Newcastle United Football Club is a football club based in Newcastle, who play in the English Premier League. Newcastle United tickets are always in high demand, both from Newcastle United fans, and neutrals alike.
Formed in 1892, Newcastle has enjoyed some success, both domestically and internationally. Newcastle United FC has won 4 English Premier League titles, and have been winners of the Championship 3 times. They have also won the FA Cup a total of 6 times, and have also won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, the UEFA Intertoto Cup, and the Anglo-Italian Cup.
Newcastle United have had a number of highly noted players and managers, including Paul Gascoigne, Kevin Keegan, Alan Shearer, John Barnes, Ian Rush, Peter Beardsley, Jackie Milburn, Graeme Souness, Kenny Dalglish, and Sir Bobby Robson.
Known as 'The Magpies', due to their traditional black and white home strip colours, Newcastle United FC have played matches at St James Park for over 100 years.
The ground has 4 main stands, the Gallowgate End, The Leazes End, the Milburn stand, and the East stand. The largest of these is the Milburn stand, which is the main stand of the ground, and which is named after former player Jackie Milburn.
Newcastle United have a rivalry with another North-East based football club, Sunderland AFC. The rivalry can be fierce at times, due to the proximity of the two clubs.