Detroit City FC today announced its full slate of home match dates for the 2018 season.
In total, DCFC will host six NPSL regular season matches and six friendly matches at Keyworth Stadium in 2018.
Headlining the list of home matches, DCFC is set to host two marquee international friendly matches on Saturday, May 19 and Tuesday, July 10. DCFC’s international opponents will be announced in the coming days.
Le Rouge will kick-off its 2018 preseason at home against Western Michigan University on April 14 at 3 PM before visiting Chattanooga FC on Saturday, April 21. The long-awaited home-and-home series with Chattanooga will finish at Keyworth on Saturday, April 28.
DCFC will then host Harpos FC to wrap-up its preseason on Saturday, May 5. Founded in 1997, Harpos FC is an elite amateur team based in Boulder, Colorado. The club reached the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2015 and 2016.
FULL 2018 DETROIT CITY FC SCHEDULE
|SATURDAY, APRIL 14||7:30 PM ET||vs||WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY **|
|SATURDAY, APRIL 21||7:30 PM ET||@||CHATTANOOGA FC **|
|SATURDAY, APRIL 28||7:30 PM ET||vs||CHATTANOOGA FC **|
|SATURDAY, MAY 5||7:30 PM ET||vs||HARPOS FC **|
|SUNDAY, MAY 13||3 PM ET||@||AFC ANN ARBOR|
|SATURDAY, MAY 19||5 PM ET||vs||INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY **|
|FRIDAY, MAY 25||7:30 PM ET||vs||FC COLUMBUS|
|SUNDAY, MAY 27||2 PM ET||@||FC INDIANA|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 1||7:30 PM ET||vs||FC INDIANA|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 8||7 PM ET||@||FC COLUMBUS|
|SUNDAY, JUNE 10||5 PM ET||vs||AFC ANN ARBOR|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 15||8 PM ET||@||MILWAUKEE TORRENT|
|SUNDAY, JUNE 17||5 PM ET||vs||GRAND RAPIDS FC|
|SATURDAY, JUNE 23||7:30 PM ET||vs||KALAMAZOO FC|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 29||7:30 PM ET||@||GRAND RAPIDS FC|
|SUNDAY, JULY 1||5 PM ET||vs||MILWAUKEE TORRENT|
|SATURDAY, JULY 7||7 PM ET||@||KALAMAZOO FC|
|TUESDAY, JULY 10||7:30 PM ET||vs||INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY **|
|TUESDAY, JULY 24||7:30 PM ET||vs||WINDSOR TFC **|
** DENOTES 2018 FRIENDLY MATCH
Detroit's seventh NPSL regular season will begin with an away match against AFC Ann Arbor on Sunday, May 13 before its NPSL home opener on Friday, May 25 against expansion side FC Columbus.
Season tickets for 2018 will go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 9 at 10 AM ET at detcityfcstore.com. Supporters who placed a season ticket deposit will receive information on season ticket priority access today.
Similar to 2017, DCFC will offer tiered season ticket packages this season. The City Card and Gold Card season ticket plans will both grant entry to all of DCFC’s international matches and friendly matches, as well as other great benefits.
The Gold Card, which is Le Rouge’s premium ticket option, will cost $180. The package includes premium midfield seating, priority stadium entrance, free parking, entry to every home match and event at Keyworth (including U.S. Open Cup and playoff matches), and a 2018 scarf.
The City Card starts at $80 and guarantees general admission entry to all 12 of DCFC’s home matches. The City Card will not grant entry for 2018 playoff or U.S. Open Cup matches.
For more on 2018 season ticket plans and benefits, click here.