We recently came across an excellent video sponsored by BT and the Football Foundation in association with the Newcastle United Foundation, Newcastle City Council and NUFC Learning Centre. Made as part of The Magpie Memories Project 2009. … Well worth a share 😀
Next up pop pickers is one of Newcastle United’s favourite football Managers, Mr Kevin Keegan. Kevin, then a famous Liverpool and England player at the time was looking for pop stardom, singing “Head Over Heels In Love” in 1979, way before he became a Geordie icon.
Newcastle born & Wallsend boys club protege Peter Beardsley played for his boyhood team (Newcastle United) 321 times in which he scored 117 goals. In this tribute video we get to see his skills in action for Newcastle, Liverpool & England and hear from him about his love for his hometown club.
Gazza’s Coming Home is a documentary showing a year in the life of Geordie football legend Paul Gascoigne after he returned home to England in 1995, after spending three mostly unhappy years and a suffering a broken leg while playing for Lazio.