Newcastle: Ranking All Number 9’s From Premier League Era

In a city that loves its football there is no shirt number that holds more expectation than that of the Newcastle no. 9. Over the twenty plus Premier League years the coveted number has been worn by only six players, with a combined return of 303 amongst them including one famous hometown hero who still holds the record for most Premier League goals. The history of the shirt creates expectation and weight upon whoever wears it, with former legends Jackie Milburn and Malcolm Macdonald both wearing the shirt to great success. To wear it is to covet glory and be constantly under the scrutiny of the expectant fanbase. Here we rank the Newcastle United Number 9€™s of the Premier League-era from worst to best. Click below to get started...

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