Tag Archives: Peter Withe

The Alan Shoulder story.

Alan made a name for himself in the legendary 1977/78 FA Cup run which ultimately earned him his move to Newcastle United. Goal scoring exploits aside, given he was a coal miner playing for a town so steeped in mining … Continue reading

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A tribute to Nigel Walker, 1959-2014.

Sunday 2nd February 2014 brought the shock news that former Blyth Spartans player & manager Nigel Walker had sadly passed away. Nigel had battled cancer for 25 years, his wife Nicki responding to the flood of tributes: “He died after … Continue reading

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