Real Salt Lake http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Real Salt Lake en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:28:02 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Real Salt Lake proposes to pay for $18M soccer stadium at Fairpark http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620452/Real-Salt-Lake-proposes-to-pay-for-18M-soccer-stadium-at-Fairpark.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620452/Real-Salt-Lake-proposes-to-pay-for-18M-soccer-stadium-at-Fairpark.html The fate of Utah's embattled state fairgrounds became more clear Monday with the agreement between the Utah State Fairpark... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:55:00 MST Rock On: Drama at Utah is spectator sport http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620419/Rock-On-Drama-at-Utah-is-spectator-sport.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620419/Rock-On-Drama-at-Utah-is-spectator-sport.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:58:44 MST RSL's Joao Plata out for 3-4 months after breaking his foot in training http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620409/RSLs-Joao-Plata-out-for-3-4-months-after-breaking-his-foot-in-training.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620409/RSLs-Joao-Plata-out-for-3-4-months-after-breaking-his-foot-in-training.html Last season's RSL top scorer, Joao Plata, will undergo surgery Monday to repair a bone in his left foot. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:45:00 MST New-look Real Salt Lake holds 1st practice of 2015 preseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620372/New-look-Real-Salt-Lake-holds-1st-practice-of-2015-preseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620372/New-look-Real-Salt-Lake-holds-1st-practice-of-2015-preseason.html Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar ran his players through the first training session of the 2015 preseason on "Sunday Funday"... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:49:51 MST Real Salt Lake announces new TV deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620285/Real-Salt-Lake-announces-new-TV-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620285/Real-Salt-Lake-announces-new-TV-deal.html RSL will have 26 of its 34 MLS regular-season games this season air locally on KMYU in Utah. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:36:31 MST Jamaican defender Demar Phillips signs with RSL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620283/Jamaican-defender-Demar-Phillips-signs-with-RSL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620283/Jamaican-defender-Demar-Phillips-signs-with-RSL.html Demar Phillips most recently played six seasons with Aalesunds FK of Norway's First Division and also has consistently played... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:29:33 MST Formation shift likely in store for Real Salt Lake in 2015 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620242/Formation-shift-likely-in-store-for-Real-Salt-Lake-in-2015.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620242/Formation-shift-likely-in-store-for-Real-Salt-Lake-in-2015.html With a bunch of talented forwards, Real Salt Lake will likely utilize a 4-3-3 formation in 2015 as opposed to the diamond... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:55:00 MST Montgomery: Real Salt Lake responding to disruption with long-term vision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620220/Montgomery-Real-Salt-Lake-responding-to-disruption-with-long-term-vision.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620220/Montgomery-Real-Salt-Lake-responding-to-disruption-with-long-term-vision.html Real Salt Lake has spent the first weeks of 2015 responding to external disruptions, and in doing so, it has started to... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:00:00 MST Real Salt Lake opens the 2015 preseason with plenty of optimism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620184/Real-Salt-Lake-opens-the-2015-preseason-with-plenty-of-optimism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620184/Real-Salt-Lake-opens-the-2015-preseason-with-plenty-of-optimism.html Real Salt Lake kicks off the 2015 preseason on Friday as the players arrive for entrance physicals, with the first phase of... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:29:18 MST Real Salt Lake drafts Murrell, Baldin in MLS SuperDraft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619986/Real-Salt-Lake-drafts-Murrell-Baldin-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619986/Real-Salt-Lake-drafts-Murrell-Baldin-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html On Tuesday, Real Salt Lake drafted defender Jordan Murrell and midfielder Lucas Baldin in the 2015 SuperDraft. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:45:00 MST Real Salt Lake signs midfielder 'Pecka' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619798/Real-Salt-Lake-signs-midfielder-Pecka.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619798/Real-Salt-Lake-signs-midfielder-Pecka.html One day after drafting Boyd Okwuonu in the MLS SuperDraft, Real Salt Lake added another new player to its roster by signing... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:39:19 MST Wish come true: Real Salt Lake trades down, drafts UNC defender Boyd Okwuonu in MLS SuperDraft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619656/Wish-come-true-Real-Salt-Lake-trades-down-drafts-UNC-defender-Boyd-Okwuonu-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619656/Wish-come-true-Real-Salt-Lake-trades-down-drafts-UNC-defender-Boyd-Okwuonu-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html Real Salt Lake selected defender Boyd Okwuonu with the 27th overall pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft, which came after the... