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Brazil

/ 64 days ago

Mexico's two popular pre-Copa America friendlies revealed

News is in about the Mexico Copa America friendlies ahead of this summer's competition. Mexico will certainly be giving the 2024 Copa America next summer their full attention. After El Tri unveiled a challenging schedule of pre-tournament friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay, it's only reasonable to make that conclusion. First up for Mexico is a […]

Arsenal

/ 199 days ago

Arsenal summer friendlies average more than 57,000 fans in US

The Gunners were back in the USA last month, embarking on a three-match tour that spanned three different competitions. The summer friendlies for Arsenal included being the opposition in the MLS All-Star Game, the Soccer Champions Tour, and a one-off game versus Premier League rivals Manchester United in New York. While the club drew the […]

Attendance

/ 200 days ago

Barcelona pulls in big crowds across the USA

Spanish giants FC Barcelona returned to America this summer, taking part in the Soccer Champions Tour as a headlining participant. And as usual, the legendary Catalan club was very effective at getting fans through the gates. FC Barcelona pulled some of the largest crowds for soccer in the USA to date in 2023. Originally the […]

Attendance

/ 201 days ago

Manchester United US tour a success, averaging 58,792 fans

Over the span of nine days this summer, Manchester United undertook a US tour, playing four matches across the country. One game was played as part of the Soccer Champions Tour, with the rest as one-off matches in New York, Las Vegas, and San Diego. United have always been one of the most popular overseas […]

Attendance

/ 201 days ago

Real Madrid sold more tickets in the US than any other team

When Real Madrid comes to town, soccer fans turn up in droves to see them in person. And their 2023 tour of the USA as part of the Soccer Champions Tour was no different. Los Blancos were the biggest attraction of the summer, as Real Madrid sold more tickets than any club from overseas. Even […]

Attendance

/ 203 days ago

European friendlies more popular than Leagues Cup, Gold Cup

The last few months have been a smorgasbord of soccer for fans in the USA. Multiple competitions and friendly events have taken place across the country, featuring national teams, domestic clubs, and huge names from Europe. But, based on our reporting, what was it about European friendlies to be the most popular this summer based […]

Arsenal

/ 203 days ago

Arsenal loses key squad member for Premier League start

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta confirmed Gabriel Jesus will be absent for the opening weeks of the new season with injury. In a surprising turn of events, the Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus was unexpectedly absent from the matchday squad for Arsenal's Emirates Cup clash against Monaco on Wednesday. The club confirmed before kick-off that he had […]

Borussia Dortmund

/ 204 days ago

Chelsea's top summer signing injured, Pochettino gives update

Chelsea's pre-season standoff with Borussia Dortmund, which ended in a draw, brought with it an unfortunate setback as Christopher Nkunku went down with an injury. Chelsea's recent acquisition needed a substitution after just 22 minutes in Chicago. The Blues, under Mauricio Pochettino, got off to another strong start thanks in large part to the Frenchman's […]

Attendance

/ 208 days ago

Wrexham's USA tour attendance surpasses 110,000

Wrexham finished off their preseason tour of the United States Friday night in Philadelphia. The Welsh side completed their final friendly stateside with a 1-1 draw against Philadelphia Union II. While the Red Dragons performed well during their four games on their US tour, the club also succeeded off of the pitch as well. Preseason […]

Friendlies

/ 210 days ago

Jude Bellingham nets first Real Madrid goal in front of 67k crowd

Manchester United fell to Real Madrid by a score of 2-0 in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday. American soccer fans watched a match between two of the sport's all-time greats. It was Erik ten Hag's and Carlo Ancelotti’s second pre-season friendly this week. The youthful Red Devils suffered a 3-1 defeat to Wrexham in San Diego […]

Arsenal

/ 210 days ago

Arsenal beats Barcelona in intense eight-goal thriller

Arsenal beat Barcelona 5-3 in a thrilling eight-goal friendly Wednesday night in California. Not only were there plenty of goals in front of the 70,000 fans inside SoFi Stadium, but the game was a feisty affair as well. In fact, there were over 30 total fouls called and four yellow cards handed out during the […]