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United tops Real Salt Lake in wild affair, 6-4

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:50pm

Perry Kitchen broke a 4-4 tie in the 79th minute and D.C. United beat Real Salt Lake 6-4 on Saturday night.

Smith, Phillips lead RSL Women to rout in WPSL Elite title match

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:20pm

Collette Smith had two goals, and current BYU midfielder Bizzy Phillips added two goals and an assist to help RSL Women beat the San Francisco Nighthawks 7-0 in the WPSL Elite title game at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

RSL Women rekindle rivalry in league title match

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:23am

Sara Cowley and the RSL Women will play the San Francisco Nighthawks in the championship match of the WPSL Elite at 3 p.m. MT Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, the first of three-straight matches by the RSL organization this weekend.

Former teammate, all-time leading scorer now an opponent as RSL heads to DC

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:17pm

It seems like only two weeks ago that Real Salt Lake players were talking about current D.C. United striker Alvaro Saborio in glowing terms as a teammate and the team's top scorer in 2015. But that's probably because it was.

Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:42pm

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RSL notes: Team bracing for heavy travel, Beckerman's return, visit to Saborio

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:48pm

Luke Mulholland has barely looked at the schedule facing Real Salt Lake over the first 15 days of August. Who can blame him?

RSL navigates tricky July before well-traveled August

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:16pm

Real Salt Lake navigated July to a 4-1-1 record in all competitions, a pair of wins in the U.S. Open Cup to send RSL to its second semifinal in three years, and a three-point grasp of the playoff line in the ultra competitive Western Conference.

Morales, Plata keep scoring in RSL's first back-to-back league wins since April

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:20pm

Javier Morales and Joao Plata each scored a goal for the second-straight match to help Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 in front of 20,809 fans on Pioneer Day at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Morales, Plata score; Real Salt Lake beats Sporting KC 2-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:10pm

Javier Morales scored in the first half, Joao Plata had a go-ahead penalty kick goal in the 73rd minute and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Friday night.

Familiar foes RSL, KC meet again in annual Pioneer Day match

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:48pm

For Friday's annual Pioneer Day match that kicks off at 9 p.m., Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City — two clubs separated by the heart of the Midwest's "flyover country" — don't need much introduction.

RSL's Allen, Glad named to Landon Donovan's homegrown roster

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 4:11pm

RSL utility player Jordan Allen and versatile defender Justen Glad were two of 22 players selected to the gameday roster for the MLS Homegrown Game, coach Landon Donovan announced Monday.

Teamwork, 2-game win streak has RSL believing again

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 9:01pm

If a 3-1 stoppage-time loss at the rival Colorado Rapids wasn't the low point of Real Salt Lake's season thus far, it wasn't far off. But out of tragedy has come a rebirth for the Salt Lake side.

Morales magic, Plata performance lead RSL to crucial 2-0 home win over Houston

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 11:57pm

With head coach Jeff Cassar up in the booth and leading striker Sebastian Jaime suspended, Javier Morales and Joao Plata each had a goal and an assist to lead Real Salt Lake to a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in front of 20,174 fans on Saturday.

Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 9:40pm

Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States to a 6-0 rout over Cuba on Saturday and into its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.

With whirlwind trade over, new RSL man Luis Silva 'ready to support the guys'

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 9:16pm

Luis Silva arrived at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday just two days after being traded to RSL for Alvaro Saborio, still living out of a hotel and finishing up business in the nation's capital. But he's excited to be in his new home.

RSL's Beltran joins GK Rimando on MLS All-Star roster

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 5:09pm

Real Salt Lake defender Tony Beltran was named to the MLS All-Star gameday roster Saturday afternoon, joining goalkeeper Nick Rimando for the league event that will be played July 29 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.

New staff, conference alignment with Houston Dynamo on trip to Salt Lake City

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 6:49pm

Real Salt Lake and the Houston Dynamo know each other well, but this year's Texas team in orange may look a little different when it travels to Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night.

Saborio departure 'shocking,' 'hard' for RSL teammates

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 8:07pm

Luis Gil took the surprising trade of Alvaro Saborio hard upon learning the Costa Rican striker had been traded to D.C. United in exchange for Luis Silva. It wasn't any easier for the RSL technical staff.

MLS players ratify 5-year labor contract through 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 5:50pm

Major League Soccer players have ratified their five-year collective bargaining agreement that runs through the 2019 season.

RSL trades all-time leading scorer Saborio to DC United

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 10:59am

Real Salt Lake striker Alvaro Saborio was traded to D.C. United early Thursday morning in exchange for midfielder Luis Silva, the Eastern Conference-leading club announced via news release.