Newcastle announce pre-season friendly with Championship outfit Preston North End
Newcastle United will travel to Preston North End in a pre-season friendly at Deepdale later this month.
The Magpies began their preparations for the new Premier League season on Wednesday with a 4-0 defeat against Wolves in the Premier League Asia Trophy.
Steve Bruce takes charge of his first game with West Ham tomorrow before returning to the United Kingdom.
The visit to Lancashire will be Newcastle’s first game on British soil since their trip to Shanghai.
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To round off their pre-season, United head to Hibernian on Tuesday, July 30 before welcoming Saint-Etienne to St. James’ Park, four days later.
Ticketing information will be announced by the club in due course.
Newcastle met Alex Neil’s side in a pre-season encounter two years ago, drawing 1-1.