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Real Salt Lake to face the Columbus Crew in Louisiana on Saturday, March 11

SALT LAKE CITY - Real Salt Lake will face the Columbus Crew for the second time during its 2006 preseason on Saturday, March 11, at 6:00 p.m. MT at the University of Louisiana Soccer Complex in Lafayette, Louisiana. The RSL-Crew game will feature two players from Louisiana in RSL's Jason Kreis and Columbus' Jason Garey. Following the match in Louisiana, the 18-man roster will return to Salt Lake City before heading to Southern California for the final leg of its preseason training camp. In California, RSL will face the Chicago Fire on Thursday, March 16, the Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves on Friday, March 17, and Chivas USA on Sunday, March 19.

Day/Date Opponent/Event Site Result/Time (MT) Record
Wednesday, Feb. 1 Training camp begins IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. until Friday, Feb. 17
Tuesday, Feb. 7 U.S. Amateur IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. W 4-2 1-0-0
Wednesday, Feb. 8 MetroStars IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. W 2-1 2-0-0
Sunday, Feb. 12 Columbus Crew* Spartan Stadium - Tampa, Fla. L 0-1 2-1-0
Tuesday, Feb. 14 University of Central Florida IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. W 4-0 3-1-0
Wednesday, Feb. 15 Kansas City Wizards IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. W 2-1 4-1-0
Friday, Feb. 17 D.C. United IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. W 3-1 5-1-0
Friday, Feb. 17 Training camp continues Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. until Thursday, March 2
Wednesday, Feb. 22 Viborg FF (Danish Superliga) Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. L 1-2 5-2-0
Friday, Feb. 24 Florida International University Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. W 2-0 6-2-0
Saturday, Feb. 25 Houston 1836 RRISD Athletic Complex - Austin, Texas W 2-1 7-2-0
Tuesday, Feb. 28 Faroe Islands Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. T 1-1 7-2-1
Monday, March 6 Training camp continues Salt Lake City, Utah until Sunday, March 12
Saturday, March 11 Columbus Crew Lafayette, La. 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 16 Final leg of training camp Univ. of Redlands, Redlands, Calif., until Friday, March 24
Friday, March 17 Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves Home Depot Center - Carson, Calif. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 19 Chivas USA Univ. of Redlands, Redlands, Calif. TBD
Saturday, March 25 University of Portland Portland, Ore. 8:30 p.m.
*Second Annual Tom Fitzgerald Memorial Soccer Festival in Tampa, Fla.

LOUISIANA TRAVEL ROSTER

#  Player           Pos. Ht.   Wt.  Birthdate   Hometown             College
2 Nelson Akwari     DF   6-0   193  02/04/1982  Houston, TX          UCLA          
10 Mehdi Ballouchy  MF   5-9   169  04/04/1983  Casablanca, Morocco  Santa Clara   
11 Chris Brown      MF   5-8   177  03/10/1977  Portland, OR         Portland
25 Gustavo Cabrera  DF   5-11  165  12/13/1979  Guatemala City
74 Jeff Cunningham  FW   5-7   172  08/21/1976  Crystal River, FL    South Florida
15 Kenny Cutler     MF   5-8   164  03/08/1982  Richmond, VA         Clemson
 1 Scott Garlick    GK   6-2   190  05/29/1972  Phoenix, Arizona     San Diego
13 Atiba Harris     FW   6-3   185  06/09/1985  St. Kitts & Nevis    --
17 Chris Klein      MF   6-1   180  01/04/1976  St. Louis, MO        Indiana
 9 Jason Kreis      FW   5-6   153  12/29/1972  Omaha, NE            Duke
18 Jay Nolly        GK   6-3   217  01/02/1982  Littleton, CO        Indiana
19 Kevin Novak      MF   5-7   152  09/01/1982  Huntington Beach, CA Loyola Marymount
23 Eddie Pope       DF   6-1   180  12/24/1973  High Point, NC       North Carolina
27 Douglas Sequeira MF   6-0   178  08/23/1977  San Jose, Costa Rica --
 3 Carey Talley     MF   6-1   181  08/26/1976  Cordova, TN          North Carolina
 5 Danny Torres     DF   5-11  158  10/14/1977  Moravia, Costa Rica  --
22 Jamie Watson     FW   5-8   158  04/10/1986  Dallas, TX           North Carolina
 7 Andy Williams    MF   5-7   171  09/23/1977  Chicago, IL          Rhode Island
RSL TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF MARCH 5 & 12, 2006:
**All practices are open to Media members. All times and locations are subject to change.
DAY/DATE           SITE                                             TIME (MT)
Friday, March 10   Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University  10:00 a.m.
                   Sr. Roster in Lafayette, LA

