As Newcastle United go Deutsch - recalling a brilliant win at Bayer Leverkusen in 2003
As Newcastle United look forward to a Wednesday afternoon friendly against Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg , what about the Magpies’ record against German teams in competitive games?
In the heady days when United were regularly qualifying for European competition, they went Deutsch on three occasions.
The first German encounter came in the Intertoto Cup in 2001. 1860 Munich were despatched 3-2 and 3-1, away and at home respectively.
Fast forward to the 2006-2007 season, and the Magpies played out a 0-0 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Cup.
But it was a game during the Toon’s 2002-2003... read more
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