A fourth pre-season test match for Steve Bruce after losing at sixth division York, winning at League One Doncaster and a lucky draw at another League One club – Rotherham.

if (typeof __ez_fad_position ! = ‘undefined’) {__ ez_fad_position (‘div-gpt-ad-themag_co_uk-medrectangle-3-0’)}; Burton Albion is the third League One club in a row that Newcastle will face the Premier League Norwich next Saturday (August 7th).

Even before today’s game we knew that Martin Dubravka, Allan Saint-Maximin, Elliot Anderson, Jonjo Shelvey, Miguel Almiron and Karl Darlow would be absent due to injuries or illness.

Sunday July 18th Harrogate Town 2 Newcastle 1 (This was originally a first team game with some U23 added but only became an U23 NUFC player after Karl Darlow tested positive for Covid and first team and U23 had to be kept separate)

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