Army-Navy games head back to Philadelphia
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Philadelphia will host four of the next five Army-Navy games, the two service academies announced in a joint statement Tuesday morning.
Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles, will host the classic football rivalry in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2022.
“The legacy of the City of Brotherly Love and the home of Army-Navy continues to be the benchmark for hosting America's game,” said Chet Gladchuk, Naval Academy athletic director. “This tradition in Philly is so well received and embraced by the city and community that it remains a highlight of the season for the teams, alumni and fans.”
Philadelphia has hosted 86 of the 117 Army-Navy games and will make it 87 on Dec. 9 when it plays host to the Mids and Black Knights at 3 p.m. on CBS Sports. Navy leads the all-time series, 60-50-7, but lost last year.
“Philadelphia is synonymous with the Army-Navy game, so it is fitting that we are playing at Lincoln Financial Field for four of the next five matchups,” Army West Point Athletic Director Eugene “Boo” Corrigan said. “I want to thank the Philadelphia Eagles and PHL Sports. We look forward to continuing the relation-
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