HARRISON, N.J. – NJ/NY Gotham FC will make its home debut at Red Bull Arena as it kicks off the National Women’s Soccer League season, hosting the Houston Dash Saturday, May 15 at 7 p.m.

The team’s 2020 debut at RBA was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gotham FC will play a 24-game regular season through the end of October.

The squad will head to Chicago the following week to take on the Red Stars at SeatGeek Stadium Saturday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET.

At least one home game a month will be featured between May and October, including three matches in August. There will be no break in the schedule for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, which is expected to feature several Gotham players.

Gotham FC will complete its the regular season at RBA Sunday, Oct. 31 for a Halloween matchup with Racing Louisville FC at 2 p.m. E.T.

The top six teams at the end of the regular season will advance to the NWSL Playoffs, with the top two seeds receiving first-round byes. The league will close out the 2021 campaign with the 2021 NWSL Championship Nov. 20.

The Gotham FC roster features U.S. women’s national team players Carli Lloyd and Midge Purce, Canadian national team goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan and forward Evelyne Viens. Several New Jersey natives, including Paige Monaghan, are also on the team.


2021 Gotham FC Home Games – Red Bull Arena

DAY                 DATE                  OPPONENT                          TIME (ET)
Saturday          May 15               Houston Dash                         7:00
Sunday            May 30               Portland Thorns                       3:00
Saturday          June 5                OL Reign                                 7:00
Friday              July 2                  Kansas City                             7:00
Sunday            July 25                Chicago Red Stars                  5:00
Saturday          Aug. 7                 North Carolina Courage          7:00
Sunday            Aug. 15               Racing Louisville FC               5:00
Sunday            Aug. 29               Orlando Pride                          5:00
Saturday          Sept. 4                Chicago Red Stars                  7:00
Saturday          Sept. 25              North Carolina Courage          3:00
Wednesday     Oct. 6                  Washington Spirit                    7:00
Sunday            Oct. 31                Racing Louisville FC               2:00

2021 Gotham FC Away Games 

DAY                 DATE                  OPPONENT                          TIME (ET)
Saturday          May 22                Chicago Red Stars                8:00
Sunday            June 20               Orlando Pride                        6:00
Saturday          June 26               OL Reign                               4:00
Sunday            July 11                 Portland Thorns                     3:00
Sunday            July 18                 Washington Spirit                  5:00
Sunday            Aug. 1                  Houston Dash                       7:00
Saturday          Aug. 21                OL Reign                              10:00
Wednesday     Aug. 25                Portland Thorns                    10:30
Friday              Sept. 10               Kansas City                           8:00
Friday              Oct. 1                  Racing Louisville FC              7:30
Saturday          Oct. 9                  Orlando Pride                        7:00
Sunday            Oct. 17                North Carolina Courage         2:00