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Union 2012 home opener on Sunday, March 18

The Philadelphia Union announced on Tuesday that its home opener will take place at PPL Park on Sunday, March 18.

The time and opponent will be announced at a later date.

The 2012 MLS season will officially commence on the weekend of March 10. Six games will take place on Saturday, March 10 at Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, LA Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. On Sunday, March 11, Chivas USA and FC Dallas will host. Portland Timbers will open the season at home on Monday, March 12.

This marks the third year in a row that the Union will start the season on the road.

The home opener dates for all 19 clubs are:

WEEK 1

Saturday, March 10: Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, LA Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Sunday, March 11: Chivas USA, FC Dallas

Monday, March 12: Portland Timbers

WEEK 2

Saturday, March 17: Sporting Kansas City, Montreal Impact, Real Salt Lake

Sunday, March 18: Philadelphia Union

WEEK 3

Saturday, March 24: Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew, New England Revolution, Toronto FC

Sunday, March 25: New York Red Bulls

WEEK 10

Saturday, May 12: Houston Dynamo (new stadium opener)

 

 

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