Newcastle Announce Fourth Pre-Season Friendly

It’s been rumored for some weeks now but Newcastle United have finally announced they will travel to Belgium to face KSC Lokeren in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, 23rd July.

The game will be played at the Daknamstadion in Lokeren

Lokeren is located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, for a 4.30pm kick-off – local time – and it will be Newcastle’s fourth pre-season friendly announced so far.


Lokeren are managed by former Belgium boss Georges Leekensand and the club was founded back in 1923.

Here are the first team pre-season friendlies so far arranged.

ClubLocationDate and KickoffResult
BohemianDalymount ParkSaturday, 16th July
Won 6-0
Doncaster RoversKeepmoat StadiumWednesday, 20th July
Drew 2-2
KSC LokerenDaknamstadionSaturday, 23rd July
Won 4-0
Southend UnitedRoots Hall
Tuesday, 26th July
Won 2-0
SBV Vitesse St. James ParkSaturday, 30th July
3:00 pm
Won 3-2

The club have said that further ticket details for July’s friendly against KSC Lokeren will be announced on the Newcastle web-site in due course.

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