A number of Newcastle players are away on international duty.
The second break already of the season, with a third one set for November (no games on weekend of Sat 11 Nov).
For those of you who want to take an interest in the Newcastle players and the games taking place, here is the schedule of games below.
I have also included England’s games just in case you can bear to sit through watching them, whilst Scotland’s are also featured despite Matt Ritchie pulling out of them with a knock.
Thursday 5 October
England v Slovenia (7.45pm)
Scotland v Slovakia (7.45pm) – Matt Ritchie out injured
Friday 6 October
Austria v Serbia (7.45pm) – Aleksandar Mitrovic
Republic of Ireland v Moldova (7.45pm) – Rob Elliot & Ciaran Clark
England U21s v Scotland U21s (7.45pm) – Freddie Woodman
Saturday 7 October
Libya v DR Congo – Chancel Mbemba
Uganda v Ghana – Christian Atsu
USA v Panama – DeAndre Yedlin
Sunday 8 October
Lithuania v England (5pm)
Slovenia v Scotland (5pm) – Matt Ritchie out injured
Monday 9 October
Serbia v Georgia (7.45pm) – Aleksandar Mitrovic
Wales v Republic of Ireland (7.45pm) – Rob Elliot & Ciaran Clark
Tuesday 10 October
Andorra U21s v England U21s (5pm) – Freddie Woodman
Wednesday 11 October
Trinidad & Tobago v USA – DeAndre Yedlin