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DSNY Football to Play NYPD in a battle for the gridiron on Saturday, April 11th

March 31,2009 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 09-12, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Are you ready for some football?  Well, here comes New York's Strongest against New York's Finest! The DSNY Football Team - the Department's only official team - will tackle the New York Police Department Football Team in their first game of the spring season on Saturday, April 11th at 3:30 PM at Flushing Memorial Field, located at Bayside Avenue and 149th Street in Flushing, Queens.  Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children.  The game is sanctioned by the National Public Safety Football League (NPSFL).  This year, for the first time, Municipal Credit Union has become a proud co-sponsor of the games as part of their Municipal Sports Series.

At the end of the season, a portion of the proceeds from the team's season games will go to a charity of the team's choice. 

The Strongest will also play other games against the Dallas Police Department; New York Fire Department and the Philadelphia Police Department later in the season.

For further information, visit the DSNY 'Strongest' web page at