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Bill Manning out as RSL president, owner Dell Loy Hansen restructuring organization

And then there were two.
And then there were two.
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Real Salt Lake's front office is undergoing a significant restructuring, with club president Bill Manning leaving the team after his contract expired, and owner Dell Loy Hansen apparently taking a more hands-on role.

Manning, who was MLS Executive of the Year in 2014, was out of contract, which had been widely reported.

In a club-issued press release, Hansen said the "growing organization requires a different structure".

"As a result, several senior executives within our company will assume greater roles across various departments, with a focus on integration and expanding our ability to capture championships, on and off the field," he said.

The release notes that Hansen will "immerse himself with the staff" and "identify areas of growth and need for 2016 and beyond."

With general manager Garth Lagerwey leaving for Seattle Sounders in December, and former coach Jason Kreis at New York City FC since 2013, the trio that was the face of operations for Real Salt Lake is no more

Time will tell if this is a good decision by Hansen, who took over full ownership of the team in January 2013.