Union open 2013 MLS season against Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park

Philly opens 2013 at home, followed by trip to Colorado March 9

Union-Kansas City walkout

Photo Credit: 
Greg Carroccio

Philadelphia Union kick off their fourth year and the 18th season of Major League Soccer on Saturday, March 2, 2013 when the club hosts Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park. 

The Union then travel to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to take on the Colorado Rapids for the club’s next match up on March 9. 

Holiday Four Packs are currently on sale, each containing four home opener tickets in one of four sideline sections (102, 112, 122, 132) as well as the choice of either four holiday ornaments, two Union scarves or two t-shirts with Philadelphia Union written in Hebrew. Order by noon on Friday, December 21 to receive a certificate in time for the holidays at www.philadelphiaunion.com.

Times, broadcast information and the complete 2013 regular season schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.  Each club will again play a 34-game unbalanced schedule during the regular season.

Dates and matchups for the 2013 MLS regular season home openers are below.

WEEK 1

Saturday, March 2:

Philadelphia Union vs. Sporting Kansas City, PPL Park

FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids (FC Dallas Stadium)

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Toronto FC (BC Place)

Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United (BBVA Compass Stadium)

Seattle Sounders FC vs. Montreal Impact (CenturyLink Field)

Chivas USA vs. Columbus Crew (The Home Depot Center)

Sunday, March 3:

LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire (The Home Depot Center)

Portland Timbers vs. New York Red Bulls (Jeld-Wen Field)

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Real Salt Lake (Buck Shaw Stadium)

WEEK 2

Saturday, March 9:

Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union (Dick’s Sporting Goods Park)

Toronto FC vs. Sporting Kansas City (Rogers Centre)

D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake (RFK Stadium)

Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution (Toyota Park)

WEEK 3

Saturday, March 16:

New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United (Red Bull Arena)

Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire (LiveStrong Sporting Park)

Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids (Rio Tinto Stadium)

Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC (Olympic Stadium)

Columbus Crew vs. San Jose Earthquakes (Crew Stadium)

WEEK 4

Saturday, March 23:

New England Revolution vs. FC Dallas (Gillette Stadium)