Newcastle United confirm Arsenal ‘error’ ahead of upcoming Premier League meeting

: A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images): A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
: A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Newcastle United v Arsenal: Magpies admit to ticketing ‘error’ ahead of Premier League meeting next month.

Newcastle United will host Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, November 4 (kick-off 5:30pm) in front of a sold-out St James’ Park.

With season ticket holders guaranteed a seat to every 2023-24 home game, the remaining tickets go on sale to members. Each member must enter a ballot and hope they are lucky enough to be allocated a ticket.

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The ballot for the Gunners clash opened on Monday before closing at 10am today. And those successful will be getting a slightly cheaper ticket than anticipated.

: A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images): A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
: A general view of fans of Newcastle United as they react after Newcastle United are awarded a penalty, which is later ruled out following a VAR Review, during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) | Getty Images

As confirmed by Newcastle United via their official website, an “error” has seen the club set a lower ticket price than what should have been.

The Magpies have, however, have decided to honour their mistake.

“Members who applied for tickets to the home clash against Arsenal have been provided with incorrect pricing,” a statement read.

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“The error has seen ballot applicants provided with the wrong ticket pricing, which was lower than our 2023/24 single match ticket prices, for the home game against the Gunners on Saturday, 4th November.

“The price which was listed will be honoured for the game. For all the latest ticket news and ballots, supporters can click here.”

Eddie Howe’s side take on Crystal Palace, Borussia Dortmund, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United before welcoming Arsenal to Tyneside.

The Gunners sit 2nd in the Premier League and are yet to lose this campaign. Mikel Arteta’s men previous visit to St James’ Park ended in a 2-0 victory after strike by Martin Odegaard and own goal by Fabian Schar.

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