Thursday, February 10, 2011

Union unveils 2011 sked

Philadelphia Union and Major League Soccer have released the entire schedule for the 2011 season, the 16th in League history.  Each of the League’s 18 clubs will play 34 matches, facing each of the other clubs once at home and once on the road. A total of 306 MLS matches will be broadcast live.
 
Five of the Union’s 34 total games will be shown on national television, with both matches against rival NY Red Bulls and a September 29th match against D.C. United scheduled to air on ESPN2.  Home matches against Chicago (May 21st) and New England (August 28th) will be shown on the Spanish language network Galavision. MLS remains in discussions with other potential national broadcast partners in the United States and Canada and will release details soon.  The Union’s local television schedule will be released at a later date.

ESPN’s platforms and the Univision family of networks also will broadcast the 2011 MLS AT&T All-Star Game (July 27 at Red Bull Arena) and MLS Cup 2011; more details to be announced at a later date. The MLS Cup Playoff format and dates will be announced in the near future.

Major League Soccer has not scheduled games on August 10, September 3-4 and October 8-9, which are FIFA fixture dates.

The Union will hold an exclusive season ticket holder pre-sale to purchase group and individual tickets beginning Monday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m. running through Wednesday, February 16th at 10:00 a.m.  Public group and individual tickets will go on sale for all League games at PPL Park on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.  Specific matches in each partial season ticket plan will be released tomorrow.


2011 Philadelphia Union Schedule
DATE
OPPONENT
VENUE
HOME/AWAY
TIME (ET)
Sat. Mar 19, 2011
Houston
Houston
Away
8:30 PM
Sat. Mar 26, 2011
Vancouver
Philadelphia
Home
4:00 PM
Sat. Apr 2, 2011
LA Galaxy
Los Angeles
Away
10:30 PM
Sat. Apr 9, 2011 (ESPN2)
New York
Philadelphia
Home
7:00 PM
Sat. Apr 16, 2011
Seattle
Philadelphia
Home
4:00 PM
Sat. Apr 23, 2011
Real Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake
Away
9:00 PM
Sat. Apr 30, 2011
San Jose
Philadelphia
Home
4:00 PM
Sat. May 7, 2011
Portland
Portland
Away
10:30 PM
Wed. May 11, 2011
LA Galaxy
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. May 14, 2011
Dallas
Dallas
Away
8:30 PM
Sat. May 21, 2011 (Galavision)
Chicago
Philadelphia
Home
8:00 PM
Sat. May 28, 2011
Toronto
Toronto
Away
7:00 PM
Sat. Jun 4, 2011
Colorado
Colorado
Away
9:00 PM
Sat. Jun 11, 2011
Real Salt Lake
Philadelphia
Home
4:00 PM
Sat. Jun 18, 2011
Vancouver
Vancouver
Away
7:00 PM
Wed. Jun 22, 2011
Kansas City
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Jun 25, 2011
Chivas
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Jul 2, 2011
D.C. United
DC
Away
7:30 PM
Sat. Jul 9, 2011
San Jose
San Jose
Away
10:30 PM
Sat. Jul 16, 2011
New England
New England
Away
7:30 PM
Sat. Jul 23, 2011
Seattle
Seattle
Away
10:00 PM
Sat. Jul 30, 2011
Colorado
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Wed. Aug 3, 2011
Chicago
Chicago
Away
9:00 PM
Sat. Aug 6, 2011
Houston
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Aug 13, 2011
Dallas
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Aug 20, 2011
Columbus
Columbus
Away
7:30 PM
Sun. Aug 28, 2011 (Galavision)
New England
Philadelphia
Home
7:00 PM
Sat. Sep 10, 2011
Portland
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Sep 17, 2011
Columbus
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Sat. Sep 24, 2011
Kansas City
Kansas City
Away
8:30 PM
Thurs. Sep 29, 2011 (ESPN2)
D.C. United
Philadelphia
Home
8:00 PM
Sun. Oct 2, 2011
Chivas
Chivas
Away
8:00 PM
Sat. Oct 15, 2011
Toronto
Philadelphia
Home
7:30 PM
Thurs. Oct 20, 2011 (ESPN2)
New York
New York
Away
8:00 PM

**Please note that all times and dates are subject to change.
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