Saturdays are for soccer! As evidence from the USL schedule that was released Tuesday, Ottawa Fury FC will battle USL competition on Saturday’s for 11 of their 16-game home schedule starting with their all-Canadian home opener on April 22 at TD Place against Toronto FC II. The 32-game calendar will see 23 of Ottawa’s 32 fixtures fall on Saturdays. Fury FC will close out their home schedule on October 8 against FC Cincinnati before visiting the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on October 14 with the playoffs to begin the following week.
“TD Place is our home and I know our players, in unison with our fans, will defend their home ground and make it a fortress,” said Fury FC GM and Head Coach Paul Dalglish. “We open the season with four of our first five games away from home so we must tackle the start of the season with a determined belief in ourselves and fight for road points like we’re fighting for points at home.”
After opening the season with four of their first five fixtures on the road, Ottawa will host six of their next nine contests at TD Place before the end of June. Two-thirds of their home matches will fall in May, June, July and August. They will close out the 32-game campaign with three of their remaining five games at home as the club drives towards the playoffs that open October 20.
2017 will be the largest season to date in USL history with 480 regular season matches across 30 weeks. Click here to see the full USL Schedule.
Kick-off times and broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
With preseason medicals and testing slated for later this week for Fury FC will officially open training camp officially on February 6 at the RA Centre starting at 12:30 p.m.
Ottawa Fury FC season tickets for the 2017 USL season are now on-sale at OttawaFuryFC.com, by calling 613.232.6767 X1 or in person at The Box Office at TD Place.