THE 39TH GAME

United chief Gill dismisses prospect of 39th game

July 23, 2009
By Soccernet Staff
Manchester United chief executive David Gill says the idea of adding a 39th game to the Premier League calendar is unworkable, despite its popularity around the world.

Sir Alex Ferguson's side are currently on their pre-season tour of the Far East and have recieved fanatical support in Malaysia and South Korea, with a trip to China to come at the weekend.

But although thousands of supporters are following United's every move, Gill says a resurrection of the controversial idea ...

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