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By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital Editor

Five fixtures involving Newcastle United have been chosen for live screening in the first round of Barclays Premier League television selections.

The Magpies' opening game of the season, at home to reigning champions Manchester City, will be shown on Sky Sports and will now be played on Sunday, 17th August with a 4pm kick-off.

And United's second match, away to Aston Villa, has been selected by BT Sport. The date remains as Saturday, 23rd August but kick-off has changed to 12.45pm.

The trip to Stoke City has been chosen by Sky Sports and as a result will be played on Monday, 29th September at 8pm.

Liverpool's visit to St. James' Park will be shown on BT Sport, meaning a 12.45pm on the original date of Saturday, 1st November while the following weekend's game at West Bromwich Albion has been selected by Sky Sports.

Kick-off at the Hawthorns will be 1.30pm on Sunday, 9th November.