Fiji Time: 3:45 AM on Thursday 8 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Red Devils announce four-city US preseason tour

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Manchester United officially announced they will be returning to the US for their preseason tour in 2014.

The 2014 tour marks United's first preseason trip to the US since 2011, as they went back to back years with US tours, playing multiple games and taking on the MLS All-Stars in venues across the country.

To celebrate their upcoming tour of the US, and the clubs landmark 20th PL title from last season, United's lates Premier League trophy and a travelling group of former players will be stopping into four US cities later this week and the start of next.

Man United will be part of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, with the full details set to be announced in the coming weeks.

However, the eight teams listed to participate in games are United, Manchester City, Liverpool, AC Milan, AS Roma Internazionale, Olympiakos and Real Madrid. Manchester United group managing director, Richard Arnold had the following to say on their US tour:

"Since the Club's last visit in 2011, the appeal of football in America has grown rapidly.

"NBC reported that this season's Barclays Premier League opening weekend saw the average viewership rise by 78 per cent from the 2012/13 season, with Manchester United's match against Swansea being the most-watched game."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61410.5951
JPY 57.033254.0332
GBP 0.30900.3010
EUR 0.41900.4070
NZD 0.72780.6948
AUD 0.66430.6393
USD 0.47080.4538



Exchange Rate updated on 6th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mum upset
  2. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15
  3. FRCA duo sent home
  4. Patel is still in charge at Fiji FA
  5. Applications open for PS posts
  6. China's new glass-bottom walkway cracks
  7. Incident prompts new plea
  8. Minister launches TTF luxury coaches
  9. Ratu Epeli is the Opposition's nominee for President
  10. 'Domestic violence affects productivity'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  3. Tired Wales march on after holding off feisty Fiji Friday (02 Oct)
  4. Man faces further charges of rape, indecent assault Friday (02 Oct)
  5. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  6. Botia up for Wales clash Thursday (01 Oct)
  7. Escapee on the run Thursday (01 Oct)
  8. Court rules on woman's funeral rites Thursday (01 Oct)
  9. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  10. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)