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Reserve home double
Following defeats at
Wolves and Fulham, Newcastle's U23s will look for a return to winning ways
as they play back-to-back home games in the coming days.
Friday afternoon (1pm) sees them in Central League Cup action against Hartlepool
United at the Little Benton Academy base. Admission is
Both sides are playing the second game of four in a mini-league, 'Pools
defeating Bradford City 5-0 while Newcastle lost 0-2 at home to Sheffield
Monday night then sees the first reserve game this season at St. James'
Park, with Middlesbrough the opposition in a league game. That's a
7pm start, with the East Stand open for spectators.
Gallowgate was anything but a happy hunting ground last season for Peter
Beardsley's side, who lost all but one of their five outings there.
Saturday sees United face Preston for the second time in five days, as
Rafa's side bid for a sixth successive league victory - and their third in a
row on the road.
Kick-off is at an old-fashioned 3pm.
Where: Deepdale PR1 6RU (23,408)
Nearest railway station: Preston (1.8 miles)
Return mileage from SJP: 275 miles
The 5,600 travelling supporters are housed behind the goal at the north end of
the ground in the Bill Shankly Kop (formerly the Fulwood End aka Spion
When: A damp and chilly Monday night in November 2009 saw Kevin Nolan
maintain his scoring knack to help United to a 1-0 win they just about
This our first
Saturday visit there since a 0-2 loss during our promotion season of 1964/65.
are offering 6/1 to new punters that Dwight Gayle will
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Colback is a doubt after taking a blow in the face against PNE on Tuesday
night that required hospital checks.
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Team: Daryl Murphy, Jesus Gamez, Achraf Lazaar, Rolando Aarons and
Massadio Haidara are in varying stages of recovery from ailments while Rob
Elliot was pictured in full training earlier this week.
Cheick Tiote remains with the squad but hasn't been included in the last six
Paul Dummett, Matt Ritchie and Jonjo Shelvey are all one caution away from
PNEFC: Alex Baptiste and Marnick Vermijl
are both available after being cup-tied, while Jermaine Beckford and Aidan
McGeady could both return after injury.
Alan Browne is
banned following his red card at SJP.
Although a much-changed PNE side were beaten out of sight in the EFL Cup,
their recent league form is strong, unbeaten in six Championship outings
during which they've claimed the scalps of Aston Villa, Huddersfield Town and
Since opening the season with a trio of home league losses, North End have won
four on the bounce at Deepdale - conceding just one goal in the process.
Referee: Chris Kavanagh - a nice short journey for the whistler whose
day job is as a referee development officer at the Manchester FA. This is his
second toon appointment this season after the 1-1 draw at Villa.
UK TV: None
TV: None (tbc)
UK Radio: None
Local Radio: Live on
BBC Radio Newcastle (available worldwide via NUFC TV club subscription
Magpies @ Deepdale - Post WW2:
2009/10 won 1-0 Nolan
1980/81 won 3-2 Rafferty, Shinton 2
1979/80 lost 0-1
1978/79 drew 0-0
1964/65 lost 0-2
1963/64 lost 0-3
1962/63 lost 1-2 Hale
1961/62 won 1-0 Woods
1960/61 won 3-2 White 3
1959/60 won 2-1 Eastham, OG
1958/59 won 4-3 Franks, White 3
1957/58 lost 1-2 White
1956/57 lost 0-1
1955/56 lost 3-4 Hannah, White 2
1954/55 drew 3-3 Hannah, Milburn, White
1953/54 drew 2-2 Keeble, Milburn
1952/53 lost 1-2 Brander
1951/52 won 2-1 G.Robledo 2
1948/49 lost 1-2 Taylor
QPR v Brentford (7.45pm)
Barnsley v Bristol City (3pm)
Brighton and Hove Albion v Norwich City (3pm)
Cardiff City v Wigan Athletic (3pm)
Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday (3pm)
Fulham v Huddersfield Town (3pm)
Ipswich Town v Rotherham United (3pm)
Leeds United v Burton Albion (3pm)
Reading v Nottingham Forest (3pm)
Blackburn Rovers v Wolves (5.30pm)
Birmingham City v Aston Villa (Noon)
Newcastle 6 Preston North End 0
the goals online here
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Wednesday night's EFL Cup draw handed Newcastle a trip to Premier League
side Hull City on or around Tuesday November 29th:
Quarter Final Draw:
Arsenal v Southampton
Hull City v Newcastle United
Liverpool v Leeds United
Manchester United v West Ham United
And although that pairing ended a run of five home ties in the competition for
United, it sends them to a venue where they're yet to lose in four competitive
Toon @ KCOM Stadium:
3-0 Cabella, Ameobi, Gouffran
2013/14 won 4-1 Sissoko
2, Remy, Anita
2008/09 drew 1-1
2008/09 drew 0-0 (FAC)
(We also won 4-0 there in a friendly back in 2003 but were beaten 0-1 in
another kickabout during 2007).
