NWSL Announces 24 game schedule
CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars and National Women’s Soccer League unveiled the club’s 2017 NWSL schedule. Chicago will begin the season on the road against the Houston Dash for the second year in a row on Saturday, April 15.
Chicago will make their home debut at Toyota Park on Saturday, April 22 for the battle of the Midwest against FC Kansas City.
With a new platform from the league that has each team partake in a 24-game schedule, Chicago will host 12 regular season home matches during the 2017 season. Included in those 12 home matches, three teams, Kansas City (April 22, Aug. 20), Seattle (June 4, Aug. 16) and NWSL Champions North Carolina, formerly Western New York Flash, will visit Toyota Park twice. The Red Stars will head to Houston (April 15, Sept. 23), Orlando (July 1, Aug. 5) and Portland (April 29, Sept. 30) two times in 2017.
Overall, the Red Stars look to play matches on four different days of the week, including 21 weekend contests. In addition to playing six Saturday home games, the Red Stars host five Sunday home games and one Wednesday night match at Toyota Park.
The Red Stars will end regular season on the road, as Chicago will face off against Kansas City (Sept. 9), Houston (Sept. 23) and Portland (Sept. 30).
Chicago will kick off its first practice on March 13 and three days later will participate in an exhibition match against the University of Wisconsin – Madison on March 16.
Season tickets and flex packs are currently on sale, with a 3-pack pick ‘em plan going on sale this week. For more information about tickets call 773.697.8699 or visit here.
Home Dates by Day of the Week:
Wednesday (1), Saturday (6), Sunday (5)
Road Dates by Day of the Week:
Wednesday (1), Friday (1), Saturday (9), Sunday (1)
Home Dates by Month:
April (1), May (2), June (3), July (1), August (3), September (1)
Road Dates by Month:
April (2), May (1), June (1), July (3), August (2), September (3)
4 games (May 27, June 4, June 17, June 25)
Longest Road Trip:
4 games (June 28, July 1, July 7, July 15)
2017 Chicago Red Stars Schedule (home matches in bold)
DATE HOME TEAM VISITING TEAM
Saturday, April 15 Houston Dash Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, April 22 Chicago Red Stars FC Kansas City
Saturday, April 29 Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, May 6 Chicago Red Stars Houston Dash
Sunday, May 14 Chicago Red Stars Boston Breakers
Sunday, May 21 North Carolina Courage Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, May 27 Chicago Red Stars North Carolina Courage
Sunday, June 4 Chicago Red Stars Seattle Reign FC
Saturday, June 17 Chicago Red Stars Washington Spirit
Sunday, June 25 Chicago Red Stars Sky Blue FC
Wednesday, June 28 Seattle Reign FC Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, July 1 Orlando Pride Chicago Red Stars
Friday, July 7 Boston Breakers Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, July 15 Sky Blue FC Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, July 22 Chicago Red Stars Orlando Pride
Saturday, August 5 Orlando Pride Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, August 12 Chicago Red Stars Portland Thorns FC
Wednesday, August 16 Chicago Red Stars Seattle Reign FC
Sunday, August 20 Chicago Red Stars FC Kansas City
Saturday, August 26 Washington Spirit Chicago Red Stars
Sunday, September 3 Chicago Red Stars North Carolina Courage
Saturday, September 9 FC Kansas City Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, September 23 Houston Dash Chicago Red Stars
Saturday, September 30 Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars
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