First Tyne Wear derby 2013/14 season scheduled for late September.
Crisis club Newcastle United face a tough opening day trip to the Etihad Stadium to face last season’s runners-up Man City, before hosting West Ham at St James’ Park – expect a not-so-warm welcome for both Joe Kinnear and Andy Carroll!
The first Tyne-Wear derby on the season will take place on 26 September at the Stadium of Light, before the Black Cats travel to St James’ on 1 February.
Alan Pardew’s side will be hoping to be well clear of a relegation scrap this season but their run-in does not look easy, with a home game against Manchester United and away matches at Arsenal and Stoke in April
The Magpies will finish the season with a home game against newly-promoted Cardiff City and an away match at Anfield.
A full list of Newcastle United fixtures is available here but remember all fixtures are subject to change!