LOS ANGELES (Thursday, July 6, 2023) – The LA Galaxy today announced programming details for their home match against the Philadelphia Union, presented by Wingstop, at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, July 8 (7:30 p.m. PT; Free on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, LA Galaxy Radio, LA Galaxy Spanish Radio).
The Rose Collection, which made its first appearance for the Fourth of July match at Rose Bowl Stadium, will be on sale at Dignity Health Sports Park. The full collection is now available in the LA Galaxy Team Store and features a rose t-shirt and hoodie, rose corduroy hat in fitted, snapback and dad hat styles and a rose pin and pennant.
BLUELOCK, a Japanese manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura on Crunchyroll, will be in SoccerFest. The first 5,000 fans at the booth will receive an LA Galaxy x BLUELOCK poster. Mainstays such as the LA Galaxy Foundation, LA Galaxy Programming and Cozmo’s Cadets will be at SoccerFest. LA Galaxy partners Pirnia Law, Motel 6, Kinecta and Volkswagen will all be activating as well. Finally, Haunted Mansion, O’Reilly Auto Parts, the Irish Consulate, LA Times and the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund will each have booths at SoccerFest.
LA Galaxy Foundation
The Hero of the Match is Marine Corps Captain Syleida Ellis. Captain Ellis’ awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation. The Community Partner of the Match is City Year Los Angeles. City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools every day, preparing students with the social, emotional and academic skills and mindsets to succeed in school and in life. Fans can check out their booth at SoccerFest to learn more. The LA Galaxy Foundation will be auctioning off the player-wornadidas x Marvel x MLS Captain America jersey on Saturday. The pre-match top was worn by the team on July 4 at Rose Bowl Stadium. The online auction will open at 3:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, July 8 and will close at the 75th minute of the match. Fans can text GALAXY to 76278 to bid.
Northeast Tailgate & Extra Time
DJ ETC!ETC! will be providing music at the Northeast Tailgate pregame from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PT and at Extra Time, the LA Galaxy’s post-match party in the American Express Stadium Club, open to all fans, following the game.
Tickets for the July 8 match areavailable at www.lagalaxy.com/tickets. Saturday’s home match at Dignity Health Sports Park marks the 13th MLS regular-season meeting between the Galaxy and Philadelphia Union, with LA leading the all-time series 8-1-3 (22 GF, 10 GA). In seven home matches played against the Union, the Galaxy hold record of 5-1-1 (16 GF, 5 GA). In the LA’s last seven matches played against Philadelphia dating back to May 15, 2013, the Galaxy hold an unbeaten record of 5-0-2 (20 GF, 6 GA). Following the victory against LAFC on July 4, the Galaxy extended their unbeaten run to six matches in league play (2-0-4; 9 GF, 7 GA) dating back to May 31.