Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (C) celebrates scoring
against Manchester City with Robin Van Persie (R) and
Ashley Young at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester. United
will play an exhibition match in Sydney next year
Manchester United will play an exhibition match in
Australia during their pre-season tour next year against a team
made up of domestic league players, Football Federation
Australia (FFA) says.
The July 20 match in Sydney against an A-League All Star team
to be pre-selected by local fans would be the English Premier
League giants' first visit Down Under since a two-match tour
"Having Manchester United as the opponent for our first ever
A-League All Star game will put the ... A-League on the world
stage," FFA chief executive David Gallop said in a statement.