Update: July 11, 2011
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Revolution (3-8-7, 16 pts.) will host defending English Premier League champion Manchester United on Wednesday, July 13, in the Herbalife World Football Challenge, before returning to league play and hosting the Eastern Conference’s co-leading Philadelphia Union on Sunday, July 17. Both matches will be played at Gillette Stadium.
Wednesday’s match will be televised nationally on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and online at ESPN3.com. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m., and tickets start at $50 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and at revolutionsoccer.net, or by calling 1-877-GET-REVS.
Kickoff for Sunday’s match is set for 7 p.m., and the game will be televised by Comcast SportsNet. 98.5 The Sports Hub will have the call on the radio.
MANCHESTER UNITED TOUR ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: Ben Amos (ENG), David de Gea (ESP)*, Sam Johnston (ENG), Andres Lindegaard (DEN)
DEFENDERS: Fabio Da Silva (BRA), Rafael Da Silva (BRA), Jonny Evans (NIR), Patrice Evra (FRA), Rio Ferdinand (ENG), Phil Jones (ENG)*, Chris Smalling (ENG)*, Nemanja Vidic (SRB)
MIDFIELDERS: Anderson (BRA), Michael Carrick (ENG), Tom Cleverley (ENG)*, Ryan Giggs (WAL), Nani (POR), Gabriel Obertan (FRA), Ji-Sung Park (KOR)
FORWARDS: Dimitar Berbatov (BUL), Mame Biram Diouf (SEN), Javier Hernandez (MEX)*, Federico Macheda (ITA), Michael Owen (ENG), Wayne Rooney (ENG), Danny Welbeck (ENG)*, Ashley Young (ENG)
MANAGER: Sir Alex Ferguson
For up-to-the-minute information on the Revolution, visit the team’s official web site at revolutionsoccer.net, or follow the team on Twitter at @NERevolution, or on Facebook at facebook.com/NERevolution. For more information about Revolution tickets, including tickets to the July 13 match against Barclays Premier League champion Manchester United, call 1-877-GET-REVS or visit revolutionsoccer.net.