In less than 2 hours time The Toon will be in action in sunny Spain when we take on Antwerp of Belgium in a 'stop-gap' friendly in a place caalled Pinatar!
|THE PINATAR 'ARENA' WHERE THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED|
Can't be there myself , this time, but wor intrepid 'NUFC mad sad groundhopper' 'Dave from York' will be sendin' us a brief report and some match/bar pix (if he doesnt forget!?)
The game consists bizzarly of 3, 45 minute 'halves' to give aall the 25 players (that's reet TWENTY FIVE!) who have travelled over, some game time!
This meeenz that the team that ends the game will be completely different to the one that starts!
Dave haz sent 'The Geordie Times' a photo of the match tickets to make me jelious, az he sits in a nice waam seafront boozer az the rest of us freeeeze to death in sub zero temperatures back home az heavy snow engulfs Tyneside!
Watch this space from this afternoon onwards!
Upate '220pm bells'
Drew 1-1 Matt Richie scored, Dwight Gayle missed a penalty!