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DSNY football to play the FDNY in a battle for the gridiron on Saturday, May 16th

May 8,2009 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 09-19, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Are you ready for some football?  Well, here comes New York's Strongest against New York's Bravest! The DSNY Football Team - the Department's only official team - will tackle the New York Fire Department Football Team on Saturday, May 16th at 3:00 PM at Kings Bay Football Field, located on Coyle Street between Voorhies Avenue and Avenue Z in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.  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 the Philadelphia Police Department on Saturday, May 30th.