After a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Preston on Monday evening, Newcastle secured automatic promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking. As the players and fans celebrated together at St James Park, rife with jubilation, for a moment everyone forgot about the turbulent rollercoaster that had led to this point: numerous incompetent managers, countless protests over ownership, and the bleak numbness of last season’s terrible campaign. 367 more words
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On this day in 2009 Liverpool thrashed Manchester United 4-1 at Old Trafford.
In what is arguably one of Liverpool’s finest moments in the Premier League, Rafael Benitez took his title-challenging side to face leaders, Manchester United, then masterminded by all-time great, Sir Alex Ferguson. 186 more words