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Yesterdays: Owls overcome the Magpies | January 1998

6 April 2017


Ahead of the Owls’ clash with Newcastle on Saturday, swfc.co.uk takes a look back at the Premier League meeting between the two sides in January 1998.

Wednesday went into the game 16th in the top flight with 23 points, while the visitors were five places and three points higher.

Paolo Di Canio gave the hosts a perfect start, scoring inside the first minute before Jon Dahl Tomasson levelled after 20 minutes.

Jon Newsome fired home the decisive goal after the break.

Watch action from the game above on the Owls’ YouTube channel.


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