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Main Facts

Name: Newcastle United Football Club
Formed: 1892
Ground: St James' Park
Address: St James' Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4ST
Stadium Capacity: 52,219
Pitch: 115 yds x 75 yds

St James' Park
St James' Park

Telephone No: 0191 201 8400
Fax No: 0191 201 8600
Box Office: 0191 261 1571
Club Shop: 0191 201 8426
Club Call: 0906 812 1190
Internet:
http://www.nufc.co.uk
Shirt Colours: Black and White/Black/Black
Chairman: Freddy Shepherd

Chief Executive: Freddie Fletcher
Manager: Sir Bobby Robson

Sir Bobby Robson
Sir Bobby Robson

President: Sir John Hall
Director of Football: Gordon Milne
Coaches: John Carver, Simon Smith, David Geddis
Youth Team coach: Jeff Clarke
Physio: Derek Wright, Paul Ferris
Reserve team manager: Tommy Craig
Chief Scout: Charlie Woods

Previous Managers:
Frank Watt 1895-1930
Andy Cunningham 1930-35
Tom Mather 1935-39
Stan Seymour 1939-47
George Martin 1947-50
Stan Seymour 1950-54
Duggie Livingstone 1954-56
Stan Seymour 1956-58
Charlie Mitten 1958-61
Norman Smith 1961-62
Joe Harvey 1962-75
Gordon Lee 1975-77
Richard Dinnis 1977
Bill McGarry 1977-80
Arthur Cox 1980-84
Jack Charlton 1984
Willie McFaul 1985-88
Jim Smith 1988-91
Ossie Ardiles 1991-92
Kevin Keegan 1992-1996
Kenny Dalglish 1996-98
Ruud Gullit 1998-1999
Bobby Robson 1999-present day

Club Honours

Division 1 Champions: 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1926-27, 1992-93
Division 2 Champions: 1964-65
Premier League runners-up: 1995-96, 1996-97
Division 2 runners-up: 1897-98, 1947-48
FA Cup winners: 1909-10, 1923-24, 1931-32, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1954-55
FA Cup runners-up: 1904-05, 1905-06, 1907-08, 1910-11, 1973-74, 1997-98, 1998-99
League Cup runners-up: 1975-76
Charity Shield winners: 1909
UEFA Cup winners: 1968-69
Texaco Cup winners: 1973-74, 1974-75
Anglo Italian Cup winners: 1972-73

Club Records

First Football League Game: 2 September 1893, Div 2, v.s Royal Arsenal
Record Victory: 13-0 v.s Newport County, Div 2, 8/10/1946
Record Defeat: 0-9 v.s Burton Wanderers, Div 2, 15/4/1895
Most League points (all time): 96, Div 1. 1992-93 (3 points a win), 46 games
Most League Points (Premier League): 78, 1995-96, 38 games
Most League Goals (a.t.): 98, Div 1, 1951-52
Record League goals (P.L): 82, 1993-94, 42 games
Record Attendance: 68,386, v.s Chelsea, Div 1, 3/9/1930
Record average Attendance: 59,229, 1947-48, Div 2,
Most Appeareces (a.t.): Jim Lawrence, 432 apps, 1904-1922
Most Appearences (P.L): Rob Lee, 375 apps, 1992-2002
Most Goals (a.t): Jackie Milburn, 178 goals, 1946-1957
Most Goals (P.L): Alan Shearer, 108 goals, 1996-present day
Most goals in a game: 6, Len Shackleton, v.s Newport County, Div 2, 5/10/1946
Highest scorer in a season (a.t): Hughie Gallacher, 36 goals, 1926-27
Hughest scorer in a season (P.L): Andy Cole, 34, 1993-94
Most capped player: Shay Given, 42 caps Republic of Ireland

Youngest player: Steve Watson, 16 years, 223 days, v.s Wolves, November 1990
Oldest player: W. Hampson, 44 years, 225 days, v.s Birmingham City, April 1927
Longest serving players: Bill McCracken (1904-23) and Frank Hudspeth (1910-29), 19 years
Record transfer paid: 15m, Alan Shearer, June 1996
Record transfer recieved: 8m, Dietmar Hamann, June 1998

Hughie Gallacher
Hughie Gallacher, most league goals in a season, 36, 1926-27