Red Bulls release full 2011 MLS schedule
The Red Bulls released their full 34-match 2011 MLS Regular Season Schedule today. Full Season, 10-Game, and 5-Game Plans are all on sale now. Fans who purchase one of these plans will receive pre-sale access to purchase tickets for the 2011 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, which will be played on July 27 at Red Bull Arena. Individual tickets for the first half of the season and a discounted combo pack that includes the Los Angeles Galaxy match on Aug. 28 go on sale on Feb. 24 at 11:00 AM. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 1.877.RBSOCCER (1.877.727.6223) or TTY/Hearing Impaired line: 973.482.9060 or log onto www.newyorkredbulls.com.
After kicking off the season against Seattle Sounders FC at Red Bull Arena at March 19 at 7:30 PM, the Red Bulls will head to Ohio to face the Columbus Crew on March 26 at 4:00 PM in New York’s first road match. On April 9, the Red Bulls will continue their Northeast rivalry against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in a contest that will be televised live by ESPN at 7:00 PM. A week later, the Red Bulls host the San Jose Earthquakes in a rematch of the teams’ 2010 Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.
New York will travel to Los Angeles to take on former Red Bulls striker Juan Pablo Angel and fellow Designated Players David Beckham and Landon Donovan on May 7 in another match that will be televised by ESPN. Later that month on May 25, the Red Bulls play host to MLS Cup winner, the Colorado Rapids, at Red Bull Arena. In June, the Red Bulls will embark on a four-game road trip, facing expansion side the Portland Timbers (June 19), Seattle (June 23), Chicago Fire (June 26) and San Jose (July 2).
On Aug. 28, the Red Bulls will welcome the Galaxy to Harrison in the second match between the two teams with the match kicking off at 7:00 PM. New MLS club, the Vancouver Whitecaps, and fellow expansion side Portland take their first trips to Red Bull Arena on Sept. 10 and 24, respectively. New York wraps up its schedule with a return tilt against Philadelphia at Red Bull Arena on Oct. 20 in a match televised by ESPN.
A full broadcast schedule, as well as finalized kickoff times, will be released at a later date.