Illinois and Northwestern to play Nov. 20 Football Game at Wrigley Field

By Kevin Kelley -

NorthwesternIllinoisThe Illinois Fighting Illini and Northwestern Wildcats will play their November 20, 2010 football game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the schools announced today.

Northwestern will be the home team for the game, and tickets will be available only to those who purchase Wildcat season tickets. Alternatively, you can purchase Illinois-Northwestern tickets through TicketNetwork.com.

Illinois leads the overall series against Northwestern 52-46-5. The schools have never met outside of their home stadiums in Champaign and Evanston.

Wrigley Field, built in 1914, is the second oldest stadium in Major League Baseball. Wrigley hasn’t hosted a football game since the Chicago Bears left for Soldier Field following the 1970 NFL season.

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One Comment to Illinois and Northwestern to play Nov. 20 Football Game at Wrigley Field

  1. mike engerman said....

    Why are they playing at a mediocre venue like wrigley field.

    November 10, 2010 at 12:38 am