Newcastle United BACK in Europe – 25 years on from the Magpies' continental return with a five-goal show at Royal Antwerp

Buses to Belgium, 5000+ Geordies in Antwerp, a goal within a minute, five goals and a Rob Lee hat-trick.

Friday, 13th September 2019, 12:06 pm
13 SEP 1994: ROBERT LEE SCORES THE SECOND GOAL FOR NEWCASTLE DURING THE ROYAL ANTWERP FC V NEWCASTLE UTD, UEFA CUP FIRST ROUND MATCH AT ANTWERP STADIUM IN BELGIUM. Mandatory Credit: Ben Radford/ALLSPORT

It’s 25 years to the day Newcastle United returned to Europe after a 17-year exile with a 5-0 win at Royal Antwerp thanks to Lee’s treble and goals from Scott Sellers and Steve Watson.

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Here we take a look at that famous night – relive it with footage, images and quotes from the time. Scroll down and see below for a bit of romantic nostalgia.