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Red Stars, WPS revise schedule

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Women's Professional Soccer released its revised  schedule following last week's dissolution of St. Louis Athletica. The Chicago Red Stars maintain a schedule featuring 12 home matches and 12 road matches, and the four-team WPS playoff format for Sept. 19-26.

The Red Stars added one home date (7 p.m.Sept. 1, vs. Philadelphia Independence) to fill the loss of the Sept. 11 home match against St. Louis.

Three home dates feature a different opponent,.

In July, the Red Stars have added two road matches against the Washington Freedom (July 4) and Philadelphia (July 28), eliminated the original July 18 match scheduled for St Louis on and changed opponents for July 7 and 10.
In August, the Red Stars added an Aug. 19 match at Washington, eliminated the Aug. 15 match at Philadelphia and eliminated the original Aug. 28 match at St. Louis. On Aug. 11, Chicago will host Philadelphia instead of Atlanta.

In September, the Red Stars added a Sept. 1 home match against Philadelphia (7 p.m. kickoff) and eliminated the original Sept. 11 home match against St. Louis.

The Red Stars are exploring the possibility of hosting an exhibition match on Sept. 11.

The Red Stars (2-4-1) host the Atlanta Beat (0-5-1) at 5 p.m. Sunday at Toyota Park, with the game televised live on Fox Soccer Channel. The team is offering a Family 4 Pack for this match: 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 soft drinks for only $76. Call (708) 496-9500 for tickets.

JUNE -- 6, vs. Atlanta Beat, 5 p.m. (televised on FSC);
12, at Washington Freedom, 6 p.m.; 19, at Atlanta Beat, 6 p.m.; 25, at Boston Breakers, 6:30 p.m.
JULY -- 4, at Washington Freedom, 4 p.m.; 7, vs. Atlanta Beat, 7:30 p.m.; 10, vs. Sky Blue FC, 6 p.m.; 21, at Atlanta Beat, 6:30 p.m.; 25, vs. Boston Breakers, 3 p.m.; 28, at Philadelphia Independence, 6 p.m.
AUGUST -- 1, at Sky Blue FC, 6 p.m.; 7, at FC Gold Pride, 9 p.m.; 11, vs. Philadelphia Independence, 7:30 p.m.; 19, at Washington Freedom, 6:30 p.m.; 22, vs. FC Gold Pride, 5 p.m. (televised on FSC).
SEPTEMBER -- 1, vs. Philadelphia Independence, 7 p.m.; 5, vs. Washington Freedom, TBD (televised on FSC).
* All times listed in Central Standard
* Home games in BOLD

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