Welcome to the 'nufctheyworethenewcastleshirt' website.

Newcastle's football modern history as it occurs month by month & sections delve into the past history of our glorious football club.

Information will as factually correct as possible, coming from a small team of enthusiasts. This site, which began as a 'pilot', has been  developed by a small number of dedicated amateur local football historians. The aim of the site is to take research on the club and the many many players to a new and more comprehensive level. To detail seasons activities from the very earliest beginnings, through to the modern day. To look at the grounds colourful history. To compile in depth player profiles on players of all levels & finally to provide a monthly news bulletin on each months additions; also giving the reader a run down of club and play & ex player happenings from the previous. At present this site is limited in size and is a taster to see if sufficient interest can be gained to develop it further. More information on the current content and proposed developments can be found in the 'About us' section.


'Going live' for the first time with the website, articles of research this very first month will include : A review of the the first season of football activity during the war years of World War I, the 1915-16 season. A look at the 'Before United' days back to how it all began, with forming of the Stanley Cricket Club, in the Byker area of the city & all the current information known on the club. There is also an article on the very first football club to make St. James Park's their home; Newcastle Rangers. 


The very first updates in June 2011, to the Player Profile sections were; from the Edwardian era, Wilf Innerd, World War II 'Guest' Alec Lockie, & recent squad player Wesley Ngo Baheng; as well ex reserve Michael McCrudden & ex trial player Chistian Mouritsen. Details on the research articles which follow are published on the website & can be found along with news happenings in each subequent Monthly Review. We hope the reader appreciates the research time & meticulous rechecking of information that has gone into producing these articles & every attempt has been made to the best of our knowledge to make them error free. Apologies if there are any minor mistakes & we welcome comments from felllow minded individuals or an ex player who is interested in 'telling their story' in profile form.      

J.Tinniswood, with assistance by J.Allan, July 9th. 2011

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JUNE 2020  REVIEW

PREMIER FOOTBALL RETURNS; ALBEIT BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.

Following a couple of practice match victories over Championship sides, the
season 'reopened' where it left off in March with the home fixture v
Sheffield United & a 3;0 victor
y. Next up Aston Villa and a 1;1, before ending the month with the FA ¼ Final tie
with Manchester City. A bold effort, but the inevitable defeat. Also
there was a free agent new signing; goalkeeper Mark Gillespie.
On the long protracted sale of the club... still no news on the 'fit to own' premier league test. 

The website addition this month is a Player Profile of ex trialist Brad Kilburn.

JUN.1st

Liverpool played a warm up intra-squad friendly practice match at Annfield BCD.
11 'v' 11. The reds in first team colours v blacks in 3rd
team colours. MILNER featured in the later, The score from the game was 2;0 to the reds.

JUN.5th

Spurs played a warm up intra-squad friendly practice match BCD. 11 'v' 11. The Home Kit v Away Kit. SISSOKO
featured in midfield the later, The score from the game was possibly 2;1 to the Away kit side or a 1;1 draw.

JUN.6th

Newcastle now held a warm up intra-squad friendly practice match at SJP; BCD.
11 'v' 11. The Black & Whites in first team colours v the
Oranges in 2nd team colours and was played less than the
90 mins. The score was 1;1. Scorers; NABIL BENTALEB (B&W's 1st
Goal), 'JOELINTON' (Oranges 2nd Goal). Referee: Stephen Harper.


LINE UPS INCLUDED; B&W's; KARL DARLOW, EMIL KRATH, JONJO SHELVEY, NABIL BENTALEB.

ORANGES: INCLUDED: MARTIN DUBRAVKA, PAUL DUMMETT, JOELINTON.


