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Reading United to host Eastern Conference Championships

By Sean Doyle, 07/20/16, 7:00PM EDT


Matches are scheduled to be played on July 23 & July 24

READING, PA (July 20, 2016) – Reading United A.C. were granted hosting rights to the Premier Development League’s Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday following United’s 3-1 victory over the Western Mass Pioneers on Tuesday night.

The conference semifinals will take place at Exeter High School’s Don Thomas Stadium on Saturday, July 23rd. The Charlotte Eagles, champions of the South Atlantic Division, will take on the Mid-Atlantic Division runners-up, the Ocean City Nor’easters at 5:00pm. Thirty minutes after the first semifinal concludes, Reading United A.C., champions of the Mid-Atlantic Division, face the Carolina Dynamo, who finished second in the South Atlantic Division.

The winners of the semifinal matches will advance to the Eastern Conference Championship game on Sunday, July 24th. Kickoff for the title game is scheduled for 7:00pm.

Tickets for Saturday’s session are $10 while fans aged 10 or younger are free. Any fan wearing Reading United gear to Saturday’s games will receive a complimentary pass to Sunday’s conference title game. Tickets for Sunday’s game are also priced at $10 with all fans 10 and under admitted free.

Reading United President Art Auchenbach was delighted to learn Reading had been selected to host the Eastern Conference Championships. “Reading United is honored to once again host the 2016 Eastern Conference Championships.  We pride ourselves not only on our players and coaches, but also our “team behind the team” who volunteer their time to make our fan experience one of the best in the PDL,” Auchenbach said. He continued, “We look forward to hosting three wonderful organizations in Charlotte, Carolina, and Ocean City and showing the soccer public some of the best the PDL has to offer, both on and off the field.”

Tickets for the Eastern Conference Championships are available at or on game day at the Don Thomas Stadium ticket office. Reading United offer 2016 Game Day Youth Packages, Group Discount Packages, Birthday Parties and Fundraising Ticket Packages.  Contact our ticket sales team at for all your group needs.