Pic Special: The Green, Green Grass Of Home

Following the final home game of last season less than three weeks ago, the Sports Direct Arena pitch was dug up, raked, flattened and a new one laid ahead of this summer's Olympic games and the 2012/13 campaign.

Earlier this month, we showed you the bare ground but the fresh green shoots of a new pitch are already beginning to show through, as our latest exclusive gallery shows.

Heavy rain earlier in the month helped with the process - and now the brilliant sunshine which is currently beaming down on Tyneside is doing the new turf no harm at all, so groundsman Andrew Tully and his hard-working team are being given a helping hand by Mother Nature.

Taking pictures of the pitch and topping up his tan was Dan King, who provides these photographs of a sun-drenched stadium for nufc.co.uk.

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Arsenal - Family Area Tickets

Family Area tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Arsenal are on sale from £26 for adults & £12 for children.
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Watford Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Watford are now sale to members from £27 for adults & £13 for children.
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Season Tickets On Sale Now

Season Tickets for the Family Enclosure are available from just £365 for adults and £100 for juniors.
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Tailor-Made Hospitality

Seasonal hospitality packages are now on sale from £1,785 +VAT pp.

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New Change Kit Available Now

The new 2015/16 change kit is available online and in store now.
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