A Positive Move.

#1
This sort of thing is long overdue and maybe another rung on the ladder of thought that change could be ahead.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/latest-news/united-launch-former-players-association
 
#8
No. I'm sure he ended up being a co commentator on the telly or somewhere. Always spoke highly of us. Then again, the surname Mills seems to come to mind but he's not called John Mills
 
#11
Some things are starting to be released now ahead of the 125 year thing. Tonight there's a dinner on with all the players and Rafa plus one or two oldies.

Aside from launching a nigh on impossible pick the best Newcastle XI ever, they have released info on the plans for the foundation in the shadow of St James'

https://nufoundation.org.uk/teamup/
 
#12
The dinner is still on and after an awards ceremony, they have started inducting more names into the hall of fame.

Les Ferdinand was and then Shola has. He was holding back the tears and said he is embarrassed to be associated with so many other greats who are in as he doesn't feel worthy.
 

Rexn

Vital Champions League
#16
I hope you don't mind a little plug for another site, just in the subject of Shola:
http://www.toontoon.co.uk/shola-hof.php
 

Harry's Boy

Vital Reserves Team
#18
Aye, a good read Rexn. But in truth, he never liked getting a sweat on. I take all of your statistical evidence because they're undebatable. He may become a great coach - I hope he does. And I believe he's a truly decent man. But he's in the hall of fame for longevity.
 
#20
Harry's Boy - 9/11/2017 13:42

Aye, a good read Rexn. But in truth, he never liked getting a sweat on. I take all of your statistical evidence because they're undebatable. He may become a great coach - I hope he does. And I believe he's a truly decent man. But he's in the hall of fame for longevity.
I agree he had a career here far longer than he should have done, which in turn has allowed the honour to come around, but on reflection before his hip issues became an issue, he was better than he's been given credit for. I include myself in that.