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:15:00 MST Real Salt Lake says it will take the best available player in MLS SuperDraft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619636/Real-Salt-Lake-says-it-will-take-the-best-available-player-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619636/Real-Salt-Lake-says-it-will-take-the-best-available-player-in-MLS-SuperDraft.html Real Salt Lake owns the 16th pick in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia, and new technical director Craig Waibel said... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:05:01 MST Highland High grad Phanuel Kavita to sign with Real Salt Lake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619475/Highland-High-grad-Phanuel-Kavita-to-sign-with-Real-Salt-Lake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619475/Highland-High-grad-Phanuel-Kavita-to-sign-with-Real-Salt-Lake.html Clemson University reported that Phanuel Kavita, who recently graduated from the school, will sign with his hometown team,... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:37:10 MST Real Salt Lake's 2015 MLS schedule unveiled, team will open season at Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619094/Real-Salt-Lakes-2015-MLS-schedule-unveiled-team-will-open-season-at-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619094/Real-Salt-Lakes-2015-MLS-schedule-unveiled-team-will-open-season-at-Portland.html Major League Soccer released its 2015 schedule Wednesday. Real Salt Lake will begin the season March 7 with a road matchup at... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:10:00 MST Real Salt Lake gains new assistant coach, loses Grossman to Europe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619062/Real-Salt-Lake-gains-new-assistant-coach-loses-Grossman-to-Europe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619062/Real-Salt-Lake-gains-new-assistant-coach-loses-Grossman-to-Europe.html RSL announced Tyrone Marshall has been named an assistant coach, while midfielder Cole Grossman appears to have signed with a... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:10:00 MST Real Monarchs hire Freddy Juarez as head coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618374/Real-Monarchs-hire-Freddy-Juarez-as-head-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618374/Real-Monarchs-hire-Freddy-Juarez-as-head-coach.html Freddy Juarez is the new head coach for Real Monarchs. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:10:38 MST RSL announces 2015 home opener, trades Velasquez to NYCFC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618096/RSL-announces-2015-home-opener-trades-Velasquez-to-NYCFC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618096/RSL-announces-2015-home-opener-trades-Velasquez-to-NYCFC.html RSL announced its first two games while Sebastian Velasquez became the sixth former RSL player to join New York City FC. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:40:00 MST Report: RSL to sign Jamaican international defender http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617979/Report-RSL-to-sign-Jamaican-international-defender.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617979/Report-RSL-to-sign-Jamaican-international-defender.html According to a report from RSLsoapbox.com, Real Salt Lake will sign Jamaican international defender Demar Phillips. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:20:00 MST Real Salt Lake: RSL finalizes extensions with Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617938/Real-Salt-Lake-RSL-finalizes-extensions-with-Kyle-Beckerman-Nick-Rimando.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617938/Real-Salt-Lake-RSL-finalizes-extensions-with-Kyle-Beckerman-Nick-Rimando.html Real Salt Lake has parted ways with some of its familiar faces in the past few weeks, but that won't include captain Kyle... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:05:00 MST Craig Waibel appointed by Real Salt Lake to replace departing Garth Lagerwey http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617851/Craig-Waibel-appointed-by-Real-Salt-Lake-to-replace-departing-Garth-Lagerwey.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617851/Craig-Waibel-appointed-by-Real-Salt-Lake-to-replace-departing-Garth-Lagerwey.html General manager Garth Lagerwey is leaving Real Salt Lake when his contract expires on Dec. 31, and the club announced Tuesday... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:40:00 MST Reports: RSL general manager Garth Lagerwey headed to Seattle Sounders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617808/Reports-RSL-general-manager-Garth-Lagerwey-headed-to-Seattle-Sounders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617808/Reports-RSL-general-manager-Garth-Lagerwey-headed-to-Seattle-Sounders.html ESPN's Taylor Twellman first reported that Real Salt Lake general manager Garth Lagerwey is headed to the Seattle Sounders. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:10:00 MST Real Salt Lake: Veteran defender Jamison Olave returns to RSL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617446/Real-Salt-Lake-Veteran-defender-Jamison-Olave-returns-to-RSL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617446/Real-Salt-Lake-Veteran-defender-Jamison-Olave-returns-to-RSL.html Real Salt Lake reacquired the former MLS Defender of the Year Jamison Olave from the New York Red Bulls. A fan favorite from... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:40:00 MST Real Salt Lake loses Ned Grabavoy, Chris Wingert to old coach in MLS expansion draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617396/Real-Salt-Lake-loses-Ned-Grabavoy-Chris-Wingert-to-old-coach-in-MLS-expansion-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617396/Real-Salt-Lake-loses-Ned-Grabavoy-Chris-Wingert-to-old-coach-in-MLS-expansion-draft.html Former Real Salt Lake head coach Jason Kreis wasted no time adding some RSL flavor to New York City FC, his new club, during... