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NUFC History

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Records
NUFC Company Status
Chairmen
Managers
League History
Cup and Europe History
Top Scorers

 

Records

Most appearances: Jimmy Lawrence, 496 (1904-1922).
Most goals in a season: Andy Cole, 41 (1993/1994 season).
Most league goals in a season: Hughie Gallacher, 36 (1926-1927 season).
Top scorer: Alan Shearer, 206 (1996-2006).
Top league scorer: Jackie Milburn, 178 (1946-1957).
Most goals in a match: Len Shackleton, 6 (v Newport County, 5th October 1946).
Best Strike Rate: 82%, Hughie Gallacher (143 goals in 174 games).
Youngest player: Steve Watson, 16 years 236 days (10th November 1990).
Oldest player: Billy Hampson, 44 years 225 days (9th April 1927).
Record win: 13-0 (v Newport County, 5th October 1946).
Record defeat: 0-9 (v Burton Wanderers, 15th April 1895).
Highest attendance: 68,386 (v Chelsea, 3rd September 1930).
League titles: 4 (1904/05, 1906/07, 1908/09, 1926/27).
League runners-up: 2 (1995/96, 1996/97).
FA Cup winners: 6 (1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955).
FA Cup runners-up: 7 (1905, 1906, 1908, 1911, 1974, 1998, 1999).
League Cup winners: 0
League Cup runners-up: 1 (1976).
Charity Shield winners: 1 (1910).
Charity Shield runners-up: 5 (1933, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1997).
Highest Win% (any): 70.0% 1897-1898 (Selection Committee)
Highest Win% (top tier): 67.6% 1904-1905 (Selection Committee)
Highest Win% (prem): 63.2% 1995-1996 (Keegan)
Lowest Win% (any): 14.3% 1977-1978 (Lee, Dinnis, McGarry)
Lowest Win% (top tier): 14.3% 1977-1978 (Lee, Dinnis, McGarry)
Lowest Win% (prem): 18.4% 2008-2009 (Keegan, Kinnear, Shearer)

 

Company Status

Owner From To Notes
Private Limited Company 1895.09 1997.04 1991: John Hall buys 72.9% for £3m
Public Limited Company 1997.04 2007.06 Freddie Shepherd becomes majority shareholder
Private Limited Company 2007.06 present Mike Ashley buys club and delists it

 

Chairmen

Chairman From To
George Rutherford 1936 1953
Wilf Taylor 1953 1957
William McKeag 1957 1960
Wally Hurford 1960 1963
Lord Westwood 1963 1978
Bob Rutherford 1978 1981
Stan Seymour Junior 1981 1988
Gordon McKeag 1988 1990
George Forbes 1990 1992
Sir John Hall 1992 1997
Freddy Shepherd 1997 2007
Chris Mort 2007 2008
Derek Llambias 2008 2013
Mike Ashley 2013 2015
Lee Charnley 2015 present

 

