July 30, 2014 GUINNESS CHAMPIONS CUP
Liverpool edges Man City in pks
BRONX, NY -- In front of a partisan crowd and Yankee Stadium soccer record 49,653 spectators, Liverpool managed to overcome English Premier League champion Manchester City Wednesday in the Guinness International Champions Cup.
July 24, 2014 GUINNESS CHAMPIONS CUP
Olympiakos blanks AC Milan 3-0
TORONTO--- Alejandro Dominguez, Dimitri Diamantakos and Andreas Bouchalakis scored to lead Olympiakos to a 3-0 win over AC Milan at in front of 10,603 at BMO Field in the opening game of the Guinness international Champions Cup Thursday night.
July 21, 2014 TOE IN THE WATER
Guinness Cup will test Olympiakos
When a club has won the Greek league title 41 times, the Greek Cups 26 times and is the four-time defending Greek league champion, looking beyond its peninsular and island borders would be a natural ambition.
The roster for the defending Engish Premier League champions features the club's top stars including Yaya Toure, David Silva, Edin Dzeko and Joe Hart as well as new signings Fernando and Willy Caballero.
July 19, 2014 MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting boosts East lead
KANSAS CITY, Kan.---- Benny Feilhaber scored on a 10th-minute free kick, Lawrence Olum nodded home a rebound after an hour, and Sporting Kansas City held on for a 2-1 triumph Saturday evening at Sporting Park, ending the LA Galaxy’s eight-game unbeaten streak.
July 18, 2014 HEADLINERS
Rooney, De Gea among stars travelling with Manchester United
Manchester United has announced the 25-man roster that will travel for the club’s tour of the United States, beginning with a game against the LA Galaxy Wednesday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl Stadium, and then continuing with three games in the Guinness International Champions Cup.
July 18, 2014 A NEW BEGINNING
With U.S. Tour Manchester United kicks off a new era--again
By Manchester United's lofty standards, the 2013-14 season was one to be forgotten. The 20 time champions of England finished in seventh place, five points out of the running for even a chance to qualify for the Europa league and 22 points behind inter-city rival Manchester City, who captured the Barclay's Premier League crown. They also suffered an early exit from the Champions League.
May 20, 2014 MLS INFORMER
Toronto-Montreal to clash for Canadian final
For the first time in six years, the Amway Canadian Championship finals will be an all-eastern affair. Toronto and Montreal, the only two teams to win the tournament since it was introduced in 2008, will face off May 28 (at Toronto’s BMO Field) and June 4 (at Montreal’s Stade Saputo).
February 20, 2014 ITALIAN DERBY
Roma to face Inter at the Linc
International soccer will be returning to Lincoln Financial Field this summer as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup. Inter Milan will face Serie A rival AS Roma at the Linc in a 1:00 pm kickoff on Saturday August 2.
August 11, 2012 WORLD CLASS
Real Madrid closes out U.S. tour with win over Celtic at Linc
PHILADELPHIA--Real Madrid’s performance at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday afternoon was not as dominating in the scoreline as some of their other U.S. games, but the Galacticos still outclassed travel- weary Celtic en route to a 2-0 win in a World Football Challenge match.
August 8, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Real Madrid routs AC Milan 5-1
NEW YORK--Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals and Kaka set up three as Real Madrid trounced AC Milan 5-1 in a World Football Challenge match in front of a Yankee Stadium record crowd of 49,474 Wednesday night.
August 4, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Robinho, Rossineri rout Olimpia
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--In the opening match of a Gillette Stadium doubleheader, world heavyweights AC Milan defeated Honduran side CD Olimpia 3-1 for the second exhibition win on their U.S. summer tour.
August 3, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Real Madrid routs Galaxy 5-1
CARSON, Calif.--- Gonzalo Higuaín and Ángel Di María each had a goal and an assist as Real Madrid rolled over the Los Angeles Galaxy 5-1 in a World Football Challenge match in front of a record crowd of 30,317 at the Home Depot Center Wednesday night.
July 31, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Quakes tie Swansea, Red Bulls fall to Spurs
HARRISON, NJ---Second-half goals from Gareth Bale and Gylfi Sigurdsson overcame an early Kenny Cooper penalty kick as Tottenham Hotspur concluded its three-stop US tour with a 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls to claim the 2012 Barclay’s New York Cup before a spirited crowd of 21,701 at Red Bull Arena.
July 28, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
AC Milan only winner
BALTIMORE—Scorching midday heat drained most of the life out of Saturday’s scoreless draw between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, which drew a crowd of 42,723 to M&T Bank Stadium.
July 25, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Bradley leads Roma win at Fenway
BOSTON---After a slow start, Michael Bradley notched a second-half goal to get the scoring started and Roma went on to defeat Liverpool 2-1, disappointing the Liverpool supporters that dominated the near-capacity crowd of 37,169 on hand for the international friendly at Fenway Park.
July 24, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
French clubs win the night
KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Emanuel Herra scored two goals after Gaetan Charbonnier netted the game-winner as Ligue 1 champions Montpellier Herault SC defeated Sporting Kansas City 3-0 Tuesday night at Livestrong Sporting Park.
July 18, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Chelsea open with 4-2 win over Seattle
SEATTLE - Sounders FC and Chelsea FC combined for six first-half goals in a 4-2 win for the Blues in the opening match of the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge. Fredy Montero scored a brace for Seattle in front of 53,309 at CenturyLink Field Wednesday night.
July 16, 2012 TRAVEL TEAM
Aston Villa announces tour roster
CHESTER, Pa. – Aston Villa FC has announced their traveling roster for Wednesday’s friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 18 at PPL Park, which includes forward Darren Bent and U.S. internationals Brad Guzan and Eric Lichaj. Kickoff for Wednesday’s match is slated for 7:30 p.m.
July 14, 2012 CHELSEA ROSTER
Cech, Lampard on team for U.S. tour
NEW YORK---Chelsea FC on Saturday announced the list of players heading to the United States for its tour, which will include participation in the MLS All-Star Game and three World Football Challenge games.
July 9, 2012 U.S. TV DEAL
Liverpool tour games to air on ESPN
BOSTON–Liverpool FC and its American owners have taken another step in building the team's brand in North America, signing a deal with ESPN to televise two matches of the club's 2012 North American Tour.