WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 NEWCASTLE UNITED 2

Newcastle's Demba Ba celebrates after he scored his team's first goal.
Newcastle's Demba Ba celebrates after he scored his team's first goal.
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RECORDS are there to be broken.

And it wasn’t just those of the Met Office that were falling on Saturday.

On an unseasonably warm October’s afternoon, Wolverhampton Wanderers’s long home unbeaten run against Newcastle United ended.

On recent evidence, a few more records could bite the dust this season.

Newcastle travelled to Molineux on Saturday looking for their first top-flight win at the stadium since September 1958.

Wolves won the league that season, while United were a renowned cup-winning team. It was that long ago.

And the bookmakers, despite the club’s unbeaten start to the season, didn’t fancy their chances of ending that long run.

Yet Alan Pardew’s side left a sun-baked Black Country with another three points.

Read Miles Starforth’s full match report in today’s Sportmail.