Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: May 1-7, 2017

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Mon., May 1   Vote: Westlake Ace Hardware Helpful Moment of the Month
    Single-game tickets available for home and away matches
    Registration open for The Victory Project soccer clinic
Tue., May 2 7:15pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., May 3 3:30pm United States U-17 MNT (Jaylin Lindsey) vs. Honduras
(CONCACAF YouTube, UDN)
  7pm Bud Light pregame show on FOX Sports KC Plus
  7:30pm Sporting KC vs. New York Red Bulls
(FOX Sports KC Plus, 810 AM, 1340 AM)
  9:30pm Sporting KC postgame shows
on FOX Sports KC Plus, 810 AM
Fri., May 5 5:30pm United States U-17 MNT (Jaylin Lindsey) vs. Cuba
(CONCACAF YouTube, UDN)
  7:30pm Swope Park Rangers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
(SportingKC.com)
Sat., May 6 9am Sporting KC U-18s vs. Houston Dynamo U-18s at Swope
  11:30am Sporting KC U-16s vs. Houston Dynamo U-16s at Swope
Sun., May 7 12:30pm Sporting KC at Minnesota United FC
(FS1, FOX Deportes, 99.3 FM, 1510 AM, 1340 AM)
  3pm The Final Whistle postgame show on 99.3 FM & 1510 AM

Sporting Kansas City (4-1-3, 15 points) returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over rivals Real Salt Lake on Saturday at Children's Mercy Park. The team will round out a two-game home swing Wednesday, hosting the New York Red Bulls (5-3-1, 16 points) at 7:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, FOX Sports Midwest Plus, Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM. The inter-conference clash will also be streamed on FOX Sports GO and available to all pay-TV subscribers within the Sporting KC TV territory who receive FOX Sports Kansas City or FOX Sports Midwest. 

Tickets for Wednesday's match are available at SeatGeek.com as Sporting KC looks to extend its club-record 13-game home unbeaten streak. The first 10,000 fans through the gates at Children's Mercy Park will receive free Sporting KC spirit sleeves courtesy of match sponsor UMB Bank. FOX Sports Kansas City Plus and FOX Sports Midwest Plus will broadcast three hours of live television coverage beginning at 7 p.m. CT, while The Final Whistle postgame show will air immediately after the match on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Click here for full the Sporting KC broadcast schedule and TV listings.

After hosting the Red Bulls, Sporting Kansas City hits the road Sunday for its inaugural meeting with expansion side Minnesota United FC (2-5-2, 8 points) at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. CT on FS1, ESPN 99.3 FM, 1510 AM and La Grande 1340 AM. After the game, The Final Whistle postgame show will also air on 99.3 FM and 1510 AM.

The Swope Park Rangers (3-2-0, 9 points) suffered a 2-1 defeat at Real Monarchs on Saturday and will return home this week for a Friday showdown with Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 (2-2-2, 8 points). The rematch of the 2016 Western Conference Championship will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT at Children's Mercy Victory Field inside Swope Soccer Village, and tickets are available at SeatGeek.com. Friday's match will also stream live on SportingKC.com.

A new episode of the Sporting KC Show will air at 7:15 p.m. CT Tuesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine will preview a busy week ahead for a Sporting Kansas City side that has vaulted to second place in the Western Conference and boasts five shutouts through eight games.

Swope Park Rangers defender and Sporting KC Academy product Jaylin Lindsey is with the United States U-17 Men's National Team for the CONCACAF U-17 Championship, which culminates Sunday in Panama City, Panama. The U.S. opened the tournament with a 3-0 group stage record to advance to the classification stage, where they will face Honduras at 3:30 p.m. CT Wednesday and Cuba at 5:30 p.m. CT Friday. Both matches will be streamed live in English on the CONCACAF YouTube channel and televised in Spanish on UDN. Should the U.S. finish above Honduras and Cuba in the classification stage, the Americans will advance to Sunday's final at 3 p.m. CT.

The Sporting KC Academy continues its 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Development Academy campaign on Saturday with a doubleheader against the Houston Dynamo at Swope Soccer Village. The U-18s kick off at 9 a.m. CT before the U-16s take the field at 11:30 a.m, and both matches are free and open to the public. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for live updates.

Through Tuesday, Sporting Kansas City fans can visit SportingKC.com/helpful to cast their vote for the Westlake Ace Hardware Helpful Moment of the Month. Individuals can choose among three nominees for the month of April, with each participant receiving a $7 coupon to Westlake Ace Hardware locations in the Kansas City area. The grand prize includes a $300 Westlake gift card, a Sporting KC replica jersey and two tickets to an upcoming match at Children's Mercy Park.

The Victory Project will host its annual soccer clinic fundraiser on Tuesday, May 9 at Children’s Mercy Park. The clinic runs from 6-7:30 p.m. CT and is open to the first 100 kids aged 6-12 who register at VictoryKC.org. The clinic is $75 per child and all proceeds will go to The Victory Project, the philanthropic arm of Sporting Kansas City that unites players, staff and fans to help children battling cancer.

Single-game tickets for Sporting Kansas City’s home matches through July 6 are on sale to the general public at SeatGeek.com, the club’s new and official ticketing provider that allows supporters to buy, share and sell tickets easier than ever before. In addition, away ticket requests are now open for the following road matches: Vancouver Whitecaps FC (May 20), Colorado Rapids (May 27) and San Jose Earthquakes (June 17). Visit SportingKC.com/awaytickets for easy navigation, and call 888-4KC-GOAL for more ticketing information.

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