It’s been a notable 12 months of change for Newcastle United in 2022, with the Magpies already reaping the rewards of PIF’s ownership and the subsequent appointment of manager Eddie Howe.
After the doom and gloom which surrounded Mike Ashley’s ill-fated regime – and the dour stint with Steve Bruce at the helm – the Tynesiders are now looking towards life in the Champions League, rather than merely fearing a return to the Championship.
Having gone on to finish well clear of relegation last term, the Magpies are now firmly in the mix for a top-four berth, with Howe having done a remarkable job in reviving a club which appeared to be going nowhere fast prior to his arrival 13 months ago.
While there will be much to anticipate in the New Year – including potential new additions and a push for European qualification – it is time to reflect on what has been a truly remarkable 2022 for the Premier League high-flyers.
With that in mind, why not have a crack at Football FanCast‘s bumper Newcastle quiz of the year – we bet you can’t get 100%…