Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz talks to Lights FC goalkeeper Angel Alvarez about the end of the preseason
The Lights will bring 23 players into their first inaugural season, which begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fresno FC.
The two teams will meet three times during the regular season, starting with the Lights home opener on March 24 at Cashman Field.
Las Vegas was among the cities cut from the North American bid for the 2026 World Cup as 23 cities were chosen to be included in documents being submitted to FIFA on Friday.
Lights midfielder Julian Portugal revealed the team’s away kit by wearing body paint at the club’s season kickoff party on Wednesday at the Plaza.
The Lights earned a 1-1 draw against Orange County SC in their fourth and final preseason game Friday in Irvine, California, in their first match against a fellow United Soccer League club.
The Lights will get their first look at a fellow United Soccer League club at 11 a.m. Friday.
The team has worked hard to develop chemistry in training camp despite some members speaking only English and some speaking only Spanish.
Fans can choose one of six options for the rivalry series name and sumbit trophy design ideas for the next week at nevadasoccervote.com.
The head of the English Football Association has apologized for “any offense” caused after equating the Star of David with the swastika while discussing religious and political symbols that should be prohibited in the game.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz interviews Lights FC midfielder Julian Portugal about playing in his hometown and the preseason.
Henderson native and ex-UNLV forward Danny Musovski was signed by Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes and then loaned to the team’s United Soccer League affiliate on Thursday.
The Lights gave up nine goals in its three preseason home games at Cashman Field.
World Cup teams have been told video replays will be extended to their doctors to assist the diagnosis of injuries, including concussions.