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City will take on former Israeli Champions, Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona

We are pleased to confirm that the first-team pre-season friendly schedule has now been completed.

Cardiff City will take on former Israeli Champions Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona on Tuesday, 21st July (kick-off 7.00pm local time). Our opponents finished third in last season's Israeli Premier League.


The fixture will be played at SDC Putten’s SportPark – based in the province of Gelderland and approximately one hour’s drive from the Dutch Capital, Amsterdam. The fixture is open for all visiting Cardiff City fans and local supporters to attend, with tickets available on the gate priced at €5.00.


A second game will be played against Sparta Rotterdam on Friday, 24th July, though this will be a ‘behind closed doors’ fixture as agreed between the two clubs and the Dutch authorities. Cardiff City Player HD will be broadcasting this fixture – you can subscribe to the Club’s in-house TV Station by CLICKING HERE


The full Cardiff City 2015/16 pre-season schedule is as follows:


Tuesday, 15th July – Forest Green Rovers (A), kick-off 7.30pm

Saturday, 18th July – Shrewsbury Town (A), kick-off 2.00pm

Tuesday, 21st July – Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona (A), kick-off 7.00pm (Local Time)

Friday, 24th July – Sparta Rotterdam (A), kick-off 5.00pm (Local Time)[BEHIND CLOSED DOORS]

Tuesday, 28th July – Watford (H), kick-off 7.45pm


Friday, 31st July – AFC Bournemouth (A), kick-off 7.45pm