Philadelphia Union Train Ahead of Home Match vs. Montreal Impact

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Chris Glidden

August 26, 2013, Chester, Pa. (ISN) – Philadelphia Union (10-8-8) train this week ahead of a home match at PPL Park against Eastern Conference leaders Montreal Impact Saturday, Aug. 31, presented by Turkey Hill and broadcast on Comcast SportsNet at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The Union will also celebrate ’90s Night at PPL Park and the first 10,000 fans to enter the stadium Saturday will receive a recyclable tote bag.

The team is scheduled to practice from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Chester Park and at PPL Park on Wednesday and Friday. Practice is open to the media during the final thirty minutes of training (11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.). For media attending any training session, please confirm training location and time with Chris Glidden at cglidden@philadelphiaunion.com or (561) 459-0025, as there may be a change in schedule.

The Union’s weekly radio program, “The 90th Minute,” on CBS Sports Radio 610 will move to its new location at Chickie’s and Pete’s in Warrington, Pa., for a show on Tuesday, August 27. The show, hosted by veteran television personality and current Union executive Carl Cherkin and Philadelphiaunion.com editor Kerith Gabriel, will feature Philadelphia Union midfielder Michael Farfan.

The Philadelphia Union fell to the New England Revolution Sunday evening in Foxborough, Mass., 5-1. After the Union tied the game, 1-1, in the second half on a goal from Danny Cruz, the Revolution rallied with four unanswered goals. Despite the loss, the Union still remain in fourth place in Eastern Conference standings.

Sebastien Le Toux will appear at Penns Grove Carneys Point Pedricktown Soccer Club opening night this Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. to sign autographs, take photographs and interact with those in attendance.

Forward Jack McInerney will appear at Delran Soccer Club this Thursday, Aug. 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. to sign autographs, take photographs and interact with youth players in attendance.

Defender Don Anding will appear at the Cannstatter Labor Day Festival this Sunday, Sept. 1 from 2-3:30 p.m. to sign autographs and take photos with guest in attendance at the festival.

PLAYER INTERVIEW REQUESTS

Player availability will take place after 12:00 p.m. at PPL Park when the team returns from training on Tues.-Fri. All player interviews can be arranged by phone or in person at PPL Park by contacting Chris Glidden at cglidden@philadelphiaunion.com. Requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

HACKWORTH WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE CALL

Team Manager John Hackworth will hold his weekly press conference on Wednesday, August 28 at 12:30 p.m. ET in the media room at PPL Park. The conference will also be available on phone. Media are asked to call (877) 345-5891 and enter code 2010201020 for access.

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

The complete appearance and media availability schedule for the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 1 2013 is listed below (*All training times and locations subject to change):

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Training availability at Chester Park (Nether Providence Township, PA 19086)

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

“The 90th Minute” Weekly Radio Program, Chickie’s and Pete’s (500 Easton Rd, Warrington, PA 18976)

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Special guest Michael Farfan

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Training availability at PPL Park

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

Philadelphia Union Press Conference with Team Manager John Hackworth,

12:30 p.m. ET (PPL Park Media Room)

Media can call 877-345-5891 and enter 2010201020 for access

Penns Grove Carneys Point Pedricktown Soccer Club Opening Night (229 Penns Grove Auburn Rd., Pedricktown, NJ 08067)

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Sebastien Le Toux

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Training availability at Chester Park (Nether Providence Township, PA 19086)

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

Delran Soccer Club (27 Cranberry Ln, Moorestown, NJ 08075)

6:00-7:30 p.m. ET

Jack McInerney

Friday, August 30, 2013

Training availability at PPL Park

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Philadelphia Union vs. Montreal Impact

7:30 p.m. ET

PPL Park

Comcast SportsNet

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Team Off

Cannstatter Labor Day Festival (9130 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114)

2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

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