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Galaxy land in Sydney, travel on to Newcastle

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NEWCASTLE, Australia - The Galaxy arrived in Sydney today...and then flew on to Newcastle
shortly after meeting a number of local dignitaries and members of the
media inside one of Qantas Airlines' hangers.

With a giant Airbus A380 serving as the backdrop, Bruce, Landon and
David spoke to the media about their excitement of being in Australia
for Saturday's game against Newcastle. The guys fielded the usual array
of questions, with most of the media more focused on what the guys hope
to do off the field, rather than what they're looking to do on the field
at EnergyAustralia Stadium against the Jets.

Once the press conference was over, the guys boarded a significantly
smaller Qantas plane, with this one taking the guys up the coast to
Newcastle in just under 30 minutes.

More fans and media were waiting for the guys there, including this guy who is clearly a big fan of the Galaxy captain.

After arriving at the hotel here in Newcastle, the guys got settled in
and then went their separate ways, with some electing to head to the
local beach, while others chose to get their workout in at a nearby gym.

Photo Gallery: Galaxy Arrive in Sydney

Tomorrow
afternoon will see the guys go through their only training session
before Saturday's game while also conducting a clinic for a number of
youth soccer players here in the region. We'll have images from all of
this and more straight through until the team's return to Los Angeles on
Sunday afternoon.

Don't miss the Galaxy as they take on the Newcastle United Jets, broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel! Broadcast begins at midnight on Saturday, November 27 with kickoff at 12:30 a.m. PT. Click here for all match broadcast info as well as updates from the trip!

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