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Newcastle out of the Europa League

Newcastle have gone out of the Europa League after a one all draw with Benfica tonight. The Magpies, trailing three one from the first leg, needed at least two goals to go through.

Cisse had one goal disallowed but then scored in the second half to put Newcastle one up on the night. However as they pressed for a winner Benfica equalised in extra time. The final score Newcastle 1 Benfica 1 means that Newcastle go out 4 - 2 on aggregate.

Berwick arrange Newcastle United friendly

Berwick Rangers will host Newcastle United at Shielfield Park on Friday 7 September Credit: ITV

Berwick Rangers have announced the club will host Newcastle United in a friendly match on Friday 7 September.

The Scottish Third Division side have organised the clash with the Magpies as there are no domestic games this weekend due to international fixtures.

The match at Shielfield Park kicks off at 7:45pm.

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