(JUN.6th Sheffield United appeared to have also played Huddersfield & won 2;0. Not known if Basham took part)

JUN.9th

Newcastle now played full 90 game BCD this time at home at the Darsley Park
Training Ground v Woodgate's MIDDLESBROUGH, They won 3(0) ; 2(2) after being 0;2 down
.
Scorers: GEORGE SAVILLE (1st Half), BRITT ASSAMALONGA (1st Half), Boro. YOSHINORI
MUTO' (2nd Half- Before 65), MIGUEL ALMIRON (2nd Half- After 65), 'JOELINTON' (APPROX; 89),
Referee; Steve Harper.

NUFC XI. MARTIN DUBRAVKA (SUB 45 KARL DARLOW, EMILE KRAFTH (SUB 65 De
ANDRE YEDLIN), FABIAN SCHAR, FEDERICO FERNANDEZ (SUB 65 FLORIAN
LEJEUNE), DANNY ROSE, ISAAC HAYDEN (SUB 65 NABIL BENTALEB), MATT
RITCHIE (SUB 65 JAMAAL LACELLES), JONJO SHELVEY (SUB 65 JAVIER
MANQUILLO), VALENTINO LAZARO (SUB 65 ALLAN SAINT MAXIMIN), YOSHINORI
'MUTO' (SUB 65 'JOELINTON'), CHRISTIAN ATSU (SUB 65 MIGUEL ALMIRON).


BORO: (Starting XI) DEJAN STOJONOVIC, RAVEL MORRISON, RYAN SHOTTON, MARVIN
JOHNSON, DAEL FRY, ASHLEY FLETCHER, DJED SPENCE, MARCUS TAVERNIER,
PADDY McNAIR, GEORGE SAVILLE, BRITT ASSAMALONGA. SUBS LEWIS WING (ON
PHOTOS; MARCUS BROWNE, STEPHEN WEARNE).

Norwich City also held a held a warm up intra-squad
friendly practice match at Carrow Rd; BCD. 11 'v' 11. The Black
Yellow first team colours v the Reds in 2nd team colours. Draw 3;3. KRUL & HANLEY featured for the Yellows.
Sheffield United also neat Hull 4;0. It's not known if Basham played some part in the game. ?

JUN.11th

Liverpool trounced Blackburn Rovers 6;0 in a BCD friendly practice match at Anfield as they 'upped a gear' in
preparation for the the return of league football. MILNER started the game and was replaced at some point; WIDJNALDUM
coming on as a sub as some point. ADAM ARMSTRONG was at inside left for Rovers.

JUN.13th

Newcastle played another home full 90 game BCD this time at home at SJP v HULL CITY, They won 2(2) ;
0(0). Scorers: FLORIAN LEJEUNE (1st Half- Assist Shelvey), ALLAN SAINT-MAXIMIN (Later 1st.
half Assist Almeron). All NUFC subs made for the start of and during the second half.

NUFC: MARTIN DUBRAKVA (SUB KARL DARLOW), JAVIER MANQUILLO. FLORIAN LEJEUNE
(SUB FABIAN SCHAR), FEDERICO FERNANDEZ, DANNY ROSE (SUB ANDY
CARROLL), DeANDRE YEDLIN, JONJO SHELVEY (SUB ISAAC HAYDEN), NABIL
BENTALEB (SUB EMILE KRAFTH), ALLAN SAINT-MIMIN (SUB MATT RITCHIE),
MIGUEL ALMIRON (SUB VALENTINE LAZARO), 'JOELINTON' (SUB YOSHINORI 'MUTO').

HULL (SQUAD); GEORGE LONG, ROBBIE McKENZIE, JORDY DE WIJS, ANGUS
MACDONALD, CALLUM ELDER, MALLIC WILKS, DANIEL BATTY, HERBIE KANE, JON
TORAL, JOSH BOWLER, TOM EAVES,(FROM PHOTOS- JACKSON IRVINE, RYAN TAFAZOLLI).

Norwich City also played a friendly and came from behind to win 2;1 in a game which was played. KRUL played in
goal for Norwich. SISSOKO started for Spurs in the 1st. ¼ . He was re-introduced for the last ¼. As a sub.
Everton coached by 'Big Dunc' Ferguson, played an intra squad BCD Friendly. Score to be confirmed.

