CHICAGO (April 3, 2008) — Tickets for the U.S. supporters’ section at Wembley Stadium for the U.S. Men’s National Team vs. England on May 28 at 8 p.m. local time go on sale at ussoccer.com at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, April 4.
The U.S. supporters’ section tickets for the second-ever trip by the U.S. MNT to England are all located on the lower-level endline and are $115 each. There is a limit of eight tickets per order, and there will be a $15 shipping charge per order. Tickets may only be shipped to U.S. billing addresses in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and military addresses. Visa is the preferred card of U.S. Soccer.
Ticket and travel packages are available via OleOle and include a ticket in the U.S. supporters' section, a fan-friendly four-star hotel, a welcome reception and more. Fans can secure their spot at this historic match online at OleOle.com. OleOle is the official travel package supplier of U.S. Soccer.
For fans not able to travel to England, the match will be broadcast live on ESPN Classic and Univision at 3 p.m. ET on May 28. The ninth meeting between the nations will serve as preparation for both teams as they gear up for the start of qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Including a 3-0 victory at Poland on March 26 and a June 4 match against Spain in Santander, the meeting with England will provide the U.S. with three games on European soil in preparation for World Cup qualifying. After a June 8 match with Argentina in East Rutherford, N.J., the U.S. begins the quest to qualify for their sixth-consecutive World Cup when they take on Barbados on June 15 at The Home Depot Center.
The teams last played on May 28, 2005, in Chicago where Clint Dempsey’s first international goal wasn’t enough to cancel out the pair from Kieran Richardson as England hung on for a 2-1 win before 47,637 fans at Soldier Field. Overall, England holds a 6-2-0 lifetime advantage in the series that dates back to the stunning 1-0 upset by the U.S. at the 1950 FIFA World Cup.