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RSL opens preseason camp dissatisfied at 2015, hungry for more in 2016

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:41pm

Real Salt Lake ended the 2015 season on its earliest date since 2007. But the players and coaches prefer to keep that season in the past as they assembled for the preseason Sunday in Oceanside, California.

New league, new coach: Former BYU-Hawaii soccer coach to guide RSL Women

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:20am

Former BYU-Hawaii soccer coach Mark Davis has been named coach of the RSL Women's team for the 2016 season, the semi-professional women's affiliate of Real Salt Lake announced this week.

RSL adds latest player to revamped roster: former Monarch Welshman

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:40pm

Real Salt Lake's offseason remodeling continued Friday when the club announced Guyanese international Emery Welshman as its latest forward, moving from last season's one-year stint with Real Monarchs SLC.

RSL signs Nigerian MF Obayan from Turkey, parts ways with Jaime

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:23pm

Real Salt Lake added to its midfield Thursday with the signing of Nigerian international Sunday "Sunny" Stephen Obayan, most recently of Turkish club Alanyaspor, and parted ways with designated player Sebastian Jaime.

Movsisyan's return to Real Salt Lake an exciting homecoming

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:56pm

Real Salt Lake unveiled its newest Designated Player to the local media at its team store in downtown Salt Lake City on Wednesday, welcoming home a member of the 2009 MLS Cup-winning team who has spent the past five years in Russia.

RSL selects two more in SuperDraft late rounds

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:45pm

Real Salt Lake selected Dayton midfielder Amass Amankona and Creighton goalkeeper Connor Sparrow in the third and fourth rounds of the MLS SuperDraft, held Tuesday via conference call.

RSL selects UNC's Holness, Notre Dame's Lachowecki in MLS SuperDraft

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 11:24pm

Real Salt Lake had the No. 5 overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, its highest draft pick since taking UCLA defender Tony Beltran with the No. 3 selection in 2008.

Former RSL striker Movsisyan returns to Salt Lake

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 4:07pm

Real Salt Lake reached an agreement Friday to bring back former striker Yura Movsisyan, who has spent the past five seasons playing in Russian and Denmark after helping RSL win the 2009 MLS Cup championship.

RSL loans young midfielder Saucedo to Mexico's Veracruz

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 9:30pm

Real Salt Lake will have a third player move to Mexico for the 2016 season, with the announcement that 18-year-old midfielder Sebastian "Bofo" Saucedo will be loaned to Liga MX club Veracruz for the upcoming Clausura and Apertura seasons.

RSL, MLS communities rally around superfan during medical scare

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 9th - 7:28pm

From an outsider's perspective, sports has a way of pulling people, groups and communities apart on the field, court or other playing surface. But it also has a way of bringing people together.

RSL unveils 2016 schedule; re-signs defenders Phillips, Kavita

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 3:08pm

Real Salt Lake unveiled its 34-game regular season slate in 2016 as part of Major League Soccer's scheduling announcement, a slate that includes its longest road trip in club history.

Top 5 RSL stories in 2015

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 30th - 3:06pm

It wasn't a good year for Real Salt Lake on the field in 2015, but here are the top 5 stories of the calendar year for the MLS club.

RSL signs academy product Acosta to Homegrown deal

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 29th - 2:35pm

Real Salt Lake-Arizona Academy product Danilo Acosta became the 10th Homegrown signing in club history Tuesday when the Sandy-based MLS side signed him to a contract.

RSL adds former U.S. youth coach Williams to staff

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 28th - 1:30pm

Real Salt Lake has added former U.S. youth coach Richie Williams to the coaching staff, as first announced by the U.S. Soccer Federation and confirmed by RSL on Monday morning.

Luis Gil set to move to Mexican club Queretaro on free transfer

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 3:44pm

Luis Gil, whose contract at RSL expired at the end of this season, is set to move to Queretaro of Mexico's Liga MX on a free transfer before Los Gallos Blancos open the Clausura season.

RSL to open season March 6 at Orlando

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 22nd - 2:00pm

Major League Soccer's 2016 season will begin with the New York Red Bulls hosting Toronto on March 6.

MLS allowing teams to increase player spending

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 12:20pm

Major League Soccer is allowing teams to spend $37 million more on player salaries in the next two seasons in an effort to improve talent.

RSL's Champions League dates finalized, roster moves announced

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:52pm

Real Salt Lake's first formal match of 2015 was finalized Wednesday. The MLS side will face Mexico's Tigres UANL in a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal Feb. 24 (6 p.m. MST). Earlier this week, RSL exercised contract options on seven players.

Javier Morales signs multi-year extension with Real Salt Lake

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 4:02pm

Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales signed a multi-year extension Thursday to remain with the club ahead of his 10th season in Major League Soccer.

RSL one of 50 pro sports teams to receive funds from Pentagon for patriotism-themed activities

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 1:53pm

Real Salt lake was one of eight Major League Soccer teams to receive funds from the Department of Defense, according to a report over "taxpayer-funded paid patriotism" conducted by Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake.