D.C. United set to host Everton in international friendly
Black-and-Red to face historic English Premier League side at RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today the club will play an international friendly against English Premier League side Everton Football Club on Saturday, July 23 at RFK Stadium. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs, with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
“D.C. United takes pride in measuring our club against the best clubs worldwide,” said United President & CEO Kevin Payne. “In Everton, we have yet another world-class opponent visiting RFK Stadium. Our respect for their organization is deep and we look forward to hosting them this summer.”
Timbers Play Host to Ajax in International Friendly
Portland faces renowned Dutch side May 25
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Timbers today announced that they will play host to renowned Dutch Eredivisie club AFC Ajax in an international friendly Wednesday, May 25, at JELD-WEN Field; kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Tickets for the exhibition against Ajax are included in full-season ticket packages as Exhibition A. The friendly is also included as part of half-season plan B and five-game package F. Details regarding single-game tickets and an on-sale date will be announced at a later time.
Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ajax is one of the most storied clubs in European soccer. It is one of only five clubs to repeat as European champions, winning the European Champions Cup three consecutive years from 1971-73. Ajax, founded in 1900, won three major European titles in 1972, taking home the national championship, Dutch Cup and European Champions Cup. The club won its last European Champions Cup, now known as Champions League, in 1995. Ajax has won the Eredivisie (first division) title 29 times.