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Newcastle United will open their Championship season away to Fulham on Friday the 5th of August.
The game will be shown on SKY.
Newcastle United are set to find out their schedule for next season's campaign in the Championship.
The Football League is announcing the fixtures for the Championship, League One and League Two.
Unite union is holding a 'Dick Turpin' style protest in Chesterfield over work practices at retail giant Sports Direct.
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Newcastle United owner and businessman Mike Ashley has been called to answer questions by MPs investigating the collapse of BHS.
According to ITV News Business Editor Joel Hills, the MPs want to find out why a rescue bid by his company Sports Direct failed.
I'm told that MPs are also recalling Paul Budge, Finance Director of Sir Philip Green's Arcadia, to clarify evidence he gave to them.
Also recalled: Lord Anthony Grabiner, the Arcadia Chairman. Eddie Parladorio, a director at Dominic Chappell's Retail Acquisitions.
At least 10 witnesses will be asked to appear on June 28 and 29 to answer MPs questions.
Ashley appeared before MPs earlier this week to answer questions about working practices at Sports Direct.
On Tuesday he said to the Business Select Committee that he '100%' wanted to buy BHS,which failed to find a buyer putting 550 employees at risk across its 11 North East stores.
Mr Ashley said 'I'm not a saint, but you could have made a success of that business.'
Mike Ashley, the boss of Sports Direct, has said he will appear in front of MPs to protect the "good name" of his business in a u-turn after he previously failed to give evidence.
The businessman said that he would be attending Parliament on Tuesday to face questions from the Business, Innovation and Skills committee over the treatment of his workforce.
Mr Ashley had initially refused to appear before the committee, and last week cancelled a scheduled meeting at the eleventh hour saying that his lawyer was not available.
He said today that he had "nothing to hide" in a letter to the committee chair Iain Wright.
After much reflection over the last 48 hours, I have concluded that a lengthy legal battle would be of no benefit to either of us.
It would also no doubt lead to further unwarranted accusations that I am being secretive, whereas in fact I have been open and honest at every stage of this process.
I have therefore reconsidered my position and I am writing to confirm that I will now be attending Parliament on Tuesday in order to defend the good name of Sports Direct on behalf of all of the great people who work here.
Mr Ashley was called to give evidence to parliamentarians after an investigation suggested that his workers were effectively paid less then the minimum wage as a result of searches and security in place at his Sports Direct warehouses.
He initially said he would not face MPs in parliament, which could have left him open to proceedings for contempt.
Today, he pointed out that he had offered committee members to instead visit the firm's headquarters in Shirebrook out of what he said was a desire to avoid "an unnecessary media circus"
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Fleetwood Town have announced that former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi will leave the club when his contract expires this summer.
The 34-year-old joined the League One side on short-term deal until the end of the season and is one of 14 players being released by the club.
The Nigerian progressed through the youth ranks at Newcastle and spent 19 years at St James' Park before leaving in summer 2014.
Following a brief stint in Turkey with Gaziantep BB, Ameobi has spells with Crystal Palace and Bolton Wanderers before joining Fleetwood in February 2016.