The kick-off between Whitley and, Ukrainian team, FC Metalist Kharkiv has been put back until 5pm tomorrow at the request of the visitors.
The manager for Whitley Bay FC has speculated that someone from the region's bigger teams might be at this weekend's match to see the teams play - ahead of Newcastle United's upcoming game against the Ukrainian side.
Ian Chandler said that his team would be treating it as a game to enjoy and hopefully something that would keep their fans entertained.
Whitley Bay FC will play Newcastle United's future Europa League opponents in a friendly match this weekend.
Paul Robinson, captain of Whitley Bay FC, spoke about how it would be an experience for both teams.
More used to playing at a stadium which holds 40,000 people, this is where the Ukrainian team will play their David versus Goliath match against Whitley Bay FC.
FC Metalist Kharkiv is a Ukrainian professional football club based in Kharkiv. During the Soviet Union its name was spelled the Russian way as Metallist.
It competes in the Ukrainian Premier League, the top football league in the country.
Metalist's home is the 40,003 capacity multi-use Metallist Stadium which was reconstructed to host Euro 2012 football matches.
Whitley Bay are hosting Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv in a friendly match on Sunday.
Club Chairman Paul McIlduff said:
– Chairman Paul McIlduff, Whitley Bay FC
“They beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 and are due to play Newcastle United so to be playing against them is great for the club. We will be putting a full team out, it’s a big game.”
Whitley Bay have announced they will play Newcastle's United's next Europa League opponents in a friendly match on Sunday.
Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv are making the trip to Tyneside as a warm-up game for their clash with the Magpies on Feburary 14th. The match will take place at Hillheads on February 10th, with kick-off at 7pm.