Champions League



Newcastle qualified for the Champions League by finishing runner-up to Manchester United in the Premier Division in 1996/97.

2nd Qualifying Round
1st Leg Wed Aug 13 Croatia Zagreb  Home Won 2-1
2nd Leg Wed Aug 27 Croatia Zagreb Away Drew 2-2
Won 4-3 on aggregate.
Champions League Group Stage
Group C Wed Sep 17 Barcelona (Spain) Home Won 3-2
Group C Wed Oct 1 Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) Away Drew 2-2
Group C Wed Oct 22 PSV Eindhoven (Holland) Away Lost 0-1
Group C Wed Nov 5 PSV Eindhoven Home Lost 0-2
Group C Wed Nov 26 Barcelona Away Lost 0-1
Group C Wed Dec 10 Dynamo Kiev Home Won 2-0
Newcastle finished third in the Group and were eliminated from Europe. Full Group results and table.