Follow us:

Sounders FC

Daily coverage of Seattle Sounders FC, MLS and world soccer.

March 29, 2011 at 9:00 AM

POLL: Does the Manchester United friendly satisfy your fix?

man utd logo.jpgAfter several months of waiting — then weeks of anticipation after an EPL Talk report — the game was finally made official early Tuesday morning. Manchester United will visit Qwest Field for an international friendly July 20 at 7 p.m. against Sounders FC.

Multiple friendlies were a part of season-ticket packages in 2009-10, but this year team officials added just one to the 17 league games. Fans also had the option of opting out of the friendly when tickets were renewed months ago.

“Our fans deserve the best and we have provided a blockbuster match,” said majority owner Joe Roth in a news release. “Manchester United is perhaps the most popular team on the planet and certainly one of most successful.

One big, blowout friendly was the promise months ago. So has Sounders FC delivered?

* * *

Are you satisfied with Manchester United being the friendly?Market Research

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription upgrade.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. For unlimited seattletimes.com access, please upgrade your digital subscription.

Call customer service at 1.800.542.0820 for assistance with your upgrade or questions about your subscriber status.

The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Activate Subscriber Account ►