CARSON, Calif. – Landon Donovan watched Manchester United’s campaign last season with heightened interest, rooting for his old manager David Moyes as he stepped into Sir Alex Ferguson’s shoes after the Scotsman’s retirement as the Red Devils’ manager.
It didn’t go as hoped.
It's become our summer ritual: international club friendlies from sea to shining sea.
And this year is no different, as the likes of Bayern Munich, Atlético Madrid, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Chivas de Guadalajara criss-cross the United States and Canada. On many occasions, they will play friendlies against MLS clubs.
Four World Cup veterans named to Manchester City traveling roster for US tour, but will not face SKC
Manchester City on Monday announced their 28-man traveling roster for their US preseason tour, which kicks off with a stop in Kansas City on Wednesday.
SEATTLE — The Seattle Sounders have played a step above their MLS competition throughout much of the season. On Saturday, they were almost a step above one of the top teams in the world.
The MLS-leading Seattle Sounders twice took the lead against English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur, but the visitors used two penalty kicks to salvage a 3-3 tie in an entertaining, back-and-forth international exhibition played at CenturyLink Field on Saturday afternoon.
Spurs drew first blood in the 11th minute when Lewis Holtby lofted a header past Sounders 'keeper Stefan Frei.
Coming off a disappointing 2013-14 season with Manchester United, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez might have hoped an impressive preseason in the United States under new manager Louis van Gaal would lead to bigger and better things. He won't get that chance.
Could the US national team be looking south in a post-World Cup friendly this fall?
The USMNT will reportedly play Ecuador in a friendly during a FIFA date in October. The venue and exact date have not been revealed.
Chivas Guadalajara última detalles para los duelos ante Swansea City y Bayern Munich en su gira por Estados Unidos
Con un entrenamiento este martes en Miller Park, abierto a la afición y la prensa, Chivas de Guadalajara cierra su preparación para el amistoso del miércoles en ese mismo estadio de la ciudad de Milwaukee, ante el club galés de la English Premier League Swansea City.
El rebaño sagrado llegó a la sede del encuentro pasada la media noche del lunes tras volar de Guadalajara a Chicago y recorrer vía terrestre el camino entre esa ciudad y Milwaukee.
Sometimes it pays to have the boss in your corner. Robin van Persie reportedly will not be part of Manchester United's summer tour to the USA after the Netherlands' third-place finish at the World Cup.