The tie will come between a home
Championship game against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday 26th and a Friday night visit to Nottingham Forest on December 2nd.
The Tigers meanwhile will host us between a Saturday Premier League home
fixture against West Bromwich Albion and a trip to Boro the following
We've met Hull once before in the League Cup, when goals from Des Hamilton and
Ian Rush saw us advance 2-0 at Gallowgate in October 1997.
Mike Phelan's side (with ex-Magpie Neil McDonald now assisting him) got to
this point via away wins at Exeter City (3-1), Stoke City and Bristol City
The tie sees Momo Diame returning to the club he left in August, where he
should get a reasonable reception - by virtue of scoring the goal that got
Diame's final competitive game for City saw him net in a 1-0 play-off final
win over Sheffield Wednesday at Wembley back in May.
Fellow Magpie Isaac Hayden also spent last season on loan at City, while
former Toon reserve Greg Olley has made one appearance for Hull so far this
This will be our eighth Quarter Final appearance and aside from beating Notts
County en route to Wembley back in December 1975, we've always bowed
League Cup Quarter Final Record:
1974/75 Chester City (h) drew 0-0
1974/75 Chester City (a) lost 0-1 (replay)
1975/76 Notts County (h) won 1-0
1995/96 Arsenal (a) lost 0-2
1997/98 Liverpool (h) lost 0-2
2001/02 Chelsea (a) lost 0-1
2006/07 Chelsea (h) lost 0-1
2014/15 Spurs (a) lost 0-4
PS: No current Magpie has ever scored for us in a League Cup Quarter
Final tie - the only goal we've managed to date was a Notts County own goal.
Fourth Round results:
Arsenal 2-0 Reading
Bristol City 1-2 Hull City
Leeds United 2-2 Norwich City (3-2 on pens)
Liverpool 2-1 Spurs
Newcastle United 6-0 Preston North End
1-0 Manchester City
Southampton 1-0 mackems
West Ham United 2-1 Chelsea
Leeds (a) tickets
Tickets for Newcastle's trip to Elland
Road next month are now on sale to season ticket holders, with an initial
threshold of 100 points.
An allocation of 2,764 tickets has been obtained, with adult prices
£37 - our costliest away ticket in the Championship this season so far.
Since our last visit to Leeds, away fans have relocated to the southernmost
end of the John Charles (West) Stand - to the bottom right of the above photo.
Having completed 90 minutes of a 4-0 league win over Grasshopper on Sunday,
on-loan Magpie Kevin Mbabu
was on the bench for BSC Young
Boys on Wednesday, as they faced the same opposition in a Cup tie.
Introduced as a 75th minute substitute with his side 3-0 ahead, he took just
two minutes to grab his first senior career goal thanks to a close range
goal online here
BSC eventually ran out 5-0 winners to confirm their place in the Quarter
Finals of the competition.
County played their
rescheduled home game with Barnet
on Tuesday, drawing
2-2 at Rodney Parade. Kyle completed the full 90 minutes.
A 2-0 victory at Caen in Ligue 1 on Sunday included a first goal of 2015
(when he was with Bordeaux) for midfielder Saivet.
In the starting XI, he collected a first half booking before breaking the
deadlock four minutes into the second period and being replaced after 87
It finished scoreless in Paris on Sunday between third placed PSG and OM
(who are eleventh) in Ligue 1. Thauvin completed the full game and faced old
boy Hatem Ben Arfa when he arrived for the hosts as an 80th minute
Ivan scored twice from the spot but couldn't prevent his side
losing 2-4 at home to former club Northampton in League One on Saturday.
his goals online here
scored twice from the spot but
couldn't prevent his side losing 2-4 at home to former club Northampton in
League One on Saturday.
his goals online here
sitting out Tuesday's visit of his parent club to Oakwell, the striker returned
with the opener in a 2-0 win at Brentford in the Championship on Saturday.
his goal online here
Haris Vuckic (Bradford City)
Haris watched from the bench as the Bantams shared six goals with
Sheffield United at Valley Parade in League One on Saturday.
