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News Stand: March 25, 2016

Real Monarchs Head Coach Freddy Juarez has high hopes for his team in the club’s second season.  Chris Kamrani from The Salt Lake Tribune took some time to catch up with Juarez to see what he envisions for the 2016 season.

With one year in the books, the Monarchs are a fresh face to the USL league. This leaves them with a lot of room to develop and improve on their previous season. Last year, the guys finished last in the Western Conference with a 7-13-8 record. But now, since the seeds are set, it looks like Juarez is confident in his rising squad.

The players also seemed to be aligned with their coach and believe in the team.

"Once we get moving," said midfielder Alec Sundly, "I feel like we're going to be hard to stop."

The 2016 season starts Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium against St. Louis FC.

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