MANCHESTER CITY TO PRACTICE ON FRIDAY, JULY 30 * *AT M&T BANK STADIUM…INTER MILAN WILL NOT PRACTICE
WHO: Manchester City Football Club
WHAT:Team Practice Session
WHEN: FRIDAY, JULY 30
- 4:00 p.m.: Media Gate & Press Box Open
- 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Manchester City Practice
- 7:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.: Manchester City Press Conference (Ravens Post Game Interview Room)
* * WHERE: M&T Bank Stadium
WHY:Manchester City will practice for one hour on Friday, July 30 in preparation for their friendly on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium. Inter Milan will not practice tomorrow evening.
Manchester City will face European Champion Inter Milan at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, July 31. Manchester City finished fifth out of 20 teams in the elite Barclays Premier League (England) during the 2010 season. Over the team's history, it has won two English league titles, and has been runner-up three times. The club captured league honors during the 1936-37 and the 1967-68 seasons, and won the European Cup in 1970. Seven players on 2010 World Cup rosters were from Manchester City, including Carlos Tevez (Argentina), Nigel de Jong (Netherlands), Kolo Toure (Ivory Coast) and Gareth Barry (England).
Saturday's match will mark the second consecutive year in which teams from two of Europe's top soccer leagues will compete against one another in Baltimore. Last summer, Chelsea Football Club defeated A.C. Milan 2-1 in a friendly at M&T bank Stadium.