Category Archive: Geordie Sports Stars

Geordie Lad Wins The BBC’s Young Sports Personality Of The Year

South Tyneside’s Josef Craig was last night named as the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year after becoming Britain’s youngest gold medallist at the 2012 Paralympics in the S7 400m freestyle swimming final The 15-year-old Hebburn born Geordie made a short speech thanking family, friends and performance director John Atkinson at British Swimming, who all helped him …

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Newcastle United Fans Remember Gary Speed

NUFC fans & players  along with Swansea fans & players display their heartfelt respect for former Newcastle United football player Gary Speed (wiki link), who died on the 27th of November 2011. Gary made 285 brilliant appearances & scored 40 goals for Newcastle United between 1998 & 2004 Oh and here are some of his goals 🙂  

Ashington Born Bobby Charlton – A Geordie Knight Of The Realm

In the following short video Ashington born Geordie Sir Bobby Charlton – talks about his thoughts and emotions on the day he won a World Cup medal with England in 1966, including what he said to his brother Jack Charlton.

Tim Healy & Denise Welch Star As Sir Bobby & Lady Elsie Robson

Geordie actor Tim Healy his wife, Geordie actress Denise Welch have starred as Sir Bobby and Lady Elsie Robson in a short fictional drama set after Maradona’s so-called ‘Hand of God’ goal 25 years ago when England missed out on a place in the 1986 World Cup semi-final in Mexico, devastating the team and its Geordie manager. With …

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Geordie Electrician Begins To Light Up The Toon

Less than a year ago an apprentice electrician working for Newcastle City Council was playing & impressing in midfield for the East End football club Walker Central FC on the outskirts of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Now the Geordie midfielder who turned 19 on the 17th of March 2011 has been  promoted to the substitutes bench at senior level for Newcastle United. The move from Walker …

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