Tag Archives: Newcastle United Football Club

The Sports Archives – Knickerbocker Glory!

Teamed with ‘knickerbocker’ shorts, usually held up by a belt of differing widths, early footballers would wear thick leather football boots and long, woolly socks with shin pads which could be tucked in or worn outside. Earlier still, when football began to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – England’s Finest Stadiums Set to Host 2015 Rugby World Cup

When the finest rugby players set foot in England in 2015 for the Rugby World Cup, they will have the pleasure of playing in some of the finest venues England has to offer. Despite the Cup being still a few … Continue reading

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