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Newcastle United Grant Mitchell

 

Newcastle United v Inter Milan 30/09/70 - Milan had several world cup final players from that summers Mexico tournament. Big crowd - I was in the Gallowgate- aged 8.

The Milan goalkeeper confronts the referee and then unbelievably punches him in the stomach. The referee takes an eternity to fall and all hell is let loose and the keeper sent off. A Policeman is on the pitch etc.

We won 2-0 - can you believe we beat Inter Milan with all those players I had watched so avidly on the TV only a few months before.

Grant 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, gavin.ferry@nufc.co.uk

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