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Entries Tagged as 'Charity'

Sunderland Owner Ellis Short Challenges Mike Ashley

August 25th, 2014 · 15 Comments

In the ALS ice bucket challenge, Sunderland AFC owner Ellis Short has challenged Newcastle owner Mike Ashley, manager Alan Pardew and Jack Colback, the former Sunderland player. Now the big question is whether we will ever see the reclusive Mike Ashley take this challenge on video for charity? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpt0jvRtjOk You can follow us on our […]

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Tags: Charity · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Other News

Remembering The Great Sir Bobby Robson

July 31st, 2014 · 118 Comments

It is five years today that the former Ipswich Town, Newcastle United and England manager Sir Bobby Robson sadly passed away, after losing his long fight with cancer. John Carver and Bobby Robson while at Newcastle

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Tags: Charity · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Star Stands Tall For Newcastle United Foundation

November 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mike Williamson has been a bit of a revelation this season, since he forced his way back into the first team line-up at Everton, Mike has played all the games and he’s been in very good form, and has formed a very good partnership in central defense with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. Great shot of Mike Williamson […]

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Tags: Charity · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Newcastle United Foundation · Other News

A Tribute To Gary Speed

November 15th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Gary Speed died tragically on November 27th, 2011 at the young age of 42, and the two year anniversary of his passing will be coming up in a couple of weeks. This is the almost finished painting of Gary Speed

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Charity Game Leaves Lasting Impression On Newcastle Players

September 15th, 2013 · 20 Comments

The Steve Harper testimonial was very special for Newcastle for a number of reasons, and it wasn’t just that a fantastic 51,000 fans turned out for the charity game, but  it also reminded Newcastle fans of what some great players we have had at the club, and some great teams too. Davide Santon – improving […]

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Tags: Charity · Davide Santon · International News · Other News

Wednesday Night Gave Pardew And His Players A Huge Lift

September 14th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Newcastle fans were upbeat on Thursday morning after there were just fantastic scenes at Steve Harpers’ testimonial game for 20 years of loyal service to the club, and many former greats turned up for Newcastle, and the AC Milan side  were also full of former great Italian players. A potpourri of photos from Wednesday night – […]

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Tags: Charity · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

One Of The All Time Greats – A Tribute To Amazing Newcastle

September 12th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Paolo Maldini is one of the greatest defenders to have ever played the game and and he played for only one team AC Milan, his home town club – and he played 902 times over twenty five years- and also played 126 times for Italy. Steve Harper presented with plaque by the great Paolo Maldini

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Tags: Charity · Newcastle News · Steve Harper

Over 50,000 Attend Steve Harper Testimonial

September 11th, 2013 · 93 Comments

There was just an amazing turnout for Steve Harper’s testimonial tonight at St. James Park, where the official attendance was 50,793. AC Milan Glorie line up before the testimonial game tonight

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Tags: Charity · Newcastle News · Other News · Sol Campbell

Newcastle’s Problems Opened Up Wounds Last Season

September 11th, 2013 · 102 Comments

Steve Harper has given a lot of interviews in the press today, before he plays in his testimonial tonight,  when a Newcastlke United eleven will play an AC Milan eleven for charity, and it looks like the attendance will be over 40,000 for the game. Steve Harper – some open wounds last season

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Tags: Charity · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steve Harper

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