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8
Friday May 18 2007
Legends back at Tynie
Away the
Jambos!
ON T
Dar
Jackson,
ren
ARGET:
hit hat-trick.
left,
Belo
and Scott
w, Robbo
Crabbe
HEARTS will be roared on by their
biggest away support this season
with more than 5000 expected to
Biggest away support
smashed by the numbers who attend
the Barca game.
travel to Rugby Park for Sunday's
crunch clash with Kilmarnock.
of season for UEFA
Russell said: “T
Hearts commercial
allocation of at least 1024 tickets on
The Jambos have received an extra
crunch at Rugby Park
tickets for a fixture which does not
o have sold 12,000
director Ali
take place until the end of July is
top of the 4000 originally available as
they bid for the win which could see
– with 1000 tickets
staggering.
them pip
Around 5000 fans made the trip to
Aberdeen to a UEFA place.
a day being snapped
has there been such demand for
“Never before in Hearts’ history
a challenge match.
Dunfermline in February for a Scottish
Cup fourth round tie, but that record
up for the Barcelona
the imagination of Hearts supporters,
“This is a match that is capturing
looks set to be broken this weekend.
which is great, but also neutral
friendly with Barcelona has also
Meanwhile, Hearts’ pre-season
friendly at Murrayfield
supporters, who we are delighted to
be welcoming for such a big game.”
captured the imagination with more
than 12,000 tickets snapped up in the
to the capital to take on Hearts two Murrayfield are already selling out
Seats in the East Stand at
first 12 days of sales.
days later
Frank Rijkaard's side have organised
.
fast, with limited Category 1 briefs
remaining for the game.
at Murrayfield on Saturday
The Jambos face the Catalan giants
their stay in Scotland through the
with the kick-off switched to 4pm.
, July 28
sports marketing agency Platinum
be purchased through Hearts
Tickets for the Barca friendly can
It’
One and they are promising that
ever football crowd to the home of
s expected to attract the biggest-
Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o
T
Scottish rugby.
will play in the game.
at www
icket Centre in person, online
663 1874.
.heartsfc.co.uk or via 0871
their first team stars to Scotland and
Barcelona will bring a number of
at Murrayfield was 32,459 when Hearts
The previous biggest football crowd
will face Dundee United at
faced Greek giants
the Scottish Rugby
They are also available through
on Thursday, July 26, before travelling
Tannadice
August’
in person, by phone on 0131 346
Ticket Centre
However that figure is expected to be
s Champions League clash.
AEK Athens in last
5100 or by going online at
www.scottishrugby.org.
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