FOXBORO, Mass. (Monday, September 24, 2001) - The New England Revolution announced today that ticket sales for the Sunday, October 7, United States Men's National Team World Cup Qualifier at Foxboro Stadium have soared past the 35,000 mark. The USA will host Jamaica at 2:00 p.m. ET (live on ABC) as the team puts its 6-0-3 unbeaten record at Foxboro Stadium on the line in the last international match to be played at the venue. Foxboro Stadium will be replaced by the new CMGI Field, which is scheduled to open in 2002.
The U.S. Men's National Team is currently in a battle to qualify for the 2002 Japan/Korea World Cup and must defeat Jamaica at Foxboro Stadium in order to secure a berth to the greatest tournament in the world. Former Revolution striker Joe-Max Moore, midfielder Claudio Reyna and forward Landon Donovan are expected to be in uniform at Foxboro as they attempt to lead the American squad to its fifth World Cup tournament and remain undefeated after a decade of soccer in New England.
Category One and Category Two seats are sold out, but good seats still remain available. Ticket prices for the match are $30 and $35. Groups of 20 or more people can purchase tickets at discount prices of $20 (regularly $30) and $25 (regularly $35). All tickets purchased the day of the game will be $5 more.
For individual tickets call TicketMaster at 617-931-2222. For more information, call the Revolution ticket office toll-free at 1-877-GET-REVS.
To protect all visitors, there will be an increased security presence at Foxboro Stadium. The following items will be prohibited the day of the game: Bags of any kind (excluding small hand-held purses); all cameras with detachable lenses and video cameras; flags are allowed, but flag poles over two feet in length will not be. Electrical items such as radios, small TV monitors and cell phones will be allowed after thorough checks.