Today, in a post & tweet by the San Jose Earthquakes that was quickly pulled down, fans got a glimpse of the possible entrants in the 2015 International Champions Cup. Thankfully, some people were quick to catch the news capture it.
Looks like #RBNY to participate in International Champions Cup Tourney this summer. (tweet is not active now) pic.twitter.com/jSl4aV1YYw— Matt Kremkau (@mattkremkau) April 15, 2015
Below is a snippet of the Earthquakes website before the post was put behind an "access denied" page. Thanks for this goes out to Patrick Guldan, the Managing Editor of The Massive Report.
The site now, showing Access Denied:
For a full view of the post that got report, please check out this file (PDF): Quakes Post ICC
The big news for New York Red Bulls fans is that the team looks to be one of the entrants. Other teams that seem to be involved include:
- Manchester United (Defending 2014 Champions) - Barclay's Premiere League
- FC Barcelona - La Liga
- Paris Saint-Germain - Ligue 1
- Chelsea - Barclay's Premiere League
- FC Porto - Primeria Liga
- Club America - Liga MX
- ACF Fiorentina - Serie A
- New York Red Bulls - Major League Soccer
- LA Galaxy - Major League Soccer
- San Jose earthquakes - Major League Soccer
The announcement of the participants is supposed to happen today, so it's very likely this is the final set of participants. If so, this could be the friendly that the Red Bulls cleared their schedule a few weeks ago.
What do you think? Do you want to see the Red Bulls in the ICC? Let us know in the comments.
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