JUN.17th

The Premier League returns, with Sheffield United drew 0;0 with Aston Villa in their 'catch up' match'. BASHAM
played at right back.

JUN.18th

League Two play off semi finals got underway, with
Cheltenham beating Northampton 2;0 in the first leg. TOZER played at Right half

JUN.19th

The first of the got the rest of the Premier League fixtures got underway, with Spurs drawing 1;1 with Man. Utd. SISSOKO
featured at right half.

JUN.20th

Nigel Pearson's Watford gained a draw with Leicester City in the Premier League. Crystal Palace defeated
Bournemouth 2;0, with VAN AANHOLT
 starting at left back, and TOWNSEND came on as a sub. On 76. Norwich

City were also in action with KRUL in goal, they put in a poor show and lost 3;0 to Southampton. The Championship also
resumed and Blackburn Rovers beat Bristol, City 31. ARMSTRONG scored 71 having come on as a sub on 65. Millwall lost 2;3 to Derby with FERGUSON at outside left. MITROVIC was in Scott Parker's Fulham side that lost 2;0 to
Brentford; while Jonathan Woodgate's Boro lost 3;0 to Swansea, giving on loan WOODMAN another clean sheet. Finally, Sheffield Wednesday drew 1;1 with Nottingham Forest. MURPHY started the game, replaced on 64.

JUN.21st

NUFC returned to Premier League action v SHEFFIELD UNITED; with a 3(0);0(0)
victory. Played BCD at home (with piped crowd noises). Scorers; ALLAN
SANT-MAXIMAN (54- assist Ritchie), MATT RITCHIE (69- assist Hayden),
'JOELINTON' (78- assist Almiron). R
eferee; David Coote (Nottinghamshire), VAR Peter Bankes (Merseyside). The first time
Newcastle have played a competitive match without a crowd and also to
use 5 subs in a competitive game, as per the new resumption of football rules now allow. Basham featured for
Sheffield. Players from both sides wore shirts with the
words "Black Lives Matter" in place of their name and players displayed a "love
the NHS" heart-shaped logo on the front of their shirts. There was a minute's silence before kick off in honour of NHS staff

NUFC: Martin Dubravka, Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernandez, Jamaal Lascelles,
Danny Rose, Isaac Hayden, Jonjo Shelvey (SUB 85 Fabian Schar), Matt
Ritchie (SUB 90+2 DeAndre Yedlin), Allan Saint-Maximin (SUB 79 Nabil
Bentaleb), Miguel Almiron (SUB 85 Valentio Lazaro), 'Joelinton' (SUB 79 Andy Carroll)

SHEFF. UTD: Dean Henderson, Chris Basham, John Egan (Sent Off- 50), Jack Robinson, George Baldock, Sander Berge
(SUB 66 John Lundstram), Oliver Norwood, John Fleck (SUB 74 Luke
Freeman), Enda Stevens, Billy Sharp (SUB 74 Richairo Zivkovic), Oli McBurnie (SUB 85 Kieron Freeman 85).

Elsewhere Liverpool where held to a 0;0 draw by Everton in the Merseyside
derby. WIDJNALDUM was in the starting XI; replaced on 63 by MILNER.

JUN.22nd

The League Two play off semi finals 2nd leg saw Cheltenham lose to Northampton 3;0 (2.3 on Agg). TOZER right half

JUN.23rd

Newcastle signed free agent goalkeeper MARK GILLESPIE. He played for Motherwell last season, but began as
Newcastle junior leaving the club at 16. JACK HUNTER also signed for Gateshead.

Middlesbrough sacked there head coach / manager JONATHAN WOODGATE as they struggle to avoid relegation.

