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When is Michael Carrick’s Manchester United testimonial, who is playing and how do I get tickets?

Red Devils midfielder will be rewarded for his 11 years of service to the club

MICHAEL CARRICK has been rewarded for his 11 years of service to Manchester United with a testimonial.

The veteran midfielder was signed by the club for £18.6million back in 2006 and has gone onto make over 300 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils.

Michael Carrick will have a Manchester United testimonial in June

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Michael Carrick will have a Manchester United testimonial in June

Here’s all the information you need for the match that is set to feature of host of star-studded names.

When is Michael Carrick’s Manchester United testimonial?

Michael Carrick’s testimonial will take place at Old Trafford on Sunday June 4.

The match will kick off at 2.30pm.

It was originally scheduled to kick off at 4pm but the time has been changed to accommodate the benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester terror attack taking place that evening.

Carrick said: “Unfortunately we have had to change the kick-off time and I’m sorry if this causes an inconvenience to anyone attending the game.

“Our game, and the coming together of the people of Manchester has taken on a much greater significance since the tragic events of Monday 22 May.

“I personally want to extend my heartfelt condolences to the families, friends and all those affected.

“We want everybody to know that we are Manchester and we show a sense of togetherness and we give our full support to the benefit concert after our game.

“I’m looking forward to seeing all of you this weekend at the Testimonial to celebrate what our city is about.”

Who is playing in Michael Carrick’s testimonial?

The game will be between Manchester United’s 2008 XI and Michael Carrick’s all-time XI.


Sir Alex Ferguson will manage the United XI while Harry Redknapp takes charge of the all-star XI.

Gary Neville enjoyed huge success at Man United under long-serving Sir Alex Ferguson

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Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs will both be playing in Carrick’s testimonial

How can I get tickets to Michael Carrick’s testimonial?

Tickets are available from the Manchester United official website. You can purchase tickets by clicking here.

Ticket prices wary from £25 for the cheapest adult to £40 for premium seats.

Under 16’s can get to the game cheaper with all tickets selling for £10.

Where will the money go from his testimonial?

All money raised from the match will go towards Carrick’s chosen charities through the newly-created Michael Carrick Foundation.

The charities to which the testimonial proceeds will be distributed by the foundation will be based in Manchester and Newcastle initially, focusing on young people and their development.

Jose Mourinho is ready to offer Michael Carrick a new Manchester United contract

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Michael Carrick has won nine major trophies at Manchester United

How many trophies has Michael Carrick won at Manchester United?

Michael Carrick has enjoyed a long and distinguished career with the Red Devils since winning his first major trophy in the 2006-07 season.

Premier League: 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13

FA Cup: 2015-16

League Cup: 2009-10, 2016-17

Champions League: 2007-08

Europa League: 2016-17

Community Shield: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016