Football: Tickets selling fast for Man United-Liverpool legends clash; Saha, Smicer latest to join

The victorious Liverpool Masters team from last year.
The victorious Liverpool Masters team from last year.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - More tickets have been released and more big names have been confirmed for The Castlewood Group Battle of the Reds 2015 clash at the National Stadium on Nov 14.

Organiser Masters Football Asia announced on Monday (July 27) that more than 80 per cent of the initial release of 11,000 tickets have been snapped up for the match between the Manchester United Masters and their Liverpool counterparts. An additional 7,000 tickets have since gone on sale.

More stars have also been added to the line-up of both teams, including Patrik Berger, Vladimir Smicer, Phil Babb and Bjorn Kvarme for Liverpool and Lee Martin, Keith Gillespie, Quinton Fortune and Louis Saha for the Red Devils.

"Both Liverpool and Manchester United have a huge fan base in Singapore and I am very pleased with the response so far. The players are very excited and cannot wait to come back to Singapore and revive the rivalry and play to a huge crowd at one of the latest sporting venues in the world," said Masters Football Asia chief executive Steve Black.

Starting in August, Masters Football Asia and Castlewood Group will give one ticket holder and a friend the opportunity to meet both teams when they arrive in Singapore. Tune into ONE FM 91.3 for more details.

Confirmed players as of July 27

Manchester United Masters: Paul Parker, Lee Sharpe, Andy Cole, Ronny Johnsen, Karel Poborsky, Louis Saha, Quinton Fortune, Keith Gillespie, Lee Martin

Liverpool Masters: Jerzy Dudek, Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman, Luis Garcia, Dietmar Hamann, Patrik Berger, Vladimir Smicer, Phil Babb, Bjorn Kvarme