RSL acquire pick from Chivas USA
SALT LAKE CITY - Real Salt Lake today announced that midfielder Pablo Brenes, who was selected in the third round of the 2004 MLS Expansion Draft from the MetroStars, has been transferred to Deportivo Saprissa in Costa Rica. In exchange, Saprissa transfers 24-year defender Douglas Sequeira to RSL.
In a separate transaction, Real traded Sequeira to fellow expansion team Club Deportivo Chivas USA for a 2007 second round MLS SuperDraft pick.
Real Salt Lake season ticket packages for the inaugural 2005 season at Rice-Eccles Stadium are now on sale. The RSL 2005 season ticket package features 20 games, including all 16 MLS regular season games and four special bonus games. Real Salt Lake's season ticket pricing consists of a Youth (15 and younger) and an Adult in four price levels. Prices for the 2005 season ticket packages are $200 adult ($180 youth) for the North Goal, $300 adult ($240 youth) for the Corner Flag, $400 ($320 youth) for East Sideline and $500 ($400 youth) for VIP seats. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the RSL Ticket Office at 515 South 700 East, #2R, SLC, UT 84102, by logging onto www.RealSaltLake.com or by contacting the Real Salt Lake Ticket Office at (866) 9-SOCCER.
THREE FOR ALL: Real Salt Lake, and Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Utah Youth Soccer Association (UYSA) present the first annual "Three for All" 3v3 Soccer Fest. Boys and girls ages 7-15 are invited and encouraged to register. The tournament will be held on the University of Utah campus at Spence Eccles Fieldhouse located at 550 South Guardsman Way (1580 east) on Saturday, March 5. The state-of-the art field-turf facility allows players to wear cleats or indoor shoes. For more information go to our website at.
CLARIFICATION: Contrary to a statement in Wednesday's press release, recent RSL acquisition Jordan Cila should not be classified as a "Generation adidas" player. In the coming weeks, Major League Soccer will provide guidance regarding terminology and various classifications of rostered MLS players.