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Newcastle fans prepare for title decider

Newcastle fans are beginning to arrive at St James' Park for Sunday's title deciding clash with Barnsley.

Rafa Benitez's side must better Brighton's result against Aston Villa at Villa Park if they're to win the league.

It is a sell-out, 52 thouands plus crowd at St James' Park for Sunday's lunchtime fixture.

Whatever the outcome of Sunday's game, Newcastle will play Premier League football next season.

The only question that remains is whether or not the Magpies will be promoted as league Champions.

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NUFC's midfielder Matt Ritchie receives two-match ban

Matt Ritchie gets two-match ban Credit: PA

Newcastle United midfielder Matt Ritchie has been suspended for two matches following a charge by the FA.

It was alleged the Newcastle United player used abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official in or around the tunnel area following the conclusion of the game against Leeds United on April 14th.

Following the Independent Regulatory Commission, hearing he was also fined £5,000.

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