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Newcastle hero Charlie Crowe dies

28 Feb 2010 16:02:59

Newcastle hero Charlie Crowe dies

The last surviving member of Newcastle United's 1951 FA Cup winning team has died at the age of 85.Charlie Crowe was born in Walker and spent the majority of his career with his home team. Playing alongside the likes of Jackie Milburn and Joe Harvey, he made 216 appearances between 1944 and 1957. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease for more than a decade and passed away in North Tyneside General Hospital on Saturday night. During his career, the half-back and defender scored fiv.... read more


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