Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Your Bid to Make Footie History; WE'RE GIVING YOU THE CHANCE TO BRING WORLD CUP FOOTBALL TO TYNESIDE

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Your Bid to Make Footie History; WE'RE GIVING YOU THE CHANCE TO BRING WORLD CUP FOOTBALL TO TYNESIDE

Article excerpt

Byline: ADAM JUPP

TODAY, we're giving you the chance to play a key part in bringing World Cup football to Tyneside. NewcastleGateshead wants to be included in England's application to stage either the 2018 or 2022 tournaments.

Bid leaders are putting the finishing touches to the dossier they will hand over to the Football Association next month, which they hope will persuade them to bring the festival of football to the region.

And we are launching a special competition to give you the opportunity to be the one who hands the document over on behalf of NewcastleGateshead, along with a team of North East celebrities, whose identities are still to be revealed.

We are searching for the region's biggest

Just answer three trivia questions correctly and tell us in no more than 100 words why you are the most passionate supporter of them all.

Andrew Dixon, chief executive of the Newcastle-Gateshead Initiative, said: "Football fans in Newcastle Gateshead are arguably the most passionate in the country, and it is this passion that we want to demonstrate to the FA. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.