Managers

Manager From To Honours
Selection Committee 1892 1929.12 1897/98: Second Division Runners Up
1902/03: Northern League Champions
1903/04: Northern League Champions
1904/05: Northern League Champions
1904/05: First Division Champions
1905: FA Cup Runners Up
1906: FA Cup Runners Up
1906/07: First Division Champions
1907: Sheriff of London Charity Shield Winners
1908: FA Cup Runners Up
1908/09: First Division Champions
1909: FA Community Shield Winners
1910: FA Cup Winners
1911: FA Cup Runners Up
1924: FA Cup Winners
1926/27: First Division Champions
Andy Cunningham 1930.01 1935.05 1932: FA Cup Winners
1932: FA Community Shield Runners Up
Tom Mather 1935.06 1939.01
Stan Seymour 1939.09 1947.05
George Martin 1947.05 1950.12 1947/48: Second Division Runners Up
Stan Seymour 1950.12 1954.12 1951: FA Cup Winners
1951: FA Community Shield Runners Up
1952: FA Cup Winners
1952: FA Community Shield Runners Up
Doug Livingstone 1954.12 1956.01 1955: FA Cup Winners
1955: FA Community Shield Runners Up
Stan Seymour 1956.01 1958.06
Charlie Mitten 1958.06 1961.10
Norman Smith 1961.10 1962.06
Joe Harvey 1962.06 1975.06 1964/65: Second Division Champions
1969: Fairs Cup Winners
1973: Anglo-Italian Cup Winners
1974: FA Cup Runners Up
1974: Texaco Cup Winners
1975: Texaco Cup Winners
Gordon Lee 1975.06 1977.01 1976: League Cup Runners Up
Richard Dinnis 1977.02 1977.11
Willie McFaul [ct] 1977.11 1977.11
Bill McGarry 1977.11 1980.08
Joe Harvey [ct] 1980.08 1980.09
Arthur Cox 1980.09 1984.05 1983: Kirin Cup Winners
Jack Charlton 1984.08 1985.08
Willie McFaul 1985.08 1988.10
Colin Suggett [ct] 1988.10 1988.12
Jim Smith 1988.12 1991.03
Bobby Saxton [ct] 1991.03 1991.03
Osvaldo Ardiles 1991.03 1992.02
Kevin Keegan 1992.02 1997.01 1992/93: First Division Champions
1995/96: Premier League Runners Up
1996: FA Community Shield Runners Up
Terry McDermott [ct] 1997.01 1997.01
Kenny Dalglish 1997.01 1998.08 1996/97: Premier League Runners Up
1998: FA Cup Runners Up
Ruud Gullit 1998.08 1999.08 1999: FA Cup Runners Up
Steve Clarke [ct] 1999.08 1999.09
Sir Bobby Robson 1999.09 2004.08 2001: Intertoto Cup Runners Up
2003: Asia Trophy Runners Up
2003/04: UEFA Cup Semi-Finalists
John Carver [ct] 2004.09 2004.09
Graeme Souness 2004.09 2006.02
Glen Roeder 2006.02 2007.05 2006: Intertoto Cup Winners
Nigel Pearson [ct] 2007.05 2007.05
Sam Allardyce 2007.05 2008.01
Nigel Pearson [ct] 2008.01 2008.01
Kevin Keegan 2008.01 2008.09
Chris Hughton [ct] 2008.09 2008.09
Joe Kinnear 2008.09 2009.01
Alan Shearer 2009.01 2009.05
Chris Hughton 2009.05 2010.12 2009/10: Championship Winners
2010: Teresa Herrera Trophy
Alan Pardew 2010.12 2014.12 2012: Guadiana Trophy Winners
John Carver 2014.12 2015.06
Steve McLaren 2015.06 2016.03
Rafa Benitez 2016.03 present 2016/17: Championship Winners
[ct] = Caretaker Manager

 

