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Premier League lights up Empire State Building as part of Summer Series

29 Jul 2023

Iconic building changes its lights ahead of the final weekend of the US-based pre-season tournament

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To celebrate the Premier League Summer Series in the United States, the Empire State Building has been lit up this evening in the Summer Series’ blue and purple colours.

The iconic building has changed its lights ahead of the final weekend of the Summer Series as New Jersey and Maryland join Philadelphia, Atlanta and Orlando as Summer Series host cities.

Close to 200,000 fans have attended the six games so far featuring Aston VillaBrentfordBrighton & Hove AlbionChelseaFulham and Newcastle United since Saturday 22 July.

The final three matches take place on Friday 28 July, at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, and on Sunday 30 July at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

See: Summer Series schedule

The tournament follows on from the success of the eight Premier League Mornings Live fan festival events the Premier League and broadcast partner NBC Sports have hosted in multiple US cities since 2018.

These events have seen more than 60,000 fans attend live match screenings in iconic locations, coming together to share their passion for the competition.

Last week the Premier League announced the official opening of an international office in Manhattan which has been set up to support the continued growth of the Premier League and its clubs in the US.

The new office will build on the opportunities created through the League’s highly successful and long-term broadcast partnership with NBC Sports, who became the home of Premier League coverage in the US in 2013, while also seeking to deliver more opportunities for both new and existing fans to engage with the League.

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