Newcastle target Carabao Cup in bid to end 54-year wait for silverware | Newcastle United

Patience may be a virtue but Eddie Howe knows Newcastle fans are growing tired of waiting for their team to win a trophy.

The last manager at St James’ Park to to get his hands on major silverware was Joe Harvey in 1969 when the Fairs Cup was paraded through the city’s streets on an open-top bus.

Ending the wait has proved beyond an illustrious cast of Harvey’s successors including Kevin Keegan, Kenny Dalglish, Sir Bobby Robson and Rafael Benítez so Howe is not about to underestimate the importance of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup quarter-final against Leicester.

“We understand the game…


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