Hatem Ben Arfa as expected starts the game tonight at Darlington.
Joey Barton captains the side and Alan Smith and Danny Guthrie are also in the starting eleven, but no Dan Gosling tonight.
Pardew has named 13 substitutes, including Frenchmen Yohan Cabaye and Mehdi Abeid.
Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Fraser Forster; Danny Simpson, Mike Williamson, Steven Taylor, Shane Ferguson; Danny Guthrie, Alan Smith; Joey Barton (c), Haris Vuckic, Hatem Ben Arfa; Leon Best
Subs: Ole Soderberg, Ryan Taylor, James Tavernier, Paul Dummett, Jeff Henderson, Dan Gosling, Yohan Cabaye, Mehdi Abeid, Michael Richardson, Conor Newton, Ryan Donaldson, Sammy Ameobi, Nile Ranger