From jubilation to frustration: 10 of the best quotes from Newcastle fans on Sunday

Newcastle fans were in a buoyant mood before the match and stayed positive after their defeat.

Newcastle United's return to action for the first time after the takeover deal went through was dampened by a rampant Tottenham Hotspur side.

Fans were jubilant before kick-off and arrived at St. James' Park hours ahead of time to drink in the atmosphere.

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It looked to be the dream day too as the match got underway, Callum Wilson making the stadium erupt with a second-minute goal.

The fixture ended 3-2 as Spurs' prolific Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min did the damage, and Magpies' fans left home rather less ecstatic than at 4:30 pm.

Nonetheless, Sunday remained a landmark day in the football club's history. were at the ground to hear from fans.

Here are 10 of the best quotes from Newcastle fans on Sunday.

Before the game...

"The atmosphere here is absolutely fantastic. The generosity of the Geordies today has surpassed everything. What a day!" - Steve Hastie, volunteer with NUFC Fans Food Bank

"It's been a long time since I've seen St. James Park like this, probably since the Fairs Cup." - Mark, from Newcastle

"My message to fans around the world would be, see ya in a bit, we're the best team in the world, we've got the most money, see ya later." - Corrie, from Darlington

"I'm from Saudi Arabia, I came just to support Newcastle. I wasn't a Newcastle fan before but I will be forever now." - Newcastle fan from Saudi Arabia

"Welcome to the biggest club in the world." - A rowdy Newcastle fan passing by

“I feel brilliant. I hope it goes well for Amanda and the crew, we just want a better football club.” - Mark, from Newcastle

After the match...

"We were in the Gallowgate and we can tell nobody wanted him [Steve Bruce] here." - Tony, from Newcastle

"It was a great five minutes after we scored and then it was same old same old." - Dan, from Newcastle

"We want Brucey out, we want Brucey out." - A frustrated group of Newcastle fans after the final whistle

"It's still been a good day. It's been 15 years since the atmosphere at the stadium was like this. Scoring so soon, you must've hear the cheers all over Tyneside." - Dave, from Newcastle