Friday, August 12, 2005

Steve Nicol to coach MLS vs. Real Madrid

As the coach whose club has the most points in the MLS, Steve Nicol has been selected to lead the MLS Select Team against Real Madrid.

This is Nicol's third full season as the coach of the Revs. He took over midway through 2002 and ended up taking the Revs to the MLS Cup where they lost in overtime to the Galaxy. In 2003 and 2004, they were defeated in the Eastern Conference final.

As a player, Nicol 467 appearances for English club Liverpool, winning four league titles, three F.A. Cup trophies and the 1984 European Cup while at Anfield. Nicol was also a member the Reds team that fell to Juventus in the European final in 1985.

The match against Real Madrid will take place on Aug. 23rd in Madrid. The Spanish season starts five days later.

For more, take a look at the MLS news release for more.


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