In 1881, Stanley Cricket Club formed a football team during the winter months and a year later they changed their name to East End FC. In 1892 they moved to their current home St James’s park and changed their name to Newcastle United shortly afterwards.
• Div One: 1927, 1909, 1907, 1905
• FA Cup: 1955, 1952, 1951, 1932, 1924, 1910
• Intertoto Cup: 2006
• Fairs Cup: 1969
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Newcastle United FC is known as “The Toon" and “The Toon Army", both in reference to the way in which Geordies pronounce the word ‘Town’. However, the most common nickname for the club remains “The Magpies".
In the North East of England, Newcastle and Gateshead face each other across the River Tyne coming together at the dazzling Quayside. Awash with restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels and must-see tourist attractions including the award-winning Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Angel of the North, Newcastle Gateshead is the perfect holiday destination for sampling the best of North East England.
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