He's the talk of the Toon - Kevin Keegan makes his shock return as Newcastle manager
The news transformed the downbeat mood of the club's passionate supporters
Fans are in seventh heaven and snap up 20,000 tickets in three hours before the FA Cup game against Stoke
Supporters honked their horns and hailed the second coming as Newcastle boss of the man dubbed the 'Geordie Messiah'
Keegan was announced as manager at 1630 GMT on Wednesday. Within hours, 'King Kev' was back in town
New shirts celebrate Keegan's arrival with the number he wore as a player - he takes charge against Bolton on Saturday
Some of the so-called 'Geordie Nation' were dancing in the streets on hearing Keegan, 56, was back at St James' Park
Keegan delighted the faithful as he sat in the stands flanked by club owner Mike Ashley and chairman Chris Mort
Keegan soaks up the applause after the 4-1 win over Stoke. It's Arsenal away in round four...
Keegan goes straight to work on Thursday as he arrives at the club's Longbenton training ground
"There is some unfinished business here," said Keegan after his first day back in charge