Newcastle United weren’t invited to the party when the Premier League first kicked off.
The season was 1992/93 and Kevin Keegan had just saved NUFC from the third tier and was shortly going to lead us on a great adventure…
Now in the 26th season of the Premier League era, it reaches a milestone today.
Saturday afternoon’s games will mean that in total, over 10,000 Premier League matches have been played by 5pm today.
After missing out on that opening PL season, Newcastle have taken part in 23 of the next 25, only taking a rest in 2009/10 and 2016/17 thanks to Mike Ashley.
With this 10,000 game milestone reached today, Talksport have picked their top 10 greatest ever Premier League matches.
The top rated one is the May 2012 match when Manchester City scored those dramatic two late goals to win the title.
Sadly the 5-0 against Man Utd doesn’t feature but Newcastle matches are rated as the second and third best ever:
Talksport’s Top 10 greatest ever Premier League matches:
Man City 3 QPR 2 – May 2012
Liverpool 4 Newcastle 3 – April 1996
Newcastle 4 Arsenal 4 – February 2011
Man Utd 4 Man City 3 – September 2009
Everton 3 Wimbledon 2 – May 1994
Liverpool 4 Arsenal 4 – April 2009
Arsenal 4 Tottenham 4 – October 2008
Tottenham 3 Man Utd 5 – September 2001
Everton 3 Man Utd 4 – February 2004
Tottenham 6 Reading 4 – December 2007
Any suggestions on what would be your top 10 Newcastle matches of the Premier League era?
Why not have a go and send in your top 10 and reasons for the game selected and we could publish it, or anything else you want to talk about regarding Newcastle United.