Newcastle
United

2017–18
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Club information
Manager Flag of Spain Rafa Benítez
League Season information
Final League position Premier League
Cup placements
FA Cup
EFL Cup
Season statistics
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The 2017–18 season will be Newcastle United's first season back in the Premier League following their promotion from the EFL Championship last season and their 23rd year in the Premier League since it was formed at the start of the 1992 Season, and since 1992 have only ever been 1 tier down for a single season on 3 occasions, they have spent 85 years in the English top flight of football during their 125th year in existence. This season Newcastle United will participate in the Premier League, EFL Cup and FA Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Club

Coaching staff

The Newcastle United first team coaching staff for the 2017–18 season consists of the following:

Position Staff
Manager Flag of Spain Rafael Benítez
First Team Coach Flag of Spain Mikel Antía
First Team Coach Flag of Spain Antonio Gómez Pérez
Fitness Coach Flag of Spain Francisco de Míguel Moreno
Strength and Conditioning Coach Flag of England Chris Wilding
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of England Simon Smith
Head of Sports Science & Medicine Flag of England Paul Catterson
Rehabilitation Fitness Coach Flag of Spain Cristian Fernández Martínez
Head of Physiotherapy Flag of England Derek Wright
Physiotherapist Flag of Spain Daniel Martí
Physiotherapist Flag of England Michael Harding
Physiotherapist Flag of England Carl Nelson
Cheif Scout Flag of England Steve Nickson
Head of Analysis Flag of England Kerry Morrow

Last updated: 6 July 2017
Source: BBC

Squads

First team squad

Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Tim Krul Flag of Netherlands GK 3 April 1988 (1988-04-03) (age 32) 2006 Flag of Netherlands ADO Den Haag
21 Rob Elliot Flag of Republic of Ireland GK 30 April 1986 (1986-04-30) (age 34) 2011 Flag of England Charlton Athletic
26 Karl Darlow Flag of England GK 8 October 1990 (1990-10-08) (age 30) 2014 Flag of England Nottingham Forest
41 Freddie Woodman Flag of England GK 4 March 1997 (1997-03-04) (age 23) 2014 Flag of England Newcastle United Academy
Defenders
2 Ciaran Clark Flag of Republic Ireland CB / LB 26 September 1989 (1989-09-26) (age 31) 2016 Flag of England Aston Villa
3 Paul Dummett Flag of Wales LB / CB 26 September 1991 (1991-09-26) (age 29) 2010 Flag of England Newcastle United Academy
5 Grant Hanley Flag of Scotland CB 20 November 1991 (1991-11-20) (age 29) 2016 Flag of England Blackburn Rovers
6 Jamaal Lascelles Flag of England CB 11 November 1993 (1993-11-11) (age 27) 2014 Flag of England Nottingham Forest
7 Achraf Lazaar Flag of Morocco LB / LW 22 January 1992 (1992-01-22) (age 28) 2016 Flag of Italy Palermo
18 Chancel Mbemba Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo CB 8 August 1994 (1994-08-08) (age 26) 2015 Flag of Belgium Anderlecht
19 Massadio Haïdara Flag of France LB 2 December 1992 (1992-12-02) (age 27) 2013 Flag of France Nancy
22 DeAndre Yedlin Flag of United States RB 9 July 1993 (1993-07-09) (age 27) 2016 Flag of England Tottenham Hotspur
27 Jesús Gámez Flag of Spain RB 10 April 1985 (1985-04-10) (age 35) 2016 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
Florian Lejeune Flag of France CB 20 May 1991 (1991-05-20) (age 29) 2017 Flag of Spain Eibar
Midfielders
4 Jack Colback Flag of England CM 24 October 1989 (1989-10-24) (age 31) 2014 Flag of England Sunderland
10 Siem de Jong Flag of Netherlands AM / ST 28 January 1989 (1989-01-28) (age 31) 2014 Flag of Netherlands Ajax
11 Matt Ritchie Flag of Scotland RW / LW 10 September 1989 (1989-09-10) (age 31) 2016 Flag of England AFC Bournemouth
12 Jonjo Shelvey Flag of England CM 27 February 1992 (1992-02-27) (age 28) 2016 Flag of Wales Swansea City
14 Isaac Hayden Flag of England CM / DM 22 March 1995 (1995-03-22) (age 25) 2016 Flag of England Arsenal
15 Mohamed Diamé Flag of Senegal CM / AM / SS 14 June 1987 (1987-06-14) (age 33) 2016 Flag of England Hull City
16 Rolando Aarons Flag of England LW 16 November 1995 (1995-11-16) (age 25) 2014 Flag of England Newcastle United Academy
20 Yoan Gouffran Flag of France LW / ST 25 May 1986 (1986-05-25) (age 34) 2013 Flag of France Bordeaux
23 Henri Saivet Flag of Senegal LW / CM 26 October 1990 (1990-10-26) (age 30) 2016 Flag of France Bordeaux
30 Christian Atsu Flag of Ghana RW / LW / AM 10 January 1992 (1992-01-10) (age 28) 2017 Flag of England Chelsea
Forwards
9 Dwight Gayle Flag of England ST 17 October 1989 (1989-10-17) (age 31) 2016 Flag of England Crystal Palace
17 Ayoze Pérez Flag of Spain ST / SS / LW 29 July 1993 (1993-07-29) (age 27) 2014 Flag of Spain Tenerife
29 Emmanuel Rivière Flag of France ST 3 March 1990 (1990-03-03) (age 30) 2014 Flag of France Monaco
32 Adam Armstrong Flag of England ST 10 February 1997 (1997-02-10) (age 23) 2014 Flag of England Newcastle United Academy
33 Daryl Murphy Flag of Republic Ireland ST 15 March 1983 (1983-03-15) (age 37) 2016 Flag of England Ipswich Town
45 Aleksandar Mitrović Flag of Serbia ST 16 September 1994 (1994-09-16) (age 26) 2015 Flag of Belgium Anderlecht
Out on loan
Matz Sels Flag of Belgium GK 26 February 1992 (1992-02-26) (age 28) 2016 Flag of Belgium Gent

Transfers and loans

Transfers In

Date from Position Number Nationality Name From Fee
1 July 2017 MF 30 Flag of Ghana Christian Atsu Flag of England Chelsea £6,200,000
4 July 2017 DF Flag of France Florian Lejeune Flag of Spain Eibar £8,700,000
6 July 2017 DF Flag of England Stefan O'Connor Flag of England Arsenal Free
6 July 2017 DF Flag of England Josef Yarney Flag of England Everton Free

Transfers Out

Date from Position Number Nationality Name To Fee
30 June 2017 MF 34 Flag of Nigeria Sammy Ameobi Free Agent Free
1 July 2017 DF 43 Flag of Switzerland Kevin Mbabu Flag of Switzerland Young Boys Undisclosed
1 July 2017 DF Flag of Slovakia Ľubo Šatka Flag of Slovakia DAC Dunajská Streda Free
1 July 2017 MF Flag of France Florian Thauvin Flag of France Marseille £9,500,000
1 July 2017 MF Flag of Slovenia Haris Vučkić Flag of Netherlands FC Twente Free
6 July 2017 MF 8 Flag of Netherlands Vurnon Anita Flag of England Leeds United Free

Loans In

Date from Position Number Nationality Name From Expiry

Loans Out

Date from Position Number Nationality Name To Expiry
1 July 2017 GK 28 Flag of Belgium Matz Sels Flag of Belgium Anderlecht 30 June 2018

Pre-season friendlies

As of 28 June 2017, Newcastle United have announced six pre-season friendlies against Heart of Midlothian, Preston North End, Bradford City, FSV Mainz, VfL Wolfsburg and Hellas Verona.

14 July 2017 Heart of Midlothian v Newcastle United Edinburgh  
19:45 Stadium: Tynecastle Stadium
22 July 2017 Preston North End v Newcastle United Preston  
15:00 Stadium: Deepdale
26 July 2017 Bradford City v Newcastle United Bradford  
19:30 Stadium: Valley Parade
29 July 2017 Mainz 05 v Newcastle United Mainz  
16:00 Stadium: Opel Arena
2 August 2017 VFL Wolfsburg v Newcastle United Wolfsburg  
16:00 Stadium: AOK Stadion
6 August 2017 Newcastle United v Hellas Verona Newcastle upon Tyne  
15:00 Stadium: St James' Park

Competitions

Overall summary

Competition Started Round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First Match Last Match
Premier League 13 August 2017
EFL Cup Second Round August 2017
FA Cup Third Round January 2018

Overview

Competition Record
P W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
EFL Cup &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
FA Cup &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 +0 !
Total &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 &-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.0000000 −0

Source: Competitions' Wikipedia articles.

Premier League

Main article: 2017–18 Premier League

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Manchester City  (C) 38 32 4 2 106 27 +79 100
Qualification for the  Champions League group stage
2 Manchester United  (Q) 38 25 6 7 68 28 +40 81
3 Tottenham Hotspur  (Q) 38 23 8 7 74 36 +38 77
4 Liverpool  (Q) 38 21 12 5 84 38 +46 75
5 Chelsea  (Q) 38 21 7 10 62 38 +24 70 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Arsenal  (Q) 38 19 6 13 74 51 +23 63
7 Burnley  (Q) 38 14 12 12 36 39 −3 54 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
8 Everton 38 13 10 15 44 58 −14 49
9 Leicester City 38 12 11 15 56 60 −4 47
10 Newcastle United 38 12 8 18 39 47 −8 44
11 Crystal Palace 38 11 11 16 45 55 −10 44
12 Bournemouth 38 11 11 16 45 61 −16 44
13 West Ham United 38 10 12 16 48 68 −20 42
14 Watford 38 11 8 19 44 64 −20 41
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 9 13 16 34 54 −20 40
16 Huddersfield Town 38 9 10 19 28 58 −30 37
17 Southampton 38 7 15 16 37 56 −19 36
18 Swansea City  (R) 38 8 9 21 28 56 −28 33 Relegation to
EFL Championship
19 Stoke City  (R) 38 7 12 19 35 68 −33 33
20 West Bromwich Albion

 (R)

38 6 13 19 31 56 −25 31
Updated to games played on 13 May 2018
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Results by matchday

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H
Result
Position

Matches

On 14 June 2017, The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures were announced.

1 13 August 2017 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur Newcastle upon Tyne  
13:30 Stadium: St James' Park

EFL Cup

Main article: 2017–18 EFL Cup
Second Round August 2017 v  

FA Cup

Main article: 2017–18 FA Cup
Third Round January 2018 v  

Statistics

Appearances and goals

Last updated on 4 July 2017.
No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League EFL Cup FA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Flag of Netherlands GK Tim Krul 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Flag of Republic Ireland GK Rob Elliot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Flag of England GK Karl Darlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 Flag of England GK Freddie Woodman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Flag of Republic Ireland DF Ciaran Clark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Flag of Wales DF Paul Dummett 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Flag of Scotland DF Grant Hanley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Flag of England DF Jamaal Lascelles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Flag of Morocco DF Achraf Lazaar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Chancel Mbemba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Flag of France DF Massadio Haïdara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Flag of United States DF DeAndre Yedlin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Flag of Spain DF Jesús Gámez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of France DF Florian Lejeune 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
4 Flag of England MF Jack Colback 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Flag of Netherlands MF Siem de Jong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Flag of Scotland MF Matt Ritchie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Flag of England MF Jonjo Shelvey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Flag of England MF Isaac Hayden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Flag of Senegal MF Mohamed Diamé 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Flag of England MF Rolando Aarons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Flag of France MF Yoan Gouffran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Flag of Senegal MF Henri Saivet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Flag of Ghana MF Christian Atsu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
9 Flag of England FW Dwight Gayle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Flag of Spain FW Ayoze Pérez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Flag of France FW Emmanuel Rivière 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Flag of England FW Adam Armstrong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Flag of Republic Ireland FW Daryl Murphy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 Flag of Serbia FW Aleksandar Mitrović 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players sent out on loan this season
Flag of Belgium GK Matz Sels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who have made an appearance or had a squad number this season but have left the club

Captains

Accounts for all competitions. Last updated on 25 April 2017.
No. Pos. Name Starts

Cards

Accounts for all competitions. Last updated on 25 April 2017.
No. Pos. Name Yellow card.svg Red card.svg

Goals

Last updated on 25 April 2017.
Place Position Number Nation Name Premier League EFL Cup FA Cup Total
TOTALS 0 0 0 0

Clean sheets

Last updated on 22 June 2017.
Place Number Nation Name Matches
Played
Premier League EFL Cup FA Cup Total
1 1 Flag of Netherlands Tim Krul 0 0 0 0 0
21 Flag of Republic Ireland Rob Elliot 0 0 0 0 0
26 Flag of England Karl Darlow 0 0 0 0 0
41 Flag of England Freddie Woodman 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0 0
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League Two

Accrington Stanley · Barnet · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Chesterfield · Colchester United · Coventry City · Crawley Town · Crewe Alexandra · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Lincoln City · Luton Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Notts County · Port Vale · Stevenage · Swindon Town · Wycombe Wanderers · Yeovil Town ·

National League

AFC Fylde · Aldershot Town · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chester · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Ebbsfleet United · FC Halifax Town · Gateshead · Guiseley · Hartlepool United · Leyton Orient · Macclesfield Town · Maidenhead United · Maidstone United · Solihull Moors · Sutton United · Torquay United · Tranmere Rovers · Woking · Wrexham

National League North

AFC Telford United · Alfreton Town · Blyth Spartans · Boston United · Brackley Town · Bradford Park Avenue · Chorley · Curzon Ashton · Darlington · FC United of Manchester · Gainsborough Trinity · Harrogate Town · Kidderminster Harriers · Leamington · North Ferriby United · Nuneaton Town · Salford City · Southport · Spennymoor Town · Stockport County · Tamworth · York City

National League South

Bath City · Bognor Regis Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Eastbourne Borough · East Thurrock United · Gloucester City · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Oxford City · Poole Town · St Albans City · Truro City · Wealdstone · Welling United · Weston-super-Mare · Whitehawk

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