Newcastle United F.C.

The Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies and The Toon ) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north- east of the country. Newcastle United play since the 2010/11 season back in the Premier League.

The club was founded on December 9, 1892 from the two teams Newcastle East End FC and Newcastle West End F. C. founded. Overall, the NUFC has so far four times the Football League First Division and FA Cup six times to win. Two international titles were won by winning the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and 2006 with the victory in the UEFA Intertoto Cup 1969.

After the founding of Newcastle United played the team until 1894 as previously Newcastle East End in red playing kit. Subsequently, the club's colors changed in today's black and white dress.

The inhabitants call their city in the dialect as " Toon ". It is thought that this area has been derived in the course of time of " Town". The fans of the club call themselves accordingly as "Toon Army".

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  • 6.2 Defence
  • 6.3 Midfield
  • 6.4 attack
  • 9.1 Newcastle United W.F.C.
  • 9.2 Newcastle United F. C. Reserves and Academy

Club history


The club was founded on December 9, 1892 from the two local clubs Newcastle East End FC and Newcastle West End F. C. founded. The two teams were so far rivals in the Northern Football League, but still decided to become a union as West End got financial problems. When the stadium was the St. James Park, which was by then home site of Newcastle 's West End, is selected. For a variety of name suggestions, for example, Newcastle Rangers and Newcastle City, Newcastle United was chosen.

The first successes

Newcastle United could in the first years of the 20th century to win the championship three times in the Football League First Division: 1905, 1907 and 1909 In the FA Cup the team was in the years before the First World War very successful.. Overall, it was five times in the final and could even be 1910 Cup Winners' Cup. The club defeated the Barnsley FC 2-0 after the first game was 1:1 is assumed. During the season 1908/1909 the team experienced a low point as the league game against local rivals Sunderland lost 9-1 went.

After 1910 and 1911 the team also reached the 1924 final of the FA Cup. It was the second final match which was played at Wembley Stadium. United won here 2-0 against Aston Villa. At the end of the season 1926/1927 Newcastle became the so far last time English champions. Important players at that time were the then captain of the team Hughie Gallacher, Neil Harris, Stan Seymour and Frank Hudspeth, who was himself a few years captain or vice-captain of the team.

Between success and descent

During the 50 years of the 20th century, Newcastle was three times the FA Cup win. 1951 Blackpool FC was beaten and a annuality later, the team triumphed over Arsenal. In the final, 1955 Manchester City 3-1 was defeated. Newcastle was at that time one of the most successful teams in English football. Significantly contributed in this period, players such as Jackie Milburn and Bobby Mitchell to the success of the team.

In 1962, the former captain of the team, Joe Harvey, the coach of United. Along with Stan Seymour should Newcastle "new life" to be breathed, as Newcastle had previously been relegated to the Football League Second Division. In 1965 she managed to move up to the highest league in the country.

In 1968, the team qualified for the first time a European competition. At the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1968/69 they made it to the finals. In the first leg Newcastle won 3-0 against Újpest Újpesti Dózsa SC. In the return match United were 2-0 at halftime behind, but could still make the final score of 3:2 perfectly during the second half. Thus, the Cup went to Newcastle United. With Wyn Davies, the club had a real goalscorer again for a long time.

In the following years, Harvey built a young team that delighted the fans. One of the most popular players at this time was Malcolm Macdonald. 1974 and 1976 it managed Newcastle into the FA Cup and League Cup finals. But you could not take home the trophy. 1974 and 1975 was the Texaco Cup be won.

In the early 1980s built the team from scary and sealed it with the descent into the Second Division. Gordon Lee Harvey replaced as coach this time. But the path to Ascension paved coach Arthur Cox. He implemented players such as Peter Beardsley, Chris Waddle, Terry McDermott and Paul Gascoigne. The former England captain Kevin Keegan came to Newcastle in 1982. 1984 worked the renewed promotion to the First Division, which they had to leave in 1989 but.

Kevin Keegan era

1992 returned Kevin Keegan back as manager at Newcastle United. He replaced Osvaldo Ardiles then as a coach. At this time Newcastle was on the relegation zone of the Football League Second Division, the then second highest football league. The businessman Sir John Hall took over the club as president. Towards the end of the season the team managed to still before descending to save. The season 1992/1993 a very successful start for Newcastle. The first eleven games could be won, before a defeat against Grimsby Town stopped the series. On 4 May 1993, the promotion to the Premier League could be made perfect.

