All smiles for the Geordie boys!
If you're a Geordie right now you'll probably have a smile stretching from ear to ear.
It's been a long wait but finally we can all stop talking about December 15.
Make no mistake United were full value for three points today and it could have been a better scoreline, but we'll take this gratefully with both hands.
Mike Ashley and Chris Mort were both delighted and KK's reaction said it all on the final whistle.
We've all had doubts about this season and while nobody is getting carried away with Newcastle still in danger in the Premier League, this could be the launchpad for success under KK.
An early goal from Mark Viduka, some great attacking movement and dogged defending and then a Michael Owen strike from Geremi's free-kick to wrap this all up.
Joey Barton was also pretty solid but this was a team performance.
The negativity that has been surrounding Newcastle United evaporated into the Tyneside skies this evening.
On a freezing afternoon that included rain and snow at St James's Park, clear skies afterwards set up an evening of celebration for the Toon Army.
It's been a long wait but forget all of your troubles because the party started at around 4:45pm on Saturday.