Last-minute Newcastle United winners – don’t you just love ’em? Well, if you happen to count yourself as a member of the Toon Army faithful, then the answer would have to be yes.
Magpies strikers Papiss Cissé and Loïc Rémy have each brought the roof off St James’ Park of late with stoppage time clinchers against Crystal Palace and Aston Villa respectively, and it would seem that they’re following in a fine recent tradition.
Please do enjoy the following last-minute Newcastle United winners from recent seasons – in most cases we managed to find videos of the goals taken from the stands, so feel free to join in with the resultant jubilant celebrations…
Papiss Cissé (94 mins) – Newcastle United 1-0 Crystal Palace, March 2014
Loïc Rémy (92 mins) – Newcastle United 1-0 Aston Villa, February 2014
Rémy dedicated this goal to the club’s assistant manager John Carver, who recently lost his father.
Papiss Cissé (92 mins) – Newcastle United 1-0 Fulham, April 2013
Papiss Cissé (92 mins) – Newcastle United 2-1 Stoke City, March 2013
We couldn’t find a video of this one that was taken from the stands, but here’s a clip of the goal…
Moussa Sissoko (90 mins) – Newcastle United 3-2 Chelsea, February 2013
Again, this one wasn’t filmed from the stands…
Papiss Cissé (93 mins) – Newcastle United 2-1 West Bromwich Albion, October 2012
Jonás Gutiérrez (95 mins) – Newcastle United 2-1 Blackburn Rovers, January 2012 (FA Cup)
Dig the Argentine’s Spiderman mask celebration…
Fabricio Coloccini (122 mins) – Nottingham Forest 3-4 Newcastle United, September 2011 (League Cup)
Stoppage time in extra time – how timely can you get? This one was courtesy of another Argentine…
Shola Ameobi (90 mins) – Chelsea 3-4 Newcastle United, September 2010 (League Cup)
HAVE YOUR SAY: Which are your favourite last-minute Newcastle United winners of yesteryear?