WHO will ever forget the infamous incident when the Hull City players were verbally shot down in flames by perma-tanned Mackem Phil Brown?
Being batted by Manchester City, the South Shields born manager very publicly laid into his team, assembled around him like babies at story time, as he marched them onto the pitch at half time.... [more]
Published: April 26, 2012
GENTLEMEN, get ready to slog!
For Justsport West Tyne Cricket League is introducing an exciting new Twenty20 tournament for its Division Two teams this year.
The news has already caused considerable excitement among the member clubs, and the person who came up with the idea must be applauded for such a masterstroke.... [more]
Published: April 19, 2012
“ENTERTAINING game and let's not lose fact that #DarlingtonCB are 10pts above @Prudhoetownfc so good point” read a tweet to @CourantSport.
This was the final instalment of a number of updates from the Prudhoe Town FC versus Darlington Cleveland Bridge match sent to me by local football fan @ALSP8 (Alastair Speight, of Prudhoe). ... [more]
Published: April 12, 2012
This week in... 1950Friday, December 15, 1950....
THREE watercolour paintings donated by Queen Mary were auctioned off to raise money for a new Darby and Joan club in Hexham.
A site had already been bought, but a further £6,000 was needed to run the club for the elderly.
The auction, opened by Viscountess Allendale, saw the paintings raise over £8 for the fund.