Red Bulls Announce 2012 Home Opener

Red Bulls will play first game at Red Bull Arena on March 25

HARRISON, NJ (November 29, 2011) – The New York Red Bulls will host their 2012 Major League Soccer regular season home opener on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Red Bull Arena. Time, broadcast information and opponent will be announced upon the completion of the full MLS schedule in the coming weeks.

Season ticket plans for the Red Bulls’ 2012 home schedule at Red Bull Arena are available now by calling 1.877.RBSOCCER or logging onto www.newyorkredbulls.com/tickets.

Major League Soccer’s 17th season will kick off on Saturday, March 10, 2012 with six matches. First Kick presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods will continue with two games on Sunday, March 11 and one on Monday, March 12.
 
All but one MLS club will play in front of their home fans by the end of Week 3 of the 2012 regular season. The Houston Dynamo look forward to their May 12 debut in a sparkling new downtown stadium built specifically for soccer. The Montreal Impact’s first home game in MLS will be played at Olympic Stadium on March 17. The newly-renovated Stade Saputo is scheduled to open in June.
 
Each club will play 34 games in the 2012 MLS Regular Season; CLICK HERE for details on the format.
 
The dates of the 2012 home openers for all 19 MLS clubs are below.
 
WEEK 1
Saturday, March 10: Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, LA Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Sunday, March 11: Chivas USA, FC Dallas
Monday, March 12: Portland Timbers
 
WEEK 2
Saturday, March 17: Sporting Kansas City, Montreal Impact, Real Salt Lake
Sunday, March 18: Philadelphia Union
 
WEEK 3
Saturday, March 24: Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew, New England Revolution, Toronto FC
Sunday, March 25: New York Red Bulls
 
WEEK 10
Saturday, May 12: Houston Dynamo (new stadium opener)