League History

Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1892-93 North 10 5 1 4 30 19 11 11 2 50.0 10.0 40.0 1.10
1893-94 Div 2 2 28 15 6 7 66 39 27 36 4 53.6 21.4 25.0 1.29
1894-95 Div 2 2 30 12 3 15 72 84 -12 27 10 40.0 10.0 50.0 0.90
1895-96 Div 2 2 30 16 2 12 73 50 23 34 5 53.3 6.7 40.0 1.13
1896-97 Div 2 2 30 17 1 12 56 52 4 35 5 56.7 3.3 40.0 1.17
1897-98 Div 2 2 30 21 3 6 64 32 32 45 2 70.0 10.0 20.0 1.50
1898-99 Div 1 1 34 11 8 15 49 48 1 30 13 32.4 23.5 44.1 0.88
1899-1900 Div 1 1 34 13 10 11 53 53 0 36 5 38.2 29.4 32.4 1.06
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1900-01 Div 1 1 34 14 10 10 42 37 5 38 6 41.2 29.4 29.4 1.12
1901-02 Div 1 1 34 14 9 11 48 34 14 37 3 41.2 26.5 32.4 1.09
1902-03 Div 1 1 34 14 4 16 41 51 -10 32 14 41.2 11.8 47.1 0.94
1903-04 Div 1 1 34 18 6 10 58 45 13 42 4 52.9 17.6 29.4 1.24
1904-05 Div 1 1 34 23 2 9 72 33 39 48 1 67.6 5.9 26.5 1.41
1905-06 Div 1 1 38 18 7 13 74 48 26 43 4 47.4 18.4 34.2 1.13
1906-07 Div 1 1 38 22 7 9 74 46 28 51 1 57.9 18.4 23.7 1.34
1907-08 Div 1 1 38 15 12 11 65 54 11 42 4 39.5 31.6 28.9 1.11
1908-09 Div 1 1 38 24 5 9 65 41 24 53 1 63.2 13.2 23.7 1.39
1909-10 Div 1 1 38 19 7 12 70 56 14 45 4 50.0 18.4 31.6 1.18
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1910-11 Div 1 1 38 15 10 13 61 43 18 40 8 39.5 26.3 34.2 1.05
1911-12 Div 1 1 38 18 8 12 64 50 14 44 3 47.4 21.1 31.6 1.16
1912-13 Div 1 1 38 13 8 17 47 47 0 34 14 34.2 21.1 44.7 0.89
1913-14 Div 1 1 38 13 11 14 39 48 -9 37 11 34.2 28.9 36.8 0.97
1914-15 Div 1 1 38 11 10 17 46 48 -2 32 15 28.9 26.3 44.7 0.84
No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to World War I
1919-20 Div 1 1 42 17 9 16 44 39 5 43 8 40.5 21.4 38.1 1.02
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1920-21 Div 1 1 42 20 10 12 66 45 21 50 5 47.6 23.8 28.6 1.19
1921-22 Div 1 1 42 18 10 14 59 45 14 46 7 42.9 23.8 33.3 1.10
1922-23 Div 1 1 42 18 12 12 45 37 8 48 4 42.9 28.6 28.6 1.14
1923-24 Div 1 1 42 17 10 15 60 54 6 44 9 40.5 23.8 35.7 1.05
1924-25 Div 1 1 42 16 16 10 61 42 19 48 6 38.1 38.1 23.8 1.14
1925-26 Div 1 1 42 16 10 16 84 75 9 42 10 38.1 23.8 38.1 1.00
1926-27 Div 1 1 42 25 6 11 96 58 38 67 1 59.5 14.3 26.2 1.60
1927-28 Div 1 1 42 15 13 14 79 81 -2 43 9 35.7 31.0 33.3 1.02
1928-29 Div 1 1 42 19 6 17 70 72 -2 44 10 45.2 14.3 40.5 1.05
1929-30 Div 1 1 42 15 7 20 71 92 -21 37 19 35.7 16.7 47.6 0.88
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1930-31 Div 1 1 42 15 6 21 78 87 -9 36 17 35.7 14.3 50.0 0.86
1931-32 Div 1 1 42 18 6 18 80 87 -7 42 11 42.9 14.3 42.9 1.00
1932-33 Div 1 1 42 22 5 15 71 63 8 49 5 52.4 11.9 35.7 1.17
