The schedule for this weekend’s events in Chicago has been finalized:
Informal gathering at The Schoolyard
3258 N Southport Ave
Cost – you are on your own.
Closest public transportation – Southport station on the brown line
Saturday 1:00 pm:
Supporters friendly match at Montrose Field. Montrose and Lake Shore Drive. We’ve got the field permit for 2 hours.
Participants must have appropriate attire (Arsenal – redcurrant, ManU – red).
Many have already ordered their shirts. If you haven’t sent your payment, please do so via PayPal to the Arsenal America account:
treasurer AT arsenalamerica DOT com
The shirts are $16 a piece, and will be handed out either on Friday night at The Schoolyard, or on Saturday afternoon pitchside.
If you did not order a shirt, but would like to get one for commemorative purposes, we will be taking orders on Saturday.
This is a friendly match on an artificial turf field. Soft soled shoes without cleats are preferred.
Cost – Arsenal Supporters cost is covered courtesy Arsenal America, Manchester United supporters $75 for the team.
Public transport options for this are limited. Bus route 144 does run from State Street and stops at Montrose.
Saturday 8:00 pm:
Dinner at The Grafton. We’ll be in the back in our own room.
Cost – on your own
Closest public transportation – Western Ave station on the brown line
Arsenal v. Manchester United at The Globe Pub. Again, in the back of the pub.
Cost – $30 for ALL draft beer for three hours. Please people, tips are not included so please remember to take care of the staff.
Closest public transportation – Irving Park station on the brown line.
I think that’s everything. If there are any questions, please post them here, or send an email to:
mikek AT arsenalamerica DOT com.
Thanks, and see you Friday!!!!!