FA Cup match between Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC

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When: 06 March 1909

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This is a picture postcard showing the pitch and crowd during the FA Cup quarterfinal between Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC at St. James Park, Newcastle, 6 March 1909 (TWAM ref. DX670/2/2).

The postcard is unused.

This set celebrates the many postcards in our collections. The people, places and events they show can give us an insight into the past, documenting the landscape, the fashions, the way we lived. Some postcards are unused but others tell us something about the people who bought them, through the messages they wrote. They can give us a fascinating glimpse into people’s lives.

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    • 20/Mar/2017 10:50:19

    The final score was 2-2 but Newcastle won the replay 3-0 at Sunderland. Newcastle were then beaten 1-0 by Manchester United in the semi final who then went on to beat Bristol City 1-0 at Crystal Palace in the final!

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    • 20/Mar/2017 16:11:02

    Spot the man NOT wearing a Cap!

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