New York City FC will be hosting Atlanta United this Saturday for Military Appreciation Day at Yankee Stadium. Here’s everything you need to know…
Match: NYCFC vs Atlanta United
Date and Time: Saturday, June 9 at 12:30pm ET
Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Referee: Robert Sibiga
Last Meeting: NYCFC 2-2 Atlanta United, April 15, 2018
Head to Head Record:
NYCFC Wins: 1
Atlanta Wins: 1
Television: YES Network, (Via SAP en español)
Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM (English), WADO 1280 AM (Spanish)
International: Abu Dhabi Sports, Bein Australia, Bein Asia, DSports, Eurosport, FOX Africa, FOX Latin America, Sky Sports, Sportcast, Starhub
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- 11:00 AM: Doors open to the general public.
- Stop by the corner of 161st St. and River Ave. for City Beats pre and post-match performances.
- Be sure to stop by the Fan Zone, now located on the Masterpass® Deck for free face painting, balloon artists, and a GIF station; which will include special military-themed designs.
- 11:50 AM: Your Boys in Blue take the pitch for warmups.
- 12:20 PM: Be in your seats as the West Point Black Knights Parachute Team returns to jump into Yankee Stadium as part of Military Appreciation Day. *weather permitting
- 12:30 PM: Have your scarves ready as the Tunnel of Honor, including members from various branches of the Military, leads NYC’s team onto the pitch.
- 12:33 PM: Join in with TSgt Nalani Quintello from the US Air Force band as she performs the National Anthem. Our Nation’s Colors will be presented by members of the US Army.
- 12:36 PM: Get set for kickoff as we ceremoniously set off the smoke stacks.
- 12:38 PM: Kick-off!