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FC Cincinnati returns to TQL Stadium in March.
It's just about time to hit the pitch.
FC Cincinnati shared its pre-season schedule last week. Now, fans can get ready to attend something a little closer to home.
to FC Cincinnati's home matches at TQL Stadium are on sale now, starting at $25. Regular seats plus special hospitality suites and experiences are available throughout the season.
Prices vary widely by match and seat location. And through Sunday, Jan. 23, there are no fees for tickets purchased directly from FC Cincinnati through SeatGeek
FC Cincinnati will play 17 matches at home, a release says. Regular-season play is scheduled to begin Feb. 26, the earliest-ever start to a Major League Soccer season. FC Cincinnati will battle Austin FC on the road.
The team's home opener will be March 5 against D.C. United. See the full schedule.
To bolster its chances after a lackluster 2021 season
, FC Cincinnati recently announced Dominic Kinnear and Kenny Arena as new assistant coaches
. FCC also recently announced that Jeff Berding has been promoted from club president to co-CEO
FC Cincinnati had seen upheaval during its 2021 campaign, particularly as it lost 12 games in a row at the end of the season
. Former general manager Gerard Nijkamp departed in August
, and the club released former head coach Jaap Stam and two assistant coaches on Sept. 27
. Chris Albright, formerly the technical director for the Philadelphia Union, came aboard as the team's new general manager
in October. FC Cincinnati added Pat Noonan, former assistant coach for the LA Galaxy, as head coach
In October, Cincinnati welcomed FIFA and U.S. Soccer
as officials toured Paul Brown Stadium, soccer training facilities, hospitality venues and Fan Fest location options. Cincinnati is one of 17 U.S. cities vying to host a 2026 World Cup match
. Officials expect that 10-11 cities will be chosen in early 2022.
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