But the three points was far from the main talking point, with referee Keith Stroud taking centre stage at St James's Park. Relive the action below...
WATCH: Highlights of Newcastle's play-off place sealing Burton victory '“ and THAT Keith Stroud penalty call
Newcastle United's 1-0 win over Burton last night not only saw them return to the top of the Championship, but it also ensured they could finish no lower than sixth, sealing at least a play-off spot in the process.
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