Pic Special: On Your Marks...

It was short, sharp stuff at Newcastle's training ground on Friday as the Magpies prepared for Monday's season opener at Manchester City.

Much of the session was based around sprints while there were also passing exercises designed to ensure United are crisp in possession at the Etihad.

But there were smiles too, as Gabriel Obertan posed for our camera and Kit Man/Training Ground Assistant Neil Stoker reminded Yoan Gouffran that he was leading a regular post-training competition with the Frenchman by five games to one.

Capturing the images at Benton for nufc.co.uk was Dan King.

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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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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