New book sees celebrities talk of their love for the North East

A host of household names have opened up about what the region means to them for a book to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Run Geordie Run continues with his epic adventure

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison bravely carries on with his Australian run for charity

Charity fundraiser Mark Allison begins run across Australia

Charity runner Mark Allison, better known as Run Geordie Run, begins his 2,600 mile challenge to cross Australia

e-Therapeutics highlights drugs trials in interim results

A listed drug discovery and development business has said it is making progress in several drugs trials in its interim results

Quiz night at the General Havelock in Haydon Bridge

A charity Quiz night at the General Havelock Inn (Haydon Bridge) will take place on Tuesday November 12th at 8.15pm

Steve Harper nets £328,000 for North East charities

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper returned to St James’ Park to hand over a cheque for £328,000 to six charities

Run Geordie Run sets off for Australian challenge

Run Geordie Run marathon man Mark Allison will cover 2,600 miles in 70 days for charity as he treks across Australia

Fond farewell to Steve Harper as NUFC fans celebrate loyal goalkeeper

A who's who of footballing legends took to the pitch at St James' Park last night to celebrate goalkeeper Steve Harper's two decades of service

Tony The Fridge ends epic 1,009-mile charity run

Charity runner Tony 'The Fridge' Morrison carried out a huge running challenge over 40 days in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

NUFC fans show their appreciation at Steve Harper charity match

Thousands of Newcastle United’s supporters came out in force for loyal Magpies servant Steve Harper

Steve Harper humbled by response of Newcastle United supporters

A crowd of more than 50,000 turned out last night for the Steve Harper charity match at St James' Park

Triathlon stretching the length of the country to end with Great North Run

A total of eighteen men will be tackling the "Toontotown" challenge which began yesterday with them swimming a mile in a hotel in London

Durham children join big tribute to Sir Bobby Robson

The Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day saw young  football fans in the region celebrate the much-loved manager with a series of events

Graeme Swann supports Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Cricket star Graeme Swann is lending his support to the charity of one of the North East's most-loved sporting heroes

Big match and an even bigger gesture from Steve Harper

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper returned to St James’ Park yesterday to launch his charity match against AC Milan

Steve Harper charity testimonial to feature fan favourites

Ex-Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper returned to St James' Park to announce details of his charity testimonial match

Backing for Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day

Football legend Sir Bobby Robson is to be honoured next month on national Sir Bobby Robson Day created for the 150th anniversary of the FA

Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Auction reveals VIP top prize

The first prize in this year's Sir Bobby's Breakthrough Auction has been revealed and will give the lucky winner a VIP trip never to be forgotten

Couple brew up to back Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

LADY Robson has praised the efforts of a Northumberland couple for helping to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, through their business venture – tea.

Sunny side up for Aid anglers

The third heat of the Kielder WaterAid Pairs competition was held on Sunday with bright sunshine dominating most of the day – making the fish cautious of surface tactics

Sir Bobby Robson tribute captured on film

THE last words of Sir Bobby Robson can be kept forever by his millions of fans across the world.

Stephen Harmison's pride as stars rally to charity cause

Stephen Harmison has praised the North East sporting community for once more pulling together in aid of Sir Bobby Robson

Alan Pardew deserves a chance believes Alan Shearer

ALAN Shearer believes Alan Pardew has “earned the right” to make amends for last season, but warned the Newcastle United manager he will be under even more pressure than usual at the start of the new campaign.

Sir Bobby Robson's legacy continues to live on at Newcastle United

FOOTBALL moves so fast these days that today’s back page might be buried under a mountain of conjecture by the time most of the North East is sitting down for its first coffee break of the morning.

Hatem Ben Arfa is back – and pushing for his place

HATEM Ben Arfa is finally back in training and in contention for Newcastle United as they face the most critical week of their topsy-turvy campaign.

NUFC sponsorship deal poses questions of football morals

WHEN news broke of Newcastle United striking a controversial four-year shirt sponsorship deal with payday lenders Wonga, the Football Association’s general secretary Alex Horne was strident in his criticism.

Sir Bobby would have loved this season, says Shearer

ALAN Shearer didn’t need to be at yesterday’s Sir Bobby Robson Golf Day to be reminded of the great man.

Shay Given relishing a return to St James’ Park

SHAY Given was frustrated not to be in Newcastle yesterday, but the former Magpies goalkeeper is already excited about returning on February 4.

Titus Bramble: I owe so much to Steve Bruce

Titus Bramble has transformed opinions at Sunderland with an excellent first season at the club.

Steven Taylor feels NUFC can push ahead

STEVEN Taylor believes Newcastle United are on the verge of an exciting new era now they have completed their Premier League survival mission.

Stephen Ireland returns to Villa after injury

STEPHEN Ireland is heading back to Aston Villa after suffering a season-ending ankle injury - but with the Villans prepared to do a knock-down deal in the summer he may yet return to Tyneside.

Alan Shearer - I would still love to be a manager

ALAN Shearer does not have anything left to prove. The record books speak for him, his place in the history of English football is already assured, his status as a Newcastle United legend guaranteed.

NUFC defender Taylor is glad to be wanted

STEVEN Taylor is delighted to feel wanted by manager Alan Pardew even though he has still not agreed a new contract to remain at Newcastle United.

Beardo: Sir Bobby was loved all over the world

ON the day Newcastle United pays tribute to Sir Bobby Robson, Peter Beardsley tells Stuart Rayner about one of football’s good guys.

Darlington 0 Sunderland 1

FORGOTTEN the World Cup? Put that turgid turmoil behind you? Darren Bent has, and he hasn’t.

Ahmed will be fans' favourite says Eric Black

SUNDERLAND new-boy Ahmed Al-Muhammadi will get fans “off their feet” according to Black Cats assistant boss Eric Black.

Watford fills gap for Steve Harper

FOR years his was one of English football’s hard-luck stories, yet Steve Harper has been involved in some amazing occasions.

Harper: Still work to be done

IT has been a terrific start, but there is still much to be done.

Shearer to present Sir Bobby Robson award

FORMER Newcastle United skipper Alan Shearer is to present a prestigious award in memory of Sir Bobby Robson, the man he credits with “saving my career.”

Shearer thinks Capello should look at Bent

IT'S not often you hear a Newcastle legend lavishing praise on a Sunderland striker, but Alan Shearer is one of Darren Bent's biggest fans.


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