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Match At West Ham Could Have Been So Much Worse…Video Special

9 years ago

Newcastle United’s point at West Ham was a decent result but with scores elsewhere it has left United in a precarious position.

We thought everybody needed cheering up so we thought we’d bring you this classic video footage from the 1980s and a nine goal thriller at Upton Park.

After the feeble six goal demolition by Liverpool, I bet there were one or two of our mature fans who worried if we’d see a repeat of this clash from the eighties.

This was of course the infamous match when in the days of no substitute keeper, Newcastle ended up having to play two outfield players in nets; Chris Hedworth and Peter Beardsley.

So while yesterday’s battling point may not have been the best ever performance/result, watch and enjoy this classic 80s footage and be grateful for small mercies.

Watch the match highlights below, courtesy of The Mag’s YouTube channel.
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