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 21, 2012 HOMECOMING
Lichaj, Guzan see action against Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill---There was a strong local flavor to Aston Villa’s 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. Downers Grove native Eric Lichaj played 56 minutes for Aston Villa, while Homer Glen native Brad Guzan entered the match in the 79th minute.
July 20, 2012 HOME FRIENDLY
Fire host Aston Villa Saturday
After falling 1-0 in the sweltering heat at Red Bull Arena to the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday, the Chicago Fire return home for a Saturday friendly that is the first of two international games in the Windy City this weekend.
July 18, 2012 TEAMS ON TOUR
Aston Villa, Chelsea open with wins ASTON VILLA 1, PHILADELPHIA UNION 0
CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union have always held their own against international opponents, and while they did again in losing 1-0 to Aston Villa Wednesday at PPL Park, the loss was the first the team has suffered against a visiting foreign team at the Chester stadium.
July 16, 2012 TRAVEL TEAM
Aston Villa announces tour roster
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Aston Villa FC has announced their traveling roster for the Chicago Fire vs. Aston Villa match at Toytota Park on Saturday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. CT. , which includes forward Darren Bent and U.S. internationals Brad Guzan and Eric Lichaj.
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.