1933-34 Div 1 1 42 10 14 18 68 77 -9 34 21 23.8 33.3 42.9 0.81
1934-35 Div 2 2 42 22 4 16 89 68 21 48 6 52.4 9.5 38.1 1.14
1935-36 Div 2 2 42 20 6 16 88 79 9 46 8 47.6 14.3 38.1 1.10
1936-37 Div 2 2 42 22 5 15 80 56 24 49 4 52.4 11.9 35.7 1.17
1937-38 Div 2 2 42 14 8 20 51 58 -7 36 19 33.3 19.0 47.6 0.86
1938-39 Div 2 2 42 18 10 14 61 48 13 46 9 42.9 23.8 33.3 1.10
1939-40 Div 2 2 3 1 0 2 8 6 2 2 N/A 33.3 0.0 66.7 0.67
No competitive football was played between 1939 and 1946 due to World War II
1946-47 Div 2 2 42 19 10 13 95 62 33 48 5 45.2 23.8 31.0 1.14
1947-48 Div 2 2 42 24 8 10 72 41 31 56 2 57.1 19.0 23.8 1.33
1948-49 Div 1 1 42 20 12 10 70 56 14 52 4 47.6 28.6 23.8 1.24
1949-50 Div 1 1 42 19 12 11 77 55 22 50 5 45.2 28.6 26.2 1.19
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1950-51 Div 1 1 42 18 13 11 62 53 9 49 4 42.9 31.0 26.2 1.17
1951-52 Div 1 1 42 18 9 15 98 73 25 45 8 42.9 21.4 35.7 1.07
1952-53 Div 1 1 42 14 9 19 59 70 -11 37 16 33.3 21.4 45.2 0.88
1953-54 Div 1 1 42 14 10 18 72 77 -5 38 15 33.3 23.8 42.9 0.90
1954-55 Div 1 1 42 17 9 16 89 77 12 43 8 40.5 21.4 38.1 1.02
1955-56 Div 1 1 42 17 7 18 85 70 15 41 11 40.5 16.7 42.9 0.98
1956-57 Div 1 1 42 14 8 20 67 87 -20 36 17 33.3 19.0 47.6 0.86
1957-58 Div 1 1 42 12 8 22 73 81 -8 32 19 28.6 19.0 52.4 0.76
1958-59 Div 1 1 42 17 7 18 80 80 0 41 11 40.5 16.7 42.9 0.98
1959-60 Div 1 1 42 18 8 16 82 78 4 44 8 42.9 19.0 38.1 1.05
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1960-61 Div 1 1 42 11 10 21 86 109 -23 32 21 26.2 23.8 50.0 0.76
1961-62 Div 2 2 42 15 9 18 64 58 6 39 11 35.7 21.4 42.9 0.93
1962-63 Div 2 2 42 18 11 13 79 59 20 47 7 42.9 26.2 31.0 1.12
1963-64 Div 2 2 42 20 5 17 74 69 5 45 8 47.6 11.9 40.5 1.07
1964-65 Div 2 2 42 24 9 9 81 45 36 57 1 57.1 21.4 21.4 1.36
1965-66 Div 1 1 42 14 9 19 50 63 -13 37 15 33.3 21.4 45.2 0.88
1966-67 Div 1 1 42 12 9 21 39 81 -42 33 20 28.6 21.4 50.0 0.79
1967-68 Div 1 1 42 13 15 14 54 67 -13 41 10 31.0 35.7 33.3 0.98
1968-69 Div 1 1 42 15 14 13 61 55 6 44 9 35.7 33.3 31.0 1.05
1969-70 Div 1 1 42 17 13 12 57 35 22 47 7 40.5 31.0 28.6 1.12
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1970-71 Div 1 1 42 14 13 15 44 46 -2 41 12 33.3 31.0 35.7 0.98
1971-72 Div 1 1 42 15 11 16 49 52 -3 41 11 35.7 26.2 38.1 0.98
1972-73 Div 1 1 42 16 13 13 60 51 9 45 9 38.1 31.0 31.0 1.07
1973-74 Div 1 1 42 13 12 17 49 48 1 38 15 31.0 28.6 40.5 0.90
1974-75 Div 1 1 42 15 9 18 59 72 -13 39 15 35.7 21.4 42.9 0.93
1975-76 Div 1 1 42 15 9 18 71 62 9 39 15 35.7 21.4 42.9 0.93
1976-77 Div 1 1 42 18 13 11 64 49 15 49 5 42.9 31.0 26.2 1.17
1977-78 Div 1 1 42 6 10 26 42 78 -36 22 21 14.3 23.8 61.9 0.52
