CHICAGO (Feb. 16, 2017) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Friday that it will host a doubleheader with National Women’s Soccer League side Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park on Saturday, March 31. The Fire kick off against the Portland Timbers at 5 p.m. CT, followed by the Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns at 7:15 p.m.
All tickets purchased for the Fire vs. Timbers match will also include a General Admission ticket for the Red Stars game. Tickets for the doubleheader will go on sale through the Fire and Red Stars on Wednesday, February 21 at 11 a.m. CT, and are available by calling 888-MLS-FIRE or visiting www.chicago-fire.com/tickets.
Fans wishing to make use of the Pub To Pitch bus program for the Chicago Fire match are invited to also stay for the ensuing Red Stars contest. Pub To Pitch riders planning to stay for the Red Stars game MUST RSVP for the return bus back to Chicago by emailing email@example.com by Tuesday, March 27. Buses following the Fire match will return to all of their original pubs, and a late bus following the Red Stars contest will make stops at Cleos and The Globe Pub. All buses will leave 20 minutes after the final whistle of each match.
The Men in Red begin their MLS campaign when they host Opening Day against Sporting Kansas City at Toyota Park on Saturday, March 10 at 5 p.m. CT.
The March 31 contest will serve as the home opener for the Red Stars, who begin their seventh NWSL season on the road the previous week against the Houston Dash.