively with eight goals through its first four games. Last year the team didn’t score its eighth goal until the 10th game of the season on May 9 in... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Justen Glad is physically young, mentally mature and on the rise for RSL

RSL's Justen Glad has learned how to wait for opportunities and is making the most of them when they come. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Shorthanded Real Salt Lake stuns league-leading Kansas City 2-1 on the road

The Claret and Cobalt shook off all of that ugly history — not to mention a depleted roster — in a dominating 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake, Kansas City both shorthanded for Saturday's clash

Both Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City could be missing up to four starters when they meet this Saturday at Children's Mercy Park. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Real Salt Lake's Joao Plata voted MLS Player of the Month by fans

The RSL forward leads the team with three goals and two assists in the first month of the 2016 season. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Real Salt Lake struggling to kick red-card habit

A year after finishing second in MLS with nine red cards, Real Salt Lake leads MLS in 2016 with three red cards in three matches already. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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RSL midfielder Omar Holness released from hospital after suffering seizure during Real Monarchs game

Rookie midfielder Omar Holness suffered a seizure during the 34th minute of Real Monarchs' game against St. Louis FC on Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff dies at age 68

Cruyff won European championships three times with Ajax as a player and once with Barcelona as a coach. He was European player of the year three times and, in 1999, was named Europe's best player... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Real Salt Lake settles for draw with Portland after taking 2-0 lead

Real Salt Lake travelled to Portland to take on the defending MLS Cup Champions and nearly stunned the crowd of over 21,000 at Providence Park on Saturday night. Read more »

March 19, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hoping to continue success in Portland

Real Salt Lake is 3-0-3 in its six most recent trips to Portland in all competitions, including four straight shutouts by Nick Rimando. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Real Monarchs sign former long-time RSL defender Chris Schuler

Chris Schuler, who has played his entire six-year professional soccer career with RSL, had been out of contract after suffering a foot injury in 2015. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Despite miscues, Real Salt Lake pleased with early 2016 defending

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar said that despite a few defensive miscues early this season, he's been relatively happy with the way his team has defended so far in 2016. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Newcomer Sunny Obayan fitting in nicely with Real Salt Lake

New Real Salt Lake midfielder Sunday Stephen Obayan has made an immediate impact in four games for RSL, even scoring his first goal in over two years in Saturday's win over Seattle. Read more »

March 13, 2016

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Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders report card

RSL outlasts Seattle to win at Rio Tinto 2-1 on goals by Sunny Obayan (43) and Jamison Olave (86). Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Olave's late goal leads Real Salt Lake past Seattle

After conceding an early goal to Seattle, Real Salt Lake rallied for a 2-1 victory Saturday as Jamison Olave scored the game winner in the 86th minute. Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Real Salt Lake looks to make most of Martinez creativity in home opener

Real Salt Lake hosts the Seattle Sounders this Saturday in its 2016 MLS home opener after last weekend's disheartening season-opening tie at Orlando. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Finishing off games a focus for Real Salt Lake this week

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar said he's addressed some of the breakdowns with his team that led to Orlando City scoring a couple late goals in last Sunday's disappointing draw. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Afghani women's team gets jersey with integrated hijab

With a little tuck here and a little tuck there, Shabnam Mabarz hides her long hair under a red headscarf and gets ready to play. Read more »

March 8, 2016

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RSL 'unravels' with 2-0 lead, settles for tough 2-2 draw with Orlando City

Real Salt Lake was seconds away from capturing its first MLS victory of 2016 in its season opener at Orlando City, holding a 2-0 lead in the 90th minute. But Orlando City capitalized during the... Read more »

March 6, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hoping to build on CCL performances in MLS opener

Real Salt Lake kicks off the 2016 MLS season in Orlando on Sunday, and it hopes to build on the momentum it generated in a pair of strong results against Mexican club Tigres in the CONCACAF... Read more »

March 6, 2016

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Infantino says 2026 World Cup bids must be 'bullet-proof'

FIFA's credibility is at stake over the 2026 World Cup and bids must be "bullet-proof," new President Gianni Infantino said Friday after a German investigation could not rule out that vote-buying... Read more »

March 4, 2016

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Soccer's rule makers set to approve video replay trials

The first week of Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidency is set to end with soccer further embracing technology once blocked by Sepp Blatter. Read more »

March 4, 2016

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Brad Rock: CONCACAF loss doesn't keep RSL from showing promise

Shot at semifinals of CCL went by the wayside, but effort wasn't the problem for Real Salt Lake. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake player grades: Players show promise despite Champions League loss

RSL scored first but couldn't keep the Tigres from putting in a goal of their own to go up 3-1 on aggregate as Real Salt Lake was eliminated from the 2016 CONCACAF Champions League tournament. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake bows out fighting in tough CCL loss to Tigres

