Washington Spirit to Take NWSL x La Liga MX Femenil Summer Cup On the Road

Washington Spirit  |   April 20, 2024
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Club Aims to Inspire the Next Generation and Make Women’s Soccer More Accessible


Washington, DC (04/20/2024) – The Washington Spirit will take the NWSL x La Liga MX Femenil Summer Cup on the road expanding the reach of women’s soccer to neighboring states. As part of the tour, the Spirit will visit Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA along with opponents Chivas, NJ/NY Gotham FC and the Chicago Red Stars. The Spirit will offer bespoke merchandise for these matches to commemorate the road trip and engage Philadelphia and Richmond fans.


“This is a great opportunity to help support our vision to inspire the next generation and grow the women’s game,” said Spirit Chief Operations Officer Theresa McDonnell. “We are excited to partner with our friendly rivals at Gotham to bring world class soccer to Philly. Then we’ll go south to host the Red Stars, bringing NWSL fandom to more markets.”


The Spirit will kick off the tournament against Chivas at Subaru Park on July 21 at 5 p.m. ET. The Spirit and Gotham FC will also meet in Philadelphia on July 28 when the clubs play at Subaru Park at 6 p.m. ET.  Spirit will round out the group stage when the club travels south to Richmond to play the Chicago Red Stars at City Stadium on July 31 at 7:30 p.m. ET


For the matches July 21 and July 28 in Philadelphia, Season Ticket Members for the Spirit, Gotham FC and the Union will receive priority presale access that begins on Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m. ET and closes on Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 p.m. ET. On May 9 at noon, tickets to the matches will be open to the public.


For the match in Richmond on July 31, Spirit Season Ticket members and CityStadium+ Members will receive priority presale beginning on Monday, May 6 at 12:00 p.m. ET and ending Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 p.m. Tickets will be available to the public beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET on May 9. Spirit Season Ticket Members will receive additional information from their account representative.


Each club will play three matches in the Group Stage. A four-team semifinal round will take place the week of Aug. 4, with the championship match scheduled for the weekend of October 25-27.


NWSL x LIGA MX Femenil Summer Cup Group Stage Schedule for the Washington Spirit

Sun., July 21 Washington Spirit vs. Chivas Subaru Park 5 p.m.
Sun., July 28 NJ/NY Gotham FC vs. Washington Spirit Subaru Park 6 p.m.
Wed., July 31 Washington Spirit vs. Chicago Red Stars City Stadium 7:30 p.m.


About The Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit is the professional women’s soccer team based in Washington, D.C. and plays at Audi Field in Buzzard Point. The Spirit was founded on November 21, 2012 and are an inaugural member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), the premier women’s soccer league in North America. For more information about the Spirit, visit WashingtonSpirit.com and follow the club on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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