RICHMOND, VA – (Friday, January 19, 2018) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce the 34-game regular season schedule
, kickoff off the 2018 regular season on the road against Bethlehem Steel FC on Sunday, March 18 before returning to City Stadium to host Indy Eleven on Saturday, March 24 at 5:00pm. The party starts at 3:30pm with live music, RVA food trucks and craft beer on tap. Tickets for the home opener and 2018 Season Tickets are on sale now at RichmondKickers.com
The Kickers will compete in the 16-team Eastern Conference against Bethlehem Steel FC, Charlotte Independence, FC Cincinnati, Louisville City FC, New York Red Bulls II, Ottawa Fury FC, Penn FC, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Tampa Bay Rowdies, and Toronto FC as well as long-time rivals Charleston Battery and USL newcomers ATL UTD 2, Indy Eleven, Nashville SC and North Carolina FC. The Kickers will face each opponent twice, with additional games comprised of matchups against geographic rivals.
Soccer Saturdays comprise the majority of the Kickers regular season home schedule, with 15 of the 17 matches taking place on Saturdays. The two mid-week exceptions fall on Wednesday, April 25 and Wednesday, September 26. Three matches, including the home opener on March 24, will kick off at 5:00pm with the remainder of the matches beginning at 7:00pm.
The regular season concludes with the Kickers on the road at Atlanta United 2 on October 13. The top eight teams in each conference will qualify for postseason play that will include Conference Quarterfinals (Oct. 19-21), Semifinals (Oct. 26-28) and Final (Nov. 2-4). The 2018 USL Cup Final will be played the weekend of November 9-11.
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