Weather issues and travel delays force FC Tucson to postpone Saturday night’s game | FC Tucson


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Saturday night’s FC Tucson game will not be played as scheduled due to what the club says are “continuing weather concerns” as well as travel delays for their opponent.

FC Tucson was scheduled to face North Carolina FC at 7 p.m. at Kino North Stadium. The match will instead be rescheduled and rescheduled for a later date. All tickets for Saturday’s game can be used for the rescheduled game. Those with concerns can call FC Tucson at (520) 600-3095 or email [email protected]

Weather and other delays have already upended FC Tucson’s schedule this season. The club’s “520 Day” match, scheduled for May 20 at Kino North Stadium, had to be postponed due to COVID-19 concerns with the visiting team.

FC Tucson’s last two home games have been delayed by weather.

The July 9 game, a draw with the Northern Colorado Hailstorm, featured a 50-minute weather delay after thunderstorms passed.

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Last weekend, FC Tucson and Charlotte Independence were forced off the field in the 80th minute due to stormy weather. They resumed after a nearly two-hour delay and Charlotte scored a late goal to win, 3-2.

Saturday’s postponement means that, unless postponed immediately, FC Tucson must wait three more weeks to end their nine-game home winless streak. At 3-9-4, the club sits last in the USL League One standings.

FC Tucson will travel to Richmond and northern Colorado before returning home to face Greenville Triumph SC on August 20. This game is billed as Tucson’s birthday bash and will include postgame fireworks, mascots and more.


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