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Newcastle United: Manager, Stadium, Key Fixtures & Transfers

Newcastle United secured their highest league finish for 20 years last season and the Magpies are looking to match those exploits during 2023/24.

Stadium: St James' Park 
Manager: Eddie Howe 
Captain: Jamaal Lascelles 
Top league scorer last season: Callum Wilson - 18 
Last season’s position: 4th
 

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Key Fixtures

Fixtures
  • Opening Day (12th August 2023) – Newcastle v Aston Villa
  • Boxing Day (26th December 2023) - Newcastle v Nottingham Forest
  • Final Day (19th May 2024) - Brentford v Newcastle 
     

Manager – Eddie Howe

  • Date Joined - 08 November 2021
  • Date of Birth - 29/11/1977
  • Nationality - English
  • Previous Clubs - Bournemouth, Burnley

Stadium

St James' Park
  • Name - St James' Park
  • Capacity - 52,305
  • Record Attendance - 68 386 vs Chelsea (3rd October 1930)
  • Opened - 3rd September 1892

Key Player - Bruno Guimaraes

  • Position - Midfielder
  • Date Joined - 30th January 2022
  • Fee Paid - £40m
  • Nationality - Brazilian

More Information about Bruno Guimaraes and more Premier League key players

One to Watch - Anthony Gordon

  • Position - Winger
  • Date Joined - 29th January 2023
  • Fee Paid - £40m
  • Nationality - English

More on Anthony Gordon and other Premier League breakout players

Transfers

Transfers

IN:

  • Sandro Tonali (AC Milan – £55m)
  • Harvey Barnes (Leicester City - £38m)
  • Tino Livramento (Southampton - £35m)
  • Yankuba Minteh (OB – £6m)
  • Lewis Hall (Chelsea - Loan)
     

OUT:

  • Allan Saint-Maximin (Al-Hilal - £25m)
  • Chris Wood (Nottingham Forest – £15m)
  • Karl Darlow - (Leeds - £250k)
  • Ciaran Clark (Stoke - Free)
  • Matty Longstaff (End of contract)
  • Yankuba Minteh (Feyenoord - Loan)
  • Ryan Fraser (Southampton - Loan)
  • Jamal Lewis (Watford - Loan)
  • Isaac Hayden (Standard Liege - Loan)
     

Last Season's Performance

Newcastle United's first full season under the ownership of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), and with Eddie Howe in the dugout, could hardly have gone any better, as the club ended the campaign in fourth position and qualified for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. 

Not only that, but the Magpies also reached the League Cup final - losing out to Manchester United in the Wembley showpiece - and it is fair to say their achievements of 2022/23 were way ahead of what the new owners would have been expecting so early into their reign. 

New signings such as Alexander Isak, Sven Botman and Nick Pope all settled into life on Tyneside quickly, as Newcastle registered the joint-most top-flight points they have accumulated since Kevin Keegan's 'Entertainers' side of the 1995/96 campaign.

This Season's Prospects

Eddie Howe's side will be looking to replicate last season's achievement of qualifying for the Champions League.

Newcastle's strong home form at St James' Park has been key to their recent success, and if they can improve on their points haul away from home they should be set for a good second half of the season.
 

Last Five Seasons

SeasonLeague finish
2022/234th (Premier League)
2021/2211th (Premier League)
2020/2112th (Premier League)
2019/2013th (Premier League)
2018/1913th (Premier League)

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