Jamie Sterry (Coventry
There was another full 90 minutes for Jamie as City beat Rochdale 2-0 at the Ricoh
Arena in League One on Saturday.
Alex played the full game as the Hatters drew 1-1 at home to Mansfield Town in
League Two on Saturday.
Macaulay Gillesphey (Carlisle United)
Macaulay played the full game as Carlisle maintained their unbeaten start to
the season thanks to a 2-1 victory at Stevenage in League Two on Saturday.
Tom Heardman (Hartlepool United)
There was no place in the squad for
striker Tom as
1-3 at home
by Leyton Orient in League Two on Saturday.
A calf injury meant that Siem wasn't
involved as PSV defeated Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 on
Also missing from a midweek 1-3 cup defeat by the same side, an MRI scan found
nothing untoward and he's now resumed training ahead of a league trip to
Vitesse Arnhem on Saturday.
Manu's Spanish nightmare shows no sign of easing,
with no goals in six appearances since joining Osasuna and now a straight
red card in a 1-2 home defeat by Real Betis on Friday.
Arriving as a 58th minute substitute, Riviere reacted badly
to a foul by Darko Brasanac and was sent off after 87 minutes.
Sammy played 90 minutes for the Trotters on Monday, as they won 2-0 at Bury
in League One - their first league victory at Gigg Lane since 1929.
Liam Smith (Crewe Alexandra)
Senior Cup update
All five First Round ties in the 2016/17 Northumberland Senior
Cup were settled within 90 minutes this week as follows:
Alnwick Town 2-4 Heaton Stannington
Ashington 1-2 Blyth Town
Morpeth Town 3-2 Whitley Bay
Newcastle Benfield 0-2 Bedlington Terriers
West Allotment Celtic 0-2 Team Northumbria
The five victorious sides go into the Quarter Final draw, where they join
Newcastle United Reserves, Blyth Spartans and the current cup holders North Shields.
Coverage of that draw is on Wednesday's edition of Football Matters at
9.30pm on the Made in Tyne & Wear TV channel (Sky 117).
Two in - one out
Having left his
managerial post at Blackpool following their demotion to League Two last
May, former Magpie Neil McDonald has a new job in the Premier League.
The 50 year-old Tynesider has been confirmed as an assistant to Hull City
boss Mike Phelan, returning to a number two role after similar previous
stints at Bolton Wanderers, Crystal Palace, Lincoln City, Leeds United,
Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United.
Another former SJP favourite found himself in an assistant role
on Tuesday, when Wolves ended their 87 day association with Manager Walter
The Molineux club have turned to his number two Rob Edwards as interim boss
- with Scott Sellars stepping up from U23 coach to assist him in
first team matters.
Leaving his job as Wigan boss on
Tuesday though was old boy Gary
the price for just two Championship victories so far in fourteen attempts.
Taking charge in April 2015 following his retirement from playing, 34
year-old Caldwell led Wigan to the League One title last season.
Lewis Gibson (England U17):
Azerbaijan (n) won 2-0 ECQ
Gibson completed the full 90 minutes in Buftea.
Thu 27.10.2016 Romania (a) won 3-0 ECQ
Another full shift and clean sheet for Lewis in Buftea.
Sun 30.10.2016 Austria (n) ECQ
Owen Gallacher (Scotland U19):
Tue 25.10.2016 Liechtenstein (n) won 1-0 ECQ
Owen's participation is tbc.
Thu 27.10.2016 Andorra (n) won 1-0 ECQ
Owen's participation is tbc.
Sun 30.10.2016 Israel (n) ECQ
Cottagers on top
Fulham U23s 2
Newcastle U23s 1
report is online here
Tractor Boys ploughed
Newcastle 3 Ipswich Town 0
Watch the goals online here
Fixtures, Tickets etc.
The stadium Box Office is located in the Milburn Stand, just up the slope from the Sir
Bobby Robson Statue. The previous ticket desk in the club shop has now
Paid-for matchday ticket collections take place from the windows at the
back of the Gallowgate End Stand, above NINE Bar.
