Major League Soccer – Tucson
Tucson Major League Soccer
Four teams have accepted invitations to play in the 3rd Annual FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup. Playing at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium will be the New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders.
Tentative schedule of matches is:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders
New York Red Bulls vs. Real Salt Lake
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake
New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Real Salt Lake vs. New England Revolution
Seattle Sounders vs. New York Red Bulls
Saturday, February 23, 2013 – nationally televised by NBC Sports
MLS 3rd Place vs. MLS 4th Place
MLS 1st Place vs. MLS 2nd Place
Tucson soccer fans may not have a MLS franchise to call their own, but for the first two months of 2013, Tucson fans will have several teams for whom to cheer.
In addition to the four MLS teams participating in the 2013 Desert Diamond Cup, FC Tucson invited five additional MLS clubs to train and play pre-season friendlies in the Old Pueblo in January. Those five teams are: Houston Dynamo, Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes, Sporting Kansas City and Colorado Rapids.
FC Tucson, established in 2010, is committed to bringing the highest caliber of competitive soccer to Tucson. FC Tucson owns FC Tucson Soccer, Tucson’s top-level soccer team and the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup, a Major League Soccer pre-season tournament. Follow what’s going on with the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup here.
The awesome thing about Lodge on the Desert is that it is located in mid-town, less than 4.5 miles and only 8 minutes from Kino Stadium! That makes it a practical as well as otherwise ideal lodging choice when coming to town for any MLS-related event! For reservations call 877-498-6776.