11th Of June 1969 – The Night Newcastle Tasted European Success

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On This Day 48 years ago Newcastle United beat Ujpesti Dozsa 3-2 in Hungary to clinch European glory. The toon lifted the Inter Cities Fairs Cup 6-2 on aggregate after a 3-0 victory a week earlier in the first leg at St James Park.

The Magpies line up that night:

McFaul, Craig, Clark, Gibb, Burton, Moncur, Scott, Arentoft, Robson, Davies

 Kaposzta, Solymosi, Bankuti, Nosko, E.Dunai, Fazekas, Gorocs, Bene, A.Dunai and Zambo

Trailing 2-0 at half time after Bene and Gorucs scores for Ujpesti Dozsa. Early 2nd half goals from Moncur, Arentoft brought the Magpies level before Foggon netted a late winner.


 

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