Washington Spirit, D.C. United & Loudoun United FC Press Conference

D.C. United, Loudoun United FC and the Washington Spirit have announced a new and comprehensive extension of their partnership where the three clubs will collaborate to make the DMV the best destination in the world for women’s soccer. Through the collaboration, the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) will play four matches of their 2020 Regular Season home schedule at Audi Field and four matches at Segra Field, the new stadium for the Black-and-Red’s USL Championship affiliate, Loudoun United FC in Loudoun County, Va. The Washington Spirit will play their remaining four home matches of 2020 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Md. As a part of the partnership, the Spirit will play seven NWSL Regular Season home matches at Audi Field and five at Segra Field in 2021. In 2022 and beyond, the clubs will collaborate to maximize the number of matches played at Audi Field each year with all Spirit postseason matches to be played at Audi Field. Additionally, under the agreement that has the option of extending through 2029, the Spirit will train at D.C. United’s new training facility in Loudoun County, Va., that is scheduled to open in Fall 2020. D.C. United and the Washington Spirit will also collaborate on new commercial opportunities and leverage mutual resources to optimize the performance of each club.