Classic matches: Newcastle v Man Utd

29 Nov 2023
Man Utd v Newcastle

Relive some of the most entertaining contests between the two sides at St James' Park

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.

Newcastle 1-4 Man Utd, Oct 2020  

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.

Newcastle 0-1 Man Utd, Mar 1996

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.

Newcastle 5-0 Man Utd, Oct 1996 

Newcastle ran riot against Man Utd, scoring two of the club's most iconic Premier League goals through Philippe Albert and David Ginola.

Newcastle 4-3 Man Utd, Sep 2001

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.

Newcastle 3-3 Man Utd, Jan 2016

Wayne Rooney and Paul Dummett scored fantastic goals in a thrilling match that delivered six goals.

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