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RGV FC Announces 2021 Preseason Schedule

By Toros Communications , 03/25/21, 3:30PM CDT

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NEED TO KNOW:

- Club opens preseason on Apr. 9 at Austin Bold

- Toros will play two games against USL Championship teams, one against an MLS team

- Regular-season opener is May 1st as RGV FC hosts New Mexico United at H-E-B Park

 

EDINBURG, Texas (Thursday, Mar. 25, 2021) – Rio Grande Valley FC announced today its preseason schedule. The Toros will play a total of three matches as they build up to their 2021 USL Championship campaign. 

 

The Toros will open their preseason with a matchup at Austin Bold FC on Friday, April 9, and then two days later will square off with 2021 Major League Soccer expansion side Austin FC on Sunday, April 11. 

 

RGV FC will then visit South Texas Derby rival San Antonio FC at Toyota Field on Saturday, April 24 to wrap up the club’s preparations. All preseason matchups are closed to the public. 

 

The Toros will kick off their sixth season in the USL Championship with the return of the club’s first-ever Head Coach, Wilmer Cabrera, as he takes the reins as Head Coach and Sporting Director for the 2021 campaign. Cabrera’s return to the club also marks a new era in which the Toros will control all aspects of its organization, on and off the field, while maintaining the club’s partnership with Houston Dynamo FC.

   

 

RGV FC KEY PRESEASON DATES

DATE

GAME/EVENT

Friday, April 9

Game at Austin Bold 

Sunday, April 11

Game at Austin FC 

Saturday, April 24

Game at San Antonio FC 

Saturday, May 1

Home Opener vs New Mexico United 

 

 

 

The 2021 USL Championship season schedule announcement will be announced at a later date. Teams are split into four divisions that contain a 32-game slate running through the end of October with playoffs scheduled for November. 

 

Toros 2021 Season Ticket Memberships are now available at www.RGVFC.com

 

 

ABOUT RIO GRANDE VALLEY FC

The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros (RGV FC) enter their sixth season in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship in 2021. The club plays at H-E-B Park, a state-of-the-art soccer specific stadium that holds 9,700 people, the club trains in H-E-B Park's world class training facility adjacent to the stadium. RGV FC is the only professional soccer team located within the Rio Grande Valley. In 2016, RGV FC became USL's first team to develop a hybrid affiliation model with a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. This partnership, with Houston Dynamo FC, began in 2016. The relationship has now evolved into a more traditional USL/MLS affiliation where RGV FC manages all aspects of the club and the Dynamo are able to loan players to the Toros for development purposes. For more information, please visit www.RGVFC.com.

 

 

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