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SEMI FINAL CLASH ON TRACK TO BE A SELL-OUT

The Asian Cup semi-final between the Socceroos and UAE at Hunter Stadium on Tuesday night, is on track to being a sell-out event. Another 3,000 tickets went on sale at 10 o’clock this morning, with the majority of those sold in the first half an hour. Only a handful of tickets remain, which can be purchased online. Meanwhile the Socceroos enjoyed soaking up the sun in Newcastle today, taking part in a recovery session at the Crowne Plaza before heading to Nobbys Beach. (VISION ONLY)

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SAMARAI BLUE BIDS FAREWELL TO NEWCASTLE

The Samurai Blue has bid farewell to Newcastle for now, with a small crowd gathering to see players, following their light training run this morning. Last night, Japan was in cruise control against Palestine. “Out it comes to Kagawa … and it’s deflected in for the second goal.” Kagawa turned provider after the break, as the defending champions put the result beyond doubt, 4-nil. “He’s able to turn and cross and there is the fourth goal for Japan.” In other positive news, the Hunter Stadium pitch passed its first test of the Asian Cup. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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EXPRESS PUBLIC TRANSPORT FOR ASIAN CUP

Newcastle Council is encouraging those heading to Asian Cup games to use public transport, to minimise parking and traffic congestion at Hunter Stadium. Express buses will begin tomorrow for the city’s first game, between Japan and Palestine. “There’s been a lot of work going into the transport plan and we’re very pleased for the first time ever Newcastle has what we call integrated ticketing, so if you’ve bought a ticket to the match then your transport is free.” Buses will run every 10 minutes from three designated hubs – Wallsend Plaza, Westfield Kotara and Newcastle Station. For more information, click here: transportnsw.info (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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ASIAN CUP PAYS OFF FOR CESSNOCK

Cessnock is expected to reap financial rewards from hosting one of Asia’s top football teams, with an estimated $3-million to be injected into the local economy. Japan is three days into its stay, and today took on a local club in preparation for the Asian Cup.

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