Newcastle's superb season concluded on a disappointing note with defeat at Everton as the Magpies' hopes of a top-four finish came to an end with a 3-1 defeat.
The Toffees opened the scoring in the 16th minute. Marouane Fellaini teed-up Steven Pienaar, whose strike from outside the box took a deflection off Magpies defender Mike Williamson and looped in.
Everton kept pushing forward and just before the half-hour they did double their advantage through their in-form marksman Nikica Jelavic.
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