Newcastle are already scheduled for another three live TV games after kicking off the season with that dismal affair at Craven Cottage on Friday night.

Sky Sports featuring Newcastle on:

Saturday 27 August 5.30pm Home v Brighton

Saturday 10 September 5.30pm Away v Derby County

Saturday 24 September 5.30pm Away at Aston Villa

Newcastle fans will find out this Wednesday which games will be moved for TV in October and November.

Sky Sports and the EFL will announces the live TV games at 4pm on Wednesday afternoon.

EFL statement via Twitter:

‘TV GAMES: @SkySports live TV games for Oct/Nov are being confirmed & will be announced at 4pm on Wednesday…’