Pics: Newcastle prepare for Sydney

It was a big day for fans of English Premier League outfit, Newcastle United, who were able to watch the team train at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin ahead of their clash with Sydney FC on Tuesday night.

With the Sky Blues in town for the match it was also a chance for some of the players to catch up. Sydney's young guns Terry Antonis and Peter Triantis were snapped with Newcastle's Jack Colback and Emmanuel Riviere.

Meanwhile Magpies boss, Alan Pardew, was quizzed by media about the club's preparations for the new season.

The Football United tour also includes Premier League club West Ham United and A-League's Wellington Phoenix, with matches held in Dunedin, Aukland and Wellington.

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