The reserve league schedule for Sounders FC has been released. Games start this weekend around the league; Seattle’s first match is April 3 at San Jose.
With rosters increasing to a max of 30 in 2011, this is a great way to get games for guys at the bottom of the depth chart.
The reserve league is split into East, Central, and West divisions, and teams face each divisional opponent twice for a total of 10 games. Clubs can schedule other games for the reserves against non-MLS opponents. I’ve posted Seattle’s schedule below (times are local), but here are all the fixtures if you’re interested.
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April 3 — at San Jose Earthquakes (11 a.m., location TBD)
April 10 — at Chivas USA (11 a.m., Home Depot Center)
May 9 — vs. Chivas USA (7 p.m., Starfire Sports Complex)
May 15 — vs. Portland Timbers (1 p.m. Starfire Sports Complex)
May 30 — at Portland Timbers (2 p.m., JELD-WEN Field)
June 7 — vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (7 p.m., Starfire Complex)
June 13 — vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (10 a.m., Starfire Sports Complex)
July 5 — at Los Angeles Galaxy (11 a.m., L.A. Galaxy Practice Field)
August 9 — at Vancouver Whitecaps (2 p.m., location TBD)
October 11 — vs. San Jose Earthquakes (7 p.m., Starfire Complex)