Tickets are now on sale for three of Newcastle’s six confirmed pre-season friendlies.

Only nine days to go until the first of those half dozen warm-up matches and the requirement for Hearts tickets has dropped.

Season ticket holders with 75 loyalty points or more can get hold of one of the small 1,300 allocation (only three sides of Tynecastle are open due to construction work).

Prices are £20 adults and £10 for over 65s and under 18s and Hearts v Newcastle takes place on Friday 14 July with a 7.45pm kick-off.

Also now on sale are pre-season friendlies at both Preston and Bradford.

The two games have tickets available to buy for all Newcastle season ticket holders with no loyalty points requirement.

Preston v Newcastle is on Saturday 22 July with a 3pm kick-off.

Prices are £10 for adults, £5 OAPs/youths, and £1 for juniors.

Four days later it is Bradford v Newcastle on Wednesday 26 July with a 7.30pm kick-off.

Ticket prices are £10 for adults and £5 OAPs/juniors.

The full first team and reserve/Under 23 pre-season schedules are as follows so far –

The first team friendlies:

Friday 14 July – Hearts away 7.45pm

Saturday 22 July – Preston away 3pm

Wednesday 26 July – Bradford away 7.30pm

Saturday 29 July – Mainz away 4pm local time (3pm UK time)

Wednesday 2 August – Wolfsburg away 4pm local time (3pm UK time)

Sunday 6 August – Hellas Verona home 3pm

Under 23/Reserves pre-season friendlies:

Monday 17 July – Darlington (at the Northern Echo Arena)

Saturday 22 July – Gateshead (at International Stadium)

Thursday 27 July – Celtic (at Whitby Town)

Saturday 29 July – AZ Alkmaar or Whitby (at Whitby Town)