Republic FC will launch their 2018 USL season with a home match on St. Patrick’s Day vs. San Antonio FC, the team announced Friday.
The schedule includes 17 home matches at Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo.
During the 2018 season, Republic FC will play every team in the newly aligned USL Western Conference at least twice, once at home and once on the road. The Western Conference includes inaugural clubs Fresno FC and Las Vegas Lights FC. St. Louis FC returns from the Eastern Conference. Republic FC’s 2018 USL regular season will conclude with an Oct.13 home match against Las Vegas Lights FC.
Republic FC will host a match during the California State Fair against OKC Energy FC on July 21. All fans with tickets to this match will also receive complimentary entrance to the fair on the day of the match.
Here’s the full schedule:
March 17 – San Antonio FC at Republic FC
March 24 – Republic FC at Orange County SC
March 31 – Republic FC at Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
April 7 – Seattle Sounders FC 2 at Republic FC
April 14 – Republic FC at Las Vegas Lights
April 18 – Colorado Springs Switchbacks at Republic FC
April 28 – Tulsa Roughnecks FC at Republic FC
May 2 – Republic FC at Portland Timbers 2
May 6 – Republic FC at Seattle Sounders FC 2
May 12 – Reno 1868 FC at Republic FC
May 19 – Republic FC at Phoenix Rising FC
May 29 – Republic FC at Real Monarchs SLC
June 2 – Orange County SC at Republic FC
June 9 – Phoenix Rising FC at Republic FC
June 13 – Republic FC at Fresno FC
June 16 – Republic FC at San Antonio FC
June 23 – St. Louis FC at Republic FC
June 30 – Republic FC at Fresno FC
July 7 – Real Monarchs SLC at Republic FC
July 14 – Republic FC at Colorado Switchbacks FC
July 21 – OKC Energy FC at Republic FC
July 27 – Republic FC at Swope Park Rangers
Aug. 4 – Fresno FC at Republic FC
Aug. 11 – Rio Grande Valley FC Toros at Republic FC
Aug. 15 – Republic FC at St. Louis FC
Aug. 18 – LA Galaxy II at Republic FC
Aug. 25 – Republic FC at Reno 1868 FC
Sept. 8 – Seattle Sounders FC 2 at Republic FC
Sept. 19 – Republic FC at Tulsa Roughnecks FC
Sept. 23 – Republic FC at OKC Energy FC
Sept. 29 – Portland Timbers 2 at Republic FC
Oct. 3 – Swope Park Rangers at Republic FC
Oct. 6 – Republic FC at LA Galaxy II
Oct. 13 – Las Vegas Lights at Republic FC
Anthony Sorci: 916-321-1051.