El Paso Locomotive FC to Host Rio Grande Valley FC July 11th
The United Soccer League released the first weekend of games and El Paso Locomotive FC will be playing host to Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on Saturday, July 11th. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Southwest University Park.
"We are very excited to be back in action on July 11 and playing at home in El Paso makes it even more special," Head Coach and Technical Director Mark Lowry said in the official release. "We have always taken great pride in representing the Borderplex community and playing for each and every El Pasoan during what has been a difficult year for everyone makes this an emotional moment."
The Locomotive have played only one match this season, and that was a road draw against Orange County SC. The club has an online waiting list where fans can sign up to receive information about tickets. They also announced a Conductor Cutout program where fans can purchase cardboard cutouts in their likeness which will be placed on a seat at Southwest University Park.
ESPN 2 also announced their televised schedule of USL matches from July 12th through July 22nd, but the Locomotive were not among the eight games that will be featured on the sports network. ESPN Deportes will also televise matches beginning next weekend. Here is the complete schedule for the Locomotive.