Posts tagged "Manchester United"

Fire Lose To Manchester United But Hold Their Own

Fire Lose To Manchester United But Hold Their Own
Yesterday’s match against Manchester United was about as succesfull as an international club friendly can be without actually winning the game.  The home team represented themselves well, actually leading the Premiere League champions 1-0 for 65 minutes and playing well enough to earn a bit of respect from the local fans amid a disappointing season... Read more »

Fire v Manchester United Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Gibbs, Cuesta, Segares M Pappa, Paladini, Pause, Nyarko F Oduro, Nazirit Bench: Conway, Dufty, Mikulic, Pantazopoulos, Robinson, Banner, Husidic, Grazzini, Bone, Videira, Ristic, Barouch, Ferrari, Chaves Manchester United GK De Gea D Evra, Jones, Smalling, F. Da Silva M Carrick, Obertan, Cleverly F Berbatov, Welbeck, Diouf Bench:... Read more »

Fire v Manchester United Match Day Is Here

Fire v Manchester United Match Day Is Here
What is expected to be the largest crowd ever for a Fire game should be in attendance to watch the home side take on Premiere League Champions Manchester United at Soldier Field today at 4:00 CDT.  The previous record of 54,432 was set at Soldier Field on July 16, 2005 as the Fire drew with... Read more »
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Manchester United Arrives Today

Fresh off a 7-0 thumping of the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night, the Red Devils arrive in Chicago this afternoon.  The pre-game hype goes into high gear today as Frank Klopas, Sir Alex Ferguson, and others participate in  a media press conference. On Friday night the Premiere League Champions will train at Toyota Park’s turf... Read more »

Fire v Manchester United Start Time Changed

Kick off time for the Fire’s July 23rd friendly against the eventual Premier League champions Manchester United has been moved from 7pm to 4pm.  World Football Challenge event organizers have decided to move the start up for a reason and I’m assuming it’s not to announce the Fire have signed Wayne Rooney after the match. ... Read more »

Fire v Manchester United at Soldier Field

It’s been rumored for a while but today it’s official.  The Fire will face Manchester United at Soldier Field on Saturday July 23 (7 pm kick off).  The game is part of the World Football Challenge event that MLS announced last week.  The details, schedule, and complete format of the WFC have yet to be... Read more »
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Manchester United in Chicago?

According to this report Mancheser United will return to Chicago this summer for more than just a work out and some photo ops.  The report claims that the Red Devils will play the Fire on July 23.  The game was originally planned for Wrigley Field but that has apparently fallen through.  The Cubs host the... Read more »

Manchester United in Chicago

Manchester United will be training at Toyota Park on Wednesday July 14 at 4:00 pm.  The training session is open to all fans holding a ticket to the SuperLiga match between the Fire and Morelia that same evening.  Details here.  

Match of the Week

*No matter what time of year, no matter what continent one is on, on any given weekend one can catch an entertaining soccer game. The key is to know where to look. Well, look no further — here’s a weekly feature that will preview (and eventually recap) my favorite match of the weekend. Consider this... Read more »
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Match of the Week

*No matter what time of year, no matter what continent one is on, on any given weekend one can catch an entertaining soccer game. The key is to know where to look. Well, look no further — here’s a weekly feature that will preview (and eventually recap) my favorite match of the weekend. Consider this... Read more »