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Galaxy will host Manchester United at Rose Bowl
April 8th, 2014 6:23PM
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[DATEBOOK] This summer, the LA Galaxy will play Manchester United for the first time when the teams meet in a friendly July 23 at the Rose Bowl.

The promoter is Relevent Sports, which will organize the Guinness International Champions Cup at which Manchester United will participate. The Galaxy played in the tournament in 2013 but will not take part in 2014.

“We are excited to take on Manchester United at the Rose Bowl Stadium this summer,” said LA Galaxy President Chris Klein in a statement. “We look forward to playing a storied club at a storied venue. As the top club in North America it is important for us to play big games and bring big events to the city of Los Angeles.”

This will be the team’s first visit to North America since back-to-back tours in 2010 and 2011 and the first visit to Los Angeles since 2003 when Manchester United beat Club America, 3-1, at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
 
The LA Galaxy last played at the Rose Bowl Stadium in 2010 in a match against Real Madrid that drew more than 89,000 fans. A year earlier, the Galaxy played then-European champion Barcelona in front of more than 93,000 fans.

Man. United in the USA:
May/June 1950:
•  Twelve games against mainly local clubs (included one game against Mexican club Atlas)
•  New York, Fall River, Mass., St. Louis, Los Angeles, Chicago (also Toronto and Montreal)
 
May/June 1952:
•  Twelve games against local clubs and also games against Atlas, Tottenham and Stuttgart Kickers.
• New Jersey, Philadelphia, Fall River, Mass., Chicago, Los Angeles (also Toronto and Montreal)
 
May/June 1960:
• Ten games against local clubs and also games against Hearts and 1860 Munich.
• New York, St. Louis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fall River, Mass., Philadelphia (also Toronto and Vancouver)
 
May 1967:
• Benfica (Los Angeles), Dundee (San Francisco)
 
May 1970:
• Bari (New York), Eintracht Frankfurt (San Francisco and Los Angeles)
 
May 1976:
• Chicago Sting, Dallas Tornado
 
May 1978:
• Tampa Bay Rowdies, Tulsa Roughnecks
 
May 1980:
• Portland Timbers
 
May 1982:
• Seattle Sounders
 
July 2003:
• Celtic (Seattle), Club America (Los Angeles), Juventus (New Jersey), Barcelona (Philadelphia)
 
July 2004:
• Bayern Munich (Chicago), Celtic (Philadelphia), AC Milan (New York)
 
July 2010:
• Philadelphia Union, Kansas City Wizards, MLS All-Stars (Houston)
 
July 2011:
• New England Revolution, Seattle Sounders, Chicago Fire, MLS All-Stars (New Jersey), Barcelona (Washington).


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