NWSL: Sky Blue FC changes name to NJ/NY Gotham FC

Sky Blue FC, whose roots go back to 2007 and the W-League when it was known as Jersey Sky Blue, has a new name.

Sky Blue FC is now NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Gotham FC reflects the club's move to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. It will play at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, near New York.

Sky Blue FC played in WPS (2009-11) and in the NWSL since its inception in 2013, For its first 10 seasons in WPS and the NWSL, it played most of its games at Rutgers University's Yurcak Field in central New Jersey.

“This process is the culmination of a wide-ranging collaboration among our fans, players, front office, and owners” said General Manager Alyse LaHue. “The club has a tremendous history and close relationship with its fans, so it was important we listened and remained completely open-minded throughout the process. What emerged is a new brand that is overwhelmingly fan driven, respectful of the club’s past, and representative of a promising future.”

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