Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: August 1-7, 2022


Sporting Kansas City (5-14-5, 20 points) will host the LA Galaxy (9-10-3, 30 points) at 7:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park for the team’s annual Sporting Salutes game presented by UMB. Tickets are available online at SeatGeek.com and the first 10,000 fans to attend will receive Sporting Salutes pins as the club recognizes local Purple Heart recipients in conjunction with National Purple Heart Day on August 7.

The Western Conference matchup will be televised locally on 38 The Spot with three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. CT. Additionally, UniMas and TUDN will broadcast the match nationally and provide a live stream in English on Twitter. Radio coverage of Saturday’s showdown will also air on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM.

Argyle Ace presented by Mazuma, a fundraising raffle that features weekly prizes and a progressive cash jackpot, is back with half of all proceeds once again going directly to the Victory Project. Fans can enter online at ArgyleAce.com ahead of the next draw on Tuesday August 9 with the jackpot currently over $20,000.

The United States Women’s National Team will return to Kansas City to take on Nigeria at 12:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, September 3 at Children’s Mercy Park in the team’s first domestic game since qualifying for the Women’s World Cup. FIFA 2023 and the 2024 Summer Olympics. Tickets for the international friendly went on sale today and start at just $25.

A new edition of The Sporting KC Show will air on Sports Radio 810 WHB from 7-8 p.m. CT Tuesday with hosts Nate Bukaty, Aly Trost Martin and Jacob Peterson. The Sporting KC Show podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and SportingKC.com, giving supporters a weekly destination to catch up on club stories, player achievements, guest interviews and more.

FREE SHIPPING ON MLSSTORE.COM

Fans can enjoy free shipping on orders over $49 at MLSstore.com with code MLS49 (exclusions apply) until 10:59 p.m. CT Tuesday, including recently released MLS All-Star merchandise and Sporting Kansas City apparel.

THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS UNIFIED CUP CONTINUES

The 2022 Special Olympics Unified Cup kicked off Sunday in Detroit, Michigan with 22 teams, including Special Olympics USA which is represented by two composite Unified teams: an all-male 11 team and an all-female 7-to-1 team side team. Joshua Toplikar (athlete from Olathe, KS) and Avery Kingery (unified partner from Lawrence, KS) were selected to play for Special Olympics USA and were recognized in a recent Sporting Kansas City home game at Children’s Mercy Park . Special Olympics USA will face Nigeria (10:00 a.m. CT Tuesday) and Morocco (10:00 a.m. CT Thursday) in the men’s competition while facing Costa Rica at 12:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in the women’s competition.

MLS TRANSFER WINDOW CLOSES THURSDAY

Major League Soccer’s secondary transfer window, during which an MLS team can request the international transfer certificate of a player under contract in another country or make a trade with another MLS club, will end on Thursday. Sporting Kansas City added 22-year-old striker William Agada and 27-year-old midfielder Erik Thommy during the transfer window.

SKC II TAKES HOUSTON ON SUNDAY

Sporting KC II will continue the club’s inaugural season in MLS NEXT Pro at 7 p.m. CT on Sunday against Frontier Division foes Houston Dynamo 2 at AVEVA Stadium. The match will be streamed live on mlsnextpro.com in addition to in-game updates available on @SportingKCII on Twitter.

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