Belfast Telegraph

Monday 21 April 2014

United to play in Norway

David Gill

Manchester United will play in Norway for the first time in 10 years this August as part of their 2012/13 pre-season tour.

The reigning Barclays Premier League champions, who will be looking to defend their title in the last game of the season next weekend, will face Valerenga on 5 August in Oslo's Ullevaal Stadium.

It will be the first time the club has played in Norway since 2002, and upon announcing the game, United chief executive David Gill said: "We have fantastic fans in Norway - the Scandinavian supporters' club is our biggest anywhere in the world with over 40,000 members. It's great to have the chance to play in front of them again."

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