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An ‘open’ game saw NUFC win an eleven goal thriller 8-3, with the Northumberland Xl going four down before they brought the score back to 4-3.
A Newcastle United XI will take on a side chosen by Stephen Harmison on Thursday 10 October at Ashington Football Club as part of the Durham and England cricket star’s benefit year.
Team Manager for the night will be John Carver and he takes the following squad including comeback man Massadio Haidara
A tremendous effort; both by those who organised and took part in Steve Harper’s, as well as the fifty thousand plus fans who filled St.James’ Park.
A night that showed what Tyneside is capable of when everybody comes together.
Even the wife wanted to come to this one (probably something to do with stalking Rob Lee!) but I think that’s how most people felt – they had to be there.
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