2008 News Archive - Holidays - Newcastle United players pack for Majorca tournament

09 06 2008

The Spanish holiday island of Majorca will be making preparations to host the Toon Army after it was reported that Newcastle United FC will be travelling to the country to participate in a pre-season tournament this August.

Newcastle United manager Kevin Keegan has not so far confirmed an itinerary, however, the Magpies are expected to face international teams such as Real Mallorca, Hertha Berlin and Hannover 96 in the Summer International Cup.

The tournament is due to take place between August 1st and 3rd 2008 in the Ono Stadium.

"We are now talking to both the German clubs and Newcastle about the distribution of tickets and details will be available soon," Ylan Singer, a representative for the company organising the cup said, according to the Evening Chronicle.

Fellow UK team Manchester City were also due to fly out to Majorca for the tournament prior to their qualification for the UEFA Cup.

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