Press Release

FC Cincinnati, Tom Pettersson Mutually Terminate Contract

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FC Cincinnati and Tom Pettersson have mutually agreed to contract termination in order for the defender to pursue other professional playing opportunities.

The Trollhättan, Sweden native appeared in 19 games for the club, starting 17 throughout his career, including most recently on July 17 at CF Montréal. He logged 1,501 career minutes for the Orange and Blue upon joining the team on a free transfer on December 17, 2019.

“We want to thank Tom for his time spent with FC Cincinnati,” FC Cincinnati General Manager Gerard Nijkamp said. “We wish him all the best in his playing career in the future.”

FC Cincinnati will return to action this weekend at TQL Stadium to face D.C. United. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on ESPN1530, streamed regionally on, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available via the iHeartRadio app.

For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team’s official website at, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team’s official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.

Information about seating options at the club’s state-of-the-art TQL Stadium is now available at For more information about 2021 Season Ticket Memberships, which are now on sale to the general public, visit or the stadium’s social properties on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @TQLStadium, or by calling the team’s sales and service staff at 513-977-5425.

Transaction: FC Cincinnati agree to terminate defender Tom Pettersson’s Contract on July 27, 2021.