5/13/2013 6:20 P.M. ET
Tickets to May 22 Chelsea training session event go on sale tomorrow
Event includes training session, concert, fireworks and chance for a fan to win a trip to Chelsea in 2014
By / MLB.com
ST. LOUIS, MO (May 13, 2013) - The St. Louis Cardinals announced that additional tickets are being made available for the Chelsea public training session scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22nd at Busch Stadium.
"We are excited to be able to give more fans the opportunity to enjoy a special evening showcasing one of the greatest international soccer teams in the world," said Vicki Bryant, Vice-President of Event Services and Merchandising. "We are grateful to Chelsea for allowing us to provide an affordable opportunity for families to enjoy international soccer in St. Louis."
Tickets to the training session are priced at $20 for a variety of seating sections located in the upper levels of the ballpark. Ten thousand field level general admission tickets were distributed to fans that purchased premium tickets for the soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City. Gates for the training session event will open at 5:00 p.m. The Cardinals also announced that the public training event includes a free concert by indie rock band Cracker, fireworks and a unique cross-bar soccer challenge that will end with one fan in attendance having the opportunity to travel to England next year to see Chelsea play at home.
Chelsea is one of the most successful teams in England with four Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. The Blues also boast two UEFA Cup Championships, one UEFA Super Cup and one UEFA Champions League title. In 2012 Chelsea, with the help of Spaniards Juan Mata and Fernando Torres, as well as English International and three-time Chelsea Player of the Year, Frank Lampard, became the first London club to win the Champions League.
Tickets will go on sale starting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. (CT) online at cardinals.com/Soccer, the Busch Stadium Box Office and by phone at 314.345.9600. There will be a limit of 8 tickets per purchase. Additional event details about the training session and the match may be found at cardinals.com/soccer. Be sure to join the conversation with #socceratbusch.
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