Pic Special: Newcastle 2 Birmingham 1

The main incidents occured towards the end of the first half, but there was plenty to talk about after Newcastle beat Birmingham on Saturday.

Those three points mathematically ensured United's top flight status in their first season back in the Barclays Premier League, but Alex McLeish's Blues remain in the relegation mix.

Shola Ameobi put The Magpies ahead from the penalty spot after Liam Ridgewell was sent off for handball on the goal-line, then Steven Taylor headed home a second.

Former Newcastle midfielder Lee Bowyer pulled one back on the stroke of the interval, but Alan Pardew's side would have won by a far bigger margin had Birmingham keeper Ben Foster not pulled off a strong of fine saves. Barry Pells brings us this gallery.

Cardiff Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Cardiff City are on sale online from £30 for adults & £10 for children.

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Swansea Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Swansea City are on general sale from £20 for adults & £5 for children.

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Sale Now On

Our End of Season Clearout is now on. Click on the image and start saving now! 
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3 for £20 Adult T-Shirts

Adult T-shirts - £14.99 each or 3 for just £20 - a saving of £24.97!
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Personalised Gifts from MYNUFC.co.uk

From mugs and coasters to mouse mats and keyrings we have something for everyone in our personalised gifts.
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Score Twice Half Price

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Download The Official BB App

The Official Newcastle United BlackBerry App is now available to download FREE from BlackBerry App World.
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