Newcastle United V Southampton FC: Newcastle’s Best Moments In The Premier League

17 goals scored by heroes and legends: Andy Cole, Duncan Ferguson, Alan Shearer, Steve Watson and Kenedy are all included in this throwback as well as some of the greatest managers of the 1990’s and 2000’s: Kevin Keegan, Sir Bobby Robson and Rafa Benitez have all lead the magpies to humiliate the saints over the years. 

27th August 1994

Newcastle United were three games into the season and were already playing sublime football having beaten Leicester City away 3-1 and Coventry City 4-0, seven goals in two matches put them at the 1st for most goals scored.

This tie at St James’ ended with Newcastle scoring even more goals than the previous; with goals from local lad and current Gateshead FC manager Steve Watson and one of the best goal scorers of that decade Andy Cole. This result would be the only time in that season that the entertainers scored five goals in a single match.

Starting Line-Up for Newcastle: Goalkeeper: Pavel Srnicek – Defenders: Marc Hottiger, Barry Venison, Darren Peacock, Phillipe Albert, John Beresford, – Midfielders: Steve Watson, Ruel Fox, Rob Lee, Scott Sellars – Forward: Andy Cole

12th September 1998

Newcastle United swept aside Southampton as they took their unbeaten record against Southampton at St James’ to four. A brace from Alan Shearer and two 90th minute goals: one from the Georgian star Temuri Ketsabia and an own goal from Scott Marshall saw off an easy win for the magpies.

Starting Line-Up for Newcastle: Goalkeeper: Shay GivenDefenders: Steve Watson, Stuart Pearce, Laurent Charvet, Phillipe AlbertMidfielders: Gary Speed, Stephen Glass, Temuri Ketsabia, Rob LeeForwards: Andreas Anderson and Alan Shearer

shearer penalty v southampton

16th January 2000

A fierce Newcastle team coached by the world renown and vastly experienced Bobby Robson who saved Newcastle’s season from disaster. This is the second 5-0 result in this article, 2 goals within 1 minute from the Scotsman from Duncan Ferguson sucked the confidence out of the Saints and the magpies dominated for the rest of the match.

Starting Line-Up for Newcastle: Goalkeeper: Steve Harper, Defenders: Warren Barton, Nikos Dabizas, Elena Marcelino, Alessandro Pistone  – Midfielders: Nolberto Solano, Kieron Dyer, Gary Speed, Kevin GallacherForwards: Alan Shearer and Duncan Ferguson

*2:50 for goal 1 – *3:55 for goal 2 – *8:05 for goal 3 – *11:35 for goal 4 – *22:35 for goal 5

10th March 2018

This win turned out to be one of those confidence lifting wins for the players. Prior to that match Newcastle only won 1 in their last 6 but after Newcastle’s display of attacking brilliance, Rafa’s side went on to win four matches in a row against Manchester United and Arsenal. 

Starting Line-Up for Newcastle: Goalkeeper: Martin DubravkaDefenders: DeAndre Yedlin, Jamaal Lascelles, Florian Lejeune, Paul Dummett Midfielders: Matt Ritchie, Jonjo Shelvey, Mohammed Diame, KenedyForwards: Ayoze Perez and Dwight Gayle

What was your favourite moment? Let me know your thoughts in the comments box.

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