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Bilbao to visit Community Stadium

Colchester United

Colchester United will host Athletic Bilbao in their first match at the new Community Stadium.

The Spanish giants will visit the U's new ground on 4 August.

They will feature in the first ever match to be played at the 10,000 seater stadium which replaces Colchester's Layer Road ground.

Colchester spokesman Matt Hudson told BBC Essex: "We've been looking for a big name and with Bilbao being in England to play Charlton it's ideal."

see also
Colchester reveal ground sponsors
12 Jun 08 |  Colchester
Colchester could play at Ipswich
15 May 08 |  Colchester

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