Hundreds of fans missed the final two goals at St James' Park this season after a campaign encouraged them to walk out in protest at the club's management.
Newcastle were 1-0 up against Cardiff after 69 minutes, when many left the ground, but the majority did stay to see their side win 3-0.
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