May 27, 2022

Hurricane Younes has forced Newcastle to cancel their flight to London via coach against West Ham for tomorrow’s lunchtime kick-off.

Magpies was hoping to board the plane today, but Howe said this morning that emergency plans were in place.


Eddie Hugh was forced to travel to the capital by coach.Credit: Reuters
Newcastle's flight to London was canceled today due to Hurricane Younis.


Newcastle’s flight to London was canceled today due to Hurricane Younis.Credit: Getty

And after canceling his flight, Magpies left for East London by bus this afternoon for a journey of 280 miles.

Far from ideal preparation, Newcastle players face off on the streets for about seven hours before starting at 12:30 pm tomorrow at London Stadium.

Earlier in the day, Howe said: “The only obstacle we’ve encountered this week is that our training ground has been hit by strong winds.

“Our training ground is in the grip of strong winds anyway so it has been a bit difficult this week. But nothing else has affected us so we are all fine.

Premier League clubs are struggling to reschedule their travel plans as flights have been grounded and transport owners have told millions to stay indoors.

Spurs confirmed that their reserve team’s match against Chelsea had been canceled on Friday night.

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And both his senior side and Burnley will have to travel long distances by bus this weekend in which planes cannot fly.

Antonio Conte’s men are set to face Manchester City in the Alliance, while Burnley will head south to face Brighton.

Liverpool have advised supporters to arrive at Anfield early tomorrow as Hurricane Younes’ fears grow before the 3pm game with Norwich.

O Read the club statement.“Due to bad weather conditions across the country, there will be several operational changes for Saturday’s game at Anfield.

“Arrive on time – The kick-off is scheduled for 3pm GMT, but we urge spectators to get to the ground as soon as possible due to possible disruption in travel and routes around the stadium. Turn style noon. Will open at 1 p.m.

“Check your itinerary to get to and from the stadium as it can be disruptive too – please plan your trip in advance and take care of your route to the stadium. Anyone who rides to the stadium by bike When traveling he must leave his motorbike on the bicycle hub, which is free to use and located in the Stanley Car Park. Please do not go anywhere near the stadium.

“Towards the head For local travel links.

“No outdoor toilets will open – all outdoor toilets around the grounds will be closed due to bad weather. The toilets inside the stadium will remain open.

“Anfield flags will not be flown around the stadium before the kick-off.

“Routes around the stadium may need to be changed to move safely around the ground. Please listen to and follow the guidance of our stewards and fan support staff at access points.

“Retail pods and match day programs may close around the kiosk grounds, but LFC retail stores will remain open as usual and programs will be available inside the stadium.”

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