Sky Blue FC, New Jersey’s professional women’s soccer team, announced today that the club’s September 29th match against Orlando Pride will be moved from Rutgers’ Yurcak Field to Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.
The match, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. ET, will now kickoff at 11 a.m. ET to accommodate New York Red Bulls home finale at 5 p.m. ET. Each event will require a separate ticket to enter.
“The first time we played at Red Bull Arena, we set the club attendance record, and the atmosphere was electric,” said Sky Blue FC General Manager Alyse LaHue. “It’s an incredible setting and, with high demand for our home finale, we felt this was the right occasion to return.”
“Along with Sky Blue ownership, the New York Red Bulls have been integral in helping to make this happen and I’m grateful for their friendship in this endeavor,” LaHue continued.
Sky Blue FC Captain and U.S. Women’s National Team Co-Captain Carli Lloyd, along with Canadian Goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan, will face off against Orlando Pride’s Alex Morgan, Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger, and Brazilian star Marta.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to come back to Red Bull Arena again this season,” said Carli Lloyd. “It was a phenomenal atmosphere the first time, and we look forward to playing in front of a packed crowd again on the 29th.”
Tickets for the September 29th match against Orlando Pride will go on sale Tuesday, September 17 at 11 a.m. ET. Ticketing information can be found here.
Sky Blue will honor all prior ticket sales and will be reaching out to ticket-purchasers with more information about seating location and game details.
About Sky Blue FC
Based in New Jersey, Sky Blue FC is one of the nine member clubs in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), which boasts the entire U.S. Women’s National Team and some of the greatest international players in the world. Operated by Sky Blue Women’s Soccer Inc., Sky Blue FC was originally established in the fall of 2006, making its debut on the field with the launch of Jersey Sky Blue in the W-League of the United Soccer Leagues in 2007. Sky Blue FC made its professional debut in 2009, winning the inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer championship that year. Sky Blue was also a founding member of NWSL, which launched officially in 2013.
About Red Bull Arena
Red Bull Arena is considered the benchmark for soccer-specific stadiums in North America. The venue, now in its 10th season, is home to the New York Red Bulls, the reigning MLS Supporters’ Shield Winners. The venue offers fans a world-class sports experience, with stands sitting just yards from the touchlines, bringing fans close to the action on the field. The partial roof extends to the touchlines, protecting fans from weather and keeping in noise to add to the atmosphere. Red Bull Arena is conveniently located near public transportation and several major highways.
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