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Sunday, September 08, 2019

Great North Run 2019

Great North Run 2019

The Great North Run is biggest road race in the world.
It is a half marathon ran between Newcastle and South Shields.
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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Newcastle V Durham Universities Boat Race 2019


The universities of Newcastle and Durham meet annually for a boat race on the Tyne.
These photos of the event were taken on 11/05/2019. 
Tyneside has a long history of rowing, Harry Clasper (1812- 1870) was the most famous rower of his time and tens of thousands of people used to watch rowing events from the banks of the river.  

  
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Monday, December 17, 2018

Newcastle Racecourse.

Newcastle Racecourse.

There has been horse racing in Newcastle for 350 years.
King George the Second instigated a race on Newcastle's Town Moor in 1753 and this was where the most famous race held in the city, the Northumberland Plate was held until 1882 when it was moved to it's current location in High Gosforth Park.
In recent years the course has been modified with an all weather track, one of the few in the UK.
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Monday, September 12, 2016

Alan Shearer Statue Newcastle


Alan Shearer Statue, Newcastle. 

On the 12th of September 2016 the statue of Newcastle United's greatest ever goal scorer Alan Shearer was unveiled next to St James' Park.
Shearer scored 206 goals in his Newcastle career. Alan Shearer is also the record all time Premier League goalscorer and former captain of the England team.   
Also in the pictures are Freddie Shepherd, former chairman of Newcastle United F.C. and owner of Shepherd Offshore who paid for the statue, Kevin Keegan who managed the club and was a player previously and former Newcastle and Scotland captain Bob Moncur.
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Alan Shearer Statue Newcastle 

Unveiling the Alan Shearer Statue, Newcastle.
Alan Shearer Statue Newcastle 

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Bob Moncur
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 Kevin Keegan 
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Melrose Scottish Borders


Melrose, Scottish Borders.

Melrose is a small, ancient town in the Scottish borders. Melrose is a town where Rugby Union has always been popular.
 It is the birthplace of Rugby Sevens and the town holds a famous tournament each year.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Northern League


The Northern League.

The Northern League, based in the North East of England, Yorkshire and Cumbria is the second oldest football league in the world.
The league is semi-professional and is run mainly by volunteers.
The clubs are part of the local communities and many run various teams from children's sides up to the first team squads. 
Here area few photos of Tyneside based clubs.
Some earlier pictures of North Shields winning the FA Vase in 2015.
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North Shields FC The Daren Persson Stadium.
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West Allotment Celtic, Whitley Park Longbenton.
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Newcastle Benfield, Sam Smiths Park, Newcastle. 
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