Pic Special: Newcastle 1 QPR 0

Newcastle fans and players alike got exactly what they wanted for Christmas on Saturday - three vital points against Queens Park Rangers.

Substitute Shola Ameobi played the role of Santa Clause, drilling home with nine minutes left to play at St. James' Park as United moved up to 14th in the Barclays Premier League table.

And it was the Magpies' defence who acted as Scrooge, refusing to let the R's forward line get a sniff of goal on a miserable December afternoon on Tyneside.

After freezing for 90 minutes by the side of the pitch, Ian Horrocks and Serena Taylor resembled a pair of snowmen - but the win warmed them up as they brought nufc.co.uk this gallery.

Arsenal - Family Area Tickets

Family Area tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Arsenal are on sale from £26 for adults & £12 for children.
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Watford Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Watford are now sale to members from £27 for adults & £13 for children.
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Season Tickets On Sale Now

Season Tickets for the Family Enclosure are available from just £365 for adults and £100 for juniors.
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Arsenal Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Arsenal are now on general sale from £36 for adults & £18 for children.
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Tailor-Made Hospitality

Seasonal hospitality packages are now on sale from £1,785 +VAT pp.

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New Change Kit Available Now

The new 2015/16 change kit is available online and in store now.
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Bet On The Magpies

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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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