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Newcastle’s pre-season tour of The States

May 19th, 2011 | 20 Comments |

Sporting Kansas City
20th July
Newcastle United’s pre-season tour of The States includes matches in Kansas City, Orlando and Columbus.

Newcastle’s pre-season fixture list includes a tour of the United States, with three matches lined up.

On Wednesday 20th July 2011 the Toon take on Sporting Kansas City at the Livestrong Sporting Park, Kansas. The stadium is brand new, allegedly costing $200m, and Sporting Kansas City actually managed to beat Manchester United last summer.

SKC are in the top US league, having been there since the league’s inception in 1996, and having won that league three times. Ex-Millwall, Palace and Southampton striker/midfielder Ryan Smith plays for them. (more…)