Tim Krul will be joining the Newcastle squad in Germany for the remainder of the first of their two mini-European tours in this pre-seaosn.
Tim Krul in action last season – we must have just scored!
The Newcastle Assistant Manager John Carver had this to say to the Newcastle Journal this morning:
“All of the lads who were at Euro 2012 or played in World Cup qualifiers had some extra rest.” “I thought Tim was unfortunate not to get some action with Holland.” “But he’ll come back to us raring to go for the new season.”
And even though the schedule of the pre-season games was only announced last Thursday, that hasn’t stopped some dedicated fans making the trip to Germany to see the lads in action.
Newcastle will play AS Monaco tonight at Landsberg am Lech in Germany, with a 7:00 pm local KO time, and the town is about 30 miles east of Munich, and Newcastle fans made the 300 mile train journey from Dresden and Chemnitz over the weekend.
And as we mentioned yesterday, some of the details of pre-season are still changing, with the match against Fenerbahce on Saturday now being played in Austria, at the Sonnenseestadion, which is the home of SC Ritzing, and not in Sopron in Hungary, as initially scheduled.
Kyocera Stadium, Den Haag, Holland
And as we had reported a week or so ago, Newcastle have confirmed they will play Tim Krul’s old club, Den Haag on August 4th, at the Kyocera Stadium, The Hague in Holland.
Here is the updated pre-season schedule:
|Fri 13 July KO 6;30 pm||Chemnitzer FC - Lost 1-0||Stadion an der Gellertstraße - Chermnitz, Germany|
|Mon 16 July KO 7:00 pm||AS Monaco - Won 1-0||Landsberg am Lech, Germany|
|Sat 21 July KO 7:30 pm||Fernerbahce - Drew 1-1||Sonnenseestadion, SC Ritzing, Austria|
|Fri 27 July KO 8:45 pm||Olympiacos - Drew 1-1 4-4 on penalties||Algarve Stadium, Faro, Portugal|
|Sat 28 July KO 8:45 pm||FC Braga - won 2-1||Algarve Stadium, Faro, Portugal|
|Sat 4 August KO 5:00 pm||Den Haag - Drew 0-0||Kyocera Stadium, Den Haag|
|Tues 7 Aug KO 7:30 pm||Hartlepool - Won 5-1||Victoria Park, Hartlepool|
|Sat 11 Aug 3:00 pm||Cardiff - Lost 4-1||Cardiff City Stadium|