One of the things that Newcastle fans will see tomorrow are the iconic wrought iron gates that used to be at the stadium, but were taken away in 1999, and they ended up at Woolsington Hall, the estate of Sir John Hall. The iconic St. James’ Park wrought iron gates But the club, Sir John […]
The Newcastle Fans United organization negotiated with Newcastle United officials and Sir John Hall to get the iconic front gates restored and reinstalled at St. James Park, and that was all announced last week, and since that time we’ve been in touch with the fans’ organization. Joe Kinnear – appointment has angered fans From what [...]
There’s some good news today and after discussions between Newcastle officials, members of the NUFC Fans United group, and Sir John Hall’s Magpie Group, who have been storing the iconic gates that once stood at St. James’ Park – new shirt sponsors Wonga have agreed to provide the funding to have the gates re-installed. St. [...]
The press conference room at the now-Sports Direct Arena (formerly known as St James’ Park) is a tight little bunker, tucked in the bowels of the Sir John Hall Stand. The prospect of André Villas-Boas explaining away another slip in such a claustrophobic setting certainly spiked anticipation.
It didn’t come to that, of course. Maybe there had to be a turning point sooner or...
Sir John Hall ran the Newcastle during that great time when Newcastle were flying high in the 1990′s under manager Kevin Keegan. Alan Pardew - done great at Newcastle And Sir John, in an interview today with GOAL has said he thinks that manager Alan Pardew is doing a great job at the Tyneside club, although he’s been surprised at just how well Alan has done, just like [...]