July 28 – Manchester United has expanded its year-old partnership with Sportsbreaks.com to focus on North America and market official ticket and hotel packages to Manchester United fans in the US and Canada.
Sportsbreak.com’s affiliate company inspiresport has been added to the partnership and will provide opportunities for youth clubs, high schools and college soccer teams to travel to Manchester to train at club facilities with coaching from Manchester United Soccer Schools staff.
Collette Roche, chief operating officer at Manchester United, said: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with Sportsbreak.com and offer our fans in the United States and Canada the chance to take in the full Manchester United experience.
“We are confident that with Sportsbreak.com and inspiresport we can create more unforgettable moments for our passionate fans and deliver unique experiences for the next generation who will benefit from our world-class facilities and coaching network.”
Sportsbreak.com packages comprise an official ticket and hotel accommodation, and in the first season of the partnership with Man Utd have brought “thousands” of supporters to visit Old Trafford.
Sportsbreaks.com managing director Rob Slawson said: “In our first season in partnership with Manchester United, we were privileged to have brought thousands of fans from around the world to Old Trafford to enjoy a match break. As the partnership continues to go from strength to strength, it gives us great pleasure to expand our relationship to the North American market and provide opportunities for fans in the United States and Canada to have the same unforgettable experience.”
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