AIK Fotboll vs Manchester United
Manchester United will play a AIK Fotboll in Stockholm as part of their pre-season tour in the summer of 2013.
It is to be a long pre-season tour for Manchester United under the new era of David Moyes, the tour, sponsored by AoN will be flying out on Wednesday 10th July from Manchester heading direct to Bangkok for their first game on the tour against Sinha All Stars.
AIK Fotboll in Stockholm will be the final game of the tour on Tuesday 6th August at the Friends Arena, three days before Rio Ferdinand’s testimonial at Old Trafford.
Manchester United chief executive David Gill said:
“I’m delighted that the final game of our preparations for the 2013/14 season will be in the magnificent new home of Swedish football. This match is our first against AIK and will provide a tough test for the players as the new campaign approaches.
“As a club, we have visited Sweden many times and, of course, one of our Treble winners of 1999, Jesper Blomqvist, appeared 30 times for the Swedish national team, as well as playing – and scoring – against United for Gothenburg in the Champions League.”
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