Aston Villa fans have failed to fill the away end at St James Park tonight.
The away club confirming that the final figure is 1,707 Aston Villa fans who have bought tickets for the game.
So around one and a half thousand are missing from the usual away allocation of 3,200.
The home attendances at St James Park have so far averaged 51,064 for the first 15 matches.
Championship matches at St James Park 2016/17
A total of 765,974 for the first 15 Championship games at St James Park at an average of 51,064;
52,079 Newcastle v Huddersfield
48,209 Newcastle v Reading
49,196 Newcastle v Brighton
52,117 Newcastle v Wolves
48,236 Newcastle v Norwich
51,885 Newcastle v Brentford
51,963 Newcastle v Ipswich
51,257 Newcastle v Cardiff
52,092 Newcastle v Blackburn
52,145 Newcastle v Birmingham
52,179 Newcastle v Sheffield Wednesday
52,208 Newcastle v Rotherham
47,909 Newcastle v QPR
52,271 Newcastle v Derby
? Newcastle v Aston Villa