Newcastle United news: Fixture list and analysis, Tiote future update

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United's fixtures for the 2016-17 Championship season were today released.

And the club kicks off its season with a game against Fulham at Craven Cottage.

We have the full fixture list here.

Newcastle writer Miles Starforth has given his verdict on the fixtures – and what they mean for Rafa Benitez's side – here.

We also list 11 things we learnt from the release of the schedule.

Finally, there's an update on the future of United midfielder Cheick Tiote.