SJP Box Office phone: 0844
(7p per minute plus network charge)
* 0044 870 444 1892
Online Box Office is here
SJP seating plan is here
On the opening day of ticket sales, they officially commence at 10am -
with any points reduction for away tickets becoming effective at the
Away tickets are sold only to season ticket holders and members*. All ST
holders are automatically members (a non-negotiable fee is added
annually by NUFC to each ST).
A £1 administration fee per ticket applies to away sales in all
competitions, with no upper limit. In addition, non-NUFC members pay the
same fee on home ticket sales.
*NUFC have announced that their members only away ticket policy
will be relaxed for selected 2016/17 away games:
"Season ticket holders and members will continue to enjoy priority access to
all away match tickets as normal, with demand
expected to be extremely high for most fixtures.
"However, should away tickets not completely sell out during designated
priority sale periods, the club will make them available to all fans where
Heading to the Toon?
Fri 28.10.2016 U23s v
Hartlepool United (h) @ NUFC Academy, 1pm. Central League Cup.
Sat 29.10.2016 Preston North End (a)
@ Deepdale, 3pm. Championship. SOLD OUT. Allocation: 5,600.
Mon 31.10.2016 U23s v
smoggies (h) @ SJP, 7pm. Premier League 2.
Fri 04.11.2016 U23s v
Bristol City (a) @ venue tbc, 7pm. Premier League Cup.
Note new date.
Sat 05.11.2016 U18s v Stoke City (a) @ Clayton Wood, 11am. U18 Premier League.
Sat 05.11.2016 Cardiff City (h)
@ SJP, 3pm. Championship. Public sale now.
Sat 12.11.2016 U18s v
Manchester United (h) @ Little Benton, 12.30pm. U18 Premier League.
Note new date.
Sat 12.11.2016 Martin
Hardy "Tunnel of Love" book launch event -
Sat 19.11.2016 U18s v
West Bromwich Albion (h) @ Little Benton, 11am. U18 Premier League.
20.11.2016 Leeds United (a)
@ Elland Road, 1.15pm. Championship.
ST holder sale now, 100 points. £37 adults, £25 aged 60/disabled/ 16 to 22 years,
U16s £18, U11s £9. U16s must be accompanied. Allocation: 2,764.
Live on Sky Sports.
Mon 21.11.2016 Martin
Hardy discusses the writing of "Tunnel of Love" @
Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle. Tickets free but must be
pre-booked via 0191 232 0192.
Mon 21.11.2016 U23s v
West Bromwich Albion (h) @ Whitley Park, 7pm. Premier League 2.
Sat 26.11.2016 U18s v Everton (a) @ Finch Farm, 12.30pm. U18 Premier League.
Sat 26.11.2016 Blackburn Rovers (h)
@ SJP, 3pm. Championship. Member sale now,
public sale Mon 31.10.2016 (online), Mon 07.11.2016 (in person / by
Mon 28.11.2016 U23s v
Blackburn Rovers (a) @ Lancashire FA, Leyland, 7pm. Premier League 2.
tbc.11.2016 Hull City (a)
@ KCOM Stadium, KO tbc. EFL Cup Quarter Final.
Fri 02.12.2016 U23s v
Southampton (a) @ Marchwood, 2pm. Premier League Cup.
02.12.2016 Nottingham Forest (a)
@ City Ground, 7.45pm. Championship. Ticket
details tbc. Allocation: tbc.
Live on Sky Sports.
Sat 03.12.2016 U18s v Wolves (a) @ Jack Hayward Centre, 11am. U18 Premier League.
Mon 05.12.2016 FA
Cup Third Round draw. Time tbc. Involves NUFC.
Championship season ends (all games kick off at Noon).
(Championship playoff final takes place at Wembley Stadium on Mon
NUFC UK live TV coverage:
NUFC Live on Sky Sports:
Leeds United (a) 1.15pm
Fri 02.12.2016 Forest (a) 7.45pm
Wed 14.12.2016 Wigan Athletic (a) 7.45pm
Mon 26.12.2016 Sheffield Wed (h) 7.45pm
Mon 02.01.2017 Blackburn Rovers (a) 3pm
(Live games selected up to and
including Mon 02.01.2017).
League Cup (aka The EFL Cup):
QF w/c 28.11.2016
SF1 w/c 09.01.2017
SF2 w/c 23.01.2017
F Sun 26.02.2017
United enter in Round 3.
