Sporting Kansas City's highly anticipated return to the pitch is slated for 7 p.m. CT Sunday when the club faces Minnesota United FC in the Group D opener of the historic and unprecedented MLS is Back Tournament at Walt Disney World in Florida. Fans can catch the action live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, the ESPN app, Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM.
But before we make it to Sunday, supporters of all ages have some homework to do.
1. Immediate access to all Sporting KC news and video content
With Sporting matches coming thick and fast in the MLS is Back Tournament, fans have a one-stop shop to stay up to date on the latest news, features, videos and more. Whether you're following the match on your phone, checking out postgame highlights or simply want to soak up everything Sporting, the app has you covered.
2. A library of all the latest and greatest Sporting KC gifs
Who on social media doesn't like a good gif? Better yet, who doesn't like a good gif of Matt Besler, Gadi Kinda, Graham Zusi, Ilie Sanchez, Johnny Russell, Roger Espinoza, Roberto Puncec and other Sporting studs?
3. The unique ability to customize your app logo
The new app gives users the ability to customize their experience in a variety of ways, including the design of their very own app logo.
4. Everything you need to know about the club, all in one place
From standings, schedules and rosters to score alerts, breaking news and Twitter integration, the app serves as your handheld hub for all things Sporting KC.
5. Exclusive offers that can only be found in the app
In addition to shopping the MLS Store, app users will experience a variety of unique and exclusive benefits throughout the season. For example...
FREE LUNCH! On Thursday @MattBesler and @EatGoodcents are giving away 270 16-inch cold subs (a full soccer field length’s worth!). Download the Sporting KC app to receive the secret code for a free sub!— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) July 7, 2020