Reno’s USL Soccer Team Takes Baby Steps in Inaugural Season

Reno 1868 FC will play Seattle OSA Football Club in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Wednesday, May 17, in Tukwila, Washington, while continuing its USL schedule on Saturday, May 20, at home at the Greater Nevada Field at 7 p.m., coming off its first win of the season. The victory moved the struggling team into 13th place out of 15 in the USL’s Western Conference. Reporting, main photo and audio by John Macaluso.

Professional soccer has finally found a home in Northern Nevada. The new soccer team is called the Reno 1868 FC and is sharing Greater Nevada Field with Reno’s professional baseball team, the Reno Aces. But will Reno 1868 FC finally make its home field an advantage?Photo by John Macaluso.
Fans are hoping for more wins.
The Battle Born Brigade warms up before a recent game.

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