Everton to face Philadelphia Union on pre-season tour of America

The Toffees have confirmed a second game for their pre-season tour of the USA, following their announcement that they will also play DC United in the summer
Everton have confirmed that they will face Philadelphia Union as they extend their pre-season tour of America to two matches.

The Merseysiders had already announced that they are to play DC United on July 23, and now they will face the Union three days before that.

Their American goalkeeper Tim Howard is excited about the prospect of the trip, and is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail: "Philadelphia Union is a fantastic club and I'm really looking forward to playing against them.

"Nick Sakiewicz [a former goalkeeper, now the club's chief executive] brought me through the ranks when I was younger, I'm friends with members of their coaching staff and one of my best friends, Danny Califf, plays for them."

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