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A fifth pre-season Newcastle United friendly has been announced on Friday. A game against Preston added to the schedule. An away match on Saturday 27 July with a 3pm kick-off….
Whilst it is Preston v Newcastle (pay on the day) for first team action this afternoon, the NUFC Under 23s travel to Gateshead.
After Bradford on Tuesday, a second Newcastle pre-season friendly has been announced on Wednesday.
After the 6-0 romp, maybe a surprise for many Newcastle fans looking at this Championship form table before Preston match.
Exactly 5,626 United fans will be at Deepdale as Preston v Newcastle attracts biggest league crowd for a long long time.
Friday’s press conference saw Rafa Benitez reveal that Dwight Gayle is a big doubt for Preston on Saturday, whilst a number of other updates on players who are out/doubts, plus two back from injury.
Middlesbrough fan and Glenn Hoddle Academy graduate, Jordan Hugill is desperate to beat Newcastle.
Thanks to everyone who voted – this is the front two who United fans would like to see playing for Newcastle at Preston.
Greg Cunningham “I’m sure Newcastle feel they shouldn’t be in this league and should be pushing to get back into the Premier League.”
Ian Holloway predicts Preston v Newcastle: “Preston are really good at home but Newcastle are looking like the real deal…”
Intriguing Sky Sports analysis comparing first 22 Newcastle games under Rafa Benitez and Steve Bruce
A (nightmare) vision of the future as Mike Ashley marks 20 years ownership of Newcastle United
Valentino Lazaro set to join Newcastle United – Report
All eyes on St James Park on Saturday as Sports Direct branding disappears at NUFC presser
Steve Bruce – Money to be spent after Mike Ashley meet and one or two intended signings identified