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1992–93 Newcastle United F.C. season

During the 1992–93 season, Newcastle United participated in the Football League Division One.

Newcastle United
1992-93 season
ChairmanSir John Hall
ManagerKevin Keegan
StadiumSt James' Park
Division One1st
FA CupFifth round
League CupThird round
Anglo-Italian CupFirst round
Top goalscorerLeague:
David Kelly (24)

All:
David Kelly (28)
Highest home attendance30,364
(vs. Sunderland)
Lowest home attendance4,609
(vs. Cesena)
Average home league attendance26,511
← 1991-92
1993-94 →

Newcastle secured promotion to the top flight by winning the First Division Championship, often simply overwhelming opponents along the way (a 7–1 victory over Leicester City being particularly memorable). The Magpies joined the elite FA Premier League for the 1993–94 season.

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Season summaryEdit

After narrowly avoiding relegation from the old Second Division (renamed the First Division) the previous season, Kevin Keegan's Newcastle swept away all others before them, nearly breaking the English record for consecutive wins along the way before a 1–0 defeat at home to Grimsby Town broke the sequence.

The Newcastle team was spearheaded by the prolific striker Andy Cole and David Kelly, who were ably supported by midfielders Paul Bracewell, Gavin Peacock, Rob Lee, and Brian 'Killer' Kilcline (a tough free transfer defender who Keegan later claimed was his best signing).

Coincidentally it was the return game at Grimsby that saw Newcastle clinch promotion and the league title with a 2–0 win on an emotional night for the club's supporters, who invaded the pitch at the final whistle to congratulate their 'King Kev' and the players for returning the club to the top flight after a four-year exile. Late in the season, Keegan had signed young striker Andy Cole from Bristol City, who repaid his transfer fee by scoring 12 goals in the final 11 games of the season. In anticipation of a campaign in the new Premier League, Keegan re-signed a 1980s Newcastle hero, his former Newcastle strike partner Peter Beardsley from Everton in the close season.

Image galleryEdit

Appearances, goals and cardsEdit

(Substitute appearances in brackets)
Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Anglo-Italian Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals    
GK   Pavel Srníček 32 0 4 0 0 0 5 0 41 0 1 0
GK   Tommy Wright 14 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 20 0 0 0
DF   Matty Appleby 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 (1) 0 2 (1) 0 1 0
DF   Richie Appleby 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
DF   John Beresford 42 1 4 0 4 0 2 0 52 1 6 0
DF   Steve Howey 41 2 3 0 5 0 4 0 53 2 4 0
DF   Brian Kilcline 7 (12) 0 1 (2) 0 2 0 5 0 15 (14) 0 1 0
DF   Bjørn Kristensen 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (1) 1 3 (1) 1 0 0
DF   Alan Neilson 2 (1) 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 6 (1) 0 0 0
DF   Ray Ranson 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 (1) 0 4 (1) 0 0 0
DF   Mark Robinson 2 (7) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 (7) 0 0 0
DF   Kevin Scott 45 2 4 0 5 0 2 0 56 2 5 0
DF   Mark Stimson 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 (1) 0 0 0
DF   Barry Venison 44 0 4 0 4 0 3 0 55 0 4 0
DF   John Watson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
DF   Steve Watson 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 (1) 3 (2) 0 0 0 0
MF   Paul Bracewell 18 (6) 2 2 (2) 0 0 0 2 0 22 (8) 2 1 0
MF   Kevin Brock 4 (3) 1 0 0 2 0 2 (1) 1 8 (4) 2 0 0
MF   Franz Carr 8 (2) 1 0 0 1 (2) 0 3 (1) 0 12 (5) 1 0 0
MF   Lee Clark 46 9 4 1 5 0 5 0 58 10 0 0
MF   Peter Garland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
MF   Robert Lee 36 10 4 2 3 1 0 0 43 13 1 0
MF   Liam O'Brien 33 6 4 0 3 1 3 0 43 7 5 0
MF   Gavin Peacock 30 (3) 12 4 2 4 2 2 2 40 (3) 18 2 0
MF   David Roche 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
MF   Scott Sellars 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2 1 0
MF   Kevin Sheedy 23 (1) 3 2 (1) 1 4 0 4 1 33 (2) 5 1 1
MF   Alan Thompson 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 (1) 0 0 0
FW   Andy Cole 11 (1) 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 (1) 12 1 0
FW   Andy Hunt 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
FW   David Kelly 45 24 4 1 4 2 4 1 57 28 2 1
FW   Micky Quinn 4 (1) 2 0 0 2 (2) 0 2 (1) 3 8 (4) 5 2 0

Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
Manager   Kevin Keegan
Assistant Manager   Terry McDermott
Head Coach   Arthur Cox
Goalkeeping Coach   Jim Montgomery
First Team Coach   Derek Fazackerley
Reserve Team Coach   []
Chief scout   []

Last updated: 3 May 2011
Source: [1]

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Date Pos. Name From Fee
16 June 1992 MF   Paul Bracewell Sunderland £250,000
2 July 1992 DF   John Beresford Portsmouth £650,000
31 July 1992 DF   Barry Venison Liverpool £250,000
22 September 1992 MF   Robert Lee Charlton Athletic £700,000
9 March 1993 DF   Mark Robinson Barnsley £450,000
9 March 1993 MF   Scott Sellars Leeds United £700,000
12 March 1993 FW   Andy Cole Bristol City £1,750,000
  • Total spending:   £4.75m

OutEdit

Date Pos. Name To Fee
20 July 1992 MF   Lee Makel Blackburn Rovers £160,000
19 December 1992 MF   Peter Garland Charlton Athletic £35,000
22 December 1992 FW   Micky Quinn Coventry City £250,000
26 March 1993 DF   Bjørn Kristensen Portsmouth £120,000
8 April 1993 MF   Franz Carr Sheffield United £180,000
  • Total income:   £745k

Loans outEdit

Date Pos. Name To Expiry
November 1992 DF   Bjørn Kristensen Bristol City March 1993
January 1993 MF   Franz Carr Sheffield United April 1993

CompetitionsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Pre-seasonEdit

Match 1 2 3 4 5
Result 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 3–5

LeagueEdit

Round  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Result 3–2 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–1 5–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–2 3–2 0–0 3–1 2–0 4–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–4
Position 3rd 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Round 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Result 2–1 3–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 3–0 5–1 2–2 1–2 4–0 0–1 2–2 3–0 6–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 7–1
Position 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

FA CupEdit

Match 1 2 3 4
Result 4–0 1–1 2–0 0–1

League CupEdit

Match 1 2 3 4 5
Result 2–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–2

Anglo-Italian CupEdit

Match 1 2 3 4 5 6
Result 2–2 4–0 1–1 0–1 0–3 2–2

MatchesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Division 1Edit

FA CupEdit

League CupEdit

Anglo-Italian CupEdit

External linksEdit