Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: June 24-30, 2019

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Mon., June 24 6pm Academy Playoffs: Sporting KC U-19s vs. Saint Louis FC U-19s
Tue., June 25 7pm Men in Blazers at The Madrid Theatre
  7pm The Sporting KC Show Podcast on Sports Radio 810 WHB
Wed., June 26 5:30pm Gold Cup: Trinidad & Tobago vs. Guyana at Children's Mercy Park
(FS1, Univision Deportes, UniMas)
  8pm Gold Cup: USA vs. Panama at Children's Mercy Park
(FS1, Univision Deportes, UniMas)
Fri., June 28 2pm Women's World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. France
Sat., June 29 8:30pm #RSLvSKC Watch Party at No Other Pub
  8:30pm Sporting KC Live presented by Bud Light
(FSKC, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO)
  9pm Sporting KC at Real Salt Lake
(FSKC, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM, 1480 AM)
  11pm Sporting KC postgame shows
(FSKC, FSMW Plus, FOX Sports GO, 810 AM)
Sun., June 30 4pm Rangers vs. Saint Louis FC at Children's Mercy Park
(ESPN+)

Sporting Kansas City (4-5-7, 19 points) earned the club's first road win of the season on Sunday, defeating Columbus Crew SC 1-0 to move within a point of the seventh and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Manager Peter' Vermes' side will aim to secure a second straight victory this Saturday, rounding out a five-game road swing against seventh-place Real Salt Lake (6-8-2, 20 points) at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The contest will kick off at 9 p.m. CT, with three hours of live coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest Plus and FOX Sports GO. Sports Radio 810 WHB and ESPN Deportes KC 1480 AM will also air local radio broadcasts, with The Final Whistle postgame show immediately following the match on 810 WHB.

Fans are welcome to attend the official watch party for Saturday's match at No Other Pub in the Kansas City Power & Light District (1370 Grand Blvd.), highlighted by prize giveaways and multiple food and drink specials.

Sporting Kansas City has partnered with the Kansas City 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid and the Kansas City Power & Light District to host free Women’s World Cup watch parties at the KC Live! Block and No Other Pub. The reigning World Cup champion United States Women's National Team will continue their pursuit of a second straight title Friday at 2 p.m. CT, facing hosts France in a quarterfinal clash in Paris. KC Live!, the 25,000-square-foot entertainment block in the center of downtown, is the region’s premier destination for all USA matches. Game broadcasts will be shown live on the theater-sized screen and match commentary will play throughout the venue.

Children’s Mercy Park will host the final two matches of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup group stage on Wednesday as the United States Men's National Team plays for the top spot in Group D. The highly anticipated doubleheader will see Trinidad and Tobago (0-2-0, 0 points) face Guyana (0-2-0, 0 points) at 5:30 p.m. CT, followed by the U.S. (2-0-0, 6 points) battling Panama (2-0-0, 6 points) at 8 p.m. CT. The Americans have already booked passage to the Gold Cup quarterfinals and can clinch first place in Group D with a win or a draw. Tickets for the doubleheader remain available at SeatGeek.com and both matches will be televised live on FS1, Univision Deportes and UniMas.

The Sporting Kansas City U-19s have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018-19 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs at SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside, California. The U-19s will look to become Sporting's first Academy team to reach the Development Academy National Championships when they battle the Saint Louis FC U-19s tonight at 6 p.m. CT in Oceanside. The match will stream live on YouTube, while additional in-game updates will be available via Twitter at @SKCAcademy.

Men in Blazers, a collaboration featuring English duo Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, will bring their acclaimed soccer program to Kansas City on Tuesday at The Madrid Theatre (3810 Main St.). A limited number of tickets for the show are available at Ticketmaster.com as Bennet and Davies welcome Sporting Manager Peter Vermes and discuss a variety of domestic and international soccer topics.

A new episode of The Sporting KC Show Podcast will debut Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 810 WHB. In addition to hearing from a Sporting KC guest, hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine will recap Sunday's win over Columbus, preview Wednesday's Concacaf Gold Cup doubleheader at Children's Mercy Park, and look ahead to Saturday's battle between Sporting and Real Salt Lake.

The Swope Park Rangers (1-8-6, 9 points) battled from behind to claim a 1-1 draw at the Charleston Battery on Saturday and will play for a second straight result this Sunday at Children's Mercy Park, hosting rivals Saint Louis FC (5-3-5, 20 points) at 4 p.m. CT. Tickets for the Eastern Conference clash are available at SeatGeek.com or at the stadium box office on Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. CT. Fans can also catch the game streaming live on ESPN Plus.

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