MLS announced the remainder of the 2013 schedules for all 19 teams on Jan. 9. You read it right in the headline. 10, yes 10 of the Philadelphia Union’s 34 games will be on televised on national TV. Also the season home opener against Sporting Kansas City will be on 6ABC. The rest of the games this season being shown on either Comcast Sports or ABC will be announced later on. It is the first season that the Union will have a home game to kick off the season.
The Union will start the season and end the season at home. As previously mentioned, Philadelphia will take on SKC on March 2, and will conclude the 2013 season also against Kansas City on Oct. 26. The latter will be televised on NBC Sports for a 3 p.m. kickoff.
Philadelphia takes on New York on Sunday, June 23, which will be shown on ESPN. ESPN2 will air the D.C. United-Union game on April 21, and the San Jose-Philadelphia game on Sep. 8. Both of those games are road games for the Union. NBC Sports will show seven Union games.
The complete season schedule can be seen on the Union’s website with dates, times, and current channels the game will be televised on. For games not being shown on national television, fans can watch on MLS Live through Major League Soccer’s website.
Before we know it, it will be March 2, and the dooping will be loud at PPL Park.