Middlesbrough set to host Newcastle United in preseason friendly match
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Middlesbrough set to host Newcastle United in preseason friendly match

​English Championship side Middlesbrough are set to meet Newcastle United in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2020/21 season, Teesside Live confirmed.

Middlesbrough are set to welcome Newcastle at Rockliffe behind closed doors on Tuesday, September 1 as both sides prepare to finetune their fitness.

The Championship's new season is expected to kickstart on Saturday, September 12 with the league due to release fixtures on that Friday morning.

Middlesbrough kickstarted their pre-season preparations on Monday and will be making the trip to Cornwall on Monday, August 24 and will then play Plymouth Argyle in a friendly on Tuesday, August 25.

It is yet to be seen if other friendlies will be announced.

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