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Newcastle United Richard Mitchell


Got to be my first game but also the goal, I had begged my skint parents from aged 6 to go to a game but they just couldn't manage it .then one day my dad says let's go to town took me on the bus from Killingworth just saying I could buy a program I was excited by that!

We got there atmosphere amazing we needed to beat Portsmouth at home to keep up out chances of staying up and I could sense the worry , my dad let me buy a program and as I walked away he pulled a scarf from his coat "might as well go watch it now " he said !!!!!! Wow game a blur just remember David Kelly smashing in a late winner and me falling in love even more with Newcastle United ........ Big game but a even bigger goal in our history

Richard Mitchell



Newcastle United Foundation have a heritage project for fans of all ages called Toon Times.

Toon Times will culminate with a major Newcastle United exhibition at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle, although in the lead up to this event Toon Times wishes to reach out to all Newcastle United fans across the North East and further afield to get involved and share their memories, experiences, photos and memorabilia what people have collected over the years.

We are supporting the project by helping to collect NUFC memories online - fans can share their memories on the Replay Football website, simply select the Toon Times tag when submitting yours.

For more info contact the Toon Times Heritage Project Coordinator, Newcastle United Foundation,


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