By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital Editor
Birmingham beat Hull City 2-1 at St. Andrew's and it was from Ferguson's 12th minute corner that Matt Green headed the Blues in front.
Andrew Shinnie then made it 2-0 before Sone Aluko pulled one back for the Tigers, for whom former Magpies keeper Steve Harper was an unused substitute.
Meanwhile Shrewsbury were 3-2 victors over a Manchester City XI, with Tavernier completing 90 minutes at right-back less than 24 hours after completing his temporary switch to Shropshire.
However, Tavernier had already played once for the Shrews, appearing in their midweek friendly win over Birmingham as a trialist.