The FA Cup Third Round draw and Newcastle have drawn Birmingham City away.
The draw was made live on Monday night on BBC 2 and BT Sport, Newcastle United being ball number 27.
The third round games will take place on or around Saturday 7 January 2017.
So Newcastle’s January schedule now looks like this:
Monday 2 January Blackburn v Newcastle (3pm KO)
Saturday 7 January (around) Birmingham v Newcastle (KO TBC)
Monday 16 January Brentford v Newcastle (7.45) ***
Saturday 21 January Newcastle v Rotherham (3pm)
Saturday 28 January Brighton v Newcastle (3pm) ****
*** If Newcastle or Brentford draw their third round ties, this Championship match will be postponed to accommodate the replay(s).
**** If either Brighton or Newcastle progress from the third round, this top of the table Championship clash will be postponed as it is the weekend set aside for fourth round FA Cup games.