News this morning that one of Newcastle United’s pre-season friendlies is already sold out, with all tickets taken for the visit to Sacramento Republic FC.
The American club released an official statement saying that the visit of Newcastle on 18 July is a sellout, though there are plenty tickets still available for the match 4 days earlier when the opposition is Sunderland…
Sacramento Republic play in the third tier of football in the States and in their statement, they also revealed that their match against LA Galaxy II is also a sellout a week before they play Newcastle.
That game making it 21 home league matches in a row at their 11,000 capacity Bonney Field Stadium that they have sold out.
Sacramento Republic official statement:
LA Galaxy II match will be Republic FC’s 21st consecutive USL regular season sellout.
Sacramento Republic FC has sold out their USL match versus LA Galaxy II on July 11 and their friendly match versus Newcastle United (EPL) on July 18 at Bonney Field. Tickets for Republic FC’s other two friendly matches against Sunderland AFC (EPL) and Atlas FC (Liga MX) are still available.
Newcastle United is one of two English Premier League clubs coming to Sacramento this year. Newcastle United’s biggest rival, Sunderland AFC, will face Republic FC at Bonney Field on July 14. Tickets for the Republic FC vs Sunderland AFC match are available at Ticketmaster.com.
***Any Newcastle fans who haven’t got a ticket as yet, it may be worth emailing the Sacramento Republic Supporter Relations Manager Justin DuBois at [email protected] , just in case there are still a few left in the section set aside for United fans.
For a full schedule of Newcastle United pre-season friendlies go HERE.