Sporting KC Weekly Schedule: May 3-8, 2022

Sporting Kansas City (2-6-2, 8 points) will start the club’s busiest part of the season with a road trip to face defending MLS Cup champions New York City FC (4-3- 1, 13 points) at 6 p.m. CT Saturday at Citi Field. The interconference matchup will be the first of the club’s potential seven games in 22 days and kick off a trek across the country with games in New York (May 7), Kansas City (May 10) and Portland (May 14) in the coming week.

Saturday’s showdown, the first meeting between Sporting KC and NYCFC since July 2019, will be televised locally on 38 The Spot with three hours of coverage starting at 5:30 p.m. CT. The show will also air live on SportingKC.com and in the Sporting KC app for viewers in Kansas and Missouri (excluding the St. Louis area per MLS policy), as well as on ESPN + for out-of-market subscribers.

Additionally, Sporting KC partner pubs across the Midwest will broadcast the game, including enhanced watch parties at No Other Pub in the KC Power & Light District and Kelly’s Westport Inn. Local radio programs will also be broadcast on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM.

SPORTING KC SHOW TUESDAY

A new edition of The Sporting KC Show will air on Sports Radio 810 WHB from 7-8 p.m. CT Tuesday with hosts Nate Bukaty, Jacob Peterson and Aly Trost. The Sporting KC Show podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and SportingKC.com, giving supporters a weekly destination to catch up on club stories, player achievements, guest interviews and more.

FREE SHIPPING ON MLSSTORE.COM

Orders over $49 on MLSstore.com are eligible for free shipping with code MLS49 (exclusions apply) until 10:59 p.m. CT Tuesday, including new Sporting Kansas City and State Line 3.0 jerseys. other club products.

TRANSFER WINDOW CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY

Major League Soccer’s main transfer window, during which an MLS team can apply for the international transfer certificate of a player under contract in another country, will end on Wednesday. The secondary transfer window is due to take place from July 7 to August 4. All in-season trades between MLS clubs must take place during these transfer windows.

USA-URUGUAY TICKETS AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

On Friday, tickets go on sale for the United States Men’s National Team game against Uruguay on Sunday, June 5 at Children’s Mercy Park. Sporting Kansas City Season Ticket members can take advantage of a presale opportunity beginning at 10:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday and all Visa cardholders are eligible to purchase tickets during a Thursday presale window. Visit ussoccer.com for more information.

SKC ACADEMY TRAVELS TO TEXAS

The Sporting Kansas City Academy U-14, U-15, U-17 and U-19 will continue their MLS NEXT campaigns this weekend. The three younger teams play Houston Dynamo FC on Saturday, while the U-1i also travel to Texas to take on RGV Toros FC at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday. The U-14, U-15 and U-17 will stay in the Lone Star State to face Austin FC on Sunday. Fans can follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for in-game updates throughout the MLS NEXT season.

SPORTING KC II WELCOMES REAL MONARCHS

Sporting KC II will continue the club’s inaugural season in MLS NEXT Pro at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday against the Real Monarchs at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan. Tickets for the game are available online at SeatGeek and Sunday’s match will be streamed live on mlsnextpro. com with in-game updates available from @SportingKCII on Twitter.

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