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Detroit City FC 2015 schedule released Monday

DETROIT – The full 2015 schedule for Detroit City FC was released to the public on Monday morning.

"At last, our supporters have the chance to start planning their summers," said DCFC co-owner Alex Wright. "Along with the NPSL schedule, we are excited to announce that we are adding an additional friendly to our home schedule, making our season ticket package good for nine home games instead of eight. We will be announcing opponents for two of the three friendlies today, but we are waiting on the third, which we expect to be against a very high-profile club."

Detroit will open with a friendly against the Muskegon Risers on May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Cass Tech High School in Detroit.

The NSPL home opener will come on May 15 at 7:30 p.m. against AFC Cleveland with the highly-anticipated matchup against 2014 conference champion Lansing United following on May 31 in East Lansing.

Read: Lansing United's 2015 season schedule released

Detroit and Lansing will meet again on June 28 at 5:30 p.m. on City FC's turf.

DCFC will host the local rival Michigan Stars on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. and travel to Pontiac's Wisner Stadium on July 19.  The full schedule can be found right here.

DCFC finished last season in 2nd place, just one point behind Lansing United. Both teams will now battle in the Midwest Region, in which 13 teams will play 12 league games (six at home and six away), and the top four teams will qualify for the playoffs.

The Midwest Region will include Lansing United, Detroit City FC, Indiana Fire, Michigan Stars, Cincinnati Saints, Fort Pitt Regiment, Eric Admirals, AFC Cleveland, FC Buffalo, Minnesota United Reserves, Madison 56ers, Minnesota TwinStars and FC Indiana.

Detroit City FC's Northern Guard Supporters (NGS) also made an announcement for fans.

"Just like the previous seasons, we will be adding new scarves and shirts that we think everyone would love to have," said NGS President Gene Butcher.

These can be found on the team's website.

Detroit City FC is hosting a City, Cinema, Stallone and Questions Answered night Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Cinema Detroit located at 3420 Cass Ave in Detroit. Tickets are available at www.ticketing.us.veezi.com entitled VICTORY.

Ther is also a Q & A with DCFC owners at the bottom of the site.

Tryouts, led by head coach Ben Pirmann, will be Friday from 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Oakland Yard Athletics in Waterford at 5328 Highland Road. Registration is $50 per person and it is open to men ages 18 and older. The price includes a tryout t-shirt and complimentary 2015 season ticket card.