The Utah Royals FC fired head coach Craig Harrington. Assistant coach Amy LePeilbet will continue as interim head coach until further notice according to the club.
The National Women's Soccer League added additional matches to close out the 2020 season. All nine teams will play four matches each for a total of 18 matches played from September 5 through October 17. Matches will air across network CBS, CBS Sports Network, and CBS All Access.
The eighth season the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) begins on the weekend of April 18–19, 2020. The regular season runs through Sunday, October 18, 2020. The league has released the full schedule, which includes a break for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Utah Royals FC selected three players in the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft: forward/midfielder Tziarra King (North Carolina State) at No. 8; midfielder Kate Del Fava (Illinois State) at No. 12; and forward Cyera Hintzen (Texas) at No. 31.
The first National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) trade involving allocation money has been completed. In the deal, the Utah Royals acquire the eight overall pick in the 2020 NWLS College Draft from the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for allocation money. The amount of allocation money, however, has not be disclosed per league policy.
Utah Royal forward Katie Stengel and the club's 2020 third-round pick in 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft were traded to the Houston Dash in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2020 draft and a second-round pick in the 2021 NWSL College Draft.
Midfielder Chestley Strother has signed with the Utah Royals FC for the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season.