The LA Galaxy announced today that the club will play Newcastle United Jets FC of the Hyundai A-League in an international friendly on Saturday, November 27 at EnergyAustralia Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. This will be the first-ever game between the Galaxy and Jets.
“We are very excited to be returning to Australia, the site of one of our most memorable postseason matches, to play a friendly against Newcastle United Jets FC,” LA Galaxy President of Business Operations Tom Payne said. “Newcastle are a club with a long tradition of success in the Hyundai A-League and are making great strides at strengthening their ties to the local community. We believe that this match will help the Jets further those ties while also providing all of their fans in the Hunter Region with memories that will last a lifetime.”
The LA Galaxy are presented by Herbalife, a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife will also be an official sponsor of the match between the Galaxy and Newcastle.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
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