It was a season when the Magpies stumbled to the brink of disaster . . . but it ended in glory when Kevin Keegan dramatically came to the rescue and saved the club from the oblivion of relegation to the Third Division. Eight years after helping win promotion to the Top Flight as a player, Keegan the manager was again the toast of Tyneside when he returned in triumph to mastermind the Great Escape. It was a thrilling climax to a momentous season at St James’ Park that began with Ossie Ardiles at the helm.
The campaign kicked off with United firm favourites to win the race to join the inaugural Premier League. Early highlights included a remarkable fightback in a seven-goal thriller at Crewe and an epic cup encounter that had to be settled on penalties after it ended Tranmere 6 Newcastle 6! Re-live all the drama of Keegan-Mania and one of the most extraordinarychapters in the history of the club - including full highlights of the final 16 matches that began with a triumphant home-coming!
This Official Season Review features the best of the action from another colourful campaign for the Geordies.
An official DVD production by VISIONSPORT TV