Pre-Season hots up in July

The Hyundai A-League Pre-Season hots up in the month of July.

The Hyundai A-League Pre-Season hots up in the month of July, with the visit of English Premier League clubs Fulham Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers, plus Scottish giants Celtic and China-s Shanghai Shenhua.

Wednesday July 8 at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast will see the first of the big pre-season friendly matches with new Hyundai A-League club Gold Coast United to be fully tested by Mark Schwarzer-s Fulham. Click here for tickets.

This will be the first of three matches for Fulham in their week-long camp on the Gold Coast, with further matches against Melbourne Victory on Saturday July 11 at Etihad Stadium (Click here for tickets.), while they will also feature in a double-header in Perth on Wednesday July 15. They will Perth Glory in the feature match, while before it North Queensland Fury will play Wolverhampton Wanderers. Click here for tickets.

Wolves, who are spending a week of their pre-season training in Perth, will also play Perth Glory on Friday July 10 at Members Equity Stadium. Click here for tickets.

Celtic will play just the one match in Australia against Brisbane Roar, in the now annual clash dubbed ‘Roar against Racism- on Sunday July 12. Click here for tickets.

Shanghai Shenhua will visit Australia at the end of the month (Saturday July 25) to play Sydney FC at the Sydney Football Stadium. Click here for ticket information.

These matches are scattered in amongst a raft of other pre-season matches, as teams finalise their preparations for the season-s kick-off in the second weekend of August.

For a full list of the friendly matches click on the attachment.