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Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers, 30 April 1898

Score 4-0 to Newcastle United
Competition Test Match
Venue St James Park
Attendance 13,324
Promotion was gained owing to a controversial drawn game between Stoke and Burnley which ended in a 0-0 score line. It was reputed that there wasn't a shot on target throughout the match and both sides would have been promoted if the result had stood.

4 Newcastle United

Goals:

Tommy Ghee G
Johnny Harvey G
James Jackson G
Johnny Campbell G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Charlie Watts
Right back Billy Lindsay
Right half Tommy Ghee
Centre half Jack Ostler
Centre half Andy Aitken
Outside left Willie Wardrope
Centre forward Johnny Campbell
Inside right Johnny Harvey
Inside left James Stott
Inside left William Smith
Full back/ Wing half James Jackson

Starting lineup:

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