'Sensational news' haz just reached 'The Geordie Times' that former West Bromwich Albion centre forward and 'legend' Jeff Astle, who scored the winnin' goal in the 1968 FA Cup final at Wembley and who died nine years ago has signed for 'The Toon' just before '11 bells' transfer deadline last neet!
In jubulation of finally signin' a 'number 9' the club have even put his name on The East Stand roof, replacin' the 'NEWCASTLE UNITED' letterin' that has been there since anybody can remember! (see picture above which was taken yesterday, just after Jeff signed, if yi divvint believe iz!)
'Jubulant' manager, 'I Beg Your Pardew' said: (and I quote!) 'This is great news for the fans to have a 'propa' centre forward at last! and hopefully we'll fill the groond for the visit of Blackborn Rovers in wor next home game!?"
|JEFF ASTLE (NUMBER 9) SCORES THE WINNIN' GOAL |
AGAINST EVERTON IN THE 1968 FA CUP FINAL