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Utah Royals FC add trio of collegiate goal-scorers via NWSL draft

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:19pm

Utah Royals FC selected North Carolina State midfielder Tziarra King with the No. 8 overall selection in the National Women's Soccer League college draft Thursday, claiming the talented attacking player after in the first round of the draft.

RSL signs UCLA's Milan Iloski to homegrown deal

Brayden Ramsay,  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:59am

Milan Iloski foregoes senior year at UCLA in order to sign with Real Salt Lake.

Utah Royals FC historic trade lands first-round pick, No. 8 overall from Chicago

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 14th - 6:05pm

Heading into its third season of operations on the Wasatch Front, Utah Royals FC traded into the first round of the annual NWSL college draft, sending an undisclosed amount of allocation money to the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the club’s No. 8 overall selection in the 2020 draft.

Real Salt Lake adds pair, including UConn winger Dayonn Harris, via 2020 SuperDraft

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 9th - 4:06pm

RSL drafted UConn winger Dayonn Harris with the No. 20 overall pick in the newly revamped MLS SuperDraft Thursday, adding an older college veteran to a position in need of depth in Sandy.

Utah Royals FC midfielder Erika Tymrak retires on day club confirms departure of head coach Laura Harvey

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 6th - 11:42am

Midfielder Erika Tymrak announced her retirement from professional soccer Monday morning, on the same morning that Utah Royals FC confirmed reports from last week that head coach Laura Harvey had accepted the role as head coach of the United States U-20 women’s national team.

Laura Harvey to exit Utah Royals FC for US Soccer post

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 3rd - 11:25am

Laura Harvey’s time with Utah Royals FC has come to an end, according to multiple reports. The 39-year-old British coach will leave her post as head coach of Utah’s women’s pro soccer team to pursue a position with U.S. Soccer.

The top 10 moments from Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals FC and Real Monarchs of the decade

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 1st - 7:19pm

Real Salt Lake was a franchise filled with change from 2010-19, from the top (ownership) to the locker room (players) to the expansion of two more clubs falling under its umbrella.

The top 10 most memorable sports moments in the state of Utah in 2019

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Dec 31st - 4:04pm

A lot happened in the world of sports in the state of Utah in 2019, so recapping the year comes as a challenge. But without further ado, he’s a look at the 10 most memorable, or impactful, sports stories in the state for the year.

The top 10 stories from Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals FC and Real Monarchs in 2019

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 31st - 1:47pm

With three clubs in 2019, the organization representing Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals FC and Real Monarchs SLC might have 30 top moments from the year. But we’ve narrowed them down to 10.

Interim no more: Real Salt Lake promotes Freddy Juarez to head coach

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Dec 3rd - 3:05pm

The Sandy-based Major League Soccer club announced the promotion of assistant coach Freddy Juarez to head coach Tuesday afternoon during a news conference at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Real Monarchs top Louisville, 3-1 for first USL Championship title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:01pm

With a two-time interim manager and a roster of believers, the second-division side of Real Salt Lake did what they have never done before: secured their first-ever USL Championship title.

Seattle Sounders eliminate 10-man Real Salt Lake in Nick Rimando's final game

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 10:20pm

Nicolas Lodeiro had a goal and an assist, and Gustav Svensson added a goal to help the Seattle Sounders eliminate 10-man Real Salt Lake from the MLS Cup Playoffs 2-0 Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

After snowy playoff win, Real Salt Lake focuses on quick turnaround, trip to Seattle

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:33pm

It’s a familiar rivalry for Real Salt Lake, one that has played out in particularly close fashion recently to help RSL to a 12-10-4 all-time record in the series (in the regular season, at least).

Savarino's late goal gives Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory in first round of playoffs

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Oct 19th - 11:29pm

Real Salt Lake beats Portland 2-1 in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Home field, new playoff adjustment have RSL confident ahead of playoff opener with Portland

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Oct 16th - 8:39am

Sandy’s Major League Soccer club will host the Portland Timbers in the first round of the MLS Cup playoffs Saturday, and they’ll do it in front of the Real Salt Lake faithful who have driven goalkeeper Nick Rimando through his career.

Former RSL coach responds to team’s motion to have lawsuit dismissed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:09pm

Former Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke says his lawsuit against his former club isn’t just for show.

Press, Rodriguez helps Utah Royals FC snap losing skid with 2-1 win in season finale

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Oct 12th - 10:11pm

Christen Press and Amy Rodriguez each scored a first-half goal to lift Utah Royals FC to a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash in front of an announced crowd of 9,513 fans during Saturday night’s season finale.

Disappointed in 4-game losing skid, Utah Royals FC hope to end 2019 campaign on high note vs. Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Oct 12th - 4:25pm

Four teams in the nine-team National Women’s Soccer League make the playoffs. And for the second-straight season, head coach Laura Harvey’s side won’t be one of them.

Real Salt Lake files motion to dismiss or stay lawsuit from former coach Mike Petke

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 7th - 10:01pm

RSL filed a motion to dismiss or stay the lawsuit from its former coach against the club, according to an affidavit filed Monday in the 3rd District Court.