It is Birmingham v Newcastle in exactly four weeks time and the ticket allocation has been confirmed.

Newcastle fans will get the chance of picking up almost five thousand tickets for the game.

Prices are £18 for adult and then lower concession ones.

The allocation is a healthy increase on the ridiculous sub-two and a half thousand Newcastle received from Hull City, as well as the two thousand at Forest.

Both clubs preferring to have around ten thousand empty seats than to give United fans a decent number,

Newcastle United Official Announcement:

‘Tickets for Newcastle’s Emirates FA Cup third round tie at Birmingham City go on sale from Monday.

United have been allocated just short of 5,000 tickets for the cup clash at St. Andrew’s and seats will go on sale from 10am on December 12th.

They will initially be sold to season ticket holders with 50 or more loyalty points.

Prices are are £18 for adult season ticket holders, £15 for seniors and students, £10 for 13 to 18-year-olds and £5 for under-13s.

Any supporter purchasing at the incorrect age band risks non entry on matchday as upgrading at the visiting club is not necessarily permitted on the day.

Age bands away from home vary on a game-by-game basis and do not necessarily mirror your age band held at Newcastle United. It is essential that the correct age band is selected at the time of purchase to prevent any disappointment on the day at the visiting club.

As with last season, in order to be sure of sitting together season ticket holders and Members must be registered in an away travel group before purchasing tickets (maximum of ten persons per one group).

All youngsters under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult or they will be refused entry at the turnstile.

Prices will rise to £20 for adults when tickets are released to non-season ticket holders, and on the day of the game.’

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