Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: March 6-12, 2017

Tue., Mar. 7 8pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Fri., Mar. 10 2:30pm "We. Together." Block Party at Town Center in Leawood
Sat., Mar. 11 10am Sporting KC U-18s vs. Texans SC Houston at Swope
  12:30pm Sporting KC U-16s vs. Texans SC Houston at Swope
  1pm Swope Park Rangers vs. Saint Louis FC (friendly)
at Columbia College in Columbia, MO
  7:30pm Bud Light Pregame Show on FOX Sports KC
  8pm Sporting KC vs. FC Dallas
(FOX Sports KC, 99.3 FM, 1340 AM)
  10pm Sporting KC postgame shows on FOX Sports KC, 99.3 FM

After opening the 2017 MLS regular season with a 0-0 draw at D.C. United on Saturday, Sporting Kansas City now prepares for this weekend's home opener against reigning U.S. Open Cup and Supporters' Shield champion FC Dallas. 

Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CT Saturday at Children's Mercy Park, and a limited number of tickets are still available via The first 15,000 fans through the stadium gates will receive free schedule magnets courtesy of match sponsor Children's Mercy, and alternative rock band Hembree will perform live after the match in the Boulevard Members Club.

FOX Sports Kansas City will televise the match live, with three hours of coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT. Listeners can follow the match on ESPN 99.3 FM (English) and and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish), while a live stream will be available on FOX Sports GO. In addition, The Final Whistle postgame show will air immediately after the game on ESPN 99.3 FM.

A new episode of the Sporting KC Show will air at 8 p.m. CT Tuesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine will recap Week 1 of the MLS season and look ahead to Saturday's showdown against high-powered FC Dallas.

To celebrate the start of its 22nd MLS season, Sporting Kansas City will host the “We. Together.” Block Party on Friday from 2:30-6:30 p.m. CT at Town Center Plaza & Crossing in Leawood, Kansas. The “We. Together.” Block Party is free and open to the public, coming one day before Sporting Kansas City’s home opener. All supporters are welcome to the interactive event, and more information can be found here.

The Swope Park Rangers continue preparations for the 2017 USL campaign with a scrimmage against cross-state rival Saint Louis FC on Saturday at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. The match will kick off at 1 p.m. CT and live updates will be provided via @SwopeRangers on Twitter.

The Sporting KC Academy U-18s and U-16s return to Swope Soccer Village this Saturday for a doubleheader against Texans SC Houston in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. The U-18s kick off at 10 a.m. CT and the U-16s take the field at 12:30 p.m., with live updates available via @SKCAcademy on Twitter. Both matches are free and open to the public.

Single-game tickets for Sporting Kansas City’s first 10 home matches of the 2017 MLS regular season are now on sale to the general public at, the club’s new and official ticketing provider that allows supporters to buy, share and sell tickets easier than ever before. For more ticket information, call 888-4KC-GOAL.

Away ticket requests are now open for Sporting Kansas City's road matches at Toronto FC, the Portland Timbers and FC Dallas. Fans can utilize the Sporting KC Uphoria mobile app or click here to submit their away ticket requests.

For news, photos and instant updates throughout the 2017 season, follow Sporting KC on TwitterInstagramFacebook and Snapchat (sportingkc), and download the club’s official mobile app Sporting KC Uphoria on the App Store or Google Play.