1978-79 Div 2 2 42 17 8 17 51 55 -4 42 8 40.5 19.0 40.5 1.00
1979-80 Div 2 2 42 15 14 13 53 49 4 44 9 35.7 33.3 31.0 1.05
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1980-81 Div 2 2 42 14 14 14 30 45 -15 42 11 33.3 33.3 33.3 1.00
1981-82 Div 2 2 42 18 8 16 52 50 2 62 9 42.9 19.0 38.1 1.48
1982-83 Div 2 2 42 18 13 11 75 53 22 67 5 42.9 31.0 26.2 1.60
1983-84 Div 2 2 42 24 8 10 85 53 32 80 3 57.1 19.0 23.8 1.90
1984-85 Div 1 1 42 13 13 16 55 70 -15 52 14 31.0 31.0 38.1 1.24
1985-86 Div 1 1 42 17 12 13 67 72 -5 63 11 40.5 28.6 31.0 1.50
1986-87 Div 1 1 42 12 11 19 47 65 -18 47 17 28.6 26.2 45.2 1.12
1987-88 Div 1 1 40 14 14 12 55 53 2 56 8 35.0 35.0 30.0 1.40
1988-89 Div 1 1 38 7 10 21 32 63 -31 31 20 18.4 26.3 55.3 0.82
1989-90 Div 2 2 46 22 14 10 80 55 25 80 3 47.8 30.4 21.7 1.74
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
1990-91 Div 2 2 46 14 17 15 49 56 -7 59 11 30.4 37.0 32.6 1.28
1991-92 Div 2 2 46 13 13 20 66 84 -18 52 20 28.3 28.3 43.5 1.13
1992-93 Div 2 2 46 29 9 8 92 38 54 96 1 63.0 19.6 17.4 2.09
1993-94 Prem 1 42 23 8 11 82 41 41 77 3 54.8 19.0 26.2 1.83
1994-95 Prem 1 42 20 12 10 67 47 20 72 6 47.6 28.6 23.8 1.71
1995-96 Prem 1 38 24 6 8 66 37 29 78 2 63.2 15.8 21.1 2.05
1996-97 Prem 1 38 19 11 8 73 40 33 68 2 50.0 28.9 21.1 1.79
1997-98 Prem 1 38 11 11 16 35 44 -9 44 13 28.9 28.9 42.1 1.16
1998-99 Prem 1 38 11 13 14 48 54 -6 46 13 28.9 34.2 36.8 1.21
1999-2000 Prem 1 38 14 10 14 63 54 9 52 11 36.8 26.3 36.8 1.37
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
2000-01 Prem 1 38 14 9 15 44 50 -6 51 11 36.8 23.7 39.5 1.34
2001-02 Prem 1 38 21 8 9 67 30 37 71 4 55.3 21.1 23.7 1.87
2002-03 Prem 1 38 21 6 11 63 48 15 69 3 55.3 15.8 28.9 1.82
2003-04 Prem 1 38 13 17 8 52 40 12 56 5 34.2 44.7 21.1 1.47
2004-05 Prem 1 38 10 14 14 47 57 -10 44 14 26.3 36.8 36.8 1.16
2005-06 Prem 1 38 17 7 14 47 42 5 58 7 44.7 18.4 36.8 1.53
2006-07 Prem 1 38 11 10 17 38 47 -9 43 13 28.9 26.3 44.7 1.13
2007-08 Prem 1 38 11 10 17 46 65 -19 43 12 28.9 26.3 44.7 1.13
2008-09 Prem 1 38 7 13 18 40 59 -19 34 18 18.4 34.2 47.4 0.89
2009-10 Cham 2 46 30 12 4 90 35 55 102 1 65.2 26.1 8.7 2.22
Season Div Tier P W D L F A GD Pts Pos W% D% L% PPG
2010-11 Prem 1 38 11 13 14 56 57 -1 46 12 28.9 34.2 36.8 1.21
2011-12 Prem 1 38 19 8 11 56 51 5 65 5 50.0 21.1 28.9 1.71
2012-13 Prem 1 38 11 8 19 45 68 -23 41 16 28.9 21.1 50.0 1.08
2013-14 Prem 1 38 15 4 19 43 59 -16 49 10 39.5 10.5 50.0 1.29
2014-15 Prem 1 38 10 9 19 40 63 -23 39 15 26.3 23.7 50.0 1.02
2015-16 Prem 1 38 9 10 19 44 65 -21 37 18 23.7 26.3 50.0 0.97
2016-17 Cham 2 46 29 7 10 85 40 45 94 1 63.0 15.3 21.7 2.04
2017-18 Prem 1

