City to play three games in Austria as pre-season plans confirmed
Cardiff City can confirm their pre-season schedule ahead of the upcoming 2014-15 Sky Bet Championship season, which will include a week-long tour of Austria.
Three early pre-season fixtures will see Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side get preparations for the new season underway in West Wales next Monday 7th July as they take on Carmarthen Town at Haverfordwest County’s Bridge Meadow Stadium, (kick-off 7pm), before taking on Hereford United at Edgar Street the following Saturday, 12th July, (kick-off 3pm).
On Thursday, 17th July the Bluebirds will depart for a week-long tour of Austria in-which they are set to play three games. Saturday, 19th July will see City take on German outfit TSV 1860 Munich at SVK Arena Kirchbichl, kick-off 4pm, with a second match against Albanian side KS Teuta Durrës set to follow at 6.30pm.
On Tuesday, 22nd July the Bluebirds will play their third match of the tour against Russian club FK Amkar Perm at Kaiserwinkl Stadium, Kossen, kick-off 5.30pm.
Fans wishing to travel to Austria to support the boys will be able to attend our pre-season fixtures. All ticket details will be announced here on CardiffCityFC.co.uk when confirmed.
Returning to South Wales on Thursday 24th July, the following weekend will see the first of our ‘ramp-up’ events at Cardiff City Stadium, with an open training session to be held on Saturday, 26th July. More details on the open session to follow.
The following day, Sunday 27th July, City travel to Huish Park for a 3pm clash against Gary Johnson’s Yeovil Town before a Cardiff City XI side, including a mix of development and senior players, will take on Chasetown at Cardiff City Stadium in the second of our ramp-up events for the opening of the new Ninian Stand.
The senior squad then conclude their pre-season preparations by welcoming Bundesliga giants VFL Wolfsburg to Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 2nd August, kick-off 3pm as previously confirmed.
Cardiff City’s 2014-15 pre-season schedule:
Monday 7th July - v Carmarthen Town (A) 7pm, Bridge Meadow Stadium, Haverfordwest
Saturday 12th July - v Bath City (A) 2pm, Twerton Park
Thursday 17th July - Depart for pre-season tour of Austria
Saturday 19th July - v TSV 1860 Munich (A) 4pm & KS Teuta Durrës, 6.30pm, SVK Arena Kirchbichl (two opponents consecutive games)
Tuesday 22nd July - v FK Amkar Perm (A) 5.30pm, Kaiserwinkl Stadium, Kossen
Thursday 24th July - Return to Cardiff
Saturday 26th July - Open training session, Cardiff City Stadium
Sunday 27th July - v Yeovil Town (A), 3pm, Huish Park
Tuesday 29th July - Cardiff City XI v Chasetown (H), Cardiff City Stadium
Saturday 2nd August - v VFL Wolfsburg (H), 3pm, Cardiff City Stadium.