'Love it if we beat them, love it' – 24 years on from Kevin Keegan's rant, how much can you remember about Newcastle's 1995/96 season?

Twenty four years ago this evening, Newcastle United manager Kevin Keegan made some TV history with his rage-fuelled rant at Manchester United's Alex Ferguson.

Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 5:00 pm
8 Apr 1996:  Terry McDermott and Kevin Keegan of Newcastle are a picture of despair after Blackburn's winning goal during the Blackburn v Newcastle Premier League Match played at Ewood Park in Blackburn. Mandatory Credit: Stu Forster/ALLSPORT
8 Apr 1996: Terry McDermott and Kevin Keegan of Newcastle are a picture of despair after Blackburn's winning goal during the Blackburn v Newcastle Premier League Match played at Ewood Park in Blackburn. Mandatory Credit: Stu Forster/ALLSPORT

“We’re still fighting for this title. He’s still got to go to Middlesbrough and get something. I tell you, I will love it if we beat them, love it!” he barked out to Richard Keys and Andy Gray following a hard-fought 1-0 win at Elland Road kept the Magpies in the hunt for the Premier League title.

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We all know things didn’t turn out the way Keegan hoped as the Red Devils, inspired by Eric Cantona and Peter Schmeichel, held on to claim the title.

It’s something fans who experienced the 1995/96 season have tried so hard to forget, but cannot, such was the impact of that fantastic ‘Entertainers’ side – the first great team of the Premier League era. But how much can you remember? Take our quiz below to find out...