As well as delivering some of the most entertaining matches in Premier League history, Newcastle United versus Manchester United is a fixture that has also held great significance in the outcome of title races. Here we relive FIVE classic encounters between the two sides.
Man Utd broke the hearts of Newcastle fans by scoring three late goals to secure a win at St James' Park. Bruno Fernandes' strike capped off a devastating counter-attack by the Red Devils, and earned the midfielder a nomination for the Budweiser Goal of the Month.
Eric Cantona's sensational volley helped Man Utd kickstart their title challenge, eventually overtaking Newcastle on their way to the Premier League title. Peter Schmeichel displayed his prowess in goal with some crucial saves in a memorable display.
A superb free-kick by Laurent Robert handed Newcastle the lead but Man Utd immediately hit back, with Ruud van Nistelrooy showing his class. Newcastle eventually prevailed thanks to Wes Brown's own goal.