Sunday, July 21, 2013

Quote of the day

"Newcastle United is a magic name, a name forever in lights."

The Winnipeg Free Press back in 1949, during the club's tour of the US and Canada. How times have changed, eh?

Here's When Saturday Comes' Paul Brown (via the Guardian) to recount the eventful jaunt, during which we won all ten of our friendly fixtures. A certain Mr Milburn scored in them all, racking up 31 goals in 31 days.

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