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From Shamoon Hafez
Liverpool v Newcastle – a fixture which has witnessed lots of minutes that are iconic and bags of goals.
Both sides meet again at Anfield on Saturday (kick-off 12:30 BST) with all Liverpool top of the table having won their opening four matches, whereas Newcastle have improved after a bad start.
Use the list below to put these Liverpool v Newcastle Premier League games in order where you think is the most memorable.
Rank these six unforgettable Liverpool v Newcastle games from the Premier League age
Goalscorer: Andy Cole (3)
Kevin Keegan’s side, dubbed’The Entertainers’, played with their Premier League campaign in 1993-94 having won the Division One title the previous season.
Liverpool, to St James’ Park, came under Graeme Souness as one but were heavily beaten by Andy Cole’s first-half hat-trick in arctic conditions at the north east.
The first two aims of cole were so poacher’s efforts, stretching a leg ahead of Bruce Grobbelaar on both occasions while his third has been side-footed in by space that is similar to convert from six yards out.
Souness lost his job and was replaced by Roy Evans. Liverpool finished the season while the Magpies procured a third-place complete.
Goalscorers: Robbie Fowler (2), Stan Collymore (2); Les Ferdinand, David Ginola, Faustino Asprilla
Them’s greatest League game all? The ebb and flow of a highly dramatic contest played with a pitch before a Anfield crowd.
Reds legend Robbie Fowler led in at the back post for its opener, while Newcastle equalised since Les Ferdinand’s shooter squirmed via David James’ palms .
Fowler equalised in the second half with a gorgeous outside-of-the-foot finish, although frenchman David Ginola coolly slotted in to 2-1 and conducted through on goal.
Faustino Asprilla stroked before Stan Collymore converted in the trunk in Jason McAteer’s low cross for 3-3 in as James flew out of his goal to put Newcastle in again Together with the Liverpool players searching for an offside flag.
With time running out and John Barnes and Ian Rush the ball was squeezed broad for Collymore out to smash home the winner in injury time.
Martin Tyler’s memorable, humorous comment on Sky Sports reached a crescendo:”Barnes, Rush, Barnes, still John Barnes, Collymore… CLOSING INNNNNNN, Liverpool lead to stoppage time! Kevin Keegan slides his head, he’s devastated.”
Fans went from the stands, even while their frontman Keegan slumped over the advertising hoardings realizing the name was slipping away.
Goalscorers: Steve McManaman, Patrik Berger, Robbie Fowler (two ); Keith Gillespie, Faustino Asprilla, Warren Barton
Unexpectedly, the following season saw another match that was 4-3 is shared by these 2 sides at Anfield and it turned out to be a similar feeling for Newcastle, who had Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish in charge after Keegan had stopped in January 1997.
The Anfield surface was much better and the opener of Steve McManaman was so excellent, curling at a finish from the edge of the area.
Patrik Berger made it 2-0 after Fowler’s shot ricocheted off the pole, while the Englishman stabbed home the next before the reluctant Shaka Hislop – before half-time.
Newcastle came out shooting in the second period – Keith Gillespie pulling on one back in the edge of the box using a James howler with 19 minutes remaining.
James went walkabout once again, letting Asprilla to lob in a brilliant ending on 87 minutes and Warren Barton thought he’d earned a point a minute later after he poked into 3-3.
But Newcastle’s joy was short-lived as Fowler jumped to meet the cross of Stig Inge Bjornebye as the Magpies finished second to Manchester United in the match and even plant a header into the corner. Again.
Goalscorers: David Edgar; Steven Gerrard (two ), Sami Hyypia, Ryan Babel, Xabi Alonso
Rafael Benitez’s title-chasing side thumped Joe Kinnear’s guys 5-1 – before turning provided for the towering header from a corner of Hyypia, Gerrard smacking from this post in the opener.
Newcastle pulled back during David Edgar’s header at the near post before half-time, but Babel scrambled in while Alonso inserted the fifth.
The outcome lacked the location of Liverpool at the peak of the table and 11 pulls cost them eventually losing the name by four factors to Manchester United, although they lost twice during the 2008-09 year.
Goalscorers: Kevin Nolan, Joey Barton, Andy Carroll
When Alan Pardew was appointed Newcastle manager on a year agreement to replace Chris Hughton Magpies fans might have hoped for a better beginning.
Kevin Nolan lashed home the opener until the equaliser of Dirk Kuyt for a Liverpool side featuring David Ngog, Paul Konchesky and Sotirios Kyrgiakos.
Joey Barton nipped in to poke home the second, while Andy Carroll smacked at a minimal 25-yarder in injury time.
Roy Hodgson had been sacked to be replaced by Dalglish and was left rubbing his face.
Goalscorers: Daniel Agger, Jordan Henderson (2), Daniel Sturridge (two ), Fabio Borini
The following Newcastle thrashing in Liverpool’s hands at St James’ Park, this 6-0 defeat their largest .
This was Liverpool’s first game since striker Luis Suarez has been given a hefty 10-game ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic, but they did not overlook the Uruguayan.
January signing Philippe Coutinho was strong, crossing for Danish defender Daniel Agger to go in the opener and a fine team move was finished off by Jordan Henderson.
It got worse for the hosts in the second half of Daniel Sturridge slotting home from the pass of Coutinho and the Englishman rolling from the fourth from close variety.
Fabio Borini came from the bench to score the fifth from the cut-back of Stewart Downing and Henderson curly in a.
Liverpool finished seventh in Brendan Rodgers’ first season in charge, although Newcastle ended in place, five points clear of the relegation zone.
The real classic involving the sides came in December 1909 when they shared with an 11-goal thriller, the Reds coming from 5-2 down at half-time to win.
In January 1934 the fixture again watched 11 goals, yet their opponents 9-2 was pummelled by this time Newcastle – that the maximum Liverpool have surrendered in a top-flight match.
The season was a memorable one for Newcastle, claiming the FA Cup, plus they beat Liverpool 4-2 at Anfield in November, aided by the hat-trick of George Robledo.
In September 1987, Steve Nicol netted a hat-trick as Liverpool ran out 4-1 winners at St James’ Park in one of many brilliant performances out of a side – featuring John Barnes and Peter Beardsley – which could continue to win the league title in some style.