TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa Athletic announced its 2020 NPSL regular season schedule with 10 matches on the slate as Tulsa Athletic look to defend their 2019 Heartland Conference championship.
The five-match home schedule includes four Sunday contests and one Saturday match. All five home matches will be played at Veterans Park in midtown Tulsa with 2 p.m. start times.
“We are very excited to release the 2020 Heartland Conference schedule for the club. Our fans can start making their plans for another championship level season at Veterans Park,” Daniel DeVore, GM of the Tulsa Athletic, said. “For the third straight season we will continue our Sunday Funday tradition with our games at Veterans Park. We’ve had great success since the move, and we are excited to get the season started with a fun game day experience and high quality NPSL soccer.”
The 2020 NPSL regular season begins on Sunday, May 3 when Tulsa Athletic play host to Dallas City FC at Veterans Park. It marks the third straight NPSL opener at Veterans Park.
After the conference home opener, Tulsa Athletic take to the road in game two at Little Rock Rangers on Sunday, May 10 at 6 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. The green and yellow went 2-0 against the Rangers last season, including a 2-1 road win in Little Rock.
Tulsa Athletic return to Veterans Park for their only Saturday home contest of the season on May 16 when Ozark FC comes to town. Tulsa Athletic defeated Ozark FC twice at Veterans Park in 2019, including a 6-2 win in the Heartland Conference playoffs in their last clash.
The green and yellow travel to Demize NPSL on Friday, May 22 for a 7:30 p.m. match in Springfield, Missouri at Lake County Soccer Cooper Stadium. A season ago, the two clubs drew 1-1 in Springfield, but Tulsa Athletic got two home wins with a 2-0 victory coming in the finals of the Heartland Conference playoffs.
After the road trip, Tulsa Athletic return home for three straight contests at Veterans Park, their final regular season home games of the NPSL regular season. Tulsa Athletic play host to Club Atletico Saint Louis on Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. Little Rock Rangers travel to Veterans Park on Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. and the homestand ends with Demize NPSL on Sunday, June 14 at 2 p.m.
To finish the NPSL regular season, Tulsa Athletic goes on the road for three straight games. Tulsa Athletic clash with Ozark FC on Saturday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Har-Ber High School. The road trip continues with Club Atletico Saint Louis on Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. at Forest Park in St. Louis. Tulsa Athletic conclude the regular season at Dallas City FC on Thursday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at McKinney Soccer Complex in McKinney, Texas.
Veterans Park is located at 1811 S. Boulder Park, Tulsa, OK.
Sunday, May 3 – Tulsa Athletic vs. Dallas City FC – 2 p.m. – Veterans Park
Sunday, May 10 – Tulsa Athletic at Little Rock Rangers – 6 p.m. – War Memorial Stadium (1 Stadium Dr., Little Rock, AR)
Saturday, May 16 – Tulsa Athletic vs. Ozark FC – 2 p.m. - Veterans Park
Friday, May 22 – Tulsa Athletic at Demize NPSL – 7:30 p.m. – Lake Country Soccer Cooper Stadium (2334 E. Pythian Dr., Springfield, MO)
Sunday, May 31 – Tulsa Athletic vs. Club Atletico Saint Louis – 2 p.m. – Veterans Park
Sunday, June 7 – Tulsa Athletic vs. Little Rock Rangers – 2 p.m. – Veterans Park
Sunday, June 14 – Tulsa Athletic vs. Demize NPSL – 2 p.m. – Veterans Park
Saturday, June 20 – Tulsa Athletic at Ozark FC – 6:30 p.m. – Har-Ber High School (300 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR)
Sunday, June 28 – Tulsa Athletic at Club Atletico Saint Louis – 2 p.m. – Forest Park (5595 Grand Dr., St. Louis, MO 63112)
Thursday, July 2 – Tulsa Athletic at Dallas City FC – 7 p.m. – McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch (6375 Collin McKinney Pkwy., McKinney, TX 75070)