U.S. women will play Ireland after Olympics

August 16, 2008

CHICAGO -- The U.S. women's national team will take on Ireland in a three-match tour following the Olympics, hitting stops on the East Coast and Midwest.

The matches start on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Philadelphia at 8 p.m. EDT at Lincoln Financial Field, and continue on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Giants Stadium. The last match is Saturday, Sept. 20 in Bridgeview, Ill.

Fans can follow all the matches live on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker.

The U.S. women advanced to the semifinals of the Olympics with a 2-1 victory against Canada on Friday, and will face Japan in a semifinal matchup on Monday at 9 a.m. EDT.

Tickets for the matches in Philadelphia and New York go on sale Monday and on Tuesday for the match in Chicago. For all three matches, tickets can be purchased through ussoccer.com or through ticketmaster.


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