Man Utd vs Newcastle: Complete head-to-head record

When Kevin Keegan marched out to confront an angry mob of Newcastle United fans seething at the sale of Andy Cole to Manchester United in 1995, he was met with the same question: “How could you sell our best player to our biggest rivals?”

Quick as a flash, Keegan shot back: “When I came here a year and a bit ago our biggest rival was Southend United, now it’s Man Utd. You have to trust me.”

Since the two clubs first met in 1895, the rivalry has fluctuated with the fortunes of each United. Yet, it is a fixture that routinely churns up enthralling affairs, even when they have been competing at…


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