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LaBonta's goal leads Utah Royals FC to 1-0 win, vital 3 points in home opener

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 20th - 10:45pm

Lo’eau LaBonta scored a goal just 10 minutes into the match, U.S. international Christen Press supplied the assist, and Utah overpowered the visiting Washington Spirit for a 1-0 victory Saturday night in front of an announced crowd of 18,015.

Real Salt Lake tops FC Cincinnati 3-0 to claim season's first road win

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 19th - 8:41pm

With a brace holding his middle fingers together, Albert Rusnak scored twice while Sam Johnson added a goal for the second-straight match to lift Real Salt Lake to a 3-0 win over FC Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Playoffs the goal as Utah Royals FC opens second season on Wasatch Front

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:22am

The Utah Royals will begin their second season on the Wasatch Front this Saturday, hosting former BYU star Ashley Hatch and the Washington Spirit at 7 p.m. MT at Rio Tinto Stadium.

As Real Salt Lake prepares for first meeting with FC Cincinnati, clubs show future of MLS

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 10:14am

It's markets like Real Salt Lake — with its snow-capped mountains, its 200,544 population, and its soccer-centric training facilities — that are succeeding in MLS.

Johnson scores 1st goal to help Real Salt Lake snap 4-match skid, 2-1 over Orlando City

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 13th - 11:10pm

Sam Johnson and Damir Kreilach scored on either side of halftime to help Real Salt Lake snap a four-match skid Saturday night 2-1 over Orlando City SC at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Real Salt Lake out to snap 4-match losing streak at home against Orlando

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 13th - 8:09am

Real Salt Lake (1-4-1, 4 points) will try to right its course Saturday at 7 p.m. MT when the club hosts Orlando City SC at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Lodeiro's goal just enough as Sounders hand Real Salt Lake 4th-straight loss, 1-0

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 6th - 11:03pm

Nicolas Lodeiro scored the only goal of the match in the first 20 minutes, and Seattle defended out a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake to hand the Utah squad its fourth-straight loss Saturday night at CenturyLink Field in the Puget Sound.

Real Salt Lake renews series against suddenly fast-starting Seattle Sounders

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 5th - 6:29pm

Traditionally a "second-half season" kind of team, the Seattle Sounders changed things up in 2019.

Early mistakes prove costly for RSL in 4-2 loss to FC Dallas

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 30th - 10:23pm

RSL dropped their 3rd straight match while playing with 10 men for over 70 minutes.

Real Salt Lake falls at LAFC on stoppage-time goal, 2-1

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 23rd - 10:58pm

Real Salt Lake was just moments away from big road result in the City of Angels.

Former RSL coach Jason Kreis to coach US U-23 team, tasked with reaching Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:37pm

Former Major League Soccer coach Jason Kreis has been hired to run the U.S. under-23 team and tasked with the challenge of reaching next year's Olympic tournament after the Americans failed to qualify for the London and Rio de Janeiro Games.

Rooney's hat trick leads DC United over Real Salt Lake 5-0

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 16th - 8:34pm

Wayne Rooney scored a hat trick and added an assist on Saturday night to help D.C. United beat nine-man Real Salt Lake 5-0.

RSL jumps ahead early, hangs on for 1-0 win over Vancouver in home opener

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 9th - 8:41pm

The Claret and Cobalt earned their first win of the season as Nick Rimando posted another shutout.

Real Salt Lake plays to 1-1 draw in season opener at Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 2nd - 6:32pm

Albert Rusnak scored the first goal of the year for Real Salt Lake, but the host Houston Dynamo came back to earn a 1-1 draw Saturday afternoon in front of 16,827 fans at BBVA Compass Stadium.

How one RSL fan wants MLS to permanently honor retiring goalkeeper Nick Rimando

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 2nd - 3:32pm

The 39-year-old Real Salt Lake veteran announced Friday that the 2019 season will be his last, after he’s already the all-time league leader with 223 wins, 157 shutouts, 1,756 saves, 47,165 minutes player by a goalkeeper, and 522 starts.

RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando to retire following 2019 season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 1st - 2:46pm

On the eve of the 2019 season opener, Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando made a major announcement: the season will be his last in professional soccer.

With 4 of first 6 matches away from home, Real Salt Lake out to do more on road

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 28th - 10:54am

What’s the next step for Mike Petke’s second full season in charge of the club? Improving on an abysmal road form from a year ago.

RSL Season Preview: Are playoff breakthroughs in store for Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals FC and Real Monarchs?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:56am

Before jumping forward to opening day March 2 at Houston, let’s take one final look back at 2018 and guess what could be in store for Utah’s three-pronged professional soccer pyramid — starting with the newcomers.

Utah Royals FC announce full schedule for franchise's second season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:19pm

In conjunction with NWSL, the team announced its 2019 regular-season schedule this week, solidifying a calendar for a year that will also feature an international break during the start of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Losses, Leipzig and travel delays: Real Salt Lake handling adjustments to preseason schedule

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:04pm

After 14 hours in the airport waiting for a connecting flight to Phoenix, the team decided to shift travel plans to a quicker, safer and more manageable spell at home for two days.