Carolina RailHawks to Host 4-Time MLS Champion LA Galaxy

Birth into Quarterfinal Round of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on the line

CARY, NC June 19, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks will host Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy in the Fifth Round (Round of 16) of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, June 24th at WakeMed Soccer Park, Koka Booth Stadium/Field #2.  The match will kickoff at 7 p.m. and ticket availability is limited.

The Carolina RailHawks will host Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy in the Fifth Round (Round of 16) of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

The Carolina RailHawks will host Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy in the Fifth Round (Round of 16) of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

“I encourage fans to buy their tickets now to ensure that you get to experience this historic game.  Tickets in this smaller venue are limited.  Only 1500 tickets remain,” said RailHawks President Curt Johnson.  “We have a tremendous amount of respect for the Galaxy and know how difficult it will be to defeat them for a third consecutive year.  It would be a huge achievement and I know our players and coaches are looking forward to the opportunity and challenge. Our goal is to win the U.S. Open Cup and the task will be difficult against this outstanding Galaxy team.”

Individual tickets will go on-sale to the public on Friday, June 20th at 10 a.m.  Fans can purchase in advance of the public sale by purchasing the U.S. Open Cup 3 Game Pack (included are a Galaxy ticket and two tickets to a regular season match of your choice) or by purchasing in groups of 10 or more tickets.  Group pricing starts as low as $15 and can be purchased by calling the RailHawks Box Office at (919) 459-8144.  3 Game Packs are available for purchase online by clicking here.

The Galaxy has made two previous trips to WakeMed Soccer Park in U.S. Open Cup play.  The first was a thrilling 2-1 RailHawks victory that resulted in a sold out crowd at WakeMed Soccer Park.  In the Galaxy’s second visit, the RailHawks won 2-0 in front of a club record 8,121 fans.  The four-time MLS Champion Galaxy boasts an all-star roster that includes Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane, Robbie Rogers and young phenom Gyasi Zardes.

Fans can also purchase RailHawks Fall Season Tickets that include a ticket to the June 24th Galaxy match and the RailHawks NASL Fall Season matches, including any future U.S. Open Cup matches and NASL postseason matches.  For more information visit www.CarolinaRailHawks.com or call the RailHawks Box Office at (919) 459-8144.

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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