Fire announce Mexico, Poland itineraries in Chicago
Polish National Team arrives at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (Alitalia #0626 from Milan, Italy)
6:35 p.m. -- Mexican National Team arrives at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (Mexicana #802 international arrival)
Tuesday, April 26
11:00 a.m. -- Mexico practice at Soldier Field (Closed practice; Media availability last 15 minutes of practice only)
1:00 p.m. -- Press Conference with Mexican National Team Head Coach Ricardo LaVolpe at Soldier Field
5:00 p.m. -- Poland practice at Soldier Field (Media availability following practice only)
Wednesday, April 27
4:30 p.m. -- Gates open at Soldier Field
6:00 p.m. -- Kick-off: Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution - Soldier Field
8:30 p.m. -- Kick-off: Mexico vs. Poland Soldier Field (Telemundo, Futbol de Primera)
All media who has applied and has been approved for accreditation will receive notification on Friday, April 22.
Tickets to the doubleheader, which range in price from $30 to $75, can be purchased via Ticketmaster by calling 312-559-1212 or at www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of 20 or more should call 1-888-MLS-FIRE. More than 20,000 tickets to the event have already been sold. Capacity at Soldier Field is 61,500. To view a seating chart detailing the location of Polish and Mexican supporters sections at Soldier Field, please click here.
General Parking at Soldier Field: $18
The Will Call window is located at the Soldier Field Box Office on the south side of the stadium at Gate 2. Will Call is only open on game day six hours prior to game time. Only the person whose name appears on the ticket order may pick up the tickets. Photo ID's are required to pick up the tickets.
In order to assist handicapped patrons, please phone the Box Office at 312-705-7240. Soldier Field wheel-chair accessibility is available for Chicago Fire games for $15 (Section 222), $25 (Sections 131, 213, and 232), $30 (Section 113), and $40 (Sections 136 and 210).
The following items are not permitted inside Soldier Field: cans, bottles or other beverage containers, coolers, ice chests, backpacks, bags & purses larger than 8"x11"x12", alcoholic beverages, umbrellas, video/movie cameras, poles to display banners or flags, fireworks/smoke bombs, illegal drugs, laser pens/pointers, noise-making devices, weapons, balloons and beach balls, or any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate. No animals are allowed inside the stadium, with the exception of licensed service animals.