1:48 AM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014

RSL announces plans for massive video board at Rio Tinto Stadium

Sandy • The spectator experience inside Rio Tinto Stadium will receive a significant boost in 2015. On Thursday, Real Salt Lake and its him venue announced plans to construct a 4,200 square-foot full-high definition LED Daktronics video board on the south end of Rio Tinto Stadium. In an agreement with Daktronics, RSL and Rio Tinto will soon showcase the largest video board in Major League Soccer — one that will triple in size the north-end video board currently in Rio Tinto in Sandy. “The g...

Insight into RSL’s desire for the Fairpark stadium

As he delivered his pitch and explained why he wanted to spend upwards of $18 million of his own money to construct a soccer stadium near downtown Salt Lake City, Dell Loy Hansen went on a tangent. To those who know Hansen, it’s not a surprise. Real Salt Lake’s owner transitioned from laying down the initial groundwork for a presentation that unveiled the USL Pro team Real Monarchs and the vital role the minor-league club would play to its parent franchise to ...

Hansen to address Fairpark board Wednesday and plenty more RSL notes

It’s fair to say Wednesday is a monumental day for Real Salt Lake. Not on the field, but a few blocks west of downtown Salt Lake City as team owner Dell Loy Hansen prepares to discuss his vision of a potential minor-league soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark Wednesday afternoon. Hansen will meet with the Fairpark Board of Directors, a 14-member board of people from all around Utah, needing a unanimous vote of approval and support from the entire board...

Musings from RSL’s 2-1 win over FC Dallas

Sandy • “I’ve never seen anything like that.” That was the general reaction to one of the more extraordinary moments in Real Salt Lake’s history. Forward Robbie Findley just laughed when describing seeing Alvaro Saborio running onto the field, finding a spot in the 18-yard box and putting his head to the ball and putting it in. The 77th-minute goal in RSL’s 2-1 win over FC Dallas Saturday night sent the sellout crowd into a split-second fr...

LIVE analysis: Saborio back in the 18 as RSL takes on FC Dallas

Sandy • What was supposed to be a two-month hiatus tops turned into nearly a four-month absence when Real Salt Lake’s all-time leading scorer Alvaro Saborio broke his fifth metatarsal on May 29. The 32-year-old’s 118 days off the pitch for RSL is over with. The club’s all-time leading scorer is in the 18-man roster Saturday night against FC Dallas. This is Saborio’s first appearance with RSL since the 5-2 win at Houston on May 11. Also in the 18-man roster tonight against FC Dallas is new Des...