Pics: Newcastle prepare for Sydney
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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