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Magic Magpie memories IV: FA Cup, 1932 (From the Pathe newsreel collection).

April 27th, 2010 | 83 Comments |

“The Hope of the North” and “The North v South Cup Final”

The first film introduces the Newcastle players taking part in the FA Cup final of 1932, and the second introduces their opponents from the Arsenal team.

There are two more films, a longer one with coverage of the final at Wembley, and one showing the team getting a rousing reception from Geordies upon their return to Tyneside. Finally, there are several more links to newsreels showing silent coverage of Newcastle’s progression in the earlier rounds, with victories over Leicester, Watford and Chelsea respectively. (more…)