Under Keegan, the team plays a very successful attacking football and could be at the end of the 1993/1994 season place on the third place. The media referred to the team at that time as the " Entertainers " to play because of their type of football. In 1995, Andrew Cole, who scored 55 goals in 70 games before Newcastle, sold to Manchester United. By thus achieves transfer profit committed to the club David Ginola and Les Ferdinand, and stood at the end of the 1995/1996 season about to become champion. In the following season, 1996/1997 Newcastle undertook the scorer last season Alan Shearer for £ 15 million and made it again to reach the second place in the league.

To this day,

When Sir Bobby Robson in 1999 took the helm, he used to drive the Keegan years and brought Newcastle in 2002 again under the best four teams in the Premier League. Robson, however, was released in the 2004/05 season after five games because of lack of success, the new coach was Graeme Souness.

He, too, could not avoid slipping into the midfield in the league. In February 2006, Souness was discharged due to the poor season history. With caretaker manager Glenn Roeder and player - assistant coach Alan Shearer, the team has worked its the end of the season 2005/ 06 to the 7th place, the authorized to participate in the UEFA Intertoto Cup, the club qualified by winning against Lillestrøm SK for the UEFA Cup.

On Glenn Roeder followed Sam Allardyce. But this was after a good start, the results do not hold and fell deeper and deeper into the swamp table. Even after half a year he was forced to resign. He was succeeded by a new, old friend named Kevin Keegan which, however, only eight months remained until his resignation on September 4, 2008 at the office. After fierce Fanprotesten in the next game against Hull City, where 14 supporters of the Toons were arrested, announced the owner Mike Ashley to want to sell the club.

As interim coach, the former Wimbledon manager Joe Kinnear was initially committed to the end of November on 26 September. On March 31, 2009 Alan Shearer replaced the ailing Joe Kinnear as manager. At the end of the 2008/ 09 Newcastle United got into the Football League Championship, the second- highest league in England, from.

A year later they succeeded on 42 of 46 match days of direct promotion back to the Premier League. Beginning in February 2013 stood at the Magpies eleven French players, including five current A- National player under contract; six of them were used in Newcastle's 3-2 win against Chelsea. This prompted France Football to a multi-page story under the headline " Bienvenue à Neufchâteau " ( "Welcome to Newcastle " ), in which the city was called winking as " last French colony ".


The first jersey was the main sponsor of the 1980-1986 Newcastle Brown Ale brewery. From the 1986/87 season, the company Greenall 's campaigned for five years on the jersey. Then followed again the Newcastle Brown Ale brewery until the new season 1999/2000. Then campaigned NTL: Telewest for three seasons on the jersey. Since the 2003/ 04 season, the Northern Rock advertised. After the takeover of Northern Rock by Virgin Money Virgin Money is the jersey 's main sponsor until the Season 2013 / 14th

History and Coat of Arms

The two sea horses symbolize Tynesides strong bond with the sea, while the castle symbolizes the Norman origin of the city. The flag is modeled on the city crest, a version of the cross, which is similar to the Cross of St. George. The shield represents the striped shirt in the club colors black and white.

League membership and placements


  • English Championship (Football League First Division ): 4x 1905, 1907, 1909, 1927
  • Championships in the second division (Football League Second Division, Football League First Division, Football League Championship ): 3x 1965, 1993, 2010
  • English Cup (FA Cup): 6x 1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955
  • English Supercup ( Charity Shield ): 1x 1909
  • Fairs Cup: 1x 1969
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1x 2006
  • Texaco Cup: 2x 1974, 1975
  • English- Italian Cup: 1x 1973

International Participation

  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1968/69
  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1969/70
  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup 1970/71
  • UEFA Cup 1977/78
  • UEFA Cup 1994/95
  • UEFA Cup 1996/97
  • UEFA Champions League 1997/98
  • European Cup Winners' Cup 1998/99
  • UEFA Cup 1999/2000
  • UEFA Champions League 2002/ 03
  • UEFA Cup 2003/ 04
  • UEFA Cup 2004/ 05
  • UEFA Cup 2006/ 07
  • UEFA Europa League 2012/13

Squad 2013/14 season

(Updated: January 29, 2014)


