Club Full name: Newcastle United Football Club
Other Club Names: The Magpies, The Toon, Toon Army, Geordies
Founded: 9 December 1892
Home Ground: St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne (capacity: 52,404)
Managing Director: Derek Llambias
Manager: Alan Pardew
Stats Of 2011–12 Premier League: Rank 5th
Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
The club was founded in 1892, by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End.
They have won four League Championship titles and six FA Cups, as well as the 1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup.
The club colours are black and white striped shirt with black shorts with claret and white trim, and black socks with white trim.