2011 Home Opener
FC Tampa Bay vs. Montreal Impact
Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Al Lang Stadium, St. Petersburg, Florida
To order your tickets online, click here.
You can also purchase tickets at the stadium box office on gameday. The box office opens on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
TV: Bright House Sports Network
Play-by-Play: J.B. Long, Color: Winston DuBose, Sideline: Victoria Lim
Radio: 1010 Sports
Play-by-Play: Mike Pepper
2010 Series: Montreal won both meetings last year
What’s at Stake:
FCTB opens its 2011 season against the Montreal Impact, who are headed to Major League Soccer in 2012. FC Tampa Bay will play five of its first six matches at its new home at Al Lang.
Tampa Bay's roster features 12 newcomers from a year ago, including captain Frankie Sanfilippo and fellow defenders Andres Arango, Omar Jarun and JP Rodrigues... Arango will miss the first two matches because of a red card in his final postseason match with Minnesota in 2010... Forward Aaron King returns after leading the team and ranking third in the league with 12 goals a year ago... Head coach Ricky Hill makes his debut at the helm for FC Tampa Bay.
Pre-game Autograph Session
6:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Former Rowdies Neill Roberts and Peter Ward, along with ESPN personality Rob Stone, will be signing autographs on the concourse prior to kickoff.
Carrissa Peros will be performing both anthems live prior to the game. Carrissa will also be signing autographs on the concourse at halftime. Check out her website at www.carrissamusic.com.
Schedule Magnet Giveaway
The first 2,500 fans will receive a 2011 Home Schedule magnet, courtesy of Gallagher & Associates law firm.