Report: Petke to be named new RSL head coach

Report: Petke to be named new RSL head coach

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Report: Petke to be named new RSL head coach

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Ever since Mike Petke accepted the managerial position with Real Salt Lake’s USL affiliate, Real Monarchs, speculation brewed that RSL might be his next coaching destination.

What started as speculation when Jeff Cassar was still in charge of the club has turned into the truth, as FourFourTwo is reporting Petke will be installed as Cassar’s permanent replacement on Wednesday.

Real Salt Lake has scheduled a press conference to reveal its newest coach on Wednesday, and if Petke is the hire, he would lead RSL on the road against struggling expansion side Minnesota United.

Cassar lasted three games before being dismissed by the Claret and Cobalt at the start of the international break. Daryl Shore as appointed interim boss for Saturday’s 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls, Petke’s former club.

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