Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    Sikora (in) - Bruggink (out) (Heerenveen)
  • Goal
    Bruggink (Heerenveen) scores from the penalty spot.
    An emphatic finish to give Heerenveen a glimmer of hope to overturn a three goal deficit.
  • Substitution
    Taylor (in) - Andy O'Brien (out) (Newcastle)
    Graeme Souness seeks to freshen up his defence with a healthy lead to be retained in the closing stages of the game.
  • Substitution
    Seip (in) - Breuer (out) (Heerenveen)
    The scorer of the own goal in the first half is replaced after a torrid evening.
  • Substitution
    Samaras (in) - Huntelaar (out) (Heerenveen)
    Huntelaar is replaced by the Greek striker having battled manfully in attack for his team.
  • Substitution
    Milner (in) - Shearer (out) (Newcastle)
    The Newcastle captain has led the line well for his team, scoring a goal and constantly causing problems in the Heerenveen defence. The crowd give him a fine ovation as he is replaced by the former Leeds United FC youngster.
  • Substitution
    Jenas (in) - Dyer (out) (Newcastle)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Newcastle get the second half started playing in their famous black and white strip.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Goal
    Shearer (Newcastle) scores!
    A powerful strike from Shearer makes it 2-0 - a three-goal lead in the tie. Vanderbussche gets his right hand to the shot but cannot prevent it from finding the bottom corner of the net.
  • Goal
    Breuer (Heerenveen) scores an own goal.
    A fine run by Laurent Robert down the left flank ends with a whipped ball across the area which the defender turns into his own net.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Heerenveen get the game under way playing in their blue and orange strip.


  • Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution