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Entries Tagged as 'John Alder and Liam Sweeney'

In Honor And Remembrance Of Two Dedicated Fans

July 17th, 2016 · 25 Comments

We take time out today to remember two dedicated Newcastle fans, John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who lost their lives supporting Newcastle United. This is the second anniversary of their tragic deaths. Their passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday July 17th, 2014 by rebels, as they were traveling to support the team in […]

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Let’s Play This Derby Game In The Spirit Of John And Liam

October 24th, 2015 · 10 Comments

The tragic flight of MH17 on July 17th of 2014 will never be forgotten and the plane was brought down over Ukraine by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine. On the flight were two Newcastle supporters – 63 year-old John Alder and 28 year-old Liam Sweeney – and they died […]

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Remembering John Alder And Liam Sweeney

July 17th, 2015 · 89 Comments

It was one year ago today on July 17th,  that two dedicated Newcastle fans, John Alder and Liam Sweeney were killed when their Malaysian airlines flight MH17 was shot down, when they were on their way to New Zealand to watch the Newcastle team play in a pre-season tour. The plane was passing over a Russian […]

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Let’s Dedicate This Great Win To Our Two Missing Fans

May 24th, 2015 · 167 Comments

It was a wonderful display by Newcastle today in front of a packed St. James’ Park and it would be appropriate at the end of this season – which has been very tough – to dedicate this great win today to our two of our most dedicated fans – John Alder and Liam Sweeney. John Alder […]

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Sunderland’s Conduct Has Been Impeccable

December 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments

In his press conference yesterday for the derby game against Sunderland tomorrow, Alan Pardew paid Sunderland and their supporters compliments more than once, and this is the first derby since we lost Newcastle fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney in those tragic circumstances on July 17th over Ukraine, when their Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down […]

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