Sports stats

 Sporting Kansas City

Sporting KC Weekly

April 15, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Sporting Kansas City News Release

Sporting Kansas City will host cross-state rivals St. Louis CITY SC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Children's Mercy Park. Tickets are available online at SeatGeek , including standing room only tickets, while supplies last and the rematch of last year's MLS Cup Playoffs encounter -- when Sporting swept No. 1 seed St. Louis -- will stream live on Apple TV for MLS Season Pass subscribers. Pub partners in the Sporting Pub Network will also show all of the action and radio coverage will air locally on Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM.

Sporting Kansas City announced today the launch of a special club campaign for fans to take advantage of exclusive offers from local businesses ahead of the highly-anticipated match-up with St. Louis CITY SC. Starting today and continuing through matchday on Saturday, supporters can wear Sporting Kansas City gear or use the phrase "Go Sporting" in store to enjoy specials and discounts from a dozen participating partners.

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Erik Thommy is one of four nominees for MLS Goal of the Matchday with fan voting taking place on Twitter . Making his 50th career regular season start for the club, Thommy scored twice on Saturday in front of 72,610 fans at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The 29-year-old German opened the scoring with a superb shot in the sixth minute then leveled the score at 2-2 in the 58th minute with a stunning volley. Thommy, who has appeared in 54 straight regular season matches since making his debut in July 2022, now has a team-leading three goals this season.

Fans can take advantage of free shipping on orders at until 10:59 p.m. CT tonight with the code MLSFS (exclusions apply), including Sporting Kansas City's new One Planet pre-match top in adult and youth sizes.

Sporting Kansas City will release single-match tickets at 10 a.m. CT on Tuesday for the club's final nine matches of the MLS regular season campaign, a slate that begins June 8 with a match-up against the Seattle Sounders and concludes with a visit by LAFC on Oct. 5. Visit or to secure seats.

Wednesday is the deadline for high school seniors to apply for The Victory Project Emerging Sports Leaders Scholarship. The Victory Project will award four scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each to provide financial assistance for students with post-secondary education plans at a university, college, trade or vocational school whose lives have been impacted by the sport of soccer. Applicants will be notified of their selection by May 8.

New in 2024, Behind the Shield presented by Audi will be available after every match this season with the video series - produced by Sporting's full-time digital storytellers - providing fans with an immersive viewing experience highlighted by exclusive interviews and all-access footage from SKC players, trainings and matchdays. This week's BTS captures the sights and sounds from the club's historic return to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium and will premier at noon CT on Thursday on and Sporting Kansas City's YouTube channel.

Sporting Kansas City will be one of eight Major League Soccer teams to participate in the 2024 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and will enter in the Round of 32, which will be played on May 7 and May 8. U.S. Soccer will conduct the official draw for the Round of 32 at 12 p.m. CT on Thursday with a live stream available on and U.S. Soccer's YouTube channel. Major League Soccer teams will only play lower division opponents in the 2024 Lamar Hunt U.S. open Cup until it cannot be avoided.

A new episode of The Sporting KC Show will air from 7-8 p.m. CT this Thursday on Sports Radio 810 WHB with co-hosts Jon Kempin and Blake Aerni previewing Saturday's match-up with St. Louis. The Sporting KC Show Podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and , giving supporters a weekly destination to catch up on club storylines, player achievements, guest interviews and more.

Sporting KC Youth Soccer will host one-day camps from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday at Central Bank Sporting Complex in Kansas City, Missouri and the Garmin Olathe Soccer Complex in Olathe, Kansas. The camps are open to boys and girls of all skill levels between the ages of 5-14 with registration available online.

Sporting Kansas City Season Ticket Members and members of Sporting KC supporters groups are eligible to receive complimentary tickets for Sporting away matches . Requests are currently open for Sporting's matches at at Real Salt Lake on May 4, at Austin FC on May 18 and at the Portland Timbers on May 25 while supplies last. Away ticket requests for Sporting's match at Minnesota United FC on June 1 will open this Friday.

The Sporting KC Academy U-19s will continue their UPSL spring campaign at 3 p.m. CT this Saturday when the team hosts FC Wichita Academy U-21's at Swope Soccer Village (6310 Lewis Rd.) in Kansas City, Missouri. Fans can follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for updates.

Coming off an emphatic 4-0 win on Sunday, Sporting KC II will continue the MLS NEXT Pro campaign against Western Conference leaders Ventura County FC at 3 p.m. CT on Saturday in southern California. The match-up will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV and fans can also follow @SportingKCII on Twitter for updates.

For news, videos, photos and instant updates from the club, follow Sporting Kansas City on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and download the official Sporting KC app.

• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...

Major League Soccer Stories from April 15, 2024

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Sporting Kansas City Stories

Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew
OurSports Central