After a gutsy 2-1 victory against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, Sporting Kansas City sits one point outside playoff position as the club returns to the road to face rivals St. Louis CITY SC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at CITYPARK in the third and final meeting in the inaugural season series.
Saturday's showdown against first-place St. Louis will be available to watch free on Apple TV in English and Spanish via MLS Season Pass. Local radio coverage will also air on Sports Radio 810 WHB as well as La Grande 1340 AM with streams in the Sporting KC app. In addition, pub partners in the Sporting Pub Network will show all of the action including an enhanced watch party at No Other Pub (1370 Grand Blvd.) in the KC Power & Light District starting at 5:30 p.m. and featuring $4 domestics, $5 wells, $20 beer buckets,and 50% off select appetizers.
WILLY AGADA VISITS GRAIN VALLEY SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
Sporting KC forward Willy Agada, who scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's 2-1 win over Houston, will make a special appearance today at Grain Valley South Middle School (901 E. Ryan Rd.) in Grain Valley, Missouri as part of the Red Card KC anti-bullying campaign established by Sporting and Children's Mercy.
40-60% OFF JERSEYS AT MLSSTORE.COM UNTIL THURSDAY
Fans can take advantage of 40-60% off select jerseys (exclusions apply) at MLSstore.com until 10:59 p.m. CT on Thursday as part of MLS Jersey Week, including Sporting Kansas City's State Line 3.0 kit. In addition, fans can order Sporting Kansas City's new Hispanic heritage pre-match tops and Kick Childhood Cancer pre-match tops while supplies last.
VOTE FOR SPORTING KC IN BEST OF KC UNTIL THURSDAY
Voting closes on Thursday in The Pitch's annual Best of KC awards which feature Sporting Kansas City as a finalist for Best Sports Team and Children's Mercy Park as a finalist for Best Local Stadium. Votes can be cast daily and winners will be announced on Nov. 3 in a special edition of the monthly publication.
CHILDREN'S MERCY PARK TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE ON FRIDAY
Community Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive with Sporting Kansas City from 12-6 p.m. this Friday at Children's Mercy Park and all registered donors will receive a free "I Bleed Sporting Blue" t-shirt for their participation. Click here to make an appointment.
SKC II TO HOST MLS NEXT PRO PLAYOFF MATCH ON FRIDAY
Sporting Kansas City II earned two points against St. Louis CITY2 in the club's MLS NEXT Pro regular season finale on Sunday to move into third place in the Western Conference. As the No. 3 seed, Sporting KC II will choose their opponent and host the Conference Quarterfinal round at 7 p.m. CT on Friday at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kansas. Tickets are available on SeatGeek while the full Conference Quarterfinals matchups and schedule are expected to be announced on Tuesday on mlsnextpro.com. All matches during the MLS NEXT Pro Playoffs will be broadcast live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV and fans can follow @SportingKCII on Twitter for updates throughout the postseason.
SKC ACADEMY CONTINUES CAMPAIGN THIS WEEKEND
The Sporting KC Academy will continue the 2023-24 MLS NEXT campaign this weekend. The U-14s will host the Dallas Hornets at 10 a.m. on Saturday, while the U-15s (12 p.m. kickoff) and U-17s (10 a.m. kickoff) will host Columbus Crew SC on Sunday with all three matches taking place at Swope Soccer Village (6310 Lewis Rd.) in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition, the U-19s will meet St. Louis CITY SC in Boonville, Missouri for a cross-state rivalry match at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Missouri Soccer Park. Fans can follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for updates throughout the season.