A long run of losing games by a single goal earned the club their nickname. It came from the old rhyme "One for sorrow", where the subject was about counting magpies.
Famous Players : -
Famous Fans : - Ant and Dec (Variety show presenters); James Bolan (Actor - "The Likely Lads", "Biederbecke tapes"); Jimmy Nail (Singer and Actor "Auf Wiedesershen Pet"); John McCrerick (Horse racing pundit); Gabby Logan (nee Yorath) (TV Sports presenter [BBC "Match of the Day", athletics and "Inside Sport"); Tony Blair (Former Prime Minister)
|Became a Limited Company||1890|
Chillingham Road, Heaton 1886-92
|Nickname||"The MAGPIES" or "The TOON" or "TOON ARMY"|
|Record Premier League Win||8-0
v Sheffield Wednesday
|Record Premier League Defeat||0-6
v Manchester United
|Record Football League Win||13-0
v Newport County
Div. 2 5.10.1946
|Record Football League Defeat||0-9
v Burton Wanderers
|Record Cup Win||9-0
FAC R4 1.2.1932
|Record Fee Paid||£15 million to Blackburn Rovers for Alan SHEARER (July 1997)|
|Record Fee Received||£30 million from Tottenham Hotspur for Mousa SISSOKO (August 2016)|
|Record Football League Appearances||432 - Jim LAWRENCE (1904-22)|
|Record Premier League Appearances||199 - Rob LEE (1993-99)|
|Record Premier League goal-scorer||48 - Peter BEARDSLEY (1993-97)|
|Record all-time goal-scorer||178 Jackie MILBURN (1946-57)|
|Record goal-scorer in a Premier League season||34 - Andy COLE (1993-94)|
|Record goal-scorer in a League season||36 Hughie GALLACHER - Division 1, (1926-27)|
|Record Home Attendance (all-time)||68,386
Div. 1 3.9.1930
|Record Premier League Attendance||36,783 v Aston Villa 23.8.1997|
|Record total of goals in a Premier League season||82 - 1993-94, 42 games|
|Record total of goals in a League season||98 - Division 1 1951-52|
|Record Premier League points total||78 - 1995-96, 38 games|
|Record League points total||96 - Division 1 1992-93|
|Most Capped Player while at club||Alf McMICHAEL 40 (Northern Ireland)|
Address : St. James' Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE1 4ST
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0191 261 1571 (Box Office)
0191 261 1571 (Credit Card Bookings)
0891 121190 (Information)
0191 201 8426 (Club Shop)
Fax : 0191 201 8600
Pitch size : 115 yards x 75 yards
Official website : www.newcastle-utd.co.uk
Unofficial website :
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stadium, turn right heading onto the A1010 for 0.8 miles towards
At Edmonton Fore Street, turn left heading West on the A406 (North Circular Road) for 1.1 miles towards Barnet until you come to the Great Cambridge roundabout. You need to be in the left hand lane as you approach and then in the right lane on the slip road, as you will be turning right.
At the roundabout, turn right, heading North-East onto the A10 for 5.2 miles heading towards Hertford until you come to the M25.
Turn left onto the M25 heading West for 16 miles towards Heathrow Airport.
Move into the left hand lane at M25 junction 21 and take the M1 junction joining that motorway at 6A, heading North onto the M1 for 135.9 miles.
At junction 32 on the M1, head North on the M18 for 8.5 miles towards Doncaster.
At junction 2, join the A1(M) at junction 35 and head North-West on the A1(M) for 7.8 miles.
At junction 38 on the A1(M), bear left, heading North onto the A1 for 30.4 miles towards Pontefract.
At the junction there, bear left Northwards to join the A1(M) for 12.8 miles.
At A1(M) junction 49 bear right heading North onto the A1 for 24.7 miles.
Bear right heading North-East onto the A1(M) for33.7 miles towards Darlington.
Continue heading West on A1 for 4.3 miles towards Newcastle.
Then head for the North-East on the A184 for 1.2 miles, then at the junction, bear right heading North on the A189 for 1.3 miles.
Turn right heading East for Newcastle United FC.
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