Manchester United Will Face Star-Studded New York Cosmos on FSC

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

When the New York Cosmos hit the pitch at Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in Paul Scholes’ testimonial, they’ll have an interesting mix of world greats, active Premier League stars, and academy youngsters under Eric Cantona’s management.

1. Brad Friedel
2. Gary Neville
3. Wayne Bridge
4. Patrick Vieira
5. Fabio Cannavaro
6. Sol Campbell
7. Robert Pirès
8. Nicky Butt
9. Dwight Yorke
11. Robbie Keane
12. Michel Salgado
13. Chad Calderone*
14. Ibrahim Diaby*
15. Yanik Reyering*
16. Stefan Dimitrov*
17. Dane Murphy*
18. Marvin Iraheta*
19. Moriken Sangary*
20. Brian McBride
21. Armando Gaitan*
22. Dawyne Smith*

*Denotes New York Cosmos U-23 player

Between Manchester United and The New York Cosmos, the teams combines for almost 1000 international caps, 3 World Cups, 6 Champions League Trophies, 27 Premier League titles, 4 La Liga titles, 5 Serie A titles and 22 FA Cups.

This game marks the first time a team will play under the Cosmos name in over 25 years.

The match is set for August 5th from Manchester, and will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel at 2:30 PM ET.

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