Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Newcastle United; Christmas 2014 Quiz

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Newcastle United; Christmas 2014 Quiz

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Byline: Test your knowledge of Newcastle United in 2014 with these 50 teasers, compiled by ANDREW FOWLER. It's just for fun, so see how your fare. .

1 Who did Newcastle United play on January 1, 2014? The Magpies lost 1-0.

2 In that match on January 1, which Newcastle player was sent offmidway through the second half? 3 Who knocked Newcastle United out of the FA Cup in January 2014? 4 Who did Newcastle record their first win of 2014 against? They won 3-1 away from home.

5 In that win, Yohan Cabaye bagged two goals in his last game for the Magpies. Who scored the other for Newcastle? 6 Luuk de Jong (below) joined Newcastle on loan from Borussia Monchengladbach in January 2014. On February 1, he made his debut as a sub against who? 7 In De Jong's debut which opposition player scored from the penalty spot to open the scoring in the 3-0 defeat.

8 In the next game Newcastle were beaten 3-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Who scored a hat-trick for the Blues? 9 Newcastle got their third win of 2014 against Hull. Who scored twice for the Magpies in the 4-1 win? 10 Who scored the only goal for Hull City in the infamous 4-1 win for Newcastle at the KC Stadium? 11 Famously Alan Pardew was sent to the stands for headbutting which Hull player? 12 How much was Alan Pardew fined for that offence? 13 In February 2014, Joe Kinnear left his position as director of football of Newcastle United. How long did he last in the post? 14 Newcastle edged Crystal Palace 1-0 at St James' Park in March 2014. Who scored the 90th-minute winner? 15 After the Crystal Palace victory, how many consecutive games did Newcastle lose? 16 Who did Newcastle United beat in their final home game of the season? It would also be their final win of the season.

17 What was the score in that match against (above) at St James' Park? 18 Newcastle's final game of the season came against Liverpool. Newcastle lost 2-1 - who scored their only goal of the game? 19 In the defeat to Liverpool, Newcastle had two players sent-off. Shola Ameobi was shown two yellow cards but who was the other red card shown to? 20 Newcastle finished 10th in 2013/14 Premier League. How many league games did they win at St James' Park? 21 During the summer of 2014, how many players did Newcastle sign? 22 Of those players, who was the only player to sign on a free transfer? 23 During their pre-season, Newcastle visited New Zealand and which other foreign country? 24 During the short stay in Germany, Newcastle played at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen. Which German club plays their home games there? 25 Who did Newcastle United play in their opening match of the 2014/15 season, for the second straight year? 26 Newcastle faced Aston Villa in their second league match, but who was sent-offin the 90th minute? 27 Newcastle scored their first league goal of the '14/15 season against Crystal Palace. Who scored it? 28 Newcastle were denied their first league win by Crystal Palace after which player scored the 90th minute equaliser for the Eagles? 29 Which player came offthe bench to score twice for Newcastle to earn a 2-2 draw against Hull City? …

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