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Len White, Obafemi Martins, Philippe Albert – You Decide

8 years ago

I saw the invitation on The Mag’s weekly newsletter (click HERE to subscribe for free and get information/entertainment, as well as exclusive offers and competitions direct to your mailbox) asking for fans to send in the three best ever Newcastle United goals.

The great Len White

My top goal is easy (for me).

It was against Man City (late 50s). Len White received the ball in his own half and proceeded to dribble past what seemed to be the whole of the City team before blasting it into the top corner of the Gallowgate goal (I was sitting on the wall right behind the goal). I think we won 4-1 or 4-2.

After that it’s more difficult.

For second I’m going for Philippe Albert’s goal against Man U in our 5-0 demolition. I was sitting in the Gallowgate End again (this time in a much posher seat) when Albert chipped in from about 20 yards. From my seat it looked to be going miles over the bar and into the Leazes stand until it almost magically dropped into the net. Unforgettable.

There are so many to choose from for 3rd but I’m going for the Obafami Martins winner in our 3-2 win at spurs (we haven’t had many successes in London). He scored it in front of the away end and everyone just went mental. I’ve rarely seen a ball struck so hard.

Apologies to Shearer (so many great goals), Rob Lee (Wembley), Ginola (Man U), Ben Arfa (Blackburn), Tino (Liverpool), Cisse (Chelsea) and Supermac (quite a few).

What is the best Newcastle United goal you have ever seen? We want to hear which goals took your breath away, send in your top three and we will feature them either in the magazine or on the website. Send to [email protected] .

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Bringing you footage of the Len White classic was a bit beyond us but enjoy once again Obafemi Martins’ breathtaking scorcher against Spurs, listen out for the quality commentary as well!
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