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Volume 24 No. 157
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Soccer Exhibition Matches Draw Big Crowds Throughout U.S.

In a busy night of soccer friendlies throughout North America, Manchester United "opened its U.S. tour" before a crowd of 86,432 at the Rose Bowl. The EPL club beat the Galaxy 7-0 in the Chevrolet Cup (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 7/24). Liverpool and AS Roma played in an exhibition at a sold out Fenway Park last night, and Liverpool Red jerseys "dotted the stands." This was "not a baseball crossover crowd" (BOSTON GLOBE, 7/24). Other soccer exhibition attendance figures from yesterday: