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United To Face Barcelona

You might be sick to the back teeth with them but Manchester United have today announced that we will play another friendly against Barcelona this summer.

Following last year’s Champions League final defeat against Barcelona, we played them again during the pre-season in Washington DC. 82,000 fans attended the game which United won 2-1, thanks to goals from Nani and Michael Owen.

United will face Barcelona this summer in Gothenburg on Wednesday 8 August at the Ullevi Stadium.

Three days earlier United will be in Norway three days earlier to play Valerenga.

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13 Comments

  1. wayne says:

    Doesn’t surprise me good marketing turns a friendly into a worldwide attraction

  2. kanchelskis says:

    Never mind Barca. Should’ve organised a game with Bilbao – get that one off our backs first.

  3. dgt says:

    It’s not like its gonna be as interesting as a champions league game but I’ll almost certainly watch it anyway

  4. lucas says:

    This is a good match….ManU can win again since this is a friendly game and as long as they keep loosing against FC Barcelona Champions league final as usual ;-)

  5. Costas says:

    Who cares? Means nothing as we found out last year.

  6. Unitedfanatic says:

    @Kanchelskis: Spot on mate! Haha..

  7. WillieRedNut says:

    We will have our revenge…….in this life, or the next……

  8. Gentle says:

    Another defeat will continue to make our rivals see reasons to give us stick about how barca normally batter us

  9. Ash says:

    Friendly match just announced and some people here are already saying we will get battered. Great way to support your team. Write us off even before the ball is kicked.

  10. Apottedplant says:

    We will trash them and carry this new found confidence into the season only to falter and fall short when we meet them again in the finals~ Weeeeeeehooooo

  11. chiko_mufc_mondlane says:

    We aren’t going to lose, even if we do its a friendly after all

  12. Mikael says:

    I’M GOING!!!! Or at least I’ll do what I can to get there ;o) Soooo sweet to see the lads in Sweden! Welcome reds! The support will be massive! =o)

  13. tisya says:

    chicha will definitely scoreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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