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Toon face tough start to life in the Premier League.

June 17th, 2010 | 42 Comments |

Old Trafford will be Newcastle's first destination
Old Trafford will be Newcastle's first destination
Well the fixtures are officially released, and with them now in the public domain it would appear that we will have to gear ourselves up for a tough rebirth into the Premier League.

Newcastle have been handed a start away at Manchester United as they try to resettle back in the Premier League again.

This is then followed by a home game against Aston Villa which offers us our own little chance to get some payback for them putting the final nail in our coffin in the Premier League last time, and hopefully we can put to bed those scenes in which they revelled in our demise with pretty little banners and the like. The first of the Tyne/Wear derbies takes place on 30th October at St James’ Park, with the return match at the Stadium of Light happening on 15th January. The traditional boxing day fixture will see us playing at home against Manchester City, and the final game of the season will also be at home for a change, this time against West Brom, and what a massive game that could end up being! (more…)