Source: Union to host MLS all-star game - Metro US

Source: Union to host MLS all-star game

PHILADELPHIA – A source requesting anonymity told The Associated Press on Monday that the Philadelphia Union will host the 2012 MLS All-Star game at PPL Park.

A news conference has been scheduled for Tuesday at Philadelphia City Hall featuring MLS commissioner Don Garber, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter and Chester, Pa., mayor John Linder.

Last year’s game was held at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., and featured top MLS players taking on Manchester United.

PPL Park is located in Chester, along the Delaware River.

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