Commercial Tours

Aston Villa

In 2019 Aston Villa embarked on their second tour of the United States with GB SPORTS following on from their 2014 tour of Texas. The Villains used Minnesota United’s training ground as their base for the week before playing Minnesota in an exhibition game at the Allianz Field infant of over 20,000 fans.

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace in summer 2016 travelled to the United States in a tour which saw them play 3 fixtures in 3 different cities. The side took on Philadelphia Union, Vancouver Whitecaps and FC Cincinnati the latter of which was in-front of a sell out crowd of 35,000 at the Nippet Stadium.

Newcastle United

In 2015 Newcastle United travelled to the west coast of the United States in the summer of 2015 as preparation for the 15/16 Premier League campaign. Newcastle played 3 exhibition games along the west coast against Club Atlas, Sacramento Republic and Portland Timbers.