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Red Stars, WPS Announce 2010 Schedule

February 18, 2010 - Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) - Chicago Red Stars News Release


BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Red Stars and Women's Professional Soccer announced their 2010 schedule Thursday. It includes a 24-game season (12 home, 12 away) among eight organizations.

Brazilian forward Cristiane, midfielder Megan Rapinoe, defender Kate Markgraf and the rest of the Red Stars contingent open their 12-match home schedule at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17, against goalkeeper Hope Solo and Saint Louis Athletica. The team's season opener takes place at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at defending WPS champion Sky Blue FC and will be one of four Red Stars games scheduled on Fox Soccer Channel.

Take advantage of a one-day-only (24-hour) sale for individual tickets to 2010 Red Stars games at Toyota Park. Tickets start at only $15 each, and individual tickets will not be available again until March. Now is the time to secure your favorite seat at the state-of-the-art Toyota Park, located at 7000 S. Harlem Ave., in Bridgeview, Ill. Access the Red Stars Tickets Page directly at http://www.redstarsgear.com/tickets.

Some exciting matchups are on the home docket for the Red Stars. WPS's 2010 expansion teams make their first trips to Bridgeview when the Red Stars host the Philadelphia Independence (6 p.m. Saturday, May 15) and the Atlanta Beat (5 p.m. Sunday, June 6). Four-time FIFA Player of the Year Marta and FC Gold Pride make two trips to Toyota Park -- 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 29, and 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. And along with the home opener, the Red Stars face Midwest rival Saint Louis at 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 11, to cap off the regular-season portion of their schedule.

For tickets and more information, visit www.ChicagoRedStars.com or call 1-866-WPS-2009 (708-496-9500).

2010 RED STARS SCHEDULE

Game times listed in Central Standard Time zone

- Sunday, April 11, at Sky Blue FC, 5 p.m. (Fox Soccer Channel)

- Saturday, April 17, vs. Saint Louis Athletica, 7 p.m.

- Sunday, April 25, vs. Sky Blue FC, 5 p.m.

- Saturday, May 1, at Boston Breakers, 5 p.m.

- Saturday, May 8, at FC Gold Pride, 9 p.m.

- Saturday, May 15, vs. Philadelphia Independence, 6 p.m.

- Saturday, May 29, vs. FC Gold Pride, 7 p.m.

- Sunday, June 6, vs. Atlanta Beat, 5 p.m. (Fox Soccer Channel)

- Saturday, June 12, at Washington Freedom, 6 p.m.

- Saturday, June 19, at Atlanta Beat, 6 p.m.

- Friday, June 25, at Boston Breakers, 6:30 p.m.

- Wednesday, July 7, vs. Washington Freedom, 7:30 p.m.

- Saturday, July 10, vs. Philadelphia Independence, 6 p.m.

- Sunday, July 18, at Saint Louis Athletica, 7:10 p.m.

- Wednesday, July 21, at Atlanta Beat, 6:30 p.m.

- Sunday, July 25, vs. Boston Breakers, 3 p.m.

- Sunday, Aug. 1, at Sky Blue FC, 6 p.m.

- Saturday, Aug. 7, at FC Gold Pride, 9 p.m.

- Wednesday, Aug. 11, vs. Atlanta Beat, 7:30 p.m.

- Sunday, Aug. 15, at Philadelphia Independence, 5 p.m.

- Sunday, Aug. 22, vs. FC Gold Pride, 5 p.m. (Fox Soccer Channel)

- Saturday, Aug. 28, at Saint Louis Athletica, 7:10 p.m.

- Sunday, Sept. 5, vs. Washington Freedom, TBD (Fox Soccer Channel)

- Saturday, Sept. 11, vs. Saint Louis Athletica, 6 p.m.


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