Confirmed Newcastle team v Doncaster – Wilson, Hendrick, ASM, Langley all start
The Newcastle United team v Doncaster has just been confirmed.
Newcastle kicking off their match at the Keepmoat Stadium on Friday night at 7pm.
Steve Bruce hoping to improve on a poor performance and result against sixth tier York City last Sunday.
Ahead of this tonight’s match, we already knew that Martin Dubravka, Elliot Anderson and Jonjo Shelvey were missing through injury.
Whilst Karl Darlow has tested positive for Covid and is self isolating, along with close contacts Mark Gillespie and Freddie Woodman.
Miguel Almiron, Fabian Schar and Emil Krafth all on extended leave due to international commitments in the summer.
The confirmed Newcastle team v Doncaster:
Langley, Murphy, Lascelles, Dummett, Lewis, Hayden, Hendrick, Sean Longstaff, Fraser, Saint-Maximin, Wilson
Thompson, Watts, Clark, McEntee, Matty Longstaff, Allan, Gayle, Young, Fernandez, Bondswell
Newcastle United pre-season friendlies:
Sunday 18 July – York City 1 Newcastle 0
Sunday 18 July Harrogate Town 2 Newcastle 1 (This was originally a first team fixture with some Under 23 added but it became solely a Under 23 NUFC players after Karl Darlow tested positive for Covid and first team and Under 23s had to be kept apart)
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)
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