FC Kansas City

FC Kansas City announces 2014 schedule

Updated: 2014-02-07T21:47:34Z

By KATHLEEN GIER

The Kansas City Star

The National Women’s Soccer League announced its 2014 schedule on Friday, and FC Kansas City’s regular season opener will be a home match against Sky Blue FC on April 12.

The first match will be played at FC Kansas City’s new home field -- Verizon Wireless Field at UMKC’s Durwood Stadium.

The addition of the Houston Dash increases the number of NWSL teams to nine. Four teams -- Sky Blue FC, the Chicago Red Stars, Boston Breakers and Seattle Reign FC -- will make two visits to play games in Kansas City.

FC Kansas City will play four preseason matches, including games against college opponents Missouri and Kansas.

FC KANSAS CITY SCHEDULE

Preseason exhibitions

DATEOPPONENTTIME
March 18at University of Missouri6 p.m.
March 22Chicago Red Stars (at St. Louis Soccer Park)7 p.m.
March 29at University of Kansas1 p.m.
April 5Oklahoma State UniversityTBA

Regular season

DATEOPPONENTTIME
April 12Sky Blue FC7 p.m.
April 19at Washington Spirit5:30 p.m.
April 26at Portland Thorns FC9 p.m.
April 30Chicago Red Stars7 p.m.
May 3at Houston Dash7 p.m.
May 7at Western New York Flash6 p.m.
May 11Washington Spirit5 p.m.
May 14at Seattle Reign FC9 p.m.
May 18Houston Dash4 p.m.
May 21Seattle Reign FC7 p.m.
May 25at Boston Breakers6 p.m.
June 4Western New York Flash7 p.m.
June 7Boston Breakers7 p.m.
June 14at Houston Dash8 p.m.
June 21Chicago Red Stars7 p.m.
June 28Portland Thorns7 p.m.
July 6at Sky Blue FC5 p.m.
July 13at Portland Thorns FC4 p.m.
July 18at Western New York Flash6:30 p.m.
July 27Sky Blue FC5 p.m.
July 30at Washington Spirit6 p.m.
Aug. 2Seattle Reign FC7 p.m.
Aug. 6Boston Breakers7 p.m.
Aug. 9at Chicago Red Stars7 p.m.

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