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The scenario already has been run through the gauntlet in Mike Petke’s mind: Should the Real Monarchs find themselves up 1-0 late in a match this season, should he scrap the approach, become defensive-minded with his substitutes, bunker down and …

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    RSL vows it has ‘no intention of dragging’ head coaching search out
    Now thrust into unfamiliar territory, Real Salt Lake has to make sure it nails this next decision. It’s a big one. That’s what RSL general manager &l...
    Updated Mar 23 2017 09:12 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Real Salt Lake forward Yura Movsisyan (14) reacts after colliding with Los Angeles Galaxy defender Bradley Diallo, in MLS action Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles Galaxy at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, March 18, 2017. Real Salt Lake: In wake of Cassar’s firing, Movsisyan said players must ‘step up and wake up’
    Sandy • Yura Movsisyan took to social media late Tuesday to pen a public thanks to the coach he says played a massive role in his returning to Real Sa...
    Updated Mar 22 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen, left, and RSL captain Kyle Beckerman, right, laugh as RSL midfielder Luke Mulholland says he grew up a Liverpool fan so he is very excited to play a home match against Manchester Untied July 17, 2017. The team announced the match during press conference at the RSL Team Store in Salt Lake City Tuesday March 21, 2017. RSL announces Manchester United match to take place July 17
    Growing up in England, Luke Mulholland lived and died with his beloved Liverpool FC. So Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen was mostly joking Tuesday...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    After Jeff Cassar's firing, where does RSL go next?
    So where does Real Salt Lake go from here? No clue. Stay tuned. Assume away. Hop aboard the speculation train and wait for a stop.  RSL on Monday fire...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 07:38 am   |     |   Share


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  • Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Real Salt Lake head coach Jeff Cassar and midfielder Omar Holness react as they look for the referee to make a call during the second half of their MLS match against the San Jose Earthquakes at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah on Friday, July 22nd, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. Kragthorpe: RSL makes Cassar latest casualty of following a great coach
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    Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane, center, tries to split between Real Salt Lake forward Chris Schuler, left, and defender Justen Glad, right, during the second half of a knockout round MLS playoff soccer match in Carson, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Galaxy won 3-1. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Cassar says Glad and Schuler are out for RSL’s trip at Chicago
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