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:20:00 MST Real Salt Lake protects 11 players in advance of Wednesday's expansion draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617326/Real-Salt-Lake-protects-11-players-in-advance-of-Wednesdays-expansion-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617326/Real-Salt-Lake-protects-11-players-in-advance-of-Wednesdays-expansion-draft.html RSL selected 11 players, including four forwards, that cannot be picked in Wednesday's Major League Soccer expansion draft. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:01:02 MST RSL trades Nat Borchers to Portland for allocation money http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617233/RSL-trades-Nat-Borchers-to-Portland-for-allocation-money.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617233/RSL-trades-Nat-Borchers-to-Portland-for-allocation-money.html Last week, reports surfaced that Real Salt Lake would trade veteran defender Nat Borchers to the Portland Timbers. On Monday,... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:30:00 MST Real Salt Lake qualifies for the CONCACAF Champions League after Galaxy's victory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617212/Real-Salt-Lake-qualifies-for-the-CONCACAF-Champions-League-after-Galaxys-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617212/Real-Salt-Lake-qualifies-for-the-CONCACAF-Champions-League-after-Galaxys-victory.html Los Angeles’ 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup final allowed Real, which finished fourth in... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 21:30:00 MST Report: RSL's Borchers traded to Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617051/Report-RSLs-Borchers-traded-to-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617051/Report-RSLs-Borchers-traded-to-Portland.html According to SI.com's Grant Wahl, Real Salt Lake defender Nat Borchers has been traded to Portland. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:15:40 MST Real Salt Lake brings back Borchers, Wingert and Grossman; declines options on 4 others http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616786/Real-Salt-Lake-brings-back-Borchers-Wingert-and-Grossman-declines-options-on-4-others.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616786/Real-Salt-Lake-brings-back-Borchers-Wingert-and-Grossman-declines-options-on-4-others.html Real Salt Lake extended contract options to defenders Nat Borchers and Chris Wingert, as well as midfielder Cole Grossman,... Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:02:50 MST Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando one of three finalists for MLS Goalkeeper of the Year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615995/Real-Salt-Lakes-Nick-Rimando-one-of-three-finalists-for-MLS-Goalkeeper-of-the-Year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615995/Real-Salt-Lakes-Nick-Rimando-one-of-three-finalists-for-MLS-Goalkeeper-of-the-Year.html Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando has been named one of three finalistx for Major League Soccer's Goalkeeper of the Year award. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:13:29 MST Real Salt Lake's Mansally strives to help those in his native country struggling with the poverty that traps so many http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615767/Real-Salt-Lakes-Mansally-strives-to-help-those-in-his-native-country-struggling-with-the-poverty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615767/Real-Salt-Lakes-Mansally-strives-to-help-those-in-his-native-country-struggling-with-the-poverty.html Real Salt Lake defender Abdoulie Mansally was awarded Real Salt Lake's Humanitarian Award for his efforts to help those in... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:35:00 MST MLS Capsules: FC Dallas jumps over RSL in standings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661467/MLS-Capsules-FC-Dallas-jumps-over-RSL-in-standings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661467/MLS-Capsules-FC-Dallas-jumps-over-RSL-in-standings.html Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson scored and D.C. United beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:46:43 MDT RSL report card: Nick Rimando, defensive stalwarts lead RSL in 0-0 draw against Portland Timbers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613439/RSL-report-card-Nick-Rimando-defensive-stalwarts-lead-RSL-in-0-0-draw-against-Portland-Timbers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613439/RSL-report-card-Nick-Rimando-defensive-stalwarts-lead-RSL-in-0-0-draw-against-Portland-Timbers.html A goalless draw isn’t typically indicative of an exciting matchup, but Friday’s battle between Portland Timbers... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:45:00 MDT Point taken: Real Salt Lake earns a point at Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613433/Point-taken-Real-Salt-Lake-earns-a-point-at-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613433/Point-taken-Real-Salt-Lake-earns-a-point-at-Portland.html A win wasn’t in the cards for RSL on the night, but it did earn a point in front of 20,814 at Providence Park. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:30:00 MDT Real Salt Lake expects playoff atmosphere Friday night in Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613292/Real-Salt-Lake-expects-playoff-atmosphere-Friday-night-in-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613292/Real-Salt-Lake-expects-playoff-atmosphere-Friday-night-in-Portland.html Real Salt Lake will be trying to hang on to third place in the Western Conference, while Portland will be trying to get into... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:15:00 MDT With playoff berth clinched, Real Salt Lake looks to hold on to 3rd place http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612988/With-playoff-berth-clinched-Real-Salt-Lake-looks-to-hold-on-to-3rd-place.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612988/With-playoff-berth-clinched-Real-Salt-Lake-looks-to-hold-on-to-3rd-place.html Real Salt Lake is in the MLS playoffs for the seventh-straight year and now the club wants to make sure it hangs on to third... