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Vela, 10-man LAFC pull away from 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 in battle of west's best

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 17th - 11:19pm

Carlos Vela converted a penalty kick just after the hour-mark, and 10-man Los Angeles FC went on to beat 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Press, Rodriguez keep Utah Royals FC rolling with 2-0 win at Orlando

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 17th - 10:55pm

Christen Press and Amy Rodriguez each scored a goal in the second half, and the Royals went on to shut out the Orlando Pride, 2-0 for their third-straight win Saturday evening at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Defense keying Real Salt Lake's momentous climb up Western Conference after 3rd-straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:46am

For the second time in a month, Real Salt Lake held an opponent not just scoreless, but without a single shot on goal.

Real Salt Lake pours in 3 against Seattle to stretch unbeaten run to 6 straight

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:58pm

Sam Johnson, Albert Rusnak and Corey Baird each scored a goal to help Real Salt Lake thump Pacific Northwest rivals Seattle Sounders FC, 3-0 for the Salt Lake side’s sixth-straight match without a loss Wednesday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Former RSL coach Mike Petke shares his side of incident that led to termination

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 11:20am

Mike Petke is silent no more. The former Real Salt Lake head coach shared a brief statement Tuesday via Twitter sharing parts of his side of the story that led to his termination after a three-match suspension for "repugnant" language.

What comes next for Real Salt Lake after Mike Petke's firing?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 12th - 7:36pm

Mike Petke has been fired as head coach of Real Salt Lake. What comes next for him and the club?

After 3-match suspension, Real Salt Lake fires coach Mike Petke

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 11th - 9:22pm

After a three-match suspension for misconduct following a Leagues Cup match, Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke has been fired, the club announced Sunday.

Utah Royals FC claim first-ever win over Tacoma's Reign FC, 3-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:59pm

Katie Stengel scored just over two minutes into the match, and Lo'eau LaBonta and Amy Rodriguez added two more in the second half as Utah claimed its first-ever win over the Reign 3-1 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington.

Baird's brace lifts Real Salt Lake to 2-1 road win at rival Sporting KC

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 10th - 10:13pm

Corey Baird bagged his first brace of the year, scoring a goal in either half to help Real Salt Lake rally for a 2-1 win Saturday night over rival Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

In first-year run to national title match, Utah Royals FC Reserves unite top talent from BYU, Utah and beyond

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 8th - 10:03am

Before they could develop anyone this year, Utah Royals FC Reserves first had to identify players. So when Amy LePeilbet was named head coach in January, she started recruiting — and she started at BYU, Utah and the state's other top talent.

Press' brace snaps Utah Royals' winless skid with 3-0 win over Sky Blue

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 7th - 11:48pm

Christen Press scored twice, and Amy Rodriguez added her first goal in nearly two months as Utah Royals FC snapped a six-match winless skid with a 3-0 victory Wednesday over league-worst Sky Blue FC at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Real Salt Lake picks up midfielder Kelyn Rowe from Sporting KC for international roster slot, cash

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 7th - 8:08pm

The Sandy-based soccer club announced Wednesday it has acquired midfielder Kelyn Rowe, sending an international roster slot in 2019 and $75,000 targeted allocation money to the Sunflower State.

In 3-1 win over NYC FC, Real Salt Lake proves it still has resilience, comeback attitude

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 4th - 10:21pm

There was something different about Real Salt Lake in its 3-1 win Saturday night over New York City FC.

Besler's screamer leads Real Salt Lake to 3-1 win over New York City

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 11:21pm

On any other night, Albert Rusnak’s laser from 20 yards away would’ve been the talk of Real Salt Lake — and Major League Soccer — in a 3-1 win over Eastern Conference contender New York City FC.

Utah Royals FC drop 6th-straight with 2-0 loss at Chicago

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 10:18pm

Sam Kerr scored her league-best 12th goal of the season, and former Utah Royals fullback Brooke Elby added her own finisher to lift the Chicago Red Stars to a 2-0 win Saturday night at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois.

Winless in 5, Utah Royals FC trying to get back to tough, defensive style

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 2nd - 5:06pm

Mired in the midst of a five-match winless skid, the Royals have just one of nine points from their last three home matches — and now face the daunting task of playing four of the next five on the road, beginning Saturday against Chicago.

RSL coach Mike Petke suspended 6 total games, fined $25K for 'repugnant language' used in Leagues Cup match

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 30th - 5:09pm

ESPN reported Tuesday afternoon that RSL coach Mike Petke has been suspended for three games and fined $25,000 following an incident that occurred last Wednesday in a Leagues Cup match against Mexican power Tigres UANL.

Courage take first-ever win from Utah Royals FC, 2-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 27th - 11:14pm

Kristen Hamilton notched a goal and an assist to help the Courage to their first-ever win over Utah, 2-1 in front of an announced crowd of 10,545 fans Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Real Salt Lake splits points with FC Dallas in scoreless road draw

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 27th - 9:13pm

Nick Rimando made two saves as Real Salt Lake split the points with FC Dallas with a 0-0 draw Saturday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

RSL coach Mike Petke suspended pending MLS investigation of conduct directed at officials

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 27th - 4:12pm

Major League Soccer announced that Petke will miss Saturday's match against FC Dallas.