Newcastle 0-1 Cambridge United: Joe Ironside seals famous victory

Newcastle 0-1 Cambridge United: Joe Ironside seals famous victory for League One side as they stun Eddie Howe’s men in front of a sold-out St James’ Park to deliver Kieran Trippier a debut to forget

  • Newcastle United fans sold out their FA Cup third-round tie against League One Cambridge United 
  • The hosts wasted a number of decent first-half openings, with Jacob Murphy missing a number of chances 
  • Cambridge grabbed the decisive goal in the second half when Joe Ironside swivelled to fire home 
  • It made for a debut to forget for Kieran Trippier following his £12million move from Atletico Madrid  

Cambridge United produced an upset for the ages as they stunned a sold-out St James’ Park by beating Newcastle in the FA Cup third round.

Joe Ironside grabbed the only goal of the game as he swivelled inside the six-yard box to steer home a loose ball in the second half.  

It made for a debut to forget for Kieran Trippier, who was making his first appearance for th club since his £12million move from Atletico Madrid. 


Cambridge United players celebrate after Joe Ironside’s goal puts them in front against Newcaslte at St James’ Park 

The Cambridge United No 9 scuffed home the loose ball inside the Newcastle United box in the second half

Ironside looks to the 5,000 travelling fans inside St James’ Park as he celebrates putting the League One side in front 

Jacon Murphy was guilty of missing Newcastle’s best chances in the first half, and also saw one ruled out by the linesman

Newcastle debutant Kieran Trippier tries to deliver words of encouragement to his new team-mates after falling behind

Allan Saint-Maximin attempts tries his luck from the edge of the area in the second-half, but cannot find the target

Triipier takes charge of a dead-ball situation in front of goal but can only drive the ball into the Cambridge United wall

Eddie Howe speaks to his assistant Jason Tindall as they watch their side struggle against the side two divisions below them

Newcastle chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan (second left) was alongside Amanda Staveley to watch the FA Cup third round tie 

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