Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 2019

DATE TIME (CT) EVENT
Mon., Sept. 30 7pm Rangers vs. Birmingham Legion FC at Children's Mercy Park
(ESPN Plus)
Tue., Oct. 1 6pm Sporting KC Show live from Tanner's Bar & Grill
(14337 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kan.)
Thu., Oct. 3 7pm FIFA 20 Twitch Stream with Gianluca Busio
Sat., Oct. 5 9am Sporting KC U-15s vs. Houston Dynamo U-15s at Swope
  11am Sporting KC U-17s vs. Houston Dynamo U-17s at Swope
  1:30pm Sporting KC U-19s vs. Houston Dynamo U-19s at Swope
  2pm Sporting KC player at Furniture Mall of Kansas
(1901 SW Wanamaker Rd., Topeka, Kan.)
  6pm Rangers at Hartford Athletic
(ESPN Plus)
Sun., Oct. 6 2pm Sporting KC player at Furniture Mall of Kansas
(2125 E Kansas City Rd., Olathe, Kan.)
  2:30pm #DALvSKC Watch Party at No Other Pub
  3pm Sporting KC at FC Dallas
(FSKC, FSMW, FOX Sports GO, 94.5 FM, 1340 AM)
  5pm Sporting KC postgame shows
(FSKC, FSMW, FOX Sports GO, 94.5 FM)

After battling the Portland Timbers to a 2-2 tie in the club's home finale yesterday at Children's Mercy Park, Sporting Kansas City (10-15-8, 38 points) will conclude its 2019 MLS campaign on Sunday at FC Dallas (12-12-9, 45 points). The Western Conference tilt at Toyota Stadium is one of 12 MLS matches slated to kick off simultaneously at 3 p.m. CT as the regular season draws to a dramatic close on Decision Day.

FOX Sports Kansas City, FOX Sports Midwest Plus and FOX Sports GO will provide three hours of live coverage starting at 3 p.m. CT, while listeners can catch the action live on ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) with The Final Whistle postgame show immediately following on 94.5 FM.

Fans of all ages are invited to the official watch party for Sunday's match at No Other Pub in the Kansas City Power & Light District, featuring an endless wings and domestic beer package for $30 as well as $4 Bud Light drafts, Corona bottles and Captain Morgan cocktails. No Other Pub will also conduct prize giveaways for autographed Sporting KC merchandise.

The Swope Park Rangers (5-17-7, 22 points) will continue their USL Championship campaign with a pair of matches this week, first hosting Birmingham Legion FC (11-12-6, 39 points) tonight at 7 p.m. CT at Children's Mercy Park. Tickets for the Eastern Conference clash are available at SeatGeek.com or at the stadium box office beginning at 5 p.m. CT. Fans will also have the opportunity to win an exclusive prize prize package courtesy of Smile Generation—including an electric toothbrush plus an SPR scarf, beanie, bobblehead and more—by using the hashtag #RangersSmile on Twitter. SPR will then travel east to meet Hartford Athletic (6-21-4, 22 points) on Saturday at Dillon Stadium, kicking off at 6 p.m. CT. Both matches will stream live on ESPN Plus.

A new episode of The Sporting KC Show will air live at 6 p.m. CT Tuesday at Tanner's Bar & Grill in Overland Park, Kansas (14337 Metcalf Ave.). Sporting KC veterans Matt Besler and Seth Sinovic will join hosts Nate Bukaty and Carter Augustine for an hour of programming on Sports Radio 810 WHB, with Tanner's serving $1 tacos until closing time.

From 7-8:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, Sporting midfielder Gianluca Busio will play fans in the newly released FIFA 20 video game on Twitch. To participate, players can add eSportingKC on the PlayStation Network, send eSportingKC an invite to a FIFA 20 match and watch the stream until they are selected to play.

Three Sporting Kansas City Academy teams will kick off their 2019-20 regular seasons in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy on Saturday, hosting the Houston Dynamo in a tripleheader at Swope Soccer Village. The Sporting KC U-15s will kick off at 9 a.m. CT, followed by the U-17s at 11 a.m. and the U-19s at 1:30 p.m. All matches are free and open to the public and live updates will be available via @SKCMatchday on Twitter.

Two Sporting KC players and Sporting mascot Blue will participate in meet and greets this weekend at Furniture Mall of Kansas locations in Topeka (1901 SW Wanamaker Rd.) and Olathe (2125 E Kansas City Rd.). The Topeka event will take place from 2-3:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, while the Olathe event will run from 2-3:30 p.m. CT on Sunday.

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