050510:Newcastle United F.C. St. James Park Newcastle upon Tyne 1982

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A photograph of a Newcastle United F.C. football match St. James Park Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1982. Kevin Keegan is tackling another player. Houses in Leazes Park Terrace can be seen in the background.Amusements and Sports Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 050510
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4082009989/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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  • Liam Hindmarsh on March 2, 2015, 4:50 p.m.

    Every one squished in the leazes end and in they had big gates with welcome to st James park everyone was on a high if the won or lost.
    If they won you would just be hyper like what it is today the were called stand because you had to stand up every game it was always full thousands of people went to every game

  • Abbie Delap on March 2, 2015, 8:05 p.m.

    Why is this place special to me and my dad?
    St. James Park was the first place my dad was allowed to go to by himself. He first went to see Newcastle play in 1982, when Kevin Keegan was playing for the club. The ticket to see Newcastle play was £1.00 and £0.35 for the match programme.
    It is special to me because I went on to play for Newcastle United girls’ team. I also went to see Brazil vs Honduras in the 2012 Olympic Games which was held at St. James Park. I have followed in the footpath of my dad in supporting Newcastle United.
    What was it like when my dad was my a
    St. James Park in 1982 was old, dirty and most of all a dangerous place to be. This was because it had an old wooden stand and still had terraces where you stood to watch the match. In 2012 when I last went it was one of the best stadiums in the country.
    Has my dad got any interesting stories or information about it?
    When the football club were developing plans for a new stadium they wanted to re-build St. James Park on the adjacent Leazes Park, my dad now manages Leazes Park!
    Is this special and unique to Tyneside?
    Newcastle United is Tyneside’s only premier league football club and is based in the heart of the city centre. So it is very unique and very special to Tyneside!

  • Thomas Mann on March 13, 2015, 10:58 a.m.

    I really like your work

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