“This is a big moment for our club, our players and fans. We asked our fans if they would support this idea and they very definitively said yes. We’re always listening to and looking for
ideas that enhance the fan experience as we push this club forward.”
-- Sky Blue FC interim general manager Alyse LaHue
in announcing that Sky Blue will play its Aug. 18
match against Megan Rapinoe
's Reign FC at Red Bull Arena, the first NWSL game at the home of MLS's New York Red Bulls. Sky Blue FC drew less than 2,000 fans a game for each of its first
six matches in 2019 before selling out Rutgers University's Yurcak Field with a crowd of 5,003 fans for its match against the Washington Spirit, the first home match since U.S. World Cup champions
returned to action. The Reign FC game was already sold out at Yurcak Field.