Detroit City FC women's team will play its first-ever game against Midwest United Saturday, May 9, at Keyworth Stadium. The announcement came as United Women’s Soccer Midwest Conference was released Friday.
DCFC’s women will play 10 matches, including a home-and-home series against inter-city rival Detroit Sun, which is moving to its home matches to The Corner Ballpark by Adient from Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac. Le Rouge women play the Sun 5 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at The Corner Ballpark with the return leg 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Keyworth.
DCFC reached a deal to have 12 select men and women’s matches carried on WMYD Channel 20 this season.
The Sun opens the season against Lansing United at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at The Corner Ballpark.
Nine teams in the UWS Midwest Conference will compete for the title with the champion receiving an automatic berth into four-team UWS National Championship July 17-19.
DCFC women's schedule
Saturday, May 9: vs. Midwest United, 7:30
Saturday, May 16: vs. Lansing United, 4:30
Saturday, May 23: vs. AFC Ann Arbor, 7:30
Friday, May 29: at Indiana Union, 7:30
Sunday, May 31: at Detroit Sun, 5
Saturday, June 6: vs. Detroit Sun, 7:30
Friday, June 12: at MSC Peoria, 7
Saturday, June 20: at Muskegon, 7
Sunday, June 28: at AFC Ann Arbor, 6
Friday, July 3: vs. Ladies Steel City FC, 7:30
Detroit Sun schedule
Saturday, May 10: vs. Lansing United, 5
Friday, May 15: at Muskegon, 4
Sunday, May 17: vs. MSC Peoria, 5
Saturday, May 23: at Midwest United, 7
Sunday, May 31: vs. Detroit City FC, 5
Saturday, June 6: at Detroit City FC, 7:30
Friday, June 12: at AFC Ann Arbor, 6
Sunday, June 14: at Steel City FC, 4
Sunday, June 21: vs. AFC Ann Arbor, 5
Sunday, June 28: vs. Indiana Union, 5