First Team

Hearts Dublin-bound for pre-season

31st May 2019

Hearts will return to Dublin for a pre-season training camp this summer.

The Jambos will head over the water on July 1st for four nights before travelling north to Belfast, and will take in two friendly matches during this time, before departing back home to Edinburgh on July 6th.

Craig Levein’s side will face League of Ireland side Shelbourne at Tolka Park on Monday, July 1st. Kick off is 7.30pm.

Fans can purchase tickets for this match at tickets.ie, priced at 10 Euros for adults and 5 Euros for students/seniors/children. Tickets will be posted out or can be collected at the stadium.

The men in maroon then take on Glenavon on Saturday, July 6th at the NIFL Premiership outfit’s Mourneview Park home. Kick off is at 2pm.

Hearts fans will be able to buy tickets – priced at £15 for adults and £10 for concessions - at the Tynecastle Ticket Office for this game. The club will announce in due course when they will go on sale.

Northern Irish-based Hearts fans can purchase directly from Glenavon by visiting Mourneview Park in person or by calling 028 3832 2472 (Monday to Thursday mornings). Alternatively, send a stamped addressed envelope and a cheque/card number to The Football Administrator, Mourneview Park, Mourneview Avenue, Lurgan, BT66 8EW. Please note that card payments – by phone or by letter – require an expiry date and security number.

Hearts have previously enjoyed summer training camps in Ireland, having visited Dublin in 2015/16 and 2017/18.

It was in 2015 that the Jambos ran out 4-2 winners over Shelbourne at Tolka Park thanks to goals from Gary Oliver, Sam Nicholson, Jordan McGhee and Juanma.