The Toon : The Complete History of Newcastle United Football Club, Paperback

The Toon : The Complete History of Newcastle United Football Club Paperback



This is the full, unofficial and uncensored story of one of the greatest football clubs in the world.

It brings to life the sensational early successes of the great Anglo-Scottish team before the First World War and follows the club's successes as Cup giants in the 1950s and European conquerors in the 60s, to the Macdonald and Keegan squads of the 1970s and '80s, to its rebirth in the 1990s and through its trials and tribulations of the first decade of the 21st century. Exploring and explaining the lean years as well as the successful decades, Roger Hutchinson brilliantly portrays the managers and players throughout the club's long history and brings the story right up to date as, after the relegation traumas of 2008/09, Newcastle United looks forward to a resurgence in their fortunes as they return to the Premiership in 2010.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 16pp illustrations
  • Publisher: Birlinn General
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9781841589152



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