15 Jan: Dalglish's first game. Alan Shearer scores 100th-minute winner in 2-1 home victory in FA Cup third round replay against Charlton. "It's nice to be back. It's better than working,"Dalglish says.
18 Jan: Dalglish's first Premiership game, away at Southampton, ends 2-2 after Newcastle lose two-goal lead in final three minutes.
25 Jan: Knocked out of FA Cup by Nottingham Forest.
6 Feb: Paul Kitson sold to West Ham for pounds 2.5m.
24 Feb: pounds 1.5m bid for Crewe's Danny Murphy rejected.
1 March: Newcastle's first Premiership defeat since Dalglish's arrival, at home game to Southampton.
4 March: Monaco beat Newcastle 1-0 in Uefa Cup quarter-finals.
18 March: Monaco win return leg 3-0.
6 May: Newcastle held 0-0 by West Ham while Manchester United take the Premiership title by drawing 3-3 against Middlesbrough.
8 May: Jon Dahl Tomasson signs. Newcastle spoil party at Old Trafford as champions are held 0-0.
11 May: Newcastle beat Forest 5-0 at StJames' to finish second and claim a place in European Champions' League qualifying.
29 May: Shay Given signs from Blackburn for pounds 1.5m.
4 June: Lee Clark sold to Sunderland for pounds 2.5m
1 July: Robbie Elliott sold to Bolton for pounds 3.2m
11 July: Temuri Ketsbaia arrives from AEK Athens on free transfer.
15 July: David Ginola sold to Tottenham for pounds 2.6 m
18 July: Stuart Pearce joins free from Forest.
25 July: Alessandro Pistone signed for pounds 4.3m from Internazionale.
26 July: Alan Shearer carried off at Goodison Park with severe ankle ligament damage in pre-season tournament.
9 Aug: Faustino Asprilla scores twice in first game of 1997-98 season in 2-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday.
14 Aug: John Barnes signs on free transfer from Liverpool.
15 Aug: Ian Rush signs on free transfer from Leeds.
20 Aug: Peter Beardsley sold to Bolton Wanderers for pounds 300,000.
17 Sept: Newcastle beat Barcelona 3-2 in Champions' League debut. Asprilla scores a hat-trick.
1 Oct: Come back from 2-0 down to draw at Dynamo Kiev.
22 Oct: Newcastle lose 1-0 at PSV Eindhoven.
5 Nov: Lose at home to PSV at St.James' Park and are all but out of European Cup.
26 Nov: 7,000 follow Newcastle to Barcelona to see 1-0 defeat. Players jeered off Nou Camp for failing to acknowledge travelling Toon Army.
10 Dec: Dynamo Kiev are beaten 2-0 at St James Park in last Champions' League match.
21 Dec: Manchester United win 1-0 at St James' Park. Former Magpie Andy Cole heads the winner.
28 Dec: Lose 2-1 to Liverpool, following defeat at Derby.
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