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West Hartlepool North Eastern Railway v Newcastle East End - 1890

What we know about this image :

A poster with an interesting historical link, both clubs played in the Northern League, East End from South Byker had been formed in 1881 and were a professional club. These sides met on several occasions at this time, the 1890 clash on 6th Sept 1890, it could be this match, ended up 5 -1 the visitors

 West End played on the Town Moor and later up on the Great North Road area before moving to St James Park and were derby rivals with East End. Despite the rivalries the two clubs amalgamated to form Newcastle United!

Date (of image) : 1/9/1891

Donor : Hartlepool Museums Service

Creator : F W Mason

Part of the "Robert Wood" collection


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