Issue 137 – September 2000
The Kenny Dalgish legacy at Newcastle United might not be a very big book but one definite positive was the signing of Shay Given, undoubtedly the best United keeper of the modern era.
An immense figure at the club, The Mag interviewed him as he was in the process of successfully wrestling the number one shirt permanently away from Steve Harper.
Read the thoughts of all our top columnists such as Sweet Left Foot, Magpie Moments and Spirit Of ’69, as well as the latest instalment of Billy Furious’ World Tour, dropping in on a few Newcastle fans in Australia this issue.
This issue also carries excellent interviews with our ‘local rivals’ as we find out what the Mackem and Smoggie fans make of how the Toon are doing.
Cracking goals but cup heartache if you had set your sights on Wembley.
Was Pardew right to rest a couple of players and make the league his priority, unlike recent years I would say yes this time around. Read our exclusive match report and give your reaction to today’s ninety minutes.
A strong and committed defence and a touch of magic from Cabaye at the other end, a perfect recipe when the ‘Champagne’ football is kept on ice.
A bloodied Steven Taylor epitomised United’s performance, can guts and determination carry you through thirty eight matches? Read our exclusive match report and give your reaction to today’s ninety minutes.