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 Newcastle United Club Records

  • Football League Records 
  • FA Cup Records 
  • League Cup Records 
  • European Records 

  • General Records



  • Best Average Attendance: 
    56,299 for the 1947/48 season (Div 2) 

    Record Receipts: 
    744,544 for the UEFA Cup Quarter-Final First Leg with Monaco 4th March 1997. 

    (Note: this figure was exceeded by the 51,327 who attended the Premiership game against Sunderland on 18th October 2000, generating over 1m and on numerous occasions since then, although figures are no longer generally available)

    Youngest Player: 
    Stephen Watson. 16 years 223 days vs. Wolves (a), 10th November 1990 

    Oldest Player: 
    W "Billy" Hampson. 44 years 225 days vs. Birmingham City (a) 9th April 1927 

    Longest Serving Player: 
    W "Bill" McCracken (1904-23) & F Hudspeth (1910-29) 19 years each. 

    Longest Serving Individual: 
    Jimmy Richardson (player and trainer 1929-77) 48 years
    A "Sandy" Mutch (player, physio and trainer 1922-86) 64 years 

    Record Transfer Fee Received: 
    Andrew Carroll 35 million pounds from Liverpool, 31st January 2011. 

    Record Transfer Fee Paid: 
    Michael Owen 16 million pounds to Real Madrid, August 2005. 

    Most Games Played (all competitions): 
    Jimmy Lawrence, 1904-22, 496 appearances.
    Frank Hudspeth, 1910-29 472 
    Frank Clark, 1962-75, 457 
    Bill McCracken, 1904-23, 432 
    Alf McMichael, 1949-63, 431 
    David Craig ,1962-78, 412 
    Bobby Mitchell, 1949-61, 408 
    Alan Shearer, 1996-06, 404
    Jackie Milburn
    ,1946-57, 397 
    Robert Lee, 1992-02, 380
    Shay Given, 1997-date, 380 
    Wilf Low,1909-24, 367 
    Tom McDonald, 1921-31, 367 

    Most Goals Scored (all competitions): 
    Alan Shearer, 1996-06, 206 goals.
    Jackie Milburn
    , 1946-57, 200 goals.
    Len White, 1953-62, 153 goals
    Hughie Gallacher, 1925-30, 143 goals.
    Peter Beardsley, 1983-87, 1993-97, 119 goals.

    Most League & Cup Goals Scored in a Season: 
    41 by Andy Cole in the 1993/94 season. 

    Most capped player (while with United): 
    Shay Given 1997-date made 75 appearances for Republic of Ireland (as at 10.05.06). 
    Alf McMichael
    1950-60 made 40 appearances for Northern Ireland. 


    Football League Records


    Top Home Attendance: 
    68,386 vs. Chelsea 3rd September 1930 (Div 1) 

    Record Home Victory: 
    13-0 vs. Newport County, 5th October 1946. (Div 2) 

    Record Away Victory: 
    6-0 vs. Everton, 26th October 1912
    6-0 vs. Walsall, 29th September 1962
    7-1 vs. Manchester United, 10th September 1927 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    1-9 vs. Sunderland, 5th December 1908 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    0-9 vs. Burton Wanderers. 15th April 1895 (Div 2) 

    Most goals in a Match: 
    6 by Len Shackleton vs. Newport County (h) 5th October 1946 (Div 2) 

    Most Consecutive Wins: 
    11 15th August 1992 - 24th December 1992 

    Most Consecutive Defeats: 
    10 23rd August 1977 - 22nd December 1977 

    Most Games Played: 
    Jimmy Lawrence,1904-22, 432 appearances.

    Most Goals Scored: 
    Jackie Milburn, 1946-57, 178 goals.

    Most Goals Scored in a season: 
    Hughie Gallacher, in the 1926-27 season, 36 goals.

    Premiership Records


    Top Home Attendance: 
    52,388 vs. mackems, 4th March 2012 

    Record Home Victory: 
    8-0 vs. Sheffield Wednesday, 19th September 1999 

    Record Away Victory: 
    5-1 Coventry City, 19th September 1998
    4-0 Bolton Wanderers, 13th October 2001 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    2-6 vs. Manchester United, 12th April 2003 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    0-5 Arsenal, 9th December 2000. 

    Most goals in a Match: 
    5 by Alan Shearer vs. Sheffield Wednesday (h), 19th September 1999 

    Most Consecutive Wins (in a season): 
    7 games 21st August 1994 21st September 1994

    Most Consecutive Defeats: 
    4 games 21st December 1997 - 10th January 1998 

    Most Games Played: 
    Alan Shearer, 1996-06, 303 appearances

    Most Goals Scored: 
    Alan Shearer, 1996-06, 148 goals.

