The club have just given an update on ticket sales for Newcastle v Ipswich this afternoon.

Newcastle United have revealed that ticket sales have passed 51,000 and only a handful of tickets remain for the match, with the help of Ipswich who are bringing almost three thousand supporters to St James Park today.

A total of 301,722 have attended the six Championship home games so far (see breakdown below), at an average of 50,287.

The latest news means that it is guaranteed that after this Newcastle v Ipswich match, over 351,000 fans will have paid to see the seven Championship games.

The club announcement means that the Championship average at St James Park will once again stay in excess of 50,000.

This season so far, there have been six home Championship matches:

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

51,000+ Newcastle v Ipswich