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The Best Newcastle United Players Of All Time, Ranked

Updated September 24, 2021 4.8k votes 365 voters 6k views106 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1
    210
    22

    BirthplaceGosforth, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1996-2006

  • 2
    Forward, Center Forward
    167
    30

    BirthplaceArmthorpe, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Newcastle United career: 1982-1984

  • 3
    Forward, Midfielder
    154
    36

    BirthplaceHexham, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1983-1987, 1993-1997

  • 4
    Midfielder
    104
    22

    BirthplaceFelling, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Newcastle United career: 1980-1985

  • 5
    Forward, Midfielder
    66
    1

    BirthplaceGassin, France

    NationalityFrance

  • 6
    93
    24

    BirthplaceAshington, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1943-1957

  • 7
    86
    22

    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1995-1997

  • 8
    104
    37

    BirthplaceTuluá, Colombia

    NationalityColombia

    Newcastle United career: 1996-1998

  • 9
    Goalkeeper
    81
    20

    BirthplaceLifford, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityIreland

    Newcastle United career: 1997-2009

  • 10
    Midfielder
    83
    23

    BirthplaceCallao, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Newcastle United career: 1998-2004, 2005-2007

  • 11
    Midfielder
    78
    21

    BirthplaceDunston, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1984-1988

  • 12
    Midfielder
    68
    13

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1973–1974, 1982–1984

  • 13
    61
    8

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland, England

    Newcastle United career: 1991-1993

  • 14
    Midfielder
    68
    16

    BirthplaceMancot, United Kingdom

    NationalityWales

    Newcastle United career: 1998-2004

  • 15
    74
    23

    BirthplaceCardiff, United Kingdom

    NationalityWales

    Newcastle United career: 2001-2005

  • 16
    Midfielder
    85
    32

    BirthplaceWortley, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Newcastle United career: 2004-2008

  • 17
    Midfielder
    66
    18

    BirthplaceEngland

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1992-2002

  • 18

    BirthplaceFulham, London, England

    NationalityEngland

    Newcastle United career: 1971-1976

  • 19
    36
    1

    BirthplaceBouillon, Belgium

    NationalityBelgium

  • 20
    36
    3

    BirthplaceGateshead, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

  • 21
    52
    19

    BirthplaceBellshill, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Newcastle United career: 1925-1930

  • 22
    Forward
    30
    3

    BirthplaceBrasília, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

  • 23
    Midfielder
    38
    11

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityIreland

    Newcastle United career: 1988-1994

  • 24
    36
    11

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland

    Newcastle United career: 1982-1991

  • 25
    Midfielder
    42
    19

    BirthplaceGali, Georgia

    NationalityGeorgia, Soviet Union

    Newcastle United career: 1997-2000

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