Newcastle to welcome Southampton on opening day of the 2015-16 season

first_img Newcastle fans show their support 1 Steve McClaren will begin his Newcastle reign against Southampton at St James’ Park.The Magpies have been pitted against Ronald Koeman’s side on the opening day of the 2015-16 Premier League season on the weekend of 8-9 August.A trip to Wales to face Swansea City will follow for McClaren’s men, before a daunting visit to Manchester United and a home clash with Arsenal.The first Tyne-Wear derby of the season is pencilled in for October 24, with the return fixture against Sunderland taking place on March 19.Click here to see the full Premier League fixture list for 2015-16last_img