Friday, October 19, 2012

Union - Sporting KC to be on NBC Sports Network

Chester, Pa. – Philadelphia Union’s match at Sporting Kansas City at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park on Oct. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET will be broadcast nationally on the NBC Sports Network.

The match will be shown locally on The Comcast Network with JP Dellacamera and Bob Rigby providing commentary and the NBC Sports Network broadcast will be blacked out in the local viewing area.

Philadelphia Union will visit LSP for the first time in 2012 on Oct. 24. The teams have met twice this season at PPL Park, with the Union earning a 4-0 victory in the MLS regular season on June 23 and Sporting KC recording a 2-0 win in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals on July 11.

This will be the ninth Philadelphia Union match to be televised on the NBC Sports Network, and the 14th on national television overall.  The final three matches of the season will all be shown on national television, with this Saturday’s match at the Houston Dynamo and Oct. 24’s match at Sporting KC on NBC Sports and the Union’s Oct. 27 season finale against the New York Red Bulls on NBC.

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