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Based and headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle United football club is one of the most popular and interesting clubs in English football. A member of the English Premier League, Newcastle United FC is also know by several nicknames, including most popularly The Magpies and The Toon. This football club was founded in 1892 with the merger of two already established local clubs called Newcastle West End and
Newcastle East End (Hence Newcastle United). Ever since the beginning of their long history, Newcastle has played at a place called St. James' Park. This football club is very popular and much-followed in the avid world of English football. Newcastle are possibly the biggest team in the north east.
The biggest rivalry for Newcastle is definitely and famously with Sunderland, when in the same league the two teams face off every year in a very popular and exciting match called the Tyne-Wear Derby. The most avid fans of The Magpies have dubbed themselves the Toon Army.
Newcastle United have won many trophies and cups over its history including the FA Cup, the Texaco Cup, the Kirin Cup and the Anglo-Italian cup. Early on in its history, Newcastle United FC also won several League Championships, as well. These were all won during the early 1900s, however. The fourth and last time they won the League Championship was in 1927.
Newcastle United also managed to win the FA Cup three times during the 1950s. They managed to become quite popular and were at their strongest during this period of their storied history. Over the next couple of decades, they had a strong, reliable team and performed quite well over the years. The Toon Army must have been quite pleased with their beloved football club, there are plenty of fans still living on past glories.
Although they managed back to back victories for the Texaco Cup in 1974 and 1975, Newcastle then had quite a slump in the ensuing years. In fact, at the beginning of the 1980s, Newcastle had been relegated and stuck in the Second Division for some time (Equivalent to the Championship these days). With a new management team and some key new players, the team picked things up in 1982 and performed quite well until the year 1989, when they were relegated once again.
Between 1992 and 1994, Newcastle United really began an impressive comeback of sorts under the leadership of Toon idol Kevin Keegan. In fact, during this period of time they were promoted to the Premier League. In the 1995 to 1996 season, the team nearly won the Premier League after a major rebuilding effort.
Even with all of the ups and downs of its fascinating history, Newcastle United Football Club has consistently remained one of England's most enduring and popular teams. Considering how popular football is in the United Kingdom, this is really saying something. Newcastle United will be sure to continue entertaining and fascinating their fans, and the Toon Army, for many more years to come. No matter who owns Newcastle it seems to be a given that their loyal supporters will follow – they’re not called the best fans in England for no reason!
Newcastle are always an entertaining watch but because of their position in the Premier League they don't get as much TV coverage as some other teams. Luckily there are plenty of ways of watching Newcastle United live online!