English Premiership

Spurs to play friendly 'Down Under'

2015-03-06 13:43
Erik Lamela (Supplied)

Sydney - English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur will play Sydney FC in a friendly at the Sydney Olympic stadium in May, the Australian side said Friday.

The eight-times FA Cup winners will face the two-time domestic A-League champions on May 30.

Their visit adds to an already crowded pre-season cluster of teams heading Down Under with Liverpool, who last visited Australia two years ago, playing Brisbane Roar on July 17 before tackling Adelaide United three days later.

European champions Real Madrid headline a pre-season international tournament involving Manchester City and Italy's AS Roma at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from July 17-24.

Spurs will bring a strong squad, including rising superstar Harry Kane, Danish midfield wizard Christian Eriksen and French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, Sydney FC chairman Scott Barlow said.

"The visit to Sydney will provide the club with a perfect opportunity to engage with a growing fan base across the Asia-Pacific region and an extremely passionate official supporters club in Oz Spurs," Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy added.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Saturday, 30 March 2019
Fulham v Manchester City, Craven Cottage 14:30
Leicester City v AFC Bournemouth, King Power Stadium 17:00
Manchester United v Watford, Old Trafford 17:00
Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town, Selhurst Park 17:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton, The American Express Community Stadium 17:00
Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Turf Moor 17:00
West Ham United v Everton, London Stadium 19:30
Sunday, 31 March 2019
Cardiff City v Chelsea, Cardiff City Stadium 15:05
Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur, Anfield 17:30
Monday, 01 April 2019
Arsenal v Newcastle United, Emirates Stadium 21:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.