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The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the top players ever to take the pitch for Newcastle United F.C.

The best players ever to lace up their cleats for Newcastle United have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the Newcastle United F.C. stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

While recent Newcastle United players like Alan Shearer and Peter Beardsley have helped keep Newcastle United Football Club among the class of the Premier League and the A-list of world soccer, early standouts from the club's roster like Jackie Milburn and Tommy  put Newcastle United on the map as a group worth following.

So which of these players from Newcastle United's long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Newcastle United FC players of all-time? Vote below, and if you see any players missing from the list who should be considered, feel free to add them as well.

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Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1996-2006

2
Jackie Milburn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Jackie Milburn Forward

Newcastle United career: 1943-1957

3
Peter Beardsley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 1983-1987, 1993-1997

4
Colin Veitch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Colin Veitch Defender

Newcastle United career: 1899-1914

5
Hughie Gallacher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1925-1930

6
Kevin Keegan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Center Forward, Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 1982-1984

7
Len White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Len White Forward

Newcastle United career: 1953-1962

8
Malcolm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1971-1976

9
Stan Seymour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Stan Seymour Forward

Newcastle United career: 1920-1929

10
Tommy McDonald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Tommy McDonald Forward

Newcastle United career: 1921-1931

11
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
John Anderson Defender

Newcastle United career: 1982-1991

12
Obafemi Martins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 2006-2009

13
Faustino Asprilla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1996-1998

14
Tommy Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Tommy Walker Defender

Newcastle United career: 1946-1954

15
Albert Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Albert Shepherd Forward

Newcastle United career: 1908-1914

16
Jock Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Winger

Newcastle United career: 1902-1913

17
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 1980-1985

18
Bobby Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Bobby Mitchell Forward

Newcastle United career: 1949-1961

19
James Milner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 2004-2008

20
Terry McDermott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 1973–1974, 1982–1984

21
Les Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1995-1997

22
Vic Keeble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Vic Keeble Forward

Newcastle United career: 1952-1957

23
Gary Speed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Newcastle United career: 1998-2004

24
Shola Ameobi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Shola Ameobi Forward

Newcastle United career: 2000-2014

25
Pop Robson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Newcastle United career: 1962-1971