Phila. gets Army-Navy game 5 of next 8 years

June 9, 2009 1:22:20 PM PDT
The Army-Navy football game will be held in Philadelphia for five of the next eight years, beginning in 2010. The Naval Academy announced Tuesday that the annual duel between the two service academies will be held at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

The teams will play at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins, in 2011. Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium will host the event in 2014 and 2016.

The Army-Navy game has been played 109 times. Philadelphia has been the host on 81 occasions.

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