F Sat 27.05.2017
Rugby League Magic Weekend 2017:
Saturday 20th May 2017:
Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity (2.30pm)
Hull FC v St Helens (4.45pm)
Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves (7pm)
Sunday 21st May 2017:
Catalans Dragons v Huddersfield (1pm)
Leigh Centurions v Salford (3.15pm)
Castleford v Leeds Rhinos (5.30pm)
International Magpies |
National Service |
2016/17 international breaks:
African Nations Cup Finals (Gabon):
14.01.2017 to 05.02.2017,
in Libreville, France Ville, Oyem-Bitam and Port-Gentil.
A: Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Cameroon, B.Faso
B: Algeria, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Senegal
C: Ivory Coast, Togo, DR Congo, Morocco
D: Uganda, Ghana, Egypt, Mali
Coxy's Cockup Corner |
Whoops, He did it Again... |
The Telegraph's sports desk may well be terrified,
but Mitro wasn't quite that incendiary against PNE:
(John B, Ross W and
What's this all about then?
for a rambling explanation of sorts....
This Day in History
Born Or Died:
1920 Dick Burke born, Ashton,
Defender signed from Blackpool in December 1946, having
Seasiders from Droylesden in 1939 but losing a
significant chunk of his career to World War II.
Dick actually played against Blackpool as a war guest
of Liverpool, netting during a 1-1 draw at Bloomfield Road
in April 1946.
An occasional starter at right back for United, Burke
debuted in a 3-2 home win over Plymouth Argyle within
days of his arrival on Tyneside.
Losing his place to Bobby Cowell, Dick moved on to Carlisle
United in August 1947 and later played for his hometown club Ashton United,
He passed away in 2004.
1970 Death of Harry Ware, 59.
1980 Alan Smith, born Rothwell.
Although signed as a forward player
and scoring in a pre-season home win over Sampdoria,
the 2009 vintage Alan Smith is a deep-lying midfielder
and club captain.
A controversial move Leeds United to Manchester United
in 2004 was followed by career-threatening injuries at
Old Trafford, which restricted his outing for Fergie's
Arriving at SJP for £6m, Smith's first
season saw him a regular choice under Sam Allardyce
but used more as a sub by Kevin Keegan - despite
adding little to the side.
A pre-season Achilles injury then ruled him out of
action until early 2009, by which time KK had departed
and Joe Kinnear had both come and gone from the
Making his comeback in the reserves, Smith played in
central midfield and remained there when returning to
the first team - with messrs Nolan, Barton &
Guthrie all missing.
Dropping down a league saw Smith linked with a number
of Premier League clubs - most notably Everton - but
he opted to remain at United and the absence of Nicky
Butt from the season opener at West Brom saw Smudger
take the armband.
And after playing his part in promotion Smith was in the starting
XI as his side returned to the top flight with defeat
at his former home of Old Trafford.
He appeared a dozen more times until sustaining an
ankle injury in the 1-1 wear-Tyne game that ruled him
out for the rest of the season although he was allowed
on as a substitute for a "farewell" appearance in the
home game to West Brom.
At the time United were coasting at 3-1 up but
eventually drew 3-3 costing them three league
places and over £1m in prize money.
Two more brief appearances the following season
eventually saw him move to MK Dons on loan and the
move was made permanent ahead of the 2012/13 season.
Summer 2014 then saw Smith agree a dual
coaching/playing role at Notts County.
1984(?!) Obafemi Martins
born, Lagos, Nigeria. (2006-09)
Striker purchased from Inter Milan at a
cost of over £10m to succeed Alan Shearer in the
United number nine shirt.
And although he scored some spectacular goals -
notably one howitzer-like strike in a 3-2 win at Spurs
in January 2007 - far too often he was missing in
action or just AWOL.
89 starts (plus 15 sub outings) in all competitions
brought the diminutive Nigerian 35 goals - the first
in a 2-0 win at West Ham early in the 2006/07 season.
That first season ended though with Martins wandering
round Watford in his flip flops, having
declared himself unfit to play in the final game of
the season - shortly after learning that caretaker
boss Nigel Pearson intended to name him on the bench.
International wrangles, unexpected trips back to his
former Milan home and some niggling injuries and
ailments all got in the way of his playing at times - while he was also quite partial to
the Tyneside nightlife.
