Newcastle United History / Stats


Manager: Ruud Gullit.

Chairman: Freddy Shepherd. 
Deputy Chairman: Douglas Hall.

Chief Executive: Freddie Fletcher 
Finance Director: Les Wheatley
 Property Director: Russell Jones
Communications Director: Alastair Wilson
Ground: St James' Park.
CAPACITY AT ST JAMES' PARK:
Milburn Stand 6371 
Milburn Stand Paddock 2338 
East Stand 3575 
East Stand Paddock 574 
Sir John Hall Stand 11005 
Exhibition Stand 11955 
Family Enclosure 792 
TOTAL: 36610 
Permission has been given to increase the capacity to 51,000

Address: Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 4ST
Telephone: 0191-261-1571
Nickname: The Magpies
Sponsor: The Newcastle Breweries Ltd
Formed: 1881 Entered League: 1893

Domestic Honours:
Division 1 Champions: 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1926-27
Division 2 Champions: 1964-65, 1992-93 (new Div 1)
FA Cup Winners: 1909-10, 1923-24, 1931-32, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1954-55
European Honours:
Fairs Cup: 1968-69 (UEFA Cup)

Record Attendance: 68,386 v Chelsea, Div 1, September 1930
Record Victory: 13-0 v Newport County, Div 2, October 1946
Record Defeat: 0-9 v Burton Wanderers, Div 2, April 1895
Record Fee Paid: 15 million for Alan Shearer from Blackburn Rovers, July 1996
Record Fee Received: 6.25 million for Andy Cole from Manchester Utd, January 1995
Most League Points: 96, Division One, 1992-93 (Three Points Win)

 
Most League Goals:
98, Division One, 1951-52


Highest Scorer in a Season:
Hughie Gallacher, 36. Division One 1926-27 


Most Capped Player:
Mick Martin, 53, Republic of Ireland 


Most League Appearances:
Jim Lawrence, 432, 1904-1922 

Most League Goals:
98, Division One, 1951-52


Highest Scorer in a Season:
Hughie Gallacher, 36. Division One 1926-27 


Most Capped Player:
Mick Martin, 53, Republic of Ireland 


Most League Appearances:
Jim Lawrence, 432, 1904-1922 


Record Attendance:
68,386 v Chelsea, 3rd September 1930 (Division One) 


Record Average Attendance:
59,229 Season 1947-48 (Division Two)


Most League Goals in Total Aggregate:
Jackie Milburn, 178, 1946-57 


Most Goals in a Match:
6 by L. Shackleton v Newport County (h), 5th October 1946 (Division Two)


Youngest Player:
S. Watson, 16 years 223 days (November 1990 v Wolves) 


Oldest Player:
W. Hampson, 44 years 225 days (April 1927 v Birmingham C.)


Longest Serving Players:
W. McCracken (1904-23) & F. Hudspeth (1910-29), 19 years each 


Longest Serving Individual(s):
J. Richardson (player & trainer 1929-77) 48 years &
A. Mutch (physio & trainer 1922-86) 64 years



Transfers 98'99 Season

Players in:
Duncan Ferguson (For) from Everton F.C. 7 million 
Nolberto Solano (Def-Mid) from Boca Juniors 2.5 million
Dietmar Hamann (Mid) from Bayern Munich  5.2 million

Players out:

David Batty (Mid) to Leeds United 4,5 million

Steve Watson (Def-Mid) to Aston Villa 4 million



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