InterLiga tickets go on sale this Monday

NEW YORK - Soccer United Marketing (SUM) today announced today that tickets for InterLiga(tm) 2005 will be available in all venues beginning this Monday, December 13. Each venue will host at least one doubleheader in the tournament, which will determine the two Mexican club teams to qualify for the South American Copa Libertadores, one of the most prestigious international club competitions in the world.

Ticket prices for admission to each InterLiga(tm) doubleheader range from $18 to $50 and will also be available by Ticketmaster via telephone, Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.com. The 2005 edition of InterLiga(tm) kicks off with two doubleheaders on Sunday, January 2, 2005 in Arizona at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix and in California at The Home Depot Center in Carson. Ticket information for each venue follows:

PHOENIX, ARIZONA: BANK ONE BALLPARK - Bank One Ballpark will be the venue that officially kicks off InterLiga(tm) 2005 on Sunday, January 2, 2005, the first soccer games played at the BOB in more than a year, featuring Chivas vs. Santos and Tigres vs. Atlante. Tickets are priced at $20, $30, $40 and $50. A stadium fee of $3 will be added to each ticket sale. Groups of 20 or more will also receive a $2 per ticket discount on select advance ticket prices.

For tickets, fans can call the Bank One Ballpark box offices at (602) 462-6403 or by calling Ticketmaster at (480) 784-4444.

Sunday, January 2, 2005
13:00/ 15:30 - Chivas vs. Santos / Tigres vs. Atlante - Bank One Ballpark (Phoenix, Arizona)

CARSON, CALIFORNIA: THE HOME DEPOT CENTER - InterLiga(tm) opens at The Home Depot Center with a blockbuster doubleheader, featuring Necaxa vs. Jaguares followed by Club America vs. Toluca, and will have the other four teams in the tournament visit HDC on January 8. Tickets for both Jan. 2 and Jan. 8 doubleheaders will be on sale on Monday for $20, $25, $30 and $40. Fans looking to purchase discounted group tickets can do so by calling the Los Angeles Galaxy toll-free at 1-877-3GALAXY or www.lagalaxy.com and Club Deportivo Chivas USA at 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or www.cdchivasusa.com. Groups of 20 or more will also receive a $2 per ticket discount on select advance ticket prices.

Tickets can be purchased at The Home Depot Center Box Office (310-630-2020), or by calling Ticketmaster at (213) 480-3232.

Sunday, January 2, 2005
17:00/ 19:30 - Necaxa vs. Jaguares / America vs. Toluca - The Home Depot Center (Carson, California)

Saturday, January 8, 2005
18:00/ 20:30 - Atlante vs. Santos / Chivas vs. Tigres - The Home Depot Center (Carson, California)

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: SPARTAN STADIUM - Tickets for the January 5 doubleheader at Spartan Stadium featuring Santos vs. Tigres and Atlante vs. Chivas will be available on Monday starting at $20 for endzone general admission seats, $27 for East Sideline general admission, $30 for West Sideline reserved and $40 for VIP Reserved. Groups of 20 or more will receive a two-dollar discount.

Tickets can also be purchased by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at 408-998-TIXS, 415-421-TIXS and 510-625-TIXS.

Wednesday, January 5, 2005
19:00/ 21:30 - Santos vs. Tigres / Atlante vs. Chivas - Spartan Stadium (San Jose, California)

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: ALAMODOME - Tickets for the Thursday, January 6, InterLiga(tm) doubleheader featuring Toluca vs. Necaxa and Jagures vs. America will be on sale on Monday at $20, $30, $40 and $50. The first game of the doubleheader kicks off at 7:00 p.m. local time. Groups of 20 or more will also receive a $2 per ticket discount on select advance ticket prices.

Tickets can be purchased by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at (210) 224-9600. Alamodome box office will be open on the south side of the stadium Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. local time.

Thursday, January 6, 2005
19:00/ 21:30 - Toluca vs. Necaxa / Jaguares vs. America - Alamodome (San Antonio, Texas)

DALLAS, TEXAS: COTTON BOWL - Tickets for the Sunday, January 9 InterLiga(tm) Group B doubleheader involving America, Necaxa, Toluca and Jagures will be on sale starting Monday, Dec. 13 beginning at $20 for tickets in goal view (limited number available) and $25 for an adult reserve ticket along the sidelines. Reserved seats start at $30. Groups of 20 or more will also receive a $2 per ticket discount by calling FC Dallas at 214-979-0303.

Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 214-373-8000.

Sunday, January 9, 2005 16:00/ 18:30 - America vs. Necaxa / Toluca vs. Jaguares - Cotton Bowl (Dallas, Texas)

HOUSTON, TEXAS: RELIANT STADIUM - InterLiga(tm) tickets are on sale and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster Outlets, at www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at (713) 629-3700. Ticket prices are $20, $30, $40 and $50. Groups of 20 or more will also receive a $2 per ticket discount on select advance ticket prices. Reliant Stadium box office will be open on the Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. local time.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005
19:00 / 21:30 - Finals - Reliant Stadium (Houston, Texas)

The eight teams participating in InterLiga(tm) 2005 were selected based on their combined record in the 2003 Apertura and 2004 Clausura seasons of the Mexican domestic league. The top eight squads are: Club America, Atlante, CD Guadalajara, Santos, Tigres, Jaguares, Necaxa, and Toluca.

For more information, visit the tournament's official website, www.InterLiga.com.