 

Cups and Europe

Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1892-93 R1
1893-94 R2
1894-95 R2
1895-96 R2
1896-97 R1
1897-98 R2
1898-99 R2
1899-1900 R2
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1900-01 R1
1901-02 QF
1902-03 R1
1903-04 R1
1904-05 RU
1905-06 RU
1906-07 R1
1907-08 RU
1908-09 SF
1909-10 W W
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1910-11 RU
1911-12 R1
1912-13 QF
1913-14 R1
1914-15 QF
No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to World War I
1919-20 R2
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1920-21 R3
1921-22 R2
1922-23 R1
1923-24 W
1924-25 R2
1925-26 R5
1926-27 R5
1927-28 R3
1928-29 R3
1929-30 QF
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1930-31 R4
1931-32 W
1932-33 R3 RU
1933-34 R3
1934-35 R4
1935-36 R5
1936-37 R3
1937-38 R3
1938-39 R5
1939-40 N/A
No competitive football was played between 1939 and 1946 due to World War II
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1945-46 R3
1946-47 SF
1947-48 R3
1948-49 R3
1949-50 R4
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1950-51 W
1951-52 W RU
1952-53 R4 RU
1953-54 R5
1954-55 W
1955-56 QF RU
1956-57 R4
1957-58 R4
1958-59 R3
1959-60 R3
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1960-61 QF R1
1961-62 R3 R2
1962-63 R4 R2
1963-64 R3 R3
1964-65 R3 R2
1965-66 R4 R2
1966-67 R4 R2
1967-68 R3 R2
1968-69 R4 R3 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup – W
1969-70 R3 R2 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup – QF
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1970-71 R3 R2 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup – R2
1971-72 R3 R3
1972-73 R4 R3
1973-74 RU R3
1974-75 R4 QF
1975-76 QF RU
1976-77 R4 R4
1977-78 R4 R2 UEFA Cup – R2
1978-79 R4 R2
1979-80 R3 R2
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1980-81 R5 R2
1981-82 R4 R2
1982-83 R3 R2
1983-84 R3 R2
1984-85 R3 R3
1985-86 R3 R3
1986-87 R5 R2
1987-88 R5 R3
1988-89 R3 R2
1989-90 R5 R3
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
1990-91 R4 R2
1991-92 R3 R3
1992-93 R5 R3
1993-94 R4 R3
1994-95 QF R4 UEFA Cup – R2
1995-96 R3 R5
1996-97 R4 R4 RU UEFA Cup – QF
1997-98 RU R5 UEFA Champions League – GR1
1998-99 RU R4 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup – R1
1999-2000 SF R3 UEFA Cup – R3
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
2000-01 R3 R4
2001-02 QF R5 UEFA Intertoto Cup – RU
2002-03 R3 R3 UEFA Champions League – GR2
2003-04 R4 R3 UEFA Champions League – QR3, UEFA Cup – SF
2004-05 SF R4 UEFA Cup – QF
2005-06 QF R4 UEFA Intertoto Cup – SF
2006-07 R3 R5 UEFA Intertoto Cup – W, UEFA Cup – R2
2007-08 R4 R3
2008-09 R3 R3
2009-10 R4 R3
Season FA Cup Lg Cup ChSh Europe
2010-11 R3 R4
2011-12 R4 R4
2012-13 R3 R3 Europa League – QF
2013-14 R3 R4
2014-15 R3 QF
2015-16 R3 R3
2016-17 R4 QF
2017-18 R2

 

