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FC Barcelona v Hibernian FC

FC Barcelona v Hibernian FC July 2008 They're Coming!

The superstars of FC Barcelona will be returning to Murrayfield Stadium on Thursday 24th July to take-on Hibernian FC as part of their pre-season schedule. The likes of Messi, Henry and Puyol will be gracing the turf of the home of Scottish Rugby in what is sure to be an electrifying match.

Although the backbone of the Catalan side is likely to remain, there are sure to be a host of new ‘golactica' playing their first match for the club in Edinburgh. A statement confirmed by FC Barcelona Director of Football, Txiki Begiristain. "People are going to see a new and different team when we come to Scotland in July. We will be bringing in big name players and we are a team that just doesn't win 1-0, we are always looking to have flair players."

Hibernian Manager Mixu Paatelainen is particularly keen that his side face FC Barcelona and sees the benefit such a match will provide to his players. "The announcement is fantastic news for the Club and our supporters. Being able to play FC Barcelona during the pre-season period offers a challenging match for us which will provide a real test for our players.

"Games of this stature against top quality opposition do not become available very often, so it was an invitation I felt that we should accept. This is a match I'm sure our supporters will enjoy and an experience that our players will certainly benefit from."


Ticket Details

FC Barcelona v Hibernian FC
Thursday 24th July
Murrayfield Stadium

Ticket prices start from £15 (concession) and £25 (adult).

Tickets are available by telephoning the call centre on 0844 844 1875 (option 1) or online at www.hibernianfc.co.uk/tickets or at www.scottishrugby.org or in person from Scottish Rugby's Ticket Centre at Murrayfield.


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