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Newcastle United announce St James Park date for Checkatrade Trophy cup-tie

3 months ago
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The club have announced that the Checkatrade Trophy tie will take place at St James Park on Tuesday 4 December.

Hopefully Newcastle United’s young stars will get a great crowd to support them as an Under 21 team take on League Two Macclesfield’s first team.

Having won all three games in the group, the NUFC promising young stars deserve to see fans getting behind them.

Playing all matches away from home, the NUFC U21s beat the first teams of League One Doncaster and League Two Grimsby and Notts County.

There is also of course still the carrot of Newcastle United’s Under 21s meeting the Sunderland first team in the Checkatrade Trophy, providing both progress of course.

The Mackems are home to Notts County who finished runners-up to Newcastle in the group stage.

Elias Sorensen has 15 goals already this season in all competitions and in 12 days time, Newcastle fans can see for themselves how the 19 year old is progressing.

Newcastle United official announcement:

A date has been set for Newcastle United’s under-21s’ Checkatrade Trophy second round tie with Macclesfield Town.

The young Magpies were drawn at home to the League Two outfit after progressing from the group stage for the first time, winning all three of their games to secure their place in the knockout stages.

And they will now face the Silkmen at St. James’ Park on Tuesday, 4th December, with kick-off set for 7pm.

Tickets will be priced at £5 for adults and £1 for concessions.

Further details will be confirmed in due course

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