Chicago Fire-Celtic FC Friendly to Air Live on Fox Soccer ChannelJuly 13, 2007 - Major League Soccer (MLS) Chicago Fire
In the booth for the call that day will be Dave Johnson and analyst Christopher Sullivan, along with Mark Rogondino for the day's event. Fox Soccer Channel has announced that it will telecast a total of four live, exclusive summer friendly matches pitting some of the world's top clubs against Major League Soccer (MLS) teams - and each other - on North American soil this summer.
On Wednesday, Chicago Fire Soccer announced that forward Cuauhtémoc Blanco, the Fire's Designated Player signing, will soon return from his run in Copa America with the Mexican National Team to make his much-anticipated Chicago Fire debut for the Celtic FC match-up at TOYOTA PARK. The 34-year-old attacker has been with the Mexican National Team after closing out his career with Mexican First Division side, Club América.
Single game tickets for the Fire - Celtic FC match can be purchased through the TOYOTA PARK box office, other Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 312-559-1212 and online at www.ticketmaster.com. A special two-game package is also available, which includes the Celtic friendly and the Fire's August 25 game against the Kansas City Wizards at TOYOTA PARK. For more ticket information, call 1-888-MLS-FIRE or visit www.chicago-fire.com.
About Fox Soccer Channel
Fox Soccer Channel offers the most comprehensive coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States, including Major League Soccer, England's Barclays Premier League, Argentine First Division and Italian Serie A; as well as global tournaments such as the UEFA Cup, UEFA Women's Championship, English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, CONCACAF Champions' Cup, and FA Community Shield. The Official Broadcast Partner of the United States Youth Soccer Association, Fox Soccer Channel also televises United Soccer Leagues and NCAA Division I college soccer matches. The channel reaches more than 30 million cable and satellite households in the U.S. and Caribbean.
About Celtic FC
Celtic FC clinched the 2007 Scottish Premier League (SPL) title, the club's 41st domestic title. "The Hoops" have won back-to-back championships, capturing five of the last seven league crowns. Celtic went unbeaten in an astonishing 31 of 34 games this season, notching a 25-3-6 overall record in the SPL. Among the team's most notable stars are Japanese international Shunsuke Nakamura (recently named SPL player of the year), and Polish National Team member Maciej "Magic" Zurawski.
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