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Proud to be a Geordie?

June 19th, 2009 | 159 Comments |

Spot the Weight Watchers enthusiasts.
Spot the Weight Watchers enthusiasts.
Remember when all we had to worry about when it came to being ridiculed was beer-bellied fat lads taking their tops off at games, whether it was baking sunshine or minus 5? Unfortunately, there are lots of reasons for people to laugh at us now. Useless owners, comedy email addresses and relegation are just some of the things that have opposition fans squirming with mirth.

We were once a proud football club and perhaps we still retain some pride because as fans, we are after all, guilty only by association in the case of most of the above issues. Our dedication and loyalty while mocked and pitied by some is respected by many others. (more…)