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Premier League stars on show in Dublin as Newcastle prove too strong for St Pat's

The travelling side scored a brace of goals to secure the result.

NEWCASTLE CAME AWAY with a 2-0 victory against St Patrick’s Athletic in their pre-season visit to Richmond Park.

Goals from Seán Longstaff and Christian Atsu secured the result for Rafael Benitez’s charges in front of an attendance of almost 5,000.

Longstaff gave the Magpies the lead at the end of the first half before Christian Atsu doubled their advantage in the 86th minute from the penalty spot.

St Pat’s are set to resume their SSE Airticity League campaign on Friday, when they are due to host Limerick FC (kick-off: 8pm).

Rafa Benitez with Liam Buckley St Pat's boss Liam Buckley giving Rafa some tips. Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

A young Newcastle United fan arriving at Richmond Park Newcastle fans getting ready for the game at Richmond Park. Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Ayoze Perez celebrates with Sean Longstaff after he scored a goal Newcastle's Seán Longstaff celebrates scoring a goal with Ayoze Perez. Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Christian Atsu celebrates scoring a goal with Kenedy Christian Atsu celebrates scoring a penalty. Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Thomas Byrne and Ayoze Perez Thomas Byrne of St Pat's tackles Ayoze Perez. Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

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