CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, August 25, 2011) – Major League Soccer announced today that Sunday’s scheduled game between the LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls has been postponed because of the potential impact of Hurricane Irene. The game will be rescheduled for 5 p.m. (PT) on Tuesday, October 4 and will be broadcast live on ESPN2.
Major League Soccer also postponed Sunday’s scheduled game between the Philadelphia Union and New England Revolution at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
“With the safety of our fans and clubs top of mind, and thanks to the cooperation of our clubs and broadcast partners, Major League Soccer has rescheduled two games that were originally set for this weekend,” said Nelson Rodriguez, Executive Vice President of Competition and Game Operations. “We expect that Hurricane Irene will likely cause hazardous travel and unplayable conditions throughout the Northeast. We appreciate our fans’ understanding of these decisions and the media’s assistance in communicating the message.”