Manchester United announce 25-man roster for United States tour
CARSON, Calif. (Friday, July 18, 2014) – Manchester United announced today the 25-man roster that will travel for the club’s tour of the United States, beginning with the Chevrolet Cup against the LA Galaxy Wednesday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl Stadium.
In addition to England’s Wayne Rooney, Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa and Spain’s Juan Mata, the club revealed the other players who will round out the squad, including England’s Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverly, Wilfried Zaha, Ashley Young and Phil Jones along with Ecuador’s Antonio Valencia and Portugal’s Nani.
Individual tickets, starting at $35, are available for purchase via Ticketmaster. Fans can receive discounts on their seats by purchasing an LA Galaxy group or multi-game plan or by becoming a Season Ticket Member. Packages can be purchased by calling 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visiting www.lagalaxy.com/manutd. Galaxy Season Ticket Members will receive the same number of seats at Rose Bowl Stadium as they have in their full season plan and have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets at a discount off face value prices. Supporters are urged to arrive to the Rose Bowl Stadium early.
After the opening match against LA Galaxy, United will then take part in the International Champions Cup facing AS Roma in Denver (Saturday 26th July), Inter Milan in Washington DC (Tuesday 29th July) and Real Madrid in Michigan (Saturday 2nd August). If United make the final of the competition, the pre-season tour will conclude with the final in Miami on Monday 4th August.
Manchester United will hold an open training session on Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl Stadium ahead of Wednesday’s game. A full media schedule will be announced in the coming days.
General admission tickets to the open training session, which cost $20, are available for purchase via Ticketmaster. Limited VIP Tickets for Manchester United’s open training are also available for $300, and include field level seating and an autograph session following training. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the LA Galaxy Foundation. Packages for the open training session and the Chevrolet Cup match between Manchester United and LA Galaxy can be purchased by calling 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visiting www.lagalaxy.com/manutd.
2014 Manchester United U.S. Tour Roster
GOALKEEPERS (4): David De Gea (Spain), Anders Lindegaard, (Denmark), Ben Amos (England), Sam Johnstone (England)
DEFENDERS (7): Rafael (Brazil), Jonny Evans (Northern Ireland), Chris Smalling (England), Phil Jones (England), Luke Shaw (England), Tyler Blackett (England), Michael Keane (Republic of Ireland)
MIDFIELDERS (11): Matty James (England), Ander Herrera (Spain), Tom Cleverley (England), Darren Fletcher (Scotland), Shinji Kagawa (Japan), Juan Mata (Spain), Jesse Lingard (England), Antonio Valencia (Ecuador), Nani (Portugal), Wilfried Zaha (England), Ashley Young (England)
FORWARDS (3): Danny Welbeck (England), Wayne Rooney (England), William Keane (England)