As promised, USL PRO released the full 2015 league schedule on Monday. Though they revealed the home openers on Saturday, the full schedule is now out.
Among local non-Galaxy subsidiary teams, the Orange County Blues are one of the clubs to know their slate for the coming season. Here it is, with all home games to be played at Anteater Stadium at UC Irvine:
|Day||Date||Time (PT)||Home Team||Away Team|
|Sat||March 28||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Arizona United SC|
|Sun||April 12||4:00 pm||OC Blues||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2|
|Sat||April 18||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Arizona|
|Fri||April 24||7:30 pm||Sacramento Republic FC||OC Blues|
|Fri||May 1||7:30 pm||Seattle Sounders FC 2||OC Blues|
|Sun||May 3||6:00 pm||Portland Timbers 2||OC Blues|
|Wed||May 13||7:30 pm||OC Blues||Colorado Springs Switchbacks|
|Sat||May 16||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Tulsa Roughnecks FC|
|Sat||May 30||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Sounders 2|
|Sat||June 6||7:00 pm||OC Blues||LA Galaxy II|
|Fri||June 19||7:30 pm||Galaxy II||OC Blues|
|Wed||June 24||6:00 pm||Colorado Springs||OC Blues|
|Sat||June 27||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Whitecaps FC 2|
|Wed||July 1||7:30 pm||OC Blues||OKC Energy|
|Sun||July 5||7:30 pm||Arizona||OC Blues|
|Thu||July 9||5:30 pm||Tulsa||OC Blues|
|Sat||July 11||5:00 pm||OKC||OC Blues|
|Thu||July 16||7:30 pm||Galaxy II||OC Blues|
|Sat||July 25||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Real Monarchs Salt Lake City|
|Sat||August 1||6:30 pm||Real Monarchs||OC Blues|
|Sat||August 8||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Austin Aztex|
|Sat||August 15||7:30 pm||Arizona||OC Blues|
|Sat||August 22||6:00 pm||Austin||OC Blues|
|Sat||August 29||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Timbers 2|
|Sat||September 5||7:00 pm||OC Blues||Galaxy II|
|Fri||September 11||7:30 pm||Sounders 2||OC Blues|
|Sun||September 13||3:00 pm||Whitecaps FC 2||OC Blues|
|Wed||September 16||7:30 pm||OC Blues||Sacramento|
So contrary to what was initially expected, it seems teams won't face out-of-conference opponents after all. So the Blues would need to get to the playoff final to face an Eastern Conference team.
Still, there are a lot of compelling (and likely tough) games here, between the defending champs Sac Republic, the MLS reserve teams, and local rivals (it appears both Arizona United and Galaxy II are the Blues' rivals, at the very least for scheduling purposes).
You can find the entire USL PRO 2015 schedule here, if you're interested.
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