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Steve Harper: From Seaham Red Star to Newcastle United.

Every few weeks it seems that another youngster is being linked with a move to a top Premier League club after being identified in the media as ‘the next big thing’. In most cases these youngsters have played a handful … Continue reading

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What has the Northern League ever done for us?

#7 Sheffield Wednesday Jack Allen, Teddy Davison, Mark Hooper, Chris Waddle and Gerald Young all have two things in common: they were born in the North East and are some of the greatest players to have ever worn a Sheffield … Continue reading

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What has the Northern League ever done for us?

#5 Sheffield United March 1889 was, in some quarters, a significant month for English football. On the 16th nearly 23000, at the time the largest crowd to watch an FA Cup game outside of the final, saw Preston North End … Continue reading

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What has the Northern League ever done for us?

#4 Newcastle United The early history of the North East’s biggest club will be forever linked to the Northern League. Newcastle United were one of the founding members of the League when it was formed in 1889. This was before … Continue reading

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