Date: Tuesday 3rd August 2021, 1pm
Venue: Turf Moor
Half time: Clarets 0 Magpies
Erik Pieters carried the ball forward through central midfield and threaded
a pass to his right between Jamaal Lascelles and Kelland Watts, picking out
the run of Jay Rodriguez into the area.
With Watts appealing in vain for offside, the Clarets striker finished with
a low first-time sidefoot from 12 yards out in front of the Jimmy McIlroy
Full time: Clarets 1 Magpies
"It’ll be decent for Jonjo (Shelvey), he’s had a really tough
time with it, you know, getting injured before we even started. It was cruel
for him, he has to make it up somewhere. So he’s on the way to recovery.
"Well, Almiron will now start with the group, which is good, so he’s back,
then, of course, we have got the illness to Allan Saint-Maximin, which we
hope by the weekend will be OK.
“Yes we’ve got a few missing, (but) the ones who played, good
"It’s unfortunate (for Paul Dummett). He’s nicked a calf at
Doncaster the other night, which is a shame, as he’s had a really good three
weeks. But we’ve been unfortunate in that department."
Sean Dyche said:
Fair play to Steve and Newcastle, a
lot of the sides know each other now. The analysis on each team is so
deep but it’s still one thing that doesn’t normally happen – apart from
in tournaments abroad – where teams from the Premier League play each
"But Brucey wanted the
game, we wanted the game and he was happy to do that. Both sides had
mixtures (of players), them slightly more than us due to their deeper
"But I think everyone went
about it in the right way. It was a competitive game. I think there was a
reality to it, which is important, and it was tight – as Premier League
games can be.
"We are juggling the game time. We want to make sure we can get to a point
where everyone has had enough football and, equally, everybody is fit and
"The mentality has been
really good and that’s important going forwards. I asked today about the
squad mentality because we made a few changes and I thought it was clear to
"Everyone’s on board and
everyone is working very hard. Everyone knows what we want to do and how we
want to achieve it and the way we play and I think there was a good sign of
"I thought we delivered a
good performance. A lot of our play was productive, so we were pleased with
that, and we had a really good shape defensively, which is always important
Pre-season pitch time (in minutes):
Fraser 60+76+45+55+45=300+1 goal
Hendrick 60+90+18+90+45=302+1 goal
Joelinton 18+0+0+55+45=118+1 goal
S.Longstaff 30+90+80+63+45=308+1 goal
Murphy 90+81+45+83+45=344+1 goal
Wilson 45+66+72+0+0=183+1 goal
(Officially listed as "trialist", the 60th minute substitute for
Burnley was identified as former Claret and free agent, Aaron Lennon.)
Steve Bruce's side were beaten 0-1 at fellow Premier
League side Burnley in an unadvertised, behind closed doors kickabout on
A 70th minute effort from Jay Rodriguez was the difference between
the two sides; Newcastle's best opportunity a header from Joelinton
before the break that struck the goal frame after a cross came in
from the right.
The 21 players used during Friday's win at Burton Albion all
featured again, while there was also a first appearance of
pre-season for Jonjo Shelvey, after recovering from a calf problem.
Development squad trio Joe White, Jack Young and Tom Allan all got
further pitch time, as did Kelland Watts.
Missing were Martin Dubravka, Karl Darlow, Paul Dummett, Miguel
Almiron, Javier Manquillo, Allan-Saint Maximin and Callum Wilson -
the latter spotted training at Darsley Park at the same time as this
game was in progress.