Revs to host Manchester United in July

The Revolution will face Manchester United at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday, July 13, as part of the 2011 World Football Challenge. The game will start at 8 p.m. ET.

“We've very pleased to invite Manchester United to Gillette Stadium to play the Revolution,” Revolution Investor/Operator Jonathan A. Kraft said. “Man U is one of the biggest names in the sports world. Not only is this a great opportunity for Revolution and New England soccer fans to see a world power in person, but it's also a tremendous opportunity for all sports fans in New England to witness such a major and memorable event."

New and current Revs season ticket holders can buy tickets starting on Monday, April 4. Multiple-game packages, including the Manchester United game, will go on sale to the public on April 12. Individual tickets to the game will go on sale to the public on April 23.

“We’re thrilled to bring Manchester United to Gillette Stadium,” Revolution Chief Operating Office Brian Bilello said. “We’re looking forward to this chance for the Revolution to play such a historic opponent on our own field. This will be the biggest friendly match the Revolution has ever played, and we believe our fans will help make this a great memory for everyone who attends.”