Focus on USA

Sir Alex Ferguson: U.S. soccer on the rise

July 9, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes football is beginning to take hold in the United States ahead of his side's pre-season tour.

The United squad leave on Monday for their training base in Chicago and Ferguson said that he expects a competitive edge to their matches after the national side held England to a 1-1 draw in the World Cup.

''American soccer is starting to make an impact and it is so improved, '' said Ferguson said. ''I made that point about the United ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations