Newcastle United History / StatsManager: Ruud Gullit.Chairman: Freddy Shepherd.Deputy Chairman: Douglas Hall.Chief Executive: Freddie FletcherFinance Director: Les WheatleyProperty Director: Russell JonesCommunications Director: Alastair WilsonGround: 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: 36610Permission 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 LtdFormed: 1881 Entered League: 1893Domestic 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, 1954-55European 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 SeasonPlayers in:Duncan Ferguson (For) from Everton F.C. £7 millionNolberto Solano (Def-Mid) from Boca Juniors £2.5 millionDietmar Hamann (Mid) from Bayern Munich £ 5.2 million
David Batty (Mid) to Leeds United £4,5 million
Steve Watson (Def-Mid) to Aston Villa £4 million
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