Sam Fender and Newcastle United fans adamant St. James’ Park gig one step closer after cryptic post

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Sam Fender and Newcastle United fans have united in sharing their excitement

Sam Fender and Newcastle United fans are adamant that an announcement of a St. James' Park show is imminent after the singer shared a cryptic message on social media.

The North Shields star took to his social media channels on Wednesday evening to tell followers that "something's brewing" alongside a link to his mailing list.

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The link took fans to a web page where they could join the Sam Fender Social Club and receive exclusive updates, including an immediate 10% discount at the artist's merch store.

Fender's mysterious message comes a week after he was spotted at St. James' Park by a fan on a stadium tour.

A video shows the 'Seventeen Going Under' singer carrying his custom black and white guitar and walking across the pitch as what looked to be promotional material was filmed.

At the time, it led to fans hypothesising that the singer was either involved in the announcement of new signing Alexander Isak, or was preparing to announce a show at St. James' Park.

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The former turned out to be untrue and now with the latest post, fans are convinced the latter must be the case.

Responding to Fender's Tweet, one fan said: "Well it's definitely St. James' then."

Another wrote: "We already know it's St. James' Park."

Similar messages included "please say it's St. James' Park" and "announce it already".

Sam Fender was due to play Sziget Festival on Monday night (Image: Getty Images)Sam Fender was due to play Sziget Festival on Monday night (Image: Getty Images)
Sam Fender was due to play Sziget Festival on Monday night (Image: Getty Images) | Getty Images

A headline show at St. James' Park would be Sam Fender's biggest to date.

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In July the star played Hyde Park to 40,000 people after a UK arena tour earlier this year.

More people than that turned up to the star's Glastonbury set on the Pyramid Stage, but on that night it was Billie Eilish who was classed as the headliner.

St. James' Park boasts a capacity of over 52,000. For a concert, a large part of the stand will be closed for the stage, although the number lost is likely to be more than made up for by standing concert-goers on the pitch.

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