The final weeks of what was to become our relegation
season saw a typical mixture of the good and bad from
Oba - scoring at home to the smoggies and hitting the
post on that fateful day against Fulham, but also
declaring a mysterious groin injury on the day of the
Stoke away game, to the obvious annoyance of United
boss, Alan Shearer.
With relegation confirmed and departure from SJP
seemingly inevitable, Martins had a hernia op and the
media began to speculate on his next club. Inter
Milan, Fiorentina, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Everton,
Fulham, Spurs, the mackems, Stoke City, Fenerbahce,
Besiktas, Lyon and Seville all linked.
With no deal in sight though and pre-season training
underway, Martins appeared for 45 minutes of the
infamous 1-6 friendly loss at Leyton Orient - 24 hours
after news broke of strong transfer interest from
The following Wednesday saw Newcastle face Leeds
United in a kickabout at SJP, with Martins absent and
confirmed to be in negotiations with the Bundesliga
A deal claimed to be both £9m and £10m in the press
was then quickly concluded and the player netted
against Cologne when appearing for his debut from the
By November he was crocked again though and appeared
only intermittently through the rest of the season,
scoring his final Wolfsburg goal against Rubin Kazan
in a Champions League tie in March 2010.
With new Wolfsburg boss Steve McClaren apparently
happy to see him depart, the Russian side then
successfully bid for Martins four months later after
he had played his part in a thoroughly rotten World
Cup Final campaign for Nigeria.
But he unexpectedly popped back up on the radar when
joining Birmingham City on loan in January 2011
and scored the winning goal in the Carling Cup Final
In September 2012 Martins signed a two year deal with La Liga side Levante
after securing his release from Rubin, marking his
debut in Spain with the winner against Real Sociedad.
Within six months though he'd been lured to the USA,
joining MLS side Seattle Sounders and scoring eight
times in his first season.
A second campaign
at Seattle harvested 17 goals and a lucrative new three year
deal - not bad for a 29
year-old and even better for a thirty something...
Martins continued his goal form at the Sounders and
grabbed his 40th in their colours on the eve of
whatever birthday he celebrated in October 2015.
Lewis Suddick born, Newcastle
midfielder (who also featured at full back) and
grandson of former Magpies
favourite Alan Suddick, Lewis was in the 2013 Milk Cup
squad and agreed a
scholarship the following year.
Returning to Northern Ireland for the 2014 Milk Cup event and also
participating in the Gothia Cup for United, he celebrated his 17th birthday
having still to debut for the club's U18 side in league competition.
However, Lewis was blooded at U21 level when a young Magpies XI faced Northern
League side Consett in a friendly match in October 2014 - aged just 16.
A competitive debut for Peter Beardsley's side then came in a
1-3 loss to Morpeth Town in the Northumberland Senior
Cup six months - unfortunately turning the ball past
his own goalkeeper to register an own goal.
July 2015 then saw an unexpected senior bow for
Suddick, coming off the bench for the closing 20 minutes of a 1-2 friendly
defeat at League Two York City.
He was injured and underwent an operation in January 2016 and was released
at the end of the season before flying to the States to play for Butler Mens
Soccer in Indianapolis.
1893 Small Heath (h)|
A debut for locally-born William Simm, at outside
right. This match, against the future Birmingham City was
to be his only senior appearance.
1899 Wolves (h)
Debut of Colin Veitch, a versatile player who appeared
on 322 occasions for United and was later involved with
the club, first as coach to the juniors and subsequently
as a journalist covering United.
1905 Middlesbrough (h)
1922 Arsenal (a)
Aitken, J. Low
After a 1-1 draw against the Gunners at SJP the
previous Saturday, United claimed the points at Highbury -
a second win at the stadium in what was their fourth
Former favourite Hughie Gallacher found the net to
extend United's winless run away from home to ten league
1939 York City (h)
Howe 5, Westwood 3, Clifton
Eight of United's goals came in the second half.
1944 Leeds United (h)
Hindle, Mahon, Short, Ainsley
Milburn, G.Robledo 3
Mortensen (9), og(Harvey)
Ahead early on courtesy of Magpies wartime guest
player Stanley Mortensen, United rallied with George
Robledo in sparkling form.
By the time the Seasiders scored again, after a mix-up
between Joe Harvey and 'keeper Jack Fairbrother, the win
South Africa XI (h)
Milburn, Hannah, Mitchell
The Magpies ended a run of six successive home league
defeats in this midweek, floodlit friendly match.
