Fifteen. Yes, 15 games unbeaten now for Eddie Howe and Newcastle.
In this famous club’s 130-year history they had never gone 15 consecutive games without defeat in the top-flight until now.
For Howe himself, a personal record as the first English manager to go 15 games unbeaten in the Premier League this century.
Eddie Howe’s Newcastle are now unbeaten in 15 Premier League games this season
Crystal Palace lost Wilfried Zaha to injury in the second half at Selhurst Park on Saturday
The man who spent 15 months without a job after getting relegated with Bournemouth in 2020, now on the march towards European adventures with Newcastle.
And thus just 15 months after the Saudi takeover, it is the six points that Newcastle are clear from fifth place that is perhaps the number…