New York City FC returns to Yankee Stadium this Thursday for Pride Night to take on FC Cincinnati for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know…
Match: NYCFC vs FC Cincinnati
Date and Time: Thursday, June 6 at 7:00pm ET
Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Referee: Allen Chapman
Last Meeting: N/A
Last 3 Matches:
June 1: Columbus Crew 2-2 NYCFC
May 25: Chicago Fire 1-1 NYCFC
May 11: LA Galaxy 0-2 NYCFC
June 1: Colorado Rapids 3-1 FC Cincinnati
May 25: FC Cincinnati 0-2 Red Bulls
May 19: Orlando City 5-1 FC Cincinnati
- 5:30pm - All stadium gates open to the public.
- Prior to kickoff, Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor and Retired MLS Goalkeeper and Athlete Ally Executive Director Matt Pacifici, will be on a panel to discuss LGBTQ inclusion and inclusivity throughout sports and society. Click here for ticket information.
- 6:25pm - Warmups begin.
- 6:50pm - Be in your seats for pre-match ceremonies!
- 6:55pm - Starting XI’s are announced.
- 7:00pm - The Tunnel of Honor, featuring members of the NYPD’s Gay Officers Action League (GOAL) will lead New York City’s team onto the pitch.
- 7:03pm - Tonewall, the premier pop a cappella band of the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus returns to perform the National Anthem. Our nation’s colors will be presented by NYPD GOAL.
- 7:06pm - TV personality and LGBTQ advocate, Natalie Negrotti will set off the smokestacks to kick-off the match.
- 7:08pm - Kick-off!
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