They beat Partizan Belgrade 1–0 away from home, but then lost 1–0 at St James' Park and were eliminated via the penalty shootout. This season saw the club reach the semi-finals of the 2003–04 UEFA Cup. 2003/2004: … Champions League Qual. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Many fans were left disgruntled that United did not make it into the Champions League. This season saw the club reach the semi-finals of the 2003–04 UEFA Cup. In the league, the team were unable to repeat the success of the previous two seasons as Liverpool pipped them to the fourth Champions League spot in the last week of the season. During the 2003–04 season, Newcastle United participated in the FA Premier League. Newcastle had finished the 2002–03 season third in the Premier League, entering the qualification rounds for the Champions League. Newcastle reached the semi finals of the UEFA Cup, defeating Breda, Basel, Vålerenga, Mallorca and PSV  in the competition. Newcastle failed to win until October in the league and ended the season by winning only one of their last seven league games. During the 2003–04 season, Newcastle United participated in the FA Premier League. Newcastle were knocked out by Olympique Marseille in the semi-finals 2–0 on aggregate.. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Newcastle finished 5th in the Premiership at the end of the season, which ensured qualification for the UEFA Cup once again for the 2004-05 season.  This defeat dropped Newcastle into the first round of the UEFA Cup. However, Newcastle did not qualify for the Champions League. Newcastle were able to nip in ahead of Aston Villa and Charlton Athletic to take fifth place and qualify for the UEFA Cup. The team kit for the 2003–04 season was produced by Adidas and the main shirt sponsor was Northern Rock. Newcastle United » Fixtures & Results 2003/2004. The club's away form was a major Achilles heel, with the club registering only 2 away wins (at Middlesbrough and Fulham in the space of 4 days) and a staggering 12 away draws. The club could have finished higher if they hadn't started and ended the season with terrible runs. Since Manchester United qualified for the Champions League, their place in the UEFA Cup as, http://www.statto.com/football/stats/europe/uefa-cup/2003-2004/results/2003-10, http://www.statto.com/football/stats/europe/uefa-cup/2003-2004/results/2003-11, http://www.statto.com/football/stats/europe/uefa-cup/2003-2004/results/2004-03, http://www.statto.com/football/stats/europe/uefa-cup/2003-2004/results/2004-04, http://www.statto.com/football/stats/europe/uefa-cup/2003-2004/results/2004-05, http://www.11v11.com/teams/newcastle-united/tab/players/season/2004, FootballSquads - Newcastle United - 2003/04, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2003–04_Newcastle_United_F.C._season&oldid=982999856, Articles with dead external links from June 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description with empty Wikidata description, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 17:16.