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Ukraine Aid Exhibition Football Game at Subaru Park Canceled, Turned into Party Event

The ‘Legends for Peace’ Ukraine Aid Exhibition football game that was scheduled for Subaru Park on September 25 has been canceled due to problems with the ticketing platform, a doorman said. -word of the event. Instead, there will be a festival at the Ukrainian American Sports Center1 Lower State Road in North Wales, same day 2-5pm

That the ticket sales platform was a problem is a bit surprising, since the sales platform was the Union website. But the spokesperson said there were too many technical issues in recent days, so they backed off.

Anyone who purchased a ticket will get a full refund, although it’s not yet clear whether this will include the fee.

The new event will include coaching and autograph sessions, food and entertainment. There will also be a fundraiser, with fans encouraged to bring new or used football gear to donate to Ukrainian children.

Admission will be free, monetary donations are encouraged. The event spokesperson said the new event will give fans more opportunities to engage directly with the stars in attendance. DaMarcus Beasley, Jermaine Jones and Maurice Edu are among the notable former players who will be in attendance, along with many other alumni of the US Men’s National Team, Union and other MLS teams.

Many of those players will also be at Subaru Park on Saturday the 24th before the Union’s 6 p.m. exhibition game against Mexican Pachuca and signing autographs. There will be t-shirts for sale in the plaza outside the stadium, proceeds will go to aid Ukraine after Fanatics donated the t-shirts to the cause. Naturally, fans buying the t-shirts might find them handy for getting autographed.

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