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Celebrate Newcastle United’s VE (Victory In Europe) Day

9 years ago

Forty four years ago today, Newcastle United lifted their first (and only…so far) European trophy.

A thrilling run where they beat some of the best teams in Europe, was capped with a brilliant two-legged final win over then Hungarian giants Ujpest Dozsa.

First we bring you the first leg at St.James’ Park on 29th May 1969, sixty thousand crammed onto the terraces as European fever flooded Tyneside.

Big occasions call for big heroes and nobody was bigger for Newcastle United than captain Bobby Moncur.

He’d never scored a first team goal for United but that was all about to change…

Thanks to The Mag’s YouTube Channel (subscribe now for free) another video masterpiece to enjoy.
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To help you celebrate the 44th anniversary we have a very special offer, 20% off EVERYTHING in the Newcastle United European Memorabilia section of The Mag Online shop, visit our European memorabilia section HERE and when you get to checkout enter discount code THEMAG69 and 20% will automatically be knocked off your purchase.


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