Back again with some teasers around NUFC and our upcoming opponents – Saturday sees us travel to Aston Villa, so how well do you know them and us?

Answers in The Special again on match day, if you don’t subscribe it is free and well worth it, dropping in your inbox every match day.


  1. Who was the last manager to win a domestic trophy with Aston Villa?
  1. Peter Withe left Newcastle and went on to be a Villa hero in the European Cup, having previously been at Forest, but how much did Withe cost in the sale to Villa?
  1. In the Premier League three players have scored league hat-tricks in games between Villa and Newcastle. Can you name all three?
  1. The last time Newcastle beat Villa in the Premier League, who were the two managers?
  1. Chris Nicholl had an eventful game in 1976, between Villa and Leicester. What happened?
  1. For which club did James Milner make more league appearances – Newcastle or Villa?
  1. Newcastle have played Villa once in the FA Cup Final, where was it played?
  1. As Newcastle were relegated at Villa Park in 2009, which Toon player was sent off in the dying seconds?
  1. Andy Cole overtook which players record when scoring goal number 40 of the season against Villa in 94?
  1. George Ramsey was the first secretary and manager of Aston Villa taking them to six league titles and six FA Cups, how many league titles and FA Cups have they won since he left in 1926?


STEPHEN ORD – @smord84