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A Guide To PPL Park

September 21, 2010 11:19 AM

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PPL Park
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If you are a soccer fan looking to get your fix of soccer, then look no further than PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Located on the Chester waterfront, PPL Park is home to Major League Soccer’s the
Philadelphia Union.

Ground was broken on the stadium in December 2008 and The Union played their first game there on June 27, 2010.

The stadium can hold 18,500 fans for soccer and 26,000 for concerts.

Getting To The Stadium

Looking for the best way to get to the stadium? Here is an easy reference for getting to PPL Park. www.philadelphiaunion.com/content/directions-public-transportation.

Tickets

Visit the following link for information on how to get tickets to a Philadelphia Union game. www.philadelphiaunion.com/tickets.

Parking

According to the Union website, PPL Park is located just five miles south of the Philadelphia International Airport, with easy access to major roadways such as I-95, I-476, US-322 and PA-291. Additionally, the Northeast Corridor Amtrak, Conrail and SEPTA rail lines run two train platforms within a short distance from the site. www.philadelphiaunion.com/content/parking-ppl-park.

Inside PPL Park

Once inside the stadium, PPL Park offers a unique option when it comes to getting food. Want to order food without missing a second of the action? You can order food from your cell phone and have it delivered right to your seat. www.theuniondirect.mangia.net.

Fans

The Union has a support group that goes by the name of Sons of Ben. The Sons of Ben proudly has over 5,000 members. www.beta.sonsofben.com/about.

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