In the Premier League; Spurs beat West Ham 2;0 with SISSOKO at Left Half. PEREZ was a 73rd
minute sub fir Leicester in their 0;0 draw with Brighton.

JUN.24th

NUFC played ASTON VILLA at home in Premier League, BCD. Draw 1(0) : 1(0).
Scorers; DWIGHT GAYLE (68- assist Carroll), NUFC.
AHMED EL MOHAMADY (83- assist Hourihane), A.Villa. Referee; Chris Kavanagh (Lancashire). VAR Peter Bankes (Merseyside).

NUFC: Martin Dubravka, Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernandez, Jamaal
Lascelles, Danny Rose, Isaac Hayden (SUB 86 Nabil Bentaleb), Jonjo
Shelvey, Matt Ritchie (SUB 67 Dwight Gayle), Allan Saint-Maximin,
Miguel Almiron (SUB- 86 Valentino Lazaro), 'Joelinton' (SUB 64 Andy Carroll)

A.VILLA; Orjan Nyland, Ezri Konsa (SUB 77 Ahmed El Mohamady), Kortney Hause, Tyrone
Mings, Matt Targett, John McGinn (SUB 77 Marvelous Nakamba), Douglas
Luiz, Jack Grealish, Anwar El Ghazi (SUB 70 Conor Hourihane, Mbwana Samatta, 'Trezeguet'-
Mahmand Ahmed Ibrahim Hassan (SUB 70 Keinan Davis)

Elsewhere, Liverpool moved closer to winning the title thumping Crystal Palace 4;0. WIJNALDUM played. VAN AANHOLT
(left Back) & TOWNSEND (Inside Left) play
ed for Palace. Wolves defeated Bournemouth 1;0 who
has GOSLING featuring as a 50th minute sub. Sheffield United's poor return to action continued with a
3;0 defeat to Man. Utd. BASHAM was at right back. Relegation looks increasingly likely for Norwich
who lost 1;0 to Everton with KRUL in goal

JUN.27th

KRU
L was back in action for Norwich, in their FA Cup 1/4 Final v Man. Utd. Down to 10 men, Norwich lost 2;1(AET)

JUN.28th

NUFC now faced MANCHESTER CITY in their FA Cup ¼ Final at home BCD. Lost 0(0);2(1).
Scorers; KEVIN
DE BRUYNE (37- Pen), RAHEEM STERLING (68). Referee; Lee Mason (Bolton); VAR: Andre Marriner (Sheldon, West Midlands).
NUFC: Karl Darlow, Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernandez, Jamaal Lascelles,
Fabian Schar, Danny Rose (SUB 75 Valentino Lazaro), Isaac Hayden (SUB
79 Matty Longstaff ), Sean Longstaff, Allan Saint-Maximin (SUB 74
DeAndre Yedlin), Miguel Almiron (SUB 65 'Joelinton'), Andy Carroll (SUB 64- Dwight Gayle)

MAN CITY: Claudio Bravo, Kyle Walker (SUB 71 Joao Cancelo), Nicolas
Otamendi, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy, Kevin De Bruyne (SUB- 71 'Rodri'-
Rodrigo Hernandez Cascante), Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez (SUB- 64
Phil Foden), David Silva (SUB 64 Bernado Silva), Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus.

In the other FA Cup ¼ finals; Arsenal got a late winner to knock out Sheffield United 2;1. BASHAM Started a right
back;.subbed on 75. Leicester were also knocked out 1;0 v Chelsea. PEREZ started at outside right. Subbed on 57.

JUN.30th 

The month ended with both SOL CAMPBELL (manager) and ANDY
COLE
(Striker Coach), leaving relegated Southend United by Mutual Consent.
















































































































Guest Player 1915-16
  • T BROWELL


  • Leazes Terrace mid 1850's


  • Alec Lockie


  • Oscar Fox


  • Jack Shiel


Stanley Cricket & Football Club
Reid's Map 1879, showing Stanley Street, South Byker.

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