Newcastle United summer stand out dates – Latest updates
Newcastle United have confirmed a fourth pre-season friendly on Friday.
NUFC will travel to Rotherham on Tuesday 27 July, with a 7pm kick-off.
Today (Friday 18 June) the Premier League games chosen for live broadcast in the UK for August 2021 have also been confirmed, Newcastle home to West Ham has been selected but the other two games in August left alone.
Listed below is a summer timetable, showing important dates and moments to note, including the now four friendlies and confirmation of Premier League dates and times for August.
NEWCASTLE UNITED SUMMER TIMETABLE
Wednesday 9 June
Summer transfer window opens.
Wednesday 9 June
Paraguay 0 Brazil 2 – Miguel Almiron playing the full game.
Friday 11 June
Euro 2020 finals kick-off with Turkey 0 Italy 3.
Saturday 12 June
Switzerland 1 Wales 1 – Fabian Schar playing his first full 90 competitive minutes in over four months.
Sunday 13 June
England 1 Croatia 0
Monday 14 June
Scotland 0 Czech Republic 2
A decent display from Scotland but undone by one very good goal and another exceptional one, Ryan Fraser coming on with 23 minutes to go.
Slovakia 2 Poland 1
Martin Dubravka celebrating his first ever game in a major finals and it was a winning one.
Sweden 0 Spain 0
Emil Krafth played the final 15 minutes as an all hands to the pump rearguard action saw Sweden pick up an unlikely point.
Paraguay 3 Bolivia 1
Miguel Almiron and his teammates absolutely dominated with 34 shots to 4 from Bolivia and 79% possession, recovering from going behind to a 10th minute VAR penalty, three second-half goals gave them a deserved victory.
Wednesday 16 June
Premier League fixtures released at 9am. Newcastle facing West Ham at home in their first match of the new PL season.
Switzerland 0 v Italy 3
An uncomfortable night for Fabian Schar, Italy looking good and going 2-0 up thanks to a goal from Locatelli in both halves before the Newcastle defender was subbed. Italy adding a third goal late on.
Friday 18 June
Slovakia 0 Sweden 1
Martin Dubravka pulling off one of the saves of the tournament but then gave away the decisive spot-kick, Sweden’s Forsberg scoring despite the Newcastle keeper going the right way.
Scotland v England (Ryan Fraser)
Sunday 20 June
Switzerland v Turkey (Fabian Schar)
Monday 21 June
Paraguay v Argentina (Miguel Almiron – Copa America)
Tuesday 22 June
England v Czech Republic
Scotland v Croatia (Ryan Fraser)
Wednesday 23 June
Slovakia v Spain (Martin Dubravka)
Sweden v Poland (Emil Krafth)
Thursday 24 June
Paraguay v Chile (Miguel Almiron – Copa America)
Sunday 27 June
Paraguay v Uruguay (Miguel Almiron – Copa America)
Monday 5 July
Newcastle United squad return to start pre-season preparations.
Saturday 10 July
Copa America final in Argentina (possible Miguel Almiron participation).
Sunday 11 July
Final of Euro 2020 at Wembley (possible Schar, Fraser, Krafth, Dubravka participation).
Sunday 18 July
Newcastle United splitting their squad and playing two friendlies on this day, away at York City with 2pm kick-off, away at Harrogate Town with kick-off time to be confirmed (these games linked to training camp at nearby Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate campus just outside York, where NUFC also went last summer).
Tuesday 27 July
Newcastle United first team friendly away at League One Rotherham, kick-off at 7pm.
Friday 30 July
NUFC friendly away at League One Burton Albion, with a 7.45pm kick off.
Sunday 15 August
Newcastle kick off at 2pm at home to West Ham, live on Sky Sports.
Saturday 21 August
Confirmed as not moved for live TV, 3pm kick-off away against Aston Villa.
Saturday 28 August
Confirmed as not moved for live TV, 3pm kick-off home against Southampton.
Monday 30 August
First international break starts.
Tuesday 31 August
Summer transfer window closes at 11pm.
Monday 4 October
Second international break starts.
Monday 8 November
Third international break starts.
Monday 21 March 2022
Fourth international break starts.
Sunday 22 May 2022
Premier League 2021/22 season ends.
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