Can you believe that it is 10 years today since our historic 4-4 draw with Arsenal?
On February 5, 2011 Newcastle United made Premier League history when we became the first side to go four goals down and still not lose the game.
Theo Walcott gave the Gunners the lead after just 30 seconds and a calamitous Toon side ended up going four down after just 26 minutes – with the in form Robin van Persie helping himself to a couple as well.
Some section of St James’ Park had seen enough by the time the second half came around and the game changed dramatically on the hour mark when Abou Diaby was sent off for throwing Joey Barton to the ground.
This inspired a fight back the likes of which we have never seen before, as two Barton penalties were sandwiched by a Leon Best finish to set up a grandstand finish with just seven minutes to go.
In the dying embers, the late Cheick Tiote volleyed home one of the best goals we have ever scored in our 128 year history to send what was left of the St James’ Park crowd into raptures.
An unforgettable day, with the celebrations that followed Tiote’s stunning volley all the more emotional following his tragic death. A warrior of a midfielder, a great professional and an incredibly hard worker who’s believed to have donated a big portion of his wage to those less fortunate back in Africa.
Can you remember where you were during this historic game?
Were you one of the unlucky ones who had written NUFC off in the first half, only to curse your luck rather than celebrate when that famous equaliser went in?!
Let us know where you were at that day!