Southend v Newcastle LIVE: Follow all the action from Roots Hall
Newcastle United play their penultimate pre-season at Roots Hall tonight.
The club takes on Phil Brown's Southend United (7.45pm kick-off).
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez could hand new signing Grant Hanley his debut.
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South Shields-born Brown has labelled the fixture as the "toughest" of his team's warm-up programme.
Follow our live NUFC blog here for news and updates throughout the afternoon.