KINGSTON, N.Y. -- First-year National Premier Soccer League ("NPSL") franchise Kingston Stockade FC released its full schedule for the club's inaugural 2016 season, as well as the dates for three pre-season friendlies.
Kingston Stockade FC will play its first-ever match on Sunday, May 8 (8:05 p.m. ET) at Greater Lowell United FC in Lowell, Mass. This road opener will be followed by a trip to Brooklyn later that week to face Brooklyn Italians on Friday, May 13 (8 p.m. ET).
Then on Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. ET, Stockade FC will play its historic first home match in club history against Rhode Island Reds at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, N.Y. This is followed by another home match the following day (Sunday, May 22, 4 p.m. ET) against Greater Lowell United FC.
Club founder Dennis Crowley weighed in on the excitement behind the schedule release.
"It's certainly exciting for the coaches, players and fans to all have the schedule locked in for the summer," said Crowley. "Hitting the road for our first two matches will allow the club to find its footing before our opening-weekend double-header on May 21 and May 22"
"It'll be a historic day for the club, the fans and the Hudson Valley region," said Crowley."
Stockade FC is currently selling Season Tickets which are good for all 8 home games in it's online store for $40. Individual tickets will also be available for sale starting in late April.
The team also announced dates for three pre-season friendlies on April 6, 13, and 16. The matches on April 6 and April 16 will be played at home in Kingston (at Dietz Stadium), giving the local fans a chance to get a sneak peek at what the club will bring to the pitch this season.
Full schedule below (also available at: http://www.stockadefc.com/schedule/)
Wed Apr 6 8pm vs. Albany FC
Wed Apr 13 7pm @ Albany FC (Schenectady, NY)
Sat Apr 16 7pm vs. Kew Forest FC
Sun May 8 8:05pm @ Greater Lowell United FC (Lowell, MA)
Fri May 13 8pm @ Brooklyn Italians (Brooklyn, NY)
Sat May 21 2pm vs. Rhode Island Reds
Sun May 22 4pm vs. Greater Lowell United FC
Sun May 29 2pm vs. New York Athletic Club
Fri June 3 7pm @ Rhode Island Reds (Providence, RI)
Sun June 5 3pm vs. Boston City FC
Sat June 11 1pm @ Seacoast United Mariners (Gorham, ME)
Sun June 12 4pm @ Seacoast United Phantoms (Amesbury, NH)
Sat June 18 2pm vs New York Cosmos B
Wed June 22 8pm @ Boston City FC (Malden, MA)
Sat June 25 2pm vs. Seacoast United Phantoms
Sun June 26 4pm vs. Brooklyn Italians
Sun July 3 4pm vs. Seacoast United Mariners
Sat July 9 4pm @ New York Athletic Club (Pelham, NY)
Sun July 10 11am @ New York Cosmos B (Hempstead, NY)
Kingston Stockade Football Club is a men's semi-professional soccer team based in Kingston, NY. Kingston Stockade will play its first season at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, N.Y. starting in the spring of 2016. The club will be representing the Hudson Valley in the NPSL, which is the 4th division of the U.S. soccer pyramid.
For more information on Kingston Stockade FC, visit http://stockadefc.com. You can also follow the club on both Twitter and Instagram at @StockadeFC and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stockadefc