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Confirmation that Newcastle United fans will be allowed into the Pirelli Stadium

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Wednesday morning brought news (see below) that two pre-season friendlies had already sold out, games which Newcastle United fans were banned from attending.

Both Harrogate Town and York City announcing that there are no tickets left for their games against NUFC on Sunday (both kicking off at 2pm as Steve Bruce splits his Newcastle United squad in two.

Only a couple of thousand fans allowed at both York and Harrogate, no Newcastle United supporters (officially…) able to buy tickets.

However, Doncaster Rovers had already said they are supplying Newcastle United with an allocation of tickets for the game on Friday 23 July.

Now another of NUFC’s pre-season oppositions have also confirmed that Newcastle United fans will be welcome.

Burton Albion playing Newcastle United on Friday 30 July and having now announced:

‘WE cannot wait to welcome you back – tickets for our pre-season friendlies at home to FA Cup winners Leicester City and Premier League side Newcastle United are on sale NOW!

The Brewers take on Leicester for the Bass Charity Vase on Saturday, July 24 (3pm kick-off) with Newcastle arriving at the Pirelli Stadium six days later on Friday, July 30 (7.45pm kick-off).

And you can purchase your tickets for these exciting games via our new and improved online ticket store, which now has much-improved mobile accessibility (click the graphic below to buy from tomorrow at 11am)!

We are selling tickets to HOME supporters only – away supporters can attend but will need to purchase tickets through Leicester City or Newcastle United.’

(Burton are charging their adult fans £15 to sit, £10 to stand, whilst for Under 17s the prices are £10 and £5)

Newcastle United have so far not put tickets on sale for any pre-season friendly, nor have they given out any information as to what is going to happen regarding tickets for matches.

Newcastle United pre-season friendlies:

Sunday 18 July – York City away (2pm)

Sunday 18 July Harrogate Town away(2pm)

Friday 23 July – Doncaster Rovers away (7pm)

Tuesday 27 July – Rotherham United away (7pm)

Friday 30 July – Burton Albion away (7.45pm)

Saturday 7 August – Norwich home (2pm)

Harrogate Town announcement:


We’re back in front of our own supporters at The EnviroVent Stadium on Sunday 18th July as Premier League Newcastle visit The EnviroVent Stadium.

All Harrogate Town Season Ticket Holders as of 9th July are able to attend, while the limited number of general admission tickets have now sold out.

The fixture is available to watch live for £10 via our streaming service, however unfortunately no commentary will be available.’

York City announcement:

‘Newcastle United tickets sold out

Tickets for the pre-season friendly against Newcastle United are now SOLD OUT.

Limited tickets are still available for Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

To buy tickets please click here or call the Ticket Office directly on 01904 942232.

Hospitality packages still available for all three games, please email [email protected] for more information.’


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