Greg Carroccio

Union to Play Four Exhibition Matches in Orlando

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 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,