Top Scorers

Season Top Scorer(s) Goals
1892-93 Jock Sorley, Willie Thompson 7
1893-94 Joseph Wallace 17
1894-95 Willie Thompson 19
1895-96 Willie Wardrope 20
1896-97 Richard Smellie 15
1897-98 Jack Peddie 18
1898-99 Jack Peddie 20
1899-1900 Jack Peddie 16
1900-01 Jack Peddie 17
1901-02 Richard Roberts 12
1902-03 Bob McColl 10
1903-04 Bill Appleyard 16
1904-05 Jimmy Howie 18
1905-06 Ronald Orr 21
1906-07 Bill Appleyard 18
1907-08 Bill Appleyard 21
1908-09 Albert Shepherd 15
1909-10 Albert Shepherd 31
1910-11 Albert Shepherd 33
1911-12 Billy Hibbert, Jimmy Stewart 14
1912-13 Jimmy Stewart 9
1913-14 Albert Shepherd 10
1914-15 Billy Hibbert 16
No competitive football was played between 1915 and 1919 due to World War I
1919-20 Andy Smailes 10
1920-21 Neil Harris 20
1921-22 Neil Harris 23
1922-23 Tom McDonald 15
1923-24 Neil Harris 23
1924-25 Neil Harris 20
1925-26 Hughie Gallacher 23
1926-27 Hughie Gallacher 39
1927-28 Hughie Gallacher 21
1928-29 Hughie Gallacher 24
1929-30 Hughie Gallacher 34
1930-31 Duncan Hutchinson 14
1931-32 Jimmy Boyd 23
1932-33 Jack Allen 19
1933-34 Sam Weaver 14
1934-35 Jack Smith 16
1935-36 Jack Smith 26
1936-37 Jack Smith 24
1937-38 Bill Imrie, John Park 9
1938-39 Billy Cairns 20
1939-40 Ray Bowden 3
No competitive football was played between 1939 and 1946 due to World War II
1945-46 Jackie Milburn 2
1946-47 Charlie Wayman 34
1947-48 Jackie Milburn 20
1948-49 Jackie Milburn 19
1949-50 Jackie Milburn 21
1950-51 Jackie Milburn 25
1951-52 George Robledo 39
1952-53 George Robledo 18
1953-54 Jackie Milburn 19
1954-55 Bobby Mitchell 23
1955-56 Vic Keeble 29
1956-57 Reg Davies, Len White 13
1957-58 Len White 25
1958-59 Len White 25
1959-60 Len White 29
1960-61 Len White 29
1961-62 Ivor Allchurch 11
1962-63 Jimmy Fell, Barrie Thomas 16
1963-64 Barrie Thomas 21
1964-65 Ron McGarry 16
1965-66 Alan Suddick 11
1966-67 Pop Robson 11
1967-68 Wyn Davies 12
1968-69 Pop Robson 30
1969-70 Pop Robson 24
1970-71 Pop Robson 10
1971-72 Malcolm Macdonald 30
1972-73 Malcolm Macdonald 25
1973-74 Malcolm Macdonald 28
1974-75 Malcolm Macdonald 32
1975-76 Alan Gowling 30
1976-77 Mickey Burns 17
1977-78 Mickey Burns 16
1978-79 Peter Withe 16
1979-80 Alan Shoulder 21
1980-81 Bobby Shinton 7
1981-82 Imre Varadi 20
1982-83 Imre Varadi 22
1983-84 Kevin Keegan 27
1984-85 Peter Beardsley 17
1985-86 Peter Beardsley 19
1986-87 Paul Goddard 13
1987-88 Mirandinha, Michael O’Neill 13
1988-89 Mirandinha 10
1989-90 Micky Quinn 36
1990-91 Micky Quinn 20
1991-92 Gavin Peacock 21
1992-93 David Kelly 28
1993-94 Andy Cole 41
1994-95 Andy Cole 15
1995-96 Les Ferdinand 29
1996-97 Alan Shearer 28
1997-98 John Barnes, Alan Shearer 7
1998-99 Alan Shearer 21
1999-2000 Alan Shearer 30
2000-01 Carl Cort, Alan Shearer, Nolberto Solano 7
2001-02 Alan Shearer 27
2002-03 Alan Shearer 25
2003-04 Alan Shearer 28
2004-05 Alan Shearer 19
2005-06 Alan Shearer 14
2006-07 Obafemi Martins 17
2007-08 Michael Owen 13
2008-09 Michael Owen 10
2009-10 Andy Carroll 19
2010-11 Kevin Nolan 12
2011-12 Demba Ba 16
2012-13 Demba Ba 13
2013-14 Loic Remy 14
2014-15 Papiss Cisse 11
2015-16 Georginio Wijnaldum 11
2016-17 Dwight Gale 23
2017-18