MANCHESTER UNITED TO PLAY AS ROMA IN DENVER ON JULY 26
IN THE 2014 GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP
Sports Authority Field at Mile High welcomes arguably the most popular sports team in the world when Manchester United visits Colorado for the first time to take on Italian club AS Roma at 2 PM on Saturday, July 26th as part of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup.
A unique round-robin tournament, participants of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup include some of the world's most popular and well-known teams including Real Madrid, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Roma, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Olympiacos. Matches are scheduled in cities across the United States including in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Charlotte, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis and Dallas, with the tournament culminating on Monday, August 4 in the final at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
GAME DAY TIMELINE Parking Lots:
10:00 AM Stadium Gates:
12:30 PM Match Start:
Stadium parking lots open at 10 AM with gates to the stadium opening at 12:30 PM. The match between Manchester United and AS Roma is scheduled to start at 2 PM MST.
STADIUM BAG POLICY
Fans are reminded that the stadium bag policy, which limits and restricts the size and type of bags permitted into the stadium, will be in effect for the Champions Cup. All fans should review the policy prior to arriving at the stadium on match day.
PRINTABLE BAG & SECURITY POLICY INFORMATION FLYER
Tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the event at the stadium ticket office located on the south side of the stadium between Gates 9 & 10. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the ticket office. Prices for the event range from $ 39 to $ 134.
On-site parking at the stadium for the International Champions Cup will cost $ 20 per vehicle / space, cash only please. Stadium parking lots open at 10 AM. Upon arrival at the stadium, to minimize delays and inconvenience, fans should enter the first available parking lot.
If driving to the stadium, please plan extra time for arrival due to anticipated heavy traffic. Stadium lots are expected to be full by 1:00 PM. Once full, vehicles will be directed to off-site parking lots, including the Pepsi Center and parking lots on the Auraria Campus which are located on the east side of I-25 and a walk of approximately 10 minutes to the stadium.
For information regarding light rail service to the stadium, please refer to the Parking & Transportation section of the stadium website.
ABOUT MANCHESTER UNITED
The most successful English club of all-time, Manchester United has 20 league titles, 11 F.A. Cups and three UEFA Champions League trophies. Led by new manager Louis van Gaal, the squad features star strikers Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney as well as Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea and club legend Ryan Giggs.
Manchester United Group Managing Director, Richard Arnold said, “This will be the team’s first visit to Denver and we are excited to meet our fans in this city for the first time. Manchester United has over eight million followers across the United States and Tour 2014, presented by Aon, will be a great opportunity to travel the country and bring the fans closer to the Club they love.”
ABOUT AS ROMA
Founded in 1927, AS Roma, is a three time champion of Serie A with nine Coppa Italia titles and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. Roma features captain Francesco Totti, the team’s all-time leading scorer and the most capped player in the club’s long history as well as Italian defender Daniele De Rossi and international stars Maicon (Brazil) and Kevin Strootman (Netherlands).
AS Roma Manager Rudi Garcia said, “We are extremely happy to go back to the United States. The Guinness International Champions Cup is a prestigious tournament that will give us the chance to confront ourselves with the best European teams. Great games await us, hopefully we will be once again accompanied by the enthusiasm of our American fans.”
An exclusive pre-sale for Denver Broncos season ticket holders, sponsors and other affiliated groups will take place beginning at 11:00 AM MST on Thursday, February 20th.
Tickets to the general public go on sale starting Saturday, February 22nd at 10 AM MST.
Fans are also able to purchase an Ultimate Fan Pack which includes one supporters section ticket, team gear and priority access to select team training. Also available are VIP Team Travel Packs that allow fans to experience the games alongside their favorite teams, providing VIP tickets, charter travel and world-class accommodations to all of their teams’ Guinness International Champions Cup games. All tickets and packages are available at www.internationalchampionscup.com.
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