The name of the new United Soccer League team to be based in Pawtucket was announced today.
"Rhode Island FC" will play it's home games in a new ten-thousand-seat stadium that's being built along the Seekonk River.
It's expected to open in the spring of 2024.
Plans to bring professional soccer to the city were announced three-years ago when the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate announced its move to Worcester.
(Photo provided by USL)