One Direction heading for Murrayfield

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THEY’RE billed as the world’s biggest pop band – and One Direction have now sent fans all over the Capital into a frenzy after announcing that they are to play Murrayfield Stadium next year.

The Edinburgh gig will be the only Scottish date on the second leg of the group’s 2014 stadium tour, which will see Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Zane Malik and Niall Horan play around the world.

In excess of 60,000 fans are expected to scream on the chart-topping band at the home of Scottish rugby on June 3, 2014. Tickets go on sale next Saturday at 10am, from and

One Direction shot to fame after finishing in third place on the X Factor in 2010.