BIRMINGHAM, AL (March 26, 2021) – March 28 is Soccer Sunday in Birmingham as Legion FC will play two games back-to-back against Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC starting at 2:00PM CT at BBVA Field.
Sunday’s events begin with a Watch Party in the Legion FC Plaza to cheer on the United States Men’s National Team as it takes on Northern Ireland in an international friendly in Belfast. Gates will open at BBVA Field at 11:00AM for the 11:05AM kickoff. Any fans with a ticket for the BHMvATL matches also has access to the Watch Party and is invited to come check out new Legion FC merch and enjoy concessions, food trucks, and drinks. The food trucks at the stadium Sunday will be Wasabi Juans, Taco Boys, Ruscelli’s, Hyderabad Dum Zone, and Cheezin.
Then the main event kicks off at 2:00PM CT as Legion FC takes on Atlanta United in the first of two 80-minute scrimmages. The two matches will be split by a quick, 20-minute intermission, and fans with a ticket are welcome to stay through the duration of both contests.
A handful of single game tickets are still available now at bhmlegion.com/tickets or by calling the Legion FC Ticket Office at 205-791-7145.
PARKING ADVISORY: Plan accordingly, as parking will be limited due to high demand. Download the Clutch! app to reserve your spot today. You will be able to use your parking spot to attend the Watch Party and both matches.
HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS: Please find all Health and Safety Protocols HERE.
Donations in support of everyone affected by Thursday's tornadoes in Central Alabama will be accepted at BBVA Field before the match (11th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205). Anyone looking to contribute financially can also donate online at uwca.org/tornado, helpsalvationarmy.org, or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY. Anyone looking for assistance can call United Way's information and referral line by dialing 2-1-1.
SUNDAY'S TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
- 11:00 AM – Gate #1, at the box office on 11th St S, opens at BBVA Field
- 11:05 AM – USMNT v. Northern Ireland Watch Party begins
- 1:00 PM – All additional gates open to BBVA Field
- 2:00 PM – Legion FC v. Atlanta United FC, exhibition #1, kicks off
- 4:00 PM – Exhibition #2 kicks off