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Tickets are now on sale for the first ever non-baseball sporting event at the new Busch Stadium.

They May 23 soccer match will feature Premier league icons Manchester City and Chelsea.

Tickets start at $30.  For more information go to cardinals.com/soccer 

 

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two of the top teams in soccer's English Premier League are coming to St. Louis for an exhibition match.

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   The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that Busch Stadium will host a game on May 23 between Manchester City and Chelsea.

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   St. Louis has a long soccer heritage but has been hurt in recent years because of the lack of an appropriate venue for big-time matches.

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   Vicki Bryant, vice president of event services and merchandising for the Cardinals, says the hope is to make a high-profile match an annual event.

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   The match will be the first professional, non-baseball sporting event at Busch since the stadium opened in 2006.

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   Tickets starting at $30 go on sale Tuesday, with a pre-sale Monday for Cardinals season ticket holders.

 
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