Condition: 9/10 Superb. One tiny faint dot mark near the sponsor
Size: Adult's XXL
Chest Measurement: 48-50 Inches / 122-127 CM
Colour: Black & white stripes, blue trim
Seasons: 1995/1996 & 1996/1997
Official Adidas Newcastle United home football shirt from the 1995/96 season.
Condition of this original football jersey is 9/10 – Superb. One tiny faint dot mark near the sponsor (see photos).
Sir John Hall became the club's chairman in 1992, and replaced Ardiles with Keegan, who managed to save the team from relegation to the Third Division. Keegan was given more money for players, and he brought in Rob Lee, Paul Bracewell and Barry Venison and the club won the then First Division Championship at the end of the 1992–93 season, earning promotion to the then new Premier League.
At the end of the 1993–94 season, their first year back in the top flight they finished in third, their highest league finish since 1927. The attacking philosophy of Keegan led to the team being labelled "The Entertainers" by Sky Sports.
Keegan took Newcastle to two consecutive runners-up finishes in the league in 1995–96 and 1996–97, coming very close to winning the title in the former season. This success was in part due to the talent of players like David Ginola, Les Ferdinand and Alan Shearer, who was signed on 30 July 1996 for a then world record fee of £15 million.
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