Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: Feb. 11-17, 2019

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Tue., Feb. 12 7pm Sporting KC Show on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., Feb. 13 11am Preseason: Rangers at North Texas SC
  5pm Preseason: Sporting KC vs. Houston Dynamo in Tucson, AZ
(Two split-squad matches played concurrently)
    MLS Primary Transfer Window opens
Fri., Feb. 15 12:30pm GA Cup: Sporting KC U-15s vs. Chicago Fire U-15s in Houston
  3pm GA Cup: Sporting KC U-17s vs. Chicago Fire U-17s in Houston
    Sporting KC U-12s, U-13s and U-14s at U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships in Kansas City
Sat., Feb. 16 10am GA Cup: Sporting KC U-15s vs. Minnesota United FC U-15s in Houston
  1pm Preseason: Rangers at Tulsa Roughnecks FC
  3pm GA Cup: Sporting KC U-17s vs. Houston Dynamo U-17s in Houston
    Sporting KC U-12s, U-13s and U-14s at U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships in Kansas City
Sun., Feb. 17 4:30pm eMLS League Series Two in Frisco, TX
    Sporting KC U-12s, U-13s and U-14s at U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships in Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City earned a 3-2 exhibition victory at Phoenix Rising FC last Thursday to stay perfect during the club’s 2019 preseason, presented by Children’s Mercy. Manager Peter Vermes’ side will conclude its preseason campaign on Wednesday, facing MLS rivals Houston Dynamo in a pair of split-squad matches kicking off concurrently at 5 p.m. CT at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona. One of the two contests will stream live on SportingKC.com, while @SKCmatchday on Twitter will provide additional in-game updates.

A new episode of the Sporting KC Show will air at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday on Sports Radio 810 WHB. Nate Bukaty will join co-host Carter Augustine, who will provide a comprehensive preseason report from Sporting KC's camp in Arizona. The duo will also be joined by multiple Sporting KC players as preparations continue for the team's first home match on Feb. 21 against Toluca.

The Swope Park Rangers will continue their preseason preparations on the road this week, visiting North Texas SC of USL League One at 11 a.m. CT Wednesday at Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas. SPR will then travel to face Tulsa Roughnecks FC on Saturday with kickoff slated for 1 p.m. CT at Titan Sports and Performance Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Follow @SwopeRangers on Twitter for updates.

Major League Soccer's Primary Transfer Window opens on Wednesday, permitting official trades that involve domestic and international players. During the primary transfer window, MLS clubs can request International Transfer Certificates (ITCs) from players' former clubs to complete signings, loans and transfer deals. The window also allows player trades between the 24 MLS teams.

The Sporting Kansas City Academy U-15s and U-17s will venture to Houston this weekend for the resumption of 2019 Generation adidas Cup Qualifying at Houston Sports Park. The U-17s will take the field at 3 p.m. CT on Friday and Saturday, facing the Chicago Fire and Houston Dynamo, respectively, while the U-15s will meet the Chicago Fire at 12:30 p.m. CT on Friday and Minnesota United FC at 10 a.m. CT on Saturday. Follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.

While the U-15s and U-17s compete in Houston, the Sporting KC U-12s, U-13s and U-14s will take the courts at multiple indoor soccer facilities across Kansas City for the 2019 U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships. The tournament, taking place Friday through next Monday, Feb. 18, boasts a record 161 teams from across the United States at the boys and girls U-9 through U-19 levels.

The second event of the 2019 eMLS season will take place on Sunday at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco, Texas, starting at 4:30 p.m. CT. Macisse Diop will represent Sporting KC in eMLS League Series Two, featuring some of the top EA SPORTS FIFA players from across the country. Fans can follow the @eSportingKC Twitter account for the latest eMLS news and updates over the course of 2019.

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