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Newcastle United Michelle Gregg

 

‘My first match was when I was about 13 or 14 years old, I am now nearly 42. It was when you could stand in the Gallowgate end under the score board. The high fences were up then.

I remember being overwhelmed at how many people were there. I went to every home game then, I even sold my old dolls pram so I could get a ticket for the match one weekend. I couldn’t miss a game after my first match.’

Michelle Gregg

 

NUFC Foundation recently had a group of families in for the 'My First Match' scheme for the home fixture against Norwich. The scheme is one 5 times per season an offers families the opportunity to visit a match at St. James’ Park and take part in a unique family learning activity to compare parent and child’s match day experience (past and present)

 

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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