6,000 fans turn out to watch Newcastle legends play

Famous players took to the pitch once more on Tyneside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Newcastle's famous footballers were back on Tyneside as they took to the field for a special match celebrating the 20th anniversary of the famous 5-0 win against Manchester United in 1996.

Peter Beardsley was among the players for Newcastle Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Shearer scored for the home side Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Alan Shearer played and scored for the home side as they took on the Manchester United Select XI at Kingston Park.

He was joined by the likes of Peter Beardsley, Les Ferdinand and Faustino Asprilla. Six thousand fans turned up for the two all draw.

All money raised from the charity match is going to the Alan Shearer Foundation.