NEWCASTLE UNITED F.C
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Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon, and often abbreviated to NUFC) is a professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. The club was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End, and has played at its current home ground, St James' Park, since the merger. The ground was developed into an all-seater stadium in the 1990s and now has a capacity 52,339. The club has been a member of the Premier League for all but two years of the competition's history, and never dropped below the English football's second tier, since joining the Football League in 1893. In 2007, long term chairman and owner Freddy Shepherd sold his share in the club to Mike Ashley.They have won four First Division titles and six FA Cups in their long history, as well as the 1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup. Newcastle United has the eighth highest total of major honours won by an English club. The club's most successful period was between 1904 and 1910, when they won and FA Cup and three of their First Division titles.They have a fierce local rivalry with Sunderland. The Tyne–Wear derby between Newcastle United and Sunderland has been played since 1898. The club's traditional kit colours are black and white striped shirts, black shorts and black socks. Their traditional crest takes elements of the city coat of arms which features two seahorses.

 


74 THE NEWCASTLE UNITED PLAYERS AND BOBBY WEBBER United, Newcastle United EVENING CHRONICLE EC 001

  

77 NEWCASTLE UNITED CUP SQUAD FEATURING BOBBY WEBBER The Black And White Army AIRBORNE NBP 1200

 

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