Well-known former players

  • Scotland Andy Aitken (1895-1906)
  • England Jack Carr (1897-1912)
  • England Jock Rutherford (1902-1913)
  • Scotland Jimmy Lawrence (1904-1921)
  • Hughie Gallacher Scotland (1925-1930)
  • England Jesse Carver (1936-1939)
  • England Jackie Milburn (1943-1957)
  • George Robledo Chile (1949-1953)
  • England Len White (1953-1962)
  • England Frank Clark (1962-1975)
  • Scotland Bobby Moncur (1962-1974)
  • England Malcolm Macdonald (1971-1976)
  • England Alan Kennedy (1972-1978)
  • England Terry McDermott (1973-1974, 1982-1984)
  • England Peter Withe (1978-1980)
  • England Chris Waddle (1980-1985)
  • England Kevin Keegan (1982-1984)
  • Northern Ireland David McCreery (1982-1989)
  • England Peter Beardsley (1983-1987, 1993-1997)
  • England Paul Gascoigne (1984-1988)
  • England Steve Howey (1989-2000)
  • Scotland Roy Aitken (1990-1991)
  • Czech Republic Pavel Srníček (1991-1998, 2006-2007)
  • England Barry Venison (1992-1995)
  • England Rob Lee (1992-2002)
  • England Andy Cole (1993-1995)
  • Belgium Philippe Albert (1994-1999)
  • France David Ginola (1995-1997)
  • England Les Ferdinand (1995-1997)
  • Northern Ireland Keith Gillespie (1995-1998)
  • Colombia Faustino Asprilla (1996-1998)
  • England David Batty (1996-1998)
  • England Alan Shearer (1996-2006)
  • England Stuart Pearce (1997-1999)
  • Ireland Shay Given (1997-2009)
  • Germany Dietmar Hamann (1998-1999)
  • Greece Nikos Dabizas (1998-2004)
  • Wales Gary Speed ​​(1998-2004)
  • Peru Nolberto Solano (1998-2004, 2005-2007)
  • England Kieron Dyer (1999-2007)
  • Wales Craig Bellamy (2001-2005)
  • France Laurent Robert (2001-2006)
  • England Jermaine Jenas (2002-2005)
  • Netherlands Patrick Kluivert (2004-2005)
  • England James Milner (2004-2008)
  • France Charles N'Zogbia (2004-2009)
  • Turkey Emre Belözoğlu (2005-2008)
  • England Michael Owen (2005-2009)
  • Nigeria Obafemi Martins (2006-2009)
  • England Andy Carroll (2006-2011)
  • Spain José Enrique Sánchez (2007-2011)
  • England Kevin Nolan (2009-2011)
  • Senegal Demba Ba (2010-2012)

Coach Chronicle

  • Frank Watt (1895-1932)
  • Andy Cunningham (1930-1935)
  • Tom Mather (1935-1939)
  • Stan Seymour (1939-1947)
  • George Martin (1947-1950)
  • Stan Seymour (1950-1954)
  • Duggie Livingstone (1954-1956)
  • Stan Seymour (1956-1958)
  • Charlie the middle (1958-1961)
  • Norman Smith (1961-1962)
  • Joe Harvey (1962-1975)
  • Gordon Lee (1975-1977)
  • Richard Dinnis (1977 )
  • Bill McGarry (1977-1980)
  • Arthur Cox (1980-1984)
  • Jack Charlton (1984 )
  • Willie McFaul (1985-1988)
  • Jim Smith (1988-1991)
  • Osvaldo Ardiles (1991-1992)
  • Kevin Keegan (1992-1997)
  • Kenny Dalglish (1997-1998)
  • Ruud Gullit (1998-1999)
  • Sir Bobby Robson (1999-2004)
  • Graeme Souness (2004-2006)
  • Sam Allardyce (2007-2008)
  • Nigel Pearson ( 2008)
  • Kevin Keegan (2008)
  • Joe Kinnear (2008-2009)
  • Alan Shearer ( 2009)
  • Chris Hughton (2009-2010)
  • Alan Pardew (since 2010)

Women's soccer and youth

Newcastle United W.F.C.

The Newcastle United W.F.C. is an English women's football club and plays in the FA Women's Premier League.

The team was founded in 1989 and has so far not win a significant title. Their home games are borne by the club in the sport on the campus of Northumbria Northumbria University, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, from.

Newcastle United F. C. Reserves and Academy

The reserve team and the individual youth departments at United at Newcastle United FC Reserves and Academy performed.

The reserve plays in the Premier Reserve League North and is staffed by the former Newcastle professional Peter Beardsley. The team carries their games at Whitley Park or St. James Stadium.

The U-18 team of the club, Newcastle United FC Academy, playing in the Premier Academy League.