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Gotham FC Announces Schedule for 2021 NWSL Season

 The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the full 2021 regular season schedule. NJ/NY Gotham FC will play 12 home and 12 away fixtures during the regular season, which extends from mid-May through the end of October. Gotham FC will finally be making their home-debut at Red Bull Arena, in Harrison, N.J., after the 2020 season was delayed due to the pandemic. 

Gotham FC opens up their season at home against 2020 Challenge Cup winners Houston Dash on Saturday, May 15. Kickoff is currently set for 7:00 p.m. ET. The team will head to Chicago the following week to take on the Red Stars at SeatGeek Stadium on Saturday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

At least one home game a month will be featured between May and October, including three home games in the month of August. There will be no break in the schedule for the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, which is expected to feature several Gotham players. 

Gotham FC will end the regular season at home at Red Bull Arena on Sunday, October 31 for a Halloween matchup with Racing Louisville FC at 2 p.m. E.T. The top six teams at the end of the regular season will advance to the expanded NWSL Playoffs, with the top two seeds receiving a first-round bye. The league will close out the 2021 campaign with the 2021 NWSL Championship on November 20.

The Gotham FC roster features USWNT veteran Carli Lloyd and midfielder Midge Purce, Canadian national team goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan and forward Evelyne Viens, along with several New Jersey natives including Paige Monaghan.

Gotham FC’s full 2021 schedule can be found here. Game day promotional themes will be announced in the coming days.

Fans interested in becoming a Gotham FC Season Ticket Member can place a $50 deposit per seat here to hold their place in the priority seating order. Any Season Members that have a credit from the 2020 season do not need to place a deposit to hold seating position. Single game and group tickets will be on sale soon. 

2021 Gotham FC Home Games – Red Bull Arena

DAY                 DATE                  OPPONENT                          TIME (ET)
Saturday          May 15               Houston Dash                         7:00
Sunday            May 30               Portland Thorns                       3:00
Saturday          June 5                OL Reign                                 7:00
Friday              July 2                  Kansas City                             7:00
Sunday            July 25                Chicago Red Stars                  5:00
Saturday          Aug. 7                 North Carolina Courage          7:00
Sunday            Aug. 15               Racing Louisville FC               5:00
Sunday            Aug. 29               Orlando Pride                          5:00
Saturday          Sept. 4                Chicago Red Stars                  7:00
Saturday          Sept. 25              North Carolina Courage          3:00
Wednesday     Oct. 6                  Washington Spirit                    7:00
Sunday            Oct. 31                Racing Louisville FC               2:00

2021 Gotham FC Away Games 

DAY                 DATE                  OPPONENT                          TIME (ET)
Saturday          May 22                Chicago Red Stars                8:00
Sunday            June 20               Orlando Pride                        6:00
Saturday          June 26               OL Reign                               4:00
Sunday            July 11                 Portland Thorns                     3:00
Sunday            July 18                 Washington Spirit                  5:00
Sunday            Aug. 1                  Houston Dash                       7:00
Saturday          Aug. 21                OL Reign                              10:00
Wednesday     Aug. 25                Portland Thorns                    10:30
Friday              Sept. 10               Kansas City                           8:00
Friday              Oct. 1                  Racing Louisville FC              7:30
Saturday          Oct. 9                  Orlando Pride                        7:00
Sunday            Oct. 17                North Carolina Courage         2:00   

For more information on Gotham FC fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

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