The club, which has been on a terrific run this season, has been rewarded for their efforts by qualifying for the European Cup next season.
Newcastle last finished in the top four in May 2002, under Sir Bobby Robson. And it has been 11 years since they last qualified for Europe, coming fifth in 2012 under Alan Pardew.
It caps off a stunning comeback after Mike Ashley sold out to the Saudi PIF and Amanda Staveley’s consortium in October 2021.
Steve Bruce’s team was 19th in the league after seven games, with only three points.
Eddie Howe has constructed a top-four team in 19 months, which is incredible. It is a fantastic feat.
League winners Manchester City and Arsenal have already qualified for the competition. Manchester United and Liverpool are vying for the final position in the competition.
On Thursday, Manchester United will play Chelsea. United will qualify for the Champions League next season with a win or a draw.