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Fenerbahçe vs Newcastle United pre season match banter!

July 21st, 2012 | 93 Comments |

Fenerbahçe vs Newcastle United
A tough Turkish test for the Magpies this evening!
Date: Saturday, 21st July.
Venue: Sonnenseestadion, Am Sportplatz 1, 7323 Ritzing, Austria.
Kick off: 7pm local time / 6pm UK time
Referee: Paul Petho.
UK TV: Live on ESPN UK.

Hello, good evening and welcome to our latest “match banter” feature, which this time sees Newcastle United facing the Turkish giants of Fenerbahçe.

Known as the “Yellow Canaries” in their native Turkey, the Istanbul side, who were last years runners up in the Turkish Super Lig should provide a tough Turkish test for the Magpies in the run up to the Premiership (and Europa League) season.

For more background to the game, I prepared a pre season guide for Toon fans some time ago, however since the time of writing, the news has been that the venue has been changed from Káposztás Utcai Stadion in Sopron, Hungary, and will now be taking place at the Sonnenseestadion, Ritzing, Austria, which is the home of SC Ritzing. (more…)