Chelsea have announced they will face MLS side
As the Premier League continues to become more and more popular across the globe, fans in the USA have developed a growing appetite for the English game. While pre-season friendlies are well established events, end of season matches are becoming increasingly common for major clubs, as they look to grow their ever-expanding fanbases.
"The match’s primary beneficiaries will include the World Jewish Congress, the Tree of Life synagogue, the Anti-Defamation League and the Holocaust Educational Trust. Representatives from these and other anti-discrimination organisations will be invited to attend the game, while Mr Abramovich and Mr Kraft will also each donate $1 million in support of the cause."
Chelsea will meet @NERevolution in a charity match at the Gillette Stadium on Wednesday May 15! — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) March 4, 2019
All proceeds will go towards raising funds for projects promoting equality and tolerance.
While the match is undoubtably for a good cause, the timing of it will raise eyebrows for its scheduling just three days after the final Premier League game. I
n addition, Chelsea have an chance of making the Europa League final, and would have a two-week break between the aforementioned friendly and the big match in the
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