The San Francisco Glens will play their next preseason game on Friday, April 19 at Beach Chalet against Academy of Art University.
There will be a pre-game party at Park Chalet next door from 6-7:30 p.m., followed by the game, which will kick off at 8 p.m. under the lights.
“With our headquarters and so many members of the Glens’ fan base located in the Sunset, we felt like this game was a great opportunity to celebrate our upcoming second season in the USL League Two,” said team president Mike McNeill. “They’ll be able to enjoy themselves at Park Chalet beforehand and then enjoy a great preview of what’s to come in 2019.”
Several of the 2019 players and coaches will be present at the Park Chalet pre-game party, where the team will also hold raffles for prizes, giveaways, and other memorabilia. Admission to both events is free.
About San Francisco Glens SC
Originally founded in 1961 by the Irish-American community, the Glens have been a mainstay of the San Francisco soccer landscape for decades, winning numerous amateur titles in the historic San Francisco Soccer Football League and competing for national titles throughout the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s.
The addition of the San Francisco Glens’ USL League Two team in 2018 to the top of the club’s pyramid is the latest evidence of growth on their path to the professional ranks. Along with their youth club, SF Glens Evolution—a U.S. Soccer Development Academy member—the Glens are the largest soccer club in San Francisco, providing all levels of competition to over 70 teams and 1,300 youth and adult soccer players.
About USL League Two
A part of the United Soccer League family which also operates the USL Championship, USL League One, and Super Y-League, USL League Two (formerly the PDL) has served as the proven stepping-stone for aspiring professionals.
Over 70 percent of all MLS SuperDraft selections since 2010 have USL League Two experience, including a total of 66 alums chosen in 2018. Among the many players to have played in USL League Two before making their professional debuts include Newcastle United FC defender DeAndre Yedlin, 2017 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Tim Melia, 2017 MLS Defender of the Year Ike Opara, 2018 MLS Rookie of the Year Corey Baird, and U.S. Men’s National Team members such as Darlington Nagbe, Brad Guzan, Geoff Cameron, Josh Sargent, and the Bay Area’s own Nick Lima.