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Wednesday kickaround: Barcelona vs. Manchester United, Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF, Americans abroad, TV listings

*Sometime today, the Washington Redskins will unveil ticketing specifics for the Manchester United vs. Barcelona friendly at FedEx Field this summer. Tickets for the general public will go on sale Thursday morning via Ticketmaster. The lowest price is $40 for seats in the far reaches of the upper deck at the 91,000-seat stadium. Redskins season ticket holders and marketing partners, as well as D.C. United season ticket holders, were provided early access to tickets. “Interest has been overwhelming,” Redskins vice president Tony Wyllie told the Insider. Early sales figures were not immediately available.

*Real Salt Lake’s quest for the CONCACAF Champions League title continues tonight with the first leg of the finals at Monterrey (10 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Channel, Telefutura). The Salt Lake Tribune offers a match preview and a column explaining to casual fans in Utah why it’s important to pay attention to this team.

*Americans abroad:


MF Maurice Edu 90 in Rangers’ 4-0 win at Dundee United

D Gale Agbossoumonde 90 in Djurgarden’s 2-1 loss at GAIS


MF Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht at Gent

MF Chris Rolfe and Aalborg vs. Randers

D Ryan Miller and Halmstad at Norrkoping

*Soccer on TV:

England, Spurs-Arsenal 2:30 p.m. ESPN2,

England, Chelsea-Birmingham 2:30 p.m. Fox Soccer Channel

French Cup, Angers-PSG 2:45 p.m.

Copa del Rey, Real Madrid-Barcelona 3:30 p.m. GolTV, ESPN Deportes,

Copa Libertadores, Santos-Tachira 6:30 p.m. Fox Deportes

Copa Libertadores, Nacional-America 9 p.m. Fox Deportes

Friendly, Argentina-Ecuador 7 p.m. ESPN Deportes,

CONCACAF Champions League, Monterrey-Real Salt Lake 10 p.m. FSC, Telefutura

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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