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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.

Ashington Born Geordie Jack Charlton Putting Them Under Pressure

Ashington born England World Cup 1966 winner, Jack Charlton tries to teach the Irish how to do things the Geordie way and puts the big nations under pressure while trying to manage the Ireland national team to win the World Cup in 1990 in Italy.

Joanne Conway- Geordie Figure Skating Legend

Geordie Lass Joanne Conway from Wallsend in North Tyneside is shown in the video clip below competing in the 1991 World Figure Skating Championship where she finished a respectable 7th.

Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram Takes The World Record

In this video we see Geordie athletics legend & now sports TV commentator Steve Cram running against Said Aquita in the 1500 Metres. Described by many as the best ever 1500m race, both Aquita and Cram break the previous Steve Ovett world record time in a close finish with the lad from Jarrow just pinching …

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Geordie Sports Star Mike McLeod Takes On Brendan Foster

In this clip Geordie Sporting Legend Mike McLeod is seen winning against another Geordie sports legend, Brendan Foster in the 1978 5000M Commonwealth Trials.

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