Saturday, March 11 Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University  10:00 a.m.
                   Sr. Roster vs. Columbus Crew - Lafayette, LA      5:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 12   Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University  10:00 a.m.
                   Sr. Roster in Lafayette, LA                

Monday, March 13   Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University  10:00 a.m.
                   Sr. Roster returning to Salt Lake City, UT

Tuesday, March 14  OFF DAY
MLS CAMPS: The Official Camp and Clinic of Major League Soccer is NOW the Official Camp & Clinic of Real Salt Lake! NEW for 2006, Fantasy Camp and focused Team Training experiences. To find out more about all of RSL's Youth Development Programs, call Scott Reynolds at (801) 924-8575 or by email at SReynolds@RealSaltLake.com. To partner with RSL to host MLS Camps in your community, call us today.

SINGLE-GAME TICKETS FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE ON SALE: RSL single-game tickets for the entire 2006 season schedule are officially on sale at the University of Utah Ticket Office, located at the Stadium's south end. Previously single-game tickets were put on sale only for the RSL home opener against the MetroStars on Saturday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. RSL single-game tickets prices for the 2006 season are $16 for north goal, $20 for corner flag, $27 for premier east and $32 for VIP west. Beginning in March, KFC's 35 restaurants in Utah will be the exclusive sponsor and distributor of $12 tickets in Sections E40 and E41, which will now be known as the KFC Colonel's Corner. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Utah Ticket Office at 451 South 1400 East, by logging onto www.utahtickets.com or by contacting the Ticket Office at (801) 581-UTIX.

PURCHASE THE NEW 2006 RSL "HIGH-FIVE" PACK: RSL latest ticket plan option, the "High-Five" pack, is now on sale. Fans can now purchase a premium level seat on the East side of Rice-Eccles stadium for five of the 2006 season games plus receive one RSL T-shirt and a full 3x5 ft. RSL Flag with the package ($30 value) for $125. The "High-Five" pack includes our Home Opener against the MetroStars on Saturday, April 15, and the ESPN2 broadcast games against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, April 29 and Rocky Mountain rivals Colorado Rapids on Saturday, May 27, and RSL's two Fireworks Spectaculars against Chivas USA on Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day) and FC Dallas on Saturday, July 22 (Pioneer Day). You can purchase the "High-Five" pack 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.

2006 RSL SEASON, HALF SEASON AND FLEX TICKET PACKAGES ON SALE: The RSL 2006 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 remains level with the 2005 prices, and consists of Youth (15 and younger) and Adult in five price levels. Prices for the 2006 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, $500 ($400 youth) for VIP and $1,000 ($1,000 youth) Club seats.

The 2006 half season plan features 10 games (to be announced once the MLS 2006 schedule is announced), including nine MLS regular-season games and one special bonus game. Real Salt Lake's mini-plan ticket pricing consists of Youth (15 and younger) and Adult in four price levels. Prices for the 2005 mini-plan season ticket packages are $130 adult ($110 youth) for the North Goal, $180 adult ($150) for the Corner Flag, $220 adult ($180 youth) for East Sideline and $300 adult ($230 youth) for VIP seats.

To add more options for fans, RSL is also offering the flex season ticket package, which is comprised of twenty vouchers of the same price category (North Goal, Corner Flag, Premium and VIP) that allows the purchaser to determine which games they would like to see in the regular reason and how many tickets needed for that game. Prices for the 2005 Flex Package are $280 for the North Goal, $340 for the Corner Flag, $440 for the East Sideline and $560 for the VIP seats. Tickets can be redeemed in the following way: one could use all the vouchers and bring 20 people to one game or 4 people could attend five games. Flex vouchers are discounted from the day of game pricing making it an even greater value.

All 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.

ACCESS REAL: Real fans can now receive up-to-date information on the team by signing up for the RSL Weekly Newsletter at the fans section of RealSaltLake.com.