    Longest Winning Streak:
    7 games 7th May 1994 24th September 1994

    Longest Winning Start:
    6 games 7th May 1994 24th September 1994

    Longest Unbeaten Run in one season:
    11 games 21st August 1994 29th October 1994

    Longest Unbeaten Run: 
    12 games 7th May 1994 29th October 1994

    Longest Without a win in one season:
    8 games 1st December 1997 17th January 1998
    8 games 7th February 1998 - 13th April 1998

    Longest Without a win in Premiership:

    14 games 5th April 1999 19th September 1999  


    FA Cup Records



    Top Home Attendance: 
    67,596 vs. Bolton Wanderers - 4th Round, 27th January 1951 

    Record Home Victory: 
    8-1 vs. Notts County, 3rd Round, 3rd January 1927 

    Record Away Victory: 
    0-9 vs. Southport, at Hillsborough. 1st February 1932. 4th Round, 2nd Replay 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    0-5 vs. Sheffield United, 1st Round, 10th January 1914 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    1-7 vs. Aston Villa, 2nd Round, 16th February 1895 

    Most goals in a Match: 
    4 by Andy Aitken vs. Willington A - Qualifying Round 30th October 1897 

    Longest Unbeaten Run: 
    16 6th January 1951 - 31st January 1953 

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    6 29th January 1969 - 13th January 1973 


    League Cup Records



    Top Home Attendance: 
    49,902 vs. Spurs - Semi-Final, 21st January 1976 

    Record Home Victory: 
    6-0 vs. Doncaster Rovers - 2nd Round 8th October 1973
    6-0 vs. Southport - 2nd Round 10th September 1975 

    Record Away Victory: 
    7-1 vs. Notts County - 2nd Round 5th October 1993 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    1-4 vs. Leeds United - 2nd Round 27th October 1982
    0-3 vs. Blackpool - 3rd Round 4th October 1972 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    7-2 vs. Manchester United - 4th Round 27th October 1976 

    Most goals in a Match: 
    4 by Alan Gowling vs. Southport, 2nd Round 10th September 1975 

    Longest Unbeaten Run: 
    8 10th September 1975 - 27th September 1976 

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    5 6th November 1963 - 2nd September 1968 


    UEFA/Inter Cities Fairs Cup Records



    Top Home Attendance: 
    59,309 vs. Anderlecht - 4th Round 18th March 1970 

    Note: for the final against Ujpesti Dozsa on 29th May 1969, a crowd of 59234 was recorded, but over 60,000 were actually in the ground.

    Record Home Victory: 
    5-1 vs. Vitoria Setubal - 4th Round 12th March 1969
    4-0 vs. Feyenoord - 4th Round 11th September 1968
    4-0 vs. Bohemians - 1st Round 28th September 1977
    4-0 vs. Halmstads - 1st Round 10th September 1996
    4-0 vs. Ferencvaros - 2nd Round 29th October 1996

    Record Away Victory: 
    5-0 vs. Royal Antwerp - 1st Round 13th September 1994 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    1-3 vs. Bastia - 2nd Round 2nd November 1977 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    3-0 vs. Monaco - Quarter-Final Second Leg 18th March 1997

    Most goals in a Match: 
    3 by Robert Lee vs. Royal Antwerp (a) 1st Round 13th September 1994 (all headers)
    3 by Andy Cole vs. Royal Antwerp (h) 1st Round 27th September 1994 

    Longest Unbeaten Run: 
    10 14th May 1969 - 11th March 1970 

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    3 17th December 1969 - 18th March 1970 


    Inter-Toto Cup Records



    Top Home Attendance: 
    36,635 vs. 1860 Munich - 2nd Round 1st August 2001 

    Record Home Victory: 
    3-1 vs. 1860 Munich - 2nd Round 1st August 2001 

    Record Away Victory:
     
    4-0 vs. Lokeren - 1st Round 14th July 2001 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    None 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    None

    Most goals in a Match: 
    2 by Shola Ameobi vs. Lokeren (a) 1st Round 14th July 2001
    2 by Nolberto Solano vs. 1860 Munich (a) 2nd Round 25th July 2001
    2 by Alan Shearer vs Dubnica (h) 1st Round 23rd July 2005

    Longest Unbeaten Run:
     
    6 14th July 2001 - 21st August 2001

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    None 


    Cup Winners Cup Records



    Top Home Attendance: 
    26,599 vs. Partizan Belgrade - 1st Round 17th September 1998 

    Record Home Victory: 
    2-1 vs. Partizan Belgrade - 1st Round 17th September 1998 

    Record Away Victory:
     
    None 

    Record Home Defeat: 
    None 

    Record Away Defeat: 
    0-1 vs. Partizan Belgrade - 1st Round 1st October 1998 

    Most goals in a Match: 
    1 by Alan Shearer vs. Partizan Belgrade - 1st Round 17th September 1998
    1 by Nicos Dabizas vs. Partizan Belgrade - 1st Round 17th September 1998

    Longest Unbeaten Run:
     
    1 17th September 1998 - 1st October 1998 

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    1st October 1998 - 


    European Cup / Champions League Records
    (not including qualifiers)



    Top Home Attendance: 
    51,833 Barcelona 2nd Group Stage 19th March 2003

    Record Home Victory: 
    3-1 vs. Bayer Leverkusen 2nd Group Stage 26th February 2003

    Record Away Victory: 
    3-1 vs. Bayer Leverkusen 2nd Group Stage 18th February 2003

    Record Home Defeat: 
    1-4 vs. Inter Milan - 2nd Group Stage 27th November 2002

    Record Away Defeat: 
    1-3 vs. Barcelona - 2nd Group Stage 11th December 2002

    Most goals in a Match: 
    3 by Tino Asprilla vs. Barcelona  1st Group Stage 17th September 1997
    3
    by Alan Shearer vs. Bayer Leverkusen 2nd Group Stage 26th February 2003

    Longest Unbeaten Run: 
    4 13th August 1997 - 1st October 1997 

    Longest Run without a Win: 
    3 22nd October 1997 - 26th November 1997
    3 18th September 2002 - 1st October 2002


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