What: Knoxville Force vs. Nashville F.C.

When: Saturday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Regal Soccer Stadium, University of Tennessee Campus


The Knoxville Force will open the 2014 season against the Nashville F.C. this Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m.


“We are excited to get the season underway. Our players are motivated and ready for this first match,” said Knoxville Force vice president and general manager Jason Goss. “I encourage all our fans to come out and enjoy the game – it’s a family-friendly atmosphere.”


Area youth club teams are invited to Saturday’s game to participate in “Clash of the Clubs.” Youth players who wear their team jersey will receive free admission, and special halftime activities are planned. At each home game this season, area youth club teams will receive special recognition, starting this Saturday with the Emerald Force Soccer Club.


As recently announced, Knoxville Soccer LLC and Emerald Youth Foundation are merging their soccer initiatives to have a greater community impact. The Knoxville Force and Knoxville Lady Force, owned and operated by Knoxville Soccer LLC, will become one entity and club with the Emerald Force Soccer Club during 2014.


For more details, including ticket prices, rosters and the full schedule, visit www.knoxvilleforce.com.