Category: Geordie Sports

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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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 🙂  

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