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Newcastle United promoted to Premier League
Apr 5 2010
NEWCASTLE United have won promotion back to the Premier League at the first attempt.
Never will a 0-0 draw 200 miles away be celebrated quite like it was on Tyneside after Nottingham Forest failed to win against Cardiff City to send the Magpies into the top flight.
For Newcastle United fans their "season in the wilderness" as they named it ended with promotion back to the top tier of English football in dramatic scenes which consumed the city on Bank Holiday Monday.
Thousands of supporters had earlier streamed to St James' Park for the highly-anticipated match against Sheffield United.
But with Nottingham Forest only managing a draw at the City Ground in the evening kick-off, the champagne corks were popping before Newcastle even took to the field.
Chris Hughton unfazed by lack of signings Jun 29 2010
CHRIS Hughton has admitted Newcastle United are unlikely to have any new faces for the start of pre-season training next week as he continues to fire blanks in the transfer market. more
Ginola backs Hughton in the transfer market Jun 28 2010
DAVID GINOLA today supported Chris Hughton’s patient approach in the transfer market – despite the fact a clutch of Newcastle United’s top-flight rivals have already pulled off several transfer coups. more