Tag: world champions

Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram

Geordie athlete and icon Steve Cram was in the Eighties’ (and by many still is) described as “one” of 😛 the World’s best ever runners. Known more as a UK athletics’ commentator these days, its worth seeing his credentials 🙂 If ( for some reason :-/ ) you cant view it in the UK! just click …

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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 teaches the Irish how to do things the Geordie way, putting the big nations under pressure, while trying to manage the Ireland national team to win the World Cup in 1990. Jackie Charlton OBE – RIP 🙁  8 May 1935 – 10 July 2020

Joanne Conway- Geordie Figure Skating Legend

Geordie Joanne Conway from Wallsend in North Tyneside is shown in the video clip below competing in the 1987 World Figure Skating Championship.

Geordie Sports Star Mike McLeod

In this rare clip, Geordie Mike McLeod is seen running against and beating against England & Great Britain’s running superstar, Brendan Foster.