RSL Shifts Saturday's Kick to 2:00 p.m.

Sports fans along Wasatch can catch both RSL and Jazz contests

Real Salt Lake today announced that this
Saturday’s home game against the expansion Philadelphia Union will now kick off at 2:00 p.m. MT,
clearing the way for sports fans across the Wasatch Front to support both the
2009 MLS Cup Champions and the NBA Utah
Jazz
, which host the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Three of a 2nd-round
playoff game later on Saturday night in nearby Salt Lake City. All
tickets reflecting the previously announced kickoff time will be honored at Rio
Tinto Stadium; Carnival Real opens on the East Lawn at 12 noon MT with Stadium doors
opening at 1:00 p.m. MT.

After
returning home last Saturday with a 2-1 win over Toronto FC, Real Salt Lake
(2-3-1, 7 pts.)
continues its current homestand at Rio Tinto Stadium
this Saturday, May 8, when the defending MLS Cup Champions will play its
first-ever match against expansion side Philadelphia Union (1-4-0, 3 pts.).

Kickoff
in Sandy for Mother’s Day Weekend, Presented by OhMyCrafts.com, is set
for 2:00 p.m. MT, with a specially-priced ticket offer for Moms to get
in FREE available by visiting OhMyCrafts.com.
As part of Saturday’s festivities, OhMyCrafts.com will provide fans with a Mother’s Day card-making station in
Carnival Real, with the first 50 moms to register at the booth earning an
opportunity to dash across the field at halftime to win one of 50 prizes from
OhMyCrafts.com. Saturday’s title sponsor will also provide OhMyCrafts.com gift bags to the first 1,000 Moms at the Rio Tinto
Stadium gates.

The
match will be televised live on RSL’s broadcast partner KUSG 2.2
(Comcast 111/Dish Network 12), to be followed by the America First Credit
Union Post-game Report
. Fans can also follow the action live via RSL’s
radio partners: KALL 700 Sports (live coverage from Rio Tinto Stadium
begins with the America First Credit Union Pre-match Report at 1:00
p.m.), ESPN Deportes 1600-AM, and La Magia 106.1-FM.

Real Salt
Lake Schedule: May 4-9, 2010 (all times MT unless noted)

All RSL
practices are open to members of the media and the general public unless
otherwise noted
, with media availability for all players and coaches to
immediately follow each session. Those planning on attending any session can
confirm the time and location of that day's training by calling 801-918-5050.

Tuesday, May 4: Training at XanGo Field in Lehi – 11:00
a.m.

Wednesday, May 5: Training at XanGo Field – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 6: Training at XanGo Field – 11:00 a.m.

Friday, May 7: Training at Rio Tinto Stadium – 11:00
a.m.

Saturday, May 8: Real
Salt Lake v. Philadelphia Union

  • Mother’s
    Day Weekend at Rio Tinto Stadium, Presented by
    OhMyCrafts.com
  • 2:00
    p.m. MT kick-off
  • TV:
    KUSG 2.2 (Comcast 111/Dish Network 12)
  • Radio:
    KALL 700 Sports, ESPN Deportes 1600-AM, Magia 106.1-FM

Sunday, May 9: Off day