Newcastle United have announced their pre-season fixtures, which will begin on Tuesday 16th July in Scotland, before the Magpies take on two Portuguese opponents prior to the Premier League season kicking off in August.

Here’s the list in full:

Motherwell (A) Tuesday, 16th July
Rio Ave (A) Saturday, 20th July
Pacos De Ferreira (A) Tuesday, 23rd July
Blackpool (A) Sunday, 28th July
St. Mirren (A) Tuesday, 30th July
SC Braga (H) Saturday, 10th August

So, five games away from home and only one at St James’ Park for Newcastle, what do you think of the schedule?