Sports in Newcastle

Home to the internationally renowned football club Newcastle United, as well as both league and union rugby teams, Newcastle is known as a passionate sporting city. On your next visit, why not take the opportunity to cheer on the Newcastle Falcon’s in their next championship or venture further afield and experience Durham’s wealth of natural scenery and sporting events?


3rd and 4th June 2023

Super League Magic Monday

How better to celebrate the start of the summer than with experiencing Newcastle’s Super League Magic Monday first-hand. Taking place at the legendary St James Park arena, local teams from around the country are set to take part, with pundits are predicting great things from Newcastle’s own team.


30th April

Newcastle United vs Southampton

During your next visit to Newcastle, a trip to the see our internationally beloved premier league football club is the ultimate bucket list activity. This spring watch as rivals Newcastle United and Southampton FC go head-to-head at St James Park in front of thousands of keen football fans.

7th May

Newcastle United Vs Arsenal

The sporting season continues with an array of fiercely competitive matches, including a game between household names Arsenal and Newcastle United. Regardless of whether you show your support in blazing red or our city’s classic striped jersey, this is set to be a tour de force of outstanding athletics.

20th May

Newcastle United vs Leicester City

Join Newcastle United as they prepare to compete with one of the UK’s most promising young teams, Leicester City FC. As one of the last games of the sporting season, why not make the most of the start to summer with a match day at St James Park.