Enjoy these phot memories from Leeds United 3-0 win at St James's Park on Boxing Day in 1998. PIC: Bruce Rollinson
Enjoy these phot memories from Leeds United 3-0 win at St James's Park on Boxing Day in 1998. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

The day Leeds United raided the Magpies nest

It was a result which left Leeds United the talk of the Toon.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 23rd January 2021, 12:08 pm

The Whites made it a bleak mid-winter for Newcastle United on Tyneside back in December 1998. They romped to a 3-0 win at St James's Park on Boxing Day thanks to goals from Lee Bowyer, Harry Kewell and Jimmy Hasselbaink. "Do you know what? Leeds United could be outsiders for the Championship," proclaimed the TV commentator. His predication was slightly off centre as the Whites finished in fourth place on 67 points behind Chelsea, Arsenal and title winners Manchester United. Enjoy these photos from a game to remember. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time

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