Mark McGhee

Date of birth20 May 1957
Place of birthGlasgow
NationalityScottish
PositionForward

Moved to Aberdeen in March 1979 and returned to Newcastle United via Celtic in August 1989. A very skilful striker, Mark had two spells on Tyneside. After an initial difficult spell as a raw youngster, he returned from Aberdeen - having been under the wing of Sir Alex Ferguson - as the finished lethal product.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Newcastle United 01 Dec 1977 01 Aug 1989
Newcastle United 01 Aug 1989 01 May 1991

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1977-78 Newcastle United League Division One 17
1
3
1978-79 Newcastle United FA Cup
1
1978-79 Newcastle United League Cup
1
1978-79 Newcastle United League Division Two 4
6
2
1989-90 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
5
1989-90 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two 46
19
1989-90 Newcastle United League Division Two Play-Offs 2
1990-91 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
1990-91 Newcastle United League Division Two 17
4
5
1990-91 Newcastle United Rumbelows League Cup 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
02 Jan 1978 Leeds United v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
14 Jan 1978 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 2-4 League Division One
21 Jan 1978 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1978 Newcastle United v Wrexham D 2-2 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1978 Wrexham v Newcastle United L 4-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
04 Mar 1978 Derby County v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1978 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
24 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Everton L 0-2 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Bristol City v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1978 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers L 0-3 League Division One
26 Apr 1978 Newcastle United v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1978 Watford v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1978 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division Two
16 Sep 1978 Wrexham v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Sep 1978 Newcastle United v Orient D 0-0 League Division Two
30 Sep 1978 Notts County v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
07 Oct 1978 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division Two
28 Oct 1978 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division Two
11 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Millwall W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Nov 1978 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
22 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Cambridge United W 1-0 League Division Two
25 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Jan 1979 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
19 Aug 1989 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 5-2 League Division Two
26 Aug 1989 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division Two
02 Sep 1989 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Sep 1989 AFC Bournemouth v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
13 Sep 1989 Oxford United v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
16 Sep 1989 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1989 Reading v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Sep 1989 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
27 Sep 1989 Newcastle United v Watford W 2-1 League Division Two
30 Sep 1989 Hull City v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division Two
04 Oct 1989 Newcastle United v Reading W 4-0
Agg: 5-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
07 Oct 1989 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
14 Oct 1989 Newcastle United v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Oct 1989 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
21 Oct 1989 Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division Two
25 Oct 1989 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1989 Newcastle United v Port Vale D 2-2 League Division Two
01 Nov 1989 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United W 1-5 League Division Two
04 Nov 1989 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
11 Nov 1989 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Nov 1989 Barnsley v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Nov 1989 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division Two
02 Dec 1989 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
09 Dec 1989 Newcastle United v Oxford United L 2-3 League Division Two
26 Dec 1989 Stoke City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
30 Dec 1989 Swindon Town v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Jan 1990 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-4 League Division Two
06 Jan 1990 Hull City v Newcastle United W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1990 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 5-4 League Division Two
20 Jan 1990 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Jan 1990 Reading v Newcastle United D 3-3 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1990 Newcastle United v Reading W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
04 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division Two
10 Feb 1990 Portsmouth v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 2-3 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1990 Sheffield United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth W 3-0 League Division Two
03 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 4-1 League Division Two
07 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
10 Mar 1990 Watford v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
17 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division Two
21 Mar 1990 Bradford City v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division Two
24 Mar 1990 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1990 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Plymouth Argyle W 3-1 League Division Two
07 Apr 1990 Port Vale v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
11 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division Two
14 Apr 1990 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division Two
21 Apr 1990 Plymouth Argyle v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v Swindon Town D 0-0 League Division Two
28 Apr 1990 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division Two
05 May 1990 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Division Two
13 May 1990 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
16 May 1990 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 0-2
Agg: 0-2
League Division Two Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
01 Sep 1990 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
08 Sep 1990 Newcastle United v Millwall L 1-2 League Division Two
15 Sep 1990 Port Vale v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
18 Sep 1990 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division Two
22 Sep 1990 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Sep 1990 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1990 Bristol City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
03 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division Two
10 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0
Agg: 1-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Oct 1990 Oxford United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
24 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic L 1-3 League Division Two
27 Oct 1990 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Nov 1990 Hull City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
10 Nov 1990 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
13 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 FA Cup 4th round
18 Feb 1991 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United L 3-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
23 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division Two
27 Feb 1991 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division Two
02 Mar 1991 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Mar 1991 Watford v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
16 Mar 1991 Newcastle United v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Mar 1991 Portsmouth v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1991 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers L 0-2 League Division Two
06 Apr 1991 Notts County v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1980-81 Scotland UEFA Under-21 1
1982-83 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
1
1983-84 Scotland British Home Championship 1
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
18 Nov 1980 Scotland v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group
12 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
16 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-3 International Friendly
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 2-0 British Home Championship
26 May 1984 Scotland v England D 1-1 British Home Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.