Tickets On Sale For First Two Home Games

Matches to be Held at Lincoln Financial Field

Chester, PA (March 2, 2010) – Individual tickets and group tickets (10 or more) to Philadelphia Union’s first two home games ever will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, March 3rd at 10:00am. The two matches will be played at Lincoln Financial Field, including the club’s Home Opener against D.C. United on April 10th at 6:00pm and a match against FC Dallas on May 15th at 4:00pm.

CLICK HERE to purchase individual tickets for Philadelphia Union vs DC United on Saturday, April 10th, 6:00pm. 

CLICK HERE to purchase individual tickets to Philadelphia Union vs FC Dallas on Saturday, May 15th, 4:00pm.

“Our first-ever Home Opener against DC United will be a historic moment for Philadelphia Union and the continued evolution of Major League Soccer,” said Nick Sakiewicz, CEO & Operating Partner. “Our incredible fans have waited years to be able to stand behind their hometown club and we’re ecstatic that the dream is just over a month away from becoming reality. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience and I have no doubt that all in attendance will be treated to an electric atmosphere.”

CLICK HERE to view a seating map for Philadelphia Union matches at Lincoln Financial Field, along with individual and group ticket prices. 

“With the outstanding response to season tickets, individual tickets for games at PPL Park will be very limited,” said Tom Veit, President. “We’re extremely excited about playing our first two games at Lincoln Financial Field, which will provide a larger number of our supporters with an opportunity to see the beginning of our franchise.”

Philadelphia Union matches make perfect outings for your soccer team, company, community organization, or simply a group of family and friends. Groups of 10 or more will receive a $5 discount off of the individual ticket price and avoid per ticket fees. All tickets purchased as part of a discounted group package must be in the same price level. Groups of 50 or more will have their group’s name displayed in lights on the stadium video board. 

To purchase discounted group tickets for DC United on April 10th or for FC Dallas on May 15th, please call 877-21-UNION (877-218-6466).

Philadelphia Union’s first-ever First Kick will take place March 25, 2010 vs. Seattle Sounders FC at Seattle’s Qwest Field. The club’s home opener will be April 10, 2010 vs. D.C. United at Lincoln Financial Field. On June 27, 2010, Philadelphia Union will open PPL Park vs. Seattle Sounders FC.

ABOUT KEYSTONE SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LLC
Keystone Sports and Entertainment, LLC, is the Philadelphia Union ownership group. It is comprised of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iStar Financial Jay Sugarman, CEO and Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz, Christopher and Robert Buccini and David Pollin, founding partners of The Buccini/Pollin Group, Swarthmore Group’s Jim Nevels (Chairman) and Paula Mandle (CEO), and Philadelphia attorney William Doran. For more information about Philadelphia Union, visit www.philadelphiaunion.com

ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Headquartered in New York City, Major League Soccer is the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. MLS features many stars from the U.S., Canada, and around the world. MLS kicks off its 15th season on March 25, 2010. MLS features 16 clubs each playing 30 regular season matches in 2010. Those teams include Chicago Fire; Colorado Rapids; Chivas USA; Columbus Crew; D.C. United; FC Dallas; Houston Dynamo; Kansas City Wizards; Los Angeles Galaxy; New York Red Bulls; New England Revolution; 2009 MLS Cup Champion Real Salt Lake; San Jose Earthquakes; Seattle Sounders FC; Toronto FC; and, in their inaugural season, Philadelphia Union. Expansion teams in Vancouver and Portland will debut in 2011. For more information about MLS, log on to the League’s official website at www.mlsnet.com.