Six decades of Cardiff City v Newcastle United matches

Last updated : 19 August 2018 By Michael Morris

Six Newcastle United related questions. Answers to follow

60s. He scored on his Newcastle debut on Christmas Day 1950 in a game against Middlesbrough, but only managed three more in the near three hundred appearances he made for the Geordies before leaving for a shaky team in white ten years later – most people remember him now for a triumph at Wembley, but can you name him?

70s. Described by one of his Newcastle managers Joe Harvey as that club’s version of Paul Madeley (the recently deceased Madeley was nicknamed the Rolls Royce at Leeds), the player below was in a Magpies team beaten by City during this decade. who is he?

80s. Name the City player, signed for a six figure fee, who made his home debut for the club in a heavy defeat by Newcastle during this decade.

90s. Which Newcastle midfielder from this decade has two sons who played for the same League Two club last season?

00s. Making his senior debut against some Magpies while on loan at a team managed by Tony Adams. this Londoner, who was a striker as a schoolboy, became a regular at the other end of the pitch in the Newcastle side for a decade or so. Since leaving the club he has played in America, East Anglia and was a regular starter for some blue bloods in League One last season – last month he signed for a club on the other side of the world, but can you name him?

10s. Who is this scorer for Newcastle against us during this decade?


60s. Bob Stokoe, manager of the Sunderland team which beat Leeds in the 1973 FA Cup Final.

70s. Irving Nattrass.

80s. Dave Bennett’s first game at Ninian Park saw us beaten 4-0 by Newcastle on 3 October 1981.

90s. Rob Lee’s sons Olly and Elliot were both members of the Luton team which was promoted to League One last season – Olly moved north to Hearts during the summer.

00s. Currently playing for Wellington Phoenix in New Zealand, Steven Taylor has played for Wycombe, Portland Timbers, Ipswich and Peterborough besides Newcastle.

10s. Isaac Hayden is the last Newcastle player to score against us – he got their second goal in the 2-0 win here in April 2017.