Real Salt Lake scored the critical first goal against Tigres in the second leg on Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium, but it missed a penalty kick late in the match ultimately fell to Tigres 3-1 on... Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Live Blog: Real Salt Lake takes on Tigres in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal match

Real Salt Lake fell to Tigres 2-0 last Wednesday in Monterrey, Mexico in the first leg of its quarterfinal series. The return leg in the aggregate goals series is at Rio Tinto Stadium this Wednesday. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Montgomery: 5 reasons to be excited about Real Salt Lake's chances against Tigres

Real Salt Lake faces the Liga MX standout Tigres in the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal matchup, and it has all the elements to be a classic. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Real Salt Lake faces uphill battle in CCL second leg vs. Tigres

Real Salt Lake dropped the first leg of its CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series to Tigres last Wednesday and it will need to make up that difference this Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium if... Read more »

March 1, 2016

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Photos: SCR4U: Real Salt Lake gets own license plate

A group of young soccer players gather for a photo with Real Salt Lake's Leo the Lion, club officials and lawmakers as they unveil a new Real Salt Lake license plate at the Capitol in Salt Lake... Read more »

Feb. 29, 2016

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Gianni Infantino wins FIFA presidential election

Gianni Infantino pulled off a stunning victory Friday to take over as FIFA president. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2016

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Real Salt Lake concedes twice in second half, drops CCL opener 2-0

Real Salt Lake allowed two goals in the final 30 minutes and fell to Tigres 2-0 in the opening leg of its CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2016

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Real Salt Lake confident ahead of Champions League match at Tigres

Real Salt Lake kicks off its 2016 competitive season on Wednesday when it travels to Mexico to take on Tigres in the first leg of its CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2016

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Real Salt Lake trades Abdoulie Mansally to Houston for draft pick

RSL traded backup left back Abdoulie Mansally to Houston for a conditional third-round pick. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2016

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With trick play in penalty kick, Barcelona routs Celta 6-1

Lionel Messi put on another show at the Camp Nou on Sunday, scoring a remarkable goal from a free kick and then helping to set up a hat trick for Luis Suarez — including a daring assist from... Read more »

Feb. 14, 2016

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Carli Lloyd's late goal gives United States 1-0 win over Mexico

Carli Lloyd scored off a rebound of her own penalty kick in the 86th minute and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2016

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Real Salt Lake analysis: RSL focusing on strengthening top end of roster ahead of 2016 season

A rough and tumble 2015 for Real Salt Lake has prompted a shift in strengths for Real Salt Lake, and general manager Craig Waibel is focusing on building from the top for 2016. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2016

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Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer's most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Morning links: Fans react to Star Lotulelei making the Super Bowl; UFC star sends message to Travis Wilson

Former BYU staff renders service after winter storm slams East Coast; Twitter reacts after Utah native earns championship bid with the Carolina Panthers; UFC's Conor McGregor praises ex-Ute... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2016

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Real Salt Lake anxious to forget last year's disappointment

Real Salt Lake kicks of the 2016 preseason on Monday, and the players expressed their excitement about moving past last year's disappointment at Media Day on Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2016

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Real Salt Lake signs striker Emery Welshman from Real Monarchs SLC

RSL announced the signing of striker Emery Welshman on Friday. Welshman was one of the Monarchs best players in 2015, scoring six goals in 19 appearances. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2016

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Real Salt Lake parts ways with Sebastian Jaime, adds 'Sunny' Nigerian midfielder

Real Salt Lake mutually parted ways with striker Sebastian Jamie on Thursday, and also announced the signing of Nigerian midfielder Sunday Stephen Obayan. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Yura Movsisyan ecstatic about his return to Real Salt Lake

Yura Movsisyan was formally introduced at a press conference on Tuesday as Real Salt Lake's newest player, returning to the club he played with from 2007 to 2009. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Real Salt Lake brings back striker Yura Movsisyan on loan from Russian club

Movsisyan returns to RSL after departing in 2010. The team will have the option until Dec. 1 of buying his contract. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Former Utah goalkeeper Lindsey Luke picked in the NWSL draft by Seattle

Former Utes goalie was selected in the fourth round of the National Women's Soccer League draft. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Real Salt Lake thrilled with Omar Holness selection in MLS SuperDraft

Holness, 21, spent three years at the University of North Carolina, and has played with the Jamaican National Team at both the youth level and senior level. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Real Salt Lake optimistic with 5th pick in MLS SuperDraft

Real Salt Lake has the fifth pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft in Maryland, its highest selection since the third overall pick in the 2008 draft. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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