Last Friday, July 8, FC Dallas put individual tickets on sale for the team's full remaining schedule at the new Pizza Hut Park. Fans can purchase tickets by calling 1-888-FCDGOAL (323-4625), by logging on to fcdallas.net, or they can purchase tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets (214-373-8000) or in person at the FC Dallas office located at 14800 Quorum Drive, Suite 300, Dallas.
The ticket prices range from $10 to $40 with special prices for youth ages 12 and under as well as discounts and other benefits for groups of 20 or more. Season ticket packages for both the 12 and six-game packages remain on sale, starting as low as $60. Tickets for games 11 and 12 in the 12-game package will represent on Special Event Game and on Playoff Game.
FC Dallas began the season with six of 19 matches at home and will now finish the year with 10 of 13 at their new home - Pizza Hut Park. They begin this playoff run with their opening on August 6 versus the MetroStars and will then take on the New England Revolution on August 13, in what could be an MLS Cup preview. After taking on Chivas USA on August 27 and San Jose on September 3, FC Dallas will host Freddy Adu and DC United on September 10. In Pizza Hut Park's only Sunday match, the team will take on Jason Kreis and Real Salt on September 18 in an ESPN2 nationally televised game. FC Dallas will close their home schedule with Los Angeles (September 21), Columbus (October 5), Colorado (October 8) and Kansas City (October 15).
With an 10-2-4 record for 34 points after 16 matches, FC Dallas is tied for the third best start after 16 games in MLS history. The only two teams ahead of FC Dallas are the 1998 Los Angeles Galaxy (14-2 with one shootout win for 40 points) and the 2001 Miami Fusion (11-2-3 for 36 points). With a win at New England on July 16, FC Dallas will pass Miami and will be tied with the 2000 Kansas City Wizards for the second best start in MLS history.
The 10 wins for FC Dallas this season has already matched the team's win total from the entire 2004 season when they went 10-14-6. Listed below are the totals for the 2005 team thru 16 matches and the 2004 squad after 30 games.
TURNING IT AROUND
Entire 2004 Season (30 Matches)
Record (Points): 10-14-6 (36 points)
Home Record (Points): 6-5-4 (22 points)
Road Record (Points): 4-9-2 (14 points)
Goals For: 34 (1.13 per match)
Goals Against: 45 (1.50 per match)
2005 (16 matches)
Record (Points): 10-2-4 (34 points)
Home Record (Points): 5-0-1 (16 points)
Road Record (Points): 5-2-3 (18 points)
Goals For: 30 (1.88 per match)
Goals Against: 16 (1.00 per match)