Newcastle United On This Day

The FA Cup winners finish their somewhat disappointing tour of Spain with victories over Barcelona on successive days. Yesterday it was a 2-1 win, today it is 1-0 with a goal from Bert Keating. The tour has included a couple of defeats ...

Newcastle United On This Day

Newcastle United On This Day recounts, in diary form, major events and magic moments in the history of the Magpies. Such as the great triumphs of the 1900s when three league titles were won, the 1950s when three FA Cups were brought back to Tyneside and the heady European triumph of 1969. Less happy days like relegations and miserable FA Cup exits to lower division teams are also chronicled. Alongside the achievements and matches, great players like Peter McWilliam, Colin Veitch, Hughie Gallacher, Frank Hudspeth, Jackie Milburn, Bobby Mitchell, Bobby Moncur, Malcolm MacDonald and Alan Shearer all appear.Key features- Part of the popular and successful On This Day series which features a number of football, cricket and sports clubs- Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history- Written by veteran football author and historian David Potter, author of a number of football titles

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