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:05:00 MDT Real Salt Lake cruises past San Jose to clinch another playoff berth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612960/Real-Salt-Lake-cruises-past-San-Jose-to-clinch-another-playoff-berth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612960/Real-Salt-Lake-cruises-past-San-Jose-to-clinch-another-playoff-berth.html Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:08:24 MDT Shorthanded Real Salt Lake hoping to tune out pressure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612859/Shorthanded-Real-Salt-Lake-hoping-to-tune-out-pressure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612859/Shorthanded-Real-Salt-Lake-hoping-to-tune-out-pressure.html Coming off last week's discouraging loss to Chivas USA, Real Salt Lake is hoping for a quick bounceback against visiting San... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:01:43 MDT Depleted Real Salt Lake faces difficult task this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612709/Depleted-Real-Salt-Lake-faces-difficult-task-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612709/Depleted-Real-Salt-Lake-faces-difficult-task-this-weekend.html Real Salt Lake could be missing as many as seven regulars this Saturday when it hosts San Jose because of injuries,... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:52:46 MDT 5 RSL players called up to national teams, will miss next game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612523/5-RSL-players-called-up-to-national-teams-will-miss-next-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612523/5-RSL-players-called-up-to-national-teams-will-miss-next-game.html Five Real Salt Lake players have been called up to four different national teams for the next FIFA International window, the... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:25:00 MDT Real Salt Lake falls to lowly Chivas USA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612498/Real-Salt-Lake-falls-to-lowly-Chivas-USA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612498/Real-Salt-Lake-falls-to-lowly-Chivas-USA.html Even against the worst team in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, Real Salt Lake's recent troubles continued Sunday. Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:40:00 MDT Sports on the air for Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660652/Sports-on-the-air-for-Sunday-Oct-5-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660652/Sports-on-the-air-for-Sunday-Oct-5-2014.html TELEVISION Sun, 05 Oct 2014 03:23:38 MDT Real Salt Lake focused on respect heading into Chivas match http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612425/Real-Salt-Lake-focused-on-respect-heading-into-Chivas-match.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612425/Real-Salt-Lake-focused-on-respect-heading-into-Chivas-match.html Real Salt Lake looks to clinch a playoff spot this weekend by taking advantage of a bad Chivas USA team that hasn't won since... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 19:07:50 MDT Strong second half lifts Real Salt Lake to friendly victory over Sacramento http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612132/Strong-second-half-lifts-Real-Salt-Lake-to-friendly-victory-over-Sacramento.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612132/Strong-second-half-lifts-Real-Salt-Lake-to-friendly-victory-over-Sacramento.html Robbie Findley and Sebastian Velasquez each scored a goal in the second half as Real Salt Lake pulled away from the... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:45:00 MDT Real Salt Lake hosts USL Pro champ Sacramento on Tuesday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612037/Real-Salt-Lake-hosts-USL-Pro-champ-Sacramento-on-Tuesday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612037/Real-Salt-Lake-hosts-USL-Pro-champ-Sacramento-on-Tuesday.html Coming off its 2-1 loss at Vancouver last Saturday, Real Salt Lake looks to regain some momentum when it faces lower-division... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:11:31 MDT Real Salt Lake blows lead, falls to Vancouver 2-1 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611910/Real-Salt-Lake-blows-lead-falls-to-Vancouver-2-1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611910/Real-Salt-Lake-blows-lead-falls-to-Vancouver-2-1.html Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:30:00 MDT Real Salt Lake faces desperate Vancouver in key Western clash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611851/Real-Salt-Lake-faces-desperate-Vancouver-in-key-Western-clash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611851/Real-Salt-Lake-faces-desperate-Vancouver-in-key-Western-clash.html Vancouver sits two points out of a playoff position heading into the final month, and RSL is hoping to take advantage of that... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:50:00 MDT Generating momentum for Real Salt Lake is all about form, not necessarily results http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611657/Generating-momentum-for-Real-Salt-Lake-is-all-about-form-not-necessarily-results.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611657/Generating-momentum-for-Real-Salt-Lake-is-all-about-form-not-necessarily-results.html Momentum heading into the MLS playoffs has historically proven to be insignificant, a big reason Real Salt Lake is focused on... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:30:23 MDT First-half explosion sends RSL to 5-1 victory over Colorado http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611377/First-half-explosion-sends-RSL-to-5-1-victory-over-Colorado.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611377/First-half-explosion-sends-RSL-to-5-1-victory-over-Colorado.html Real Salt Lake looked like World Cup champion Germany with a first-half flurry of goals that resulted in a 5-1 victory over... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:35:00 MDT