The wait is over! The Utah Royals have finally announced the schedule for their inaugural season!
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— Utah Royals FC (@UtahRoyalsFC) February 21, 2018
The club will play 24 games total, 12 home and 12 away, but their first-ever home game will be their third game of the season. The Royals will face the Orlando Pride on March 24 and the Houston Dash on March 30 before heading to the RioT for their inaugural home opener against the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday, April 14 at 1:30 PM. Of the 12 home games for the Royals, there will be no Sunday games, three Wednesday midweek games, and one Friday game, with all other home games being played on Saturdays. The Royals will have four consecutive home games, April 28-May 19, before heading on a four-game road trip May 25-June 24.
On Saturday, August 11th the Royals and Real Salt Lake will play a doubleheader at Rio Tinto Stadium. The Royals will face the Seattle Reign at 1:30 PM and Real Salt Lake will face the Montreal Impact at 8:00 PM.
Trey Fitz-Gerald, VP of Communications for Real Salt Lake, joined Gunther & Hackett to discuss the Royals schedule.
The Utah Royals training camp roster is as follows:
GK: Abby Smith, Nicole Barnhart, EJ Proctor (Non-roster)
DF: Becca Moros, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Katie Bowen, Brittany Taylor Kolmel, Alex Arlitt, Sydney Miramontez, Brooke Elby, Taylor Isom (Non-roster).
MF: Mandy Laddish, Amy Rodriguez, Lo’eau LaBonta, Diana Matheson, Desiree Scott, Taylor Lytle, Erika Tymrak, Katrina Gorry, Gunnhildur Jonsdottir, Alex Newfield.
FW: Elise Thorsnes, Katie Stengel, Brittany Ratcliffe, Maegan Kelly.
Visit www.UtahRoyalsFC.com or call 844.Real.Tix to purchase season tickets and individual tickets for the upcoming season.
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