The club was founded in 1892.The club has been a member of the Premier League for all but three years of the competition’s history, spending 89 seasons in the top flight as of May 2021, and have never dropped below English football’s second tier since joining the Football League in 1893. Newcastle have won four League titles, six FA Cups and a FA Charity Shield, as well as the 1968–69 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup, the ninth highest total of trophies won by an English club.The club’s most successful period was between 1904 and 1910, when they won an FA Cup and three of their League titles. Newcastle were relegated in 2009, and again in 2016. The club won promotion at the first time of asking each time, returning to the Premier League, as Championship winners, in 2010 and 2017.
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The club’s home coloursare a black and white striped shirt. Shorts and socks are usually black with white trim, though white socks are sometimes worn under some managers who consider them “lucky”. Newcastle’s colours at the outset was generally the home kit of Newcastle East End F.C., comprising plain red shirts with white shorts and red socks.
Stadium: St James’ Park
Newcastle United home venue has been St James’ Park, the oldest and largest football stadium in North East England, as well as the sixth-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom.It has hosted 10 international football matches at senior level, the first in 1901 and the most recent in 2005. It was used as a venue for both the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Newcastle United had the Edwardian masters. The cup kings of the ’50s and legends of ’69. The Entertainers. And so many wonderful goal scorers in ourAmong the unemployed coaches, who will become the new coach of Newcastle?iconic number 9 shirt along the way.Perhaps the most famous is Alan Shearer, the local boy who scored 206 goals for United. He remains the Premier League’s all-time record goal scorer – a true legend of the game.He was joined by the likes of Peter Beardsley, David Ginola and Faustino Asprilla in the 1990s. Under Kevin Keegan, the Entertainers thrilled football fans all over the country and beyond, twice finishing as Premier League runners-up.We’ve had memorable Champions League campaigns under the late, great Sir Bobby Robson – one of the finest football men that ever lived, a man who transcended the sport in life and still does.
- The holder of the record for the most appearances is Jimmy Lawrence, having made 496 first team appearances between 1904 and 1921.
- The club’s top goal scorer is Alan Shearer, who scored 206 goals in all competitions between 1996 and 2006.
- Andy Cole holds the record for the most goals scored in a season: 41 in the 1993–94 season in the Premier
- League.Shay Given is the most capped international for the club, with 134 appearances for Republic of Ireland.
As of the 2019–20 season, Newcastle United have spent 88 seasons in the top-flight. They are eighth in the all-time Premier League table and have the ninth-highest total of major honours won by an English club with 11 wins.
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As of the 2021,Newcastle are now the richest football club in the world, worth an estimated £320bn. That’s £100bn more than the next wealthiest, Paris Saint-Germain and over ten times more than third on the list and the now dethroned leaders of English football’s money league, Manchester City.
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Newcastle United’s majority shareholder Public Investment Fund has a reported collective wealth of £320 billion.