News. Squad for Australia trip confirmed as Magpies head Down Under

Garang Kuol
19 May 24

The travelling party for Newcastle United's post-season trip to Australia has been confirmed as the team prepare to head Down Under following Sunday's final Premier League match of the season at Brentford.

Eddie Howe's side will kick off the city's 'Global Football Week - Melbourne' event against Tottenham Hotspur at the world-famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) at 7:45pm (all times AEST) on Wednesday, 22nd May.

Then on Friday, 24th May, the Magpies face the A-League All Star Men at 5:05pm. The venue is the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne's Docklands.

Head coach Howe has named a 29-man squad for the two games:

GoalkeepersMark Gillespie, Aidan Harris, Nick Pope

DefendersHarrison Ashby, Dan Burn, Dylan Charlton, Paul Dummett, Lewis Hall, Emil Krafth, Alex Murphy, Ciaran Thompson, Kieran Trippier

MidfieldersElliot Anderson, Lucas De Bolle, Bruno Guimarães, Travis Hernes, Joelinton, Jacob Murphy, Matt Ritchie, Ellis Stanton, Jay Turner-Cooke, Joe White

ForwardsMiguel Almirón, Harvey Barnes, Amadou Diallo, Alexander Isak, Garang Kuol, Ben Parkinson, Callum Wilson

The trip will mark Newcastle United's first visit to Oceania since July 2014, when the Magpies won the Football United Tour in New Zealand with victories over Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix.

Newcastle's Active Fan allocation for the two games has sold out but tickets in alternate areas of the ground are still on sale to supporters wanting to back to Magpies in Melbourne.

Tickets range from Bronze to Champions Club level and start at $59, and are available here.

Supporters can go behind-the-scenes of Newcastle United's visit to Australia with exclusive content across, NUFC TV and the club's official social media channels.

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