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The 13 October 1988 saw Jackie Milburn bring Newcastle Upon Tyne to a standstill, as thousands of fans paid their respects as his funeral procession made its way to Newcastle Cathedral.
Stand out Newcastle United memory…I was bought rosettes and programmes by wonderful Geordies who took me under their wing – I couldn’t understand a word they said but boy were they good to me.
Since Shearer retired, there have only been three number nines: Papiss Cisse, Obafemi Martins and Andy Carroll – Time now to wait for somebody to earn the number nine shirt?
They would have played their hearts out, not just whinged and thought it ‘below their station’ to drop a league, especially had it been of their own doing.
A special day for Newcastle United: Jackie Milburn and Alan Shearer remembered but…
Football is a simple game my old coach said; you pass, you receive, control and pass again. SIMPLE – add fight passion and desire, you get a winning team.
Traditions roll on and like Wor Jackie said, traditions die hard in football – I would say the Cups are where NUFC’s traditions lie.
Writer Richard Birs asks: ‘What did getting rid of Alan Pardew achieve?’
Alan Shearer ‘I have never taken drugs but…’ – The Geordie legend talks about breaking Jackie Milburn’s record and Roy Keane.
To puzzled looks all round, Alan Pardew blamed the Stoke defeat on ‘ten senior players missing’, now those names have been leaked…
Pubs near English football clubs – Research shows one has over 3 times more than any of the other 91!
Strange claims as to why Matty Longstaff will be left out of Newcastle United team v Chelsea
Revealed what Mike Ashley said to Ed Woodward when they met at St James Park that raised a smile
Statement from The Magpie Group to stop long-term Mike Ashley shackles on Newcastle United ambition
Mike Ashley issues official denial he had conversation with Manchester United boss