Newcastle United have launched a new initiative to smooth the path for disabled supporters who want to buy match tickets.

A new ticket hotline number dedicated specifically to Newcastle’s disabled fans has been introduced.

Whilst there is also an email address that has been made available for the Toon’s disabled fans to contact the club direct when it comes to wanting match tickets, with specialist staff at the club to help.

Official Newcastle United announcement:

‘Newcastle United has launched a dedicated ticket hotline exclusively for disabled supporters.

Disabled supporters will now be able to contact specialist staff members via a direct telephone number and email address, with a simple and straightforward process in place for purchasing match tickets.

Disabled supporters wishing to purchase match tickets can now call 0191 201 8457 or email [email protected]

Steve Swinyard, head of safeguarding, welfare and equality:

“I’m delighted that we are able to offer this service to supporters with disabilities.

 “We are now able to better support the needs of individuals by providing a range of choices for contacting us and I hope the service is are well received and well utilised.”

Gareth Beard, chairman of the Newcastle United Disabled Supporters Association:

“We welcome this move by the club to help disabled supporters access match tickets more easily.”