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Newcastle United
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Ever on the edge of supremacy or mediocrity with very little in-between, Newcastle United is a club of big personalities, and even more towering legends, making them the perfect subject of Starting 11's football trivia quizzes. Take on the toughest Newcastle quiz the footballing trivia world has to offer, featuring legends such as Alan Shearer to modern strikers such as the exorbitant Joelinton. Study the lineup. The number below each shirt indicates how many letters there are in that player's name. Just like any striker attempting to beat Alan Shearer's record for most goals in the least amount of time, you're against the clock - so get going - the Newcastle football quiz awaits!

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Newcastle United Football Club represents Newcastle upon Tyne in England's top tier domestic football league- the Premier League. Founded in 1892, Newcastle host their home matches at St. James' Park. Newcastle has been a member of the Premier League for all but three years of the competition's history, and have never dropped below English football's second tier since joining the Football League in 1893.

Newcastle can boast a trophy haul of 4 league titles, 6 FA Cups and a Charity Shield, as well as the an Inter- Cities Fairs Cup and the UEFA Intertoto Cup, making them the ninth most successful footballing club in England in terms of trophies won.

Suffering relegation in 2009, and in 2016, Newcastle has always rebounded back into the Premier League at the first time of asking as Championship winners. Newcastle maintain a fierce, long-standing rivalry with cross-river rivals Sunderland, with whom they contest the Tyne–Wear derby for supremacy of the northeast of England.. The club's iconic traditional colours are black and white striped shirts, black shorts and black socks. Modern Newcastle is best known for Kevin Keegan's great 1993–94 season side, which stormed out of the Championship to finish third in the remier League. Known as "The Entertainers", Kevin Keegan's Newcastle to go on and claim riunners-up in successive seasons, best defined by what is known as the greatest Premier League match in history – a 4-3 game against Liverpool at Anfield. The attacking talent of players like David Ginola, Les Ferdinand and Alan Shearer, while legendary today, were not enough to bring Newcastle fans the silverware they crave, and today, remains a distant memory...

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Select a fixture from the game menu to bring up a starting 11 lineup. Read the match details and when ready, hit 'play now'.

Study the lineup. The number below each shirt indicates how many letters there are in that player's name. You're against the clock so get going!

Think you know one of the mystery players? Enter your guess in the box provided below each shirt. See a tick? Boom, you've got it! See a cross? Guess again!

Struggling to get a player? Click the player you're having trouble with and hit the 'hint' button to get a letter to help you along. You only have 3 hints so use them wisely...

Really can't think of any more? Hit 'give up' and we'll show you the player's you missed. Don't beat yourself up, we can't all remember that South American they had on loan for three games...

Think your score is unbeatable? Hit the 'challenge' button to share the game with a friend. Let's see who comes out on top!