Category: Geordie Sports

Great Junior & Mini North Run

The Great Junior & Mini North Run is the biggest and most popular children’s running event in the country. It takes place on the stunning on Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside & features a 1.5km mini event suitable for children aged 3 to 8 years as well as a 4km junior event suitable for 9 to16 …

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London 2012 Torch Relay – Route Through Geordieland

Geordies are making final preparations this week before the Olympic flame makes it’s way through the Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside & the Durham areas of Geordieland. The Torch relay enters Northumberland from Scotland via the Geordie border town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the afternoon of 14th June 2012. Each area has different celebrations in place to publicise the torch relay …

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Olympic Football At St James’ Park Newcastle Upon Tyne

Here are the matches for the Olympic Football Tournament taking place at St. James’ Park Thursday 26 July: Men’s Group B matches Mexico v Korea Republic & Gabon v Switzerland Sunday 29 July: Men’s Group D matches Spain v Honduras & Japan v Morocco Tuesday 31 July: Women’s Group F & G matches Canada v Sweden & France v Colombia …

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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 🙂  

Swimming Gala In North Shields Circa 1901 – Bowler Hats & Umbrellas

A fascinating look back at times in North Shields with video taken in 1901 featuring Geordie’s taking part in a Tynemouth Swimming Gala at Haven Beach. What makes it even more brilliant is the fact that they are racing each other in morning suits & bowler hat’s  🙂

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