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Newcastle United F.C
Fou name Newcastle United Football Club
Elk-name(s) The Magpies, Geordies, Toon Army
Foondit 9 December 1892; 124 years ago (1892-12-09)
Grund St James' Park
(capacity: 52,405[1])
Awner Mike Ashley
Managin Director Lee Charnley
Manager Rafael Benítez
League Premier League
2014–15 Premier League, 15t
Wabsteid Club hame page
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

Newcastle Unitit Fitbaa Club (kent as The Magpies, or The Toon an aw) are a Inglis Premier League fitbaa club based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The club wis foondit in 1892 efter the merger o twa local clubs, Newcastle East End an Newcastle West End. Historically they hae wan 4 First Division titles an 6 FA Cups, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1969 an the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2006.

Efter unification o the East End an West End clubs, Newcastle Unitit continued tae play in East End's reid till 1894 when they adoptit the nou iconic black an white striped shirts, wi black shorts an socks tae avoid frequent colour clashes.

Newcastle haes a lang-staundin rivalry wi neebourin Sunderland wi whom they hae contestit the Tyne-Wear derby syne 1898.

Club honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

For honours at reserve an academy level, see Newcastle Unitit F.C. Reserves an Academy.

Newcastle United's honours include the following:

Honour Number Years
League
Fitbaa League First Division Champions 4 1904–05, 1906–07, 1908–09, 1926–27
Premier League / Fitbaa League First Division Runners-up 2 1995–96, 1996–97
Fitbaa League Championship / Seicont Division Champions 3 1964–65, 1992–93, 2009–10
Fitbaa League Seicont Division Runners-up 2 1897–98, 1947–48
Northren League Champions 3 1902–03, 1903–04, 1904–05
Domestic Cups
FA Cup Winners 6 1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955
FA Cup Runners-up 7 1905, 1906, 1908, 1911, 1974, 1998, 1999
Fitbaa League Cup Runners-up 1 1976
FA Community Shield Winners 1 1909
FA Community Shield Runners-up 5 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1996
FA Youth Cup Winners 2 1962, 1985
European Cups
Inter-Ceeties Fairs Cup Winners 1 1969
UEFA Intertoto Cup Winners 1 2006
UEFA Intertoto Cup Runners-up 1 2001
Anglo-Italian Cup Winners 1 1973
Ither Cups
Kirin Cup Winners 1 1983
Texaco Cup Winners 2 1974, 1975
Sheriff o Lunnon Charity Shield Winners 1 1907
Premier League Asie Trophy Runners-up 1 2003
Teresa Herrera Trophy Winners 1 2010
  1. "Premier League Handbook Season 2013/14" (PDF). Premier League. Retrieved 17 August 2013.