Consider Douglas Martinez’s first big test with Real Salt Lake a pass. The 22-year-old Honduran international made his first start with the Sandy-based club’s first team Wednesday night, and his new teammates were impressed.
The Sandy-based women's soccer club issued a lifetime ban for all events at Rio Tinto Stadium to a fan after an investigation verified claims of racist slurs being shouted at Portland goalkeeper Adrianna Franch.
Lo'eau LaBonta has fulfilled her job with the Utah Royals by anchoring a midfield that has been dynamic in attack and gritty in defense during Utah’s current five-match unbeaten run, leading into Friday night’s road tilt at Houston.
Damir Kreilach scored in the 76th minute — on his fifth attempt of the match — and Real Salt Lake held on for a 1-0 win Wednesday night over the Earthquakes in front of an announced crowd of 17,196 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Sauerbrunn notched the first goal of the match 20 minutes in, and Utah Royals FC went on to a 1-0 win with Portland Thorns FC in front of an announced crowd of 10,897 Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
A day after booking her USA-leading 11th assist of the year in international play, Utah Royals FC striker Christen Press was named NWSL Player of the Month for August, as the Royals prepare for Friday night's showdown with Portland.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Aug 24th - 11:15pm
Joao Plata converted a penalty kick in stoppage time, Jefferson Savarino scored with the last touch of the match, and Real Salt Lake went on to beat the Rapids 2-0 to clinch the club’s fourth-straight Rocky Mountain Cup.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Aug 21st - 10:41pm
The Royals played to a scoreless draw with the Spirit at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Maryland, giving Utah its seventh of nine possible points from a three-match road trip that spanned from Tacoma, Washington to Orlando, Florida.
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.
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.
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.