Union to Play Four Exhibition Matches in Orlando

Club to play U-17 U.S. National Team, two universities in addition to Orlando City

Chester, PA (January 31, 2011) -
Philadelphia Union today announced the club will play four exhibition matches
during the team’s annual preseason camp in Orlando, Fla. The Union will first
face the U-17 U.S. Men National Team on February 6, followed by encounters
against the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida
on February 10 and 13, respectively. Peter Nowak’s squad will conclude their
first leg of preseason training with the previously announced match against
USL-Pro club Orlando City S.C. on February 19 at the Florida Citrus Bowl.

While in Orlando, the Union will be staying at the Westin Lake Mary, Orlando
North, which will serve as the club’s base through 2014. Bimbo Bakeries USA
will be the presenting sponsor of the club’s Orlando camp each of the four years.
 
The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North, is offering a Philadelphia Union Fan
Package for supporters who decide to join the team on the road. The special
rate varies from $159-$179 per night, with the $179 rate including an American
breakfast. To make a reservation, 
CLICK HERE. The special group rate is accessible until
February 4 and subject to availability.
 

Philadelphia Union’s Preseason Game
Calendar in Orlando:



Opponent                                     Venue                               Date/KO
Time

U-17 US Men's National Team         Lake
Sylvan Park              Feb.
6 / 11:00 a.m.
University of South Florida                Lake
Sylvan Park               Feb.
10 / 3:30 p.m.
University of Central Florida
             UCF                                 Feb.
13 / 10:00 a.m.
Orlando City S.C.                           Florida
Citrus Bowl             Feb.
19 / 7:00 p.m.*


* Tickets will be available for purchase through TicketMaster.com and the Amway Center
Box Office.

Philadelphia Union’s first game of Major League Soccer’s 16th season will take
place on March 19 against the Houston Dynamo at Robertson Stadium. PPL Park
will re-open its gates on March 26 when the Union host the expansion Vancouver
Whitecaps. For full and partial season ticket plans,
CLICK HERE.