Philadelphia Union to host Barclays Premier League side Crystal Palace at PPL Park

Union host English Premier League side Friday, July 25 at 7 p.m.

Philadelphia Union today announced the team will host Barclays Premier League side Crystal Palace on Friday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. at PPL Park. The match, presented by Philadelphia Insurance Companies, is included in the Union full season ticket package at no additional cost.

“Crystal Palace was really a fun team to watch with its attacking style of football throughout this past season,” said Philadelphia Union CEO & Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz. “We are looking forward to hosting a great team and organization this summer. Crystal Palace will be our fifth English Premier team to play the Philadelphia Union and we are delighted we can bring them to PPL Park. I know the fans will see an interesting and exciting international exhibition.”

Crystal Palace finished the 2013-2014 BPL campaign with a 13-6-19 record and an 11th place League finish, including a thrilling 3-3 tie against Liverpool FC on May 5. Led by Australian captain Mile Jedinak, the Eagles also boast talent such as top scorer Dwight Gayle (eight goals), Irish international Damien Delaney and Jamaican international Adrian Mariappa.  This will be Delaney’s second visit to PPL Park this summer, as he will be joining Ireland when it takes on Costa Rica on June 6.  

This will be the bonus game for Full Season Ticket Holders and is included in all full season ticket packages at no additional cost.  Full and Partial Season Ticket Holders, will have the opportunity to purchase additional seats in a special presale Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. before the public on sale begins on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET.  Tickets start as low as $27 and groups of 15 or more can receive a discount of up to $8 on the price of the ticket.  To get your tickets go to philadelphiaunion.com or call 877-21-UNION.