US tour to open in San Francisco
- Tue 24 May 2011, 4:44PM
- Posted by Simon Heggie
Manchester City will kick-start their summer trip to North America by taking on Club America in San Francisco.
The Mexican side are lined up as the first opponents of City’s 2011 pre-season as part of the Club’s involvement in the Herbalife World Football Challenge.
The game will take place on Saturday 16 July at AT&T Park, the 42,000-seater stadium which is home to the San Francisco Giants baseball team.
The schedule of City’s participation in the Herbalife World Football Challenge is as follows (all kick-off times are local Western US times):
8pm, Saturday 16 July, AT&T Park, San Francisco – Club America v Manchester City
7pm, Monday 18 July, Empire Field, Vancouver – Vancouver Whitecaps v Manchester City
1pm, Sunday 24 July, Home Depot Center, LA – Los Angeles Galaxy v Manchester City
Following the trip to North America, City will fly back to take part in the Inaugural Dublin Super Cup, where the club will take on Inter Milan and a League of Ireland XI, before returning to England to prepare for the FA Community Shield at Wembley against Manchester United on Sunday 7 August.
More information about ticketing and travel packages for City supporters will be available in due
course. For further information about the Herbalife World Football Challenge, visit the official website - www.worldfootballchallenge.com