Newcastle united

newcastle united

What is the history of Newcastle United?

Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, that plays in the Premier League – the top flight of English football. The club was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End. The team plays its home matches at St James Park in the centre of Newcastle.

Where does Newcastle United play their home matches?

The team plays its home matches at St James Park in the centre of Newcastle. Following the Taylor Report s requirement that all Premier League clubs have all-seater stadiums, the ground was modified in the mid-1990s and currently has a capacity of 52,305.

What happened to Newcastle United under Shearer?

Under Shearer, the club were relegated to the Football League Championship at the end of the 2008–09 season, the first time the club had left the Premier League since joining it in 1993. Following their relegation, the club was put up for sale in June 2009, with an asking price of £100 million.

When did Newcastle United move to St JamesPark?

In August 1882, Newcastle West End F.C. formed from West End Cricket Club, and in May 1886, the club moved into St James Park. The two clubs became rivals in the Northern League.

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