York City (a)
White 3, Allchurch 2, Eastham, Mitchell, Gilfillan
A midweek visit to Bootham Crescent to inaugurate
City's recently-installed floodlights.
Among the scorers for the Minstermen was a young Colin
Addison, who would go on to become player-manager of
Hereford United - featuring in our infamous 1972 FA Cup
1967 Everton (h)
With Ollie Burton having been dismissed earlier,
United were handed the chance to win the game in the last
minute, when Toffees goalkeeper Gordon West decked Albert
Bennett with a punch.
West was sent off and in the absence of Pop Robson, Jim Iley
was entrusted with spot kick duties, firing home past
stand-in Sandy Brown at the second attempt.
1971 Joe Harvey
bought the special talent of Tony Green from Blackpool,
with Keith Dyson heading to Bloomfield Road in part
United fans were greeted by the sight of eight foot
security fences - recently installed round the Stamford
1976 Defender Martin Gorry arrived at SJP in a £50,000 move
from Barnsley but failed to make the grade with United.
Cardiff City (h)
Withe(9), Robinson(66), Connolly(78)
A diving header from Peter Withe was then added to by
winger Stuart Robinson - whose innocuous left wing lob
that bobbled into the net after Bluebirds 'keeper Ron
Healey lost his balance.
Arthur Cox signed left back Peter Johnson in a £60,000 transfer from Boro.
However after a bright start against Watford, Harrogate-born
faded quickly and injuries had restricted
him to just 20 first team appearances when released in 1983.
Johnson went on to play for Exeter City and Peterborough
United, later coaching junior players at Southend United.
(1-4 on aggregate)
League Cup 2nd Round
Having won the first leg 2-1 at SJP, the Third Division
side - managed by old boy Malcolm Macdonald -
completed the job at Craven Cottage.
League Cup 3rd Round
A poor night at Plough Lane saw United miss a host of
chances before Terry Gibson won it for the home side in
the last minute.
Bobby Gould's Dons would blight Newcastle this season,
winning at SJP in both the FA Cup and First Division, with
the league meeting in SW19 an awful 0-0 stalemate.
footage is online here (part I)
footage is online here (part II)
Port Vale (h)
Slack defending saw victory against the Valiants
tossed away, despite United's first goal being allowed to
stand when Mark McGhee clearly handled the ball.
footage is online here
League Cup 3rd Round
A first goal for United by Rob Lee but old boy Mick
Harford netted the Chelsea winner.
Old boy Joe Allon was never called upon as a home
substitute, while injury victim David Kelly received a
great reception from the large travelling support standing
on the open terrace as he limped past.
West Ham (a)
Our winless London run was extended to 20 games, after
old boys Stuart Pearce and Shaka Hislop shut up shop for
Bobby Robson handed midfielder Clarence Acuna a first
outing, with Rob Lee dropping back to sweeper to
2002 Tommy Craig's
Reserve side recorded a first home win of the season,
overcoming previously unbeaten league leaders Aston Villa
3-2 at Gateshead Stadium.
Ahead through an own goal, Villa netted twice before Michael
Chopra levelled the contest on the stroke of half time.
Diego Gavilan then won it after the break.
Athletic (h) 0-0 (0-0)
Iain Dowie's Addicks side made it to SJP for this teatime
TV KO - but only after a morning jog round the city
had left them hopelessly lost and forced to book a
fleet of taxis to return to the team hotel.
West Bromwich Albion (h)
from Joey Barton and birthday boy Obafemi Martins
ultimately proved enough to give Joe Kinnear his first win
as manager - and only United's second victory in ten league
West Bromwich Albion (h) 2-1 (1-0)
On a day
when a point was on the cards despite a poor display, a late piece of outrageous fortune
gave United a first league win in four games.
Deep into the three minutes of added time, Sammy Ameobi's shot deflected wickedly off the back of fellow substitute Papiss Cisse and
into the net at the Gallowgate End.
NUFC.com match report
2013 Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote avoided
a prison sentence after pleading guilty to holding a
forged driving licence.
Tiote admitted paying £12,800 for a fake Belgian licence before trying to swap it for a UK one. He
received a seven month sentence suspended for 18 months
and was ordered to do 180 hours community service.