The Blues are getting ready for this season in full stride and will meet the NY Red Bulls. But first check them out at FIU Stadium tomorrow Saturday at 10 am Check it out!
Official Press Release:
Miami FC Announces Two Preseason Games
The Blues confirm preseason matches with FIU and the New York Redbulls
MIAMI, March 4, 2010- Miami FC made its way back to the pitch, beginning its preseason with practices on Wednesday, March 3 at the Holiday Inn’s soccer complex in Sunrise. A preseason matchup with Florida International University’s men’s soccer team is slated for Saturday, March 6 at 10 a.m. at the FIU soccer stadium. The Blues will also face the New York Red Bulls on Friday, March 12, 2010.
The Blues’ match against FIU’s men’s soccer team will be free to the public. This will be the first of numerous matches to be held between now and the season opener in April 10 against the Rochester Rhinos at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale at 7:30 p.m.
The team will also take on the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer in a scrimmage at the Holiday Inn in Sunrise on Friday, March 12 at 11 a.m. The event is also free and open to the public.
The rest of the preseason schedule is still in the process of being completed and will be announced in the days to come.
Miami FC Blog
Miami FC also continues to make strides in making its fans feel like they are part of all the action with the introduction of the official team blog.
The blog, Behind the Blues, will feature posts by different members from different areas of the organization, from management to the athletes, to give fans an in-depth look at Miami FC throughout the course of the season. To check out the newest Miami FC blog click here.
Miami FC will open the 2010 season on April 10 at 7:30PM at Lockhart Stadium against the visiting Rochester Rhinos.
For real time updates, don’t forget to follow Miami FC on twitter www.twitter.com/miamifc.
ABOUT MIAMI FC
Miami FC, South Florida's only professional soccer team, is currently in its fifth season. For the 2010 season, the Blues will play in a second division league established and administered by the United States Soccer Federation. The league will feature two conferences with Miami playing in the NASL Conference. The team is owned by Traffic Sports USA, the North American subsidiary of The Traffic Group, the leading soccer event management company in the Americas with headquarters in Brazil, and offices in the U.S. and Europe. The organization is committed to the advancement of soccer in South Florida at the youth, amateur and professional levels.
ABOUT THE NASL
The North American Soccer League (NASL) was established in November 2009, and will be submitting an application with the U.S. Soccer Federation to become a sanctioned league in 2011. The NASL’s nine member teams – Carolina RailHawks, Crystal Palace Baltimore, Miami FC, NSC Minnesota Stars, Montreal Impact, Rochester Rhinos, AC St. Louis, FC Tampa Bay Rowdies and Vancouver Whitecaps FC – will all compete in the 2010 USSF D-2 Professional League, a second division league established and administered by the United States Soccer Federation. In 2011, the NASL will be joined by teams in Atlanta and Edmonton. The NASL and its member teams are committed to building on their long tradition of providing a high level of soccer to fans across the United States and Canada in 2010 and beyond.