January 21st 1996 Played Points
1. Newcastle United 23 54
2. Manchester United 23 42
May 5th 1996
1. Manchester United 38 82
2. Newcastle United 38 78
St James' Park has been a happy hunting ground for United over the years. In fact, the Reds are unbeaten in the last seven trips to Newcastle, winning six and drawing once; you have to go all the way back to September 2001 to find a defeat.
Of course, one of United’s greatest victories on Tyneside came during the 1995/96 season, when Eric Cantona's strike sealed a famous win that helped overturn the Magpies’ 12-point lead at the top of the table. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side went on to lift the title and the FA Cup, becoming the first ever English team to win two domestic doubles.
Ahead of Tuesday's clash with the Toon, we've compiled some of the stand-out moments from that truly remarkable 95/96 campaign in an exclusive ManUtd.com video. So sit back, relax and enjoy...