Newcastle United fan group to mark silverware heading to Tyneside

Gateshead will be crowned National League North champions on Saturday.

Newcastle United fan group Wor Flags have teamed up with Gateshead FC to celebrate a title-winning season for the Tyneside club.

The Heed host Hereford in the final game of the Vanarama National League North on Saturday, May 7, and will be officially crowned as champions with the trophy set to be presented after the full time whistle.

They sealed the title, and promotion to the National League, with a 2-2 draw with Chorley on bank holiday Monday.

And to mark the occasion the famous Newcastle flag group will be lending a hand at the International Stadium this weekend.

Wor Flags will play their part in creating an unforgettable atmosphere at Gateshead International Stadium, with two large flags and up to 50 smaller flags to be used as part of the display as Gateshead receive their crown.

‘A historic occasion’

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“We’re thrilled to be working alongside Wor Flags for the final game of the season,” said Communications Officer, James Rushmore.

“Everyone at the club is incredibly excited for what will be a historic occasion as we lift the National League North trophy, and Wor Flags will undoubtedly help towards creating an unforgettable atmosphere for all supporters on Saturday.”

‘Delighted to help our fellow black and whites’

“Gateshead’s achievement of being promoted back to the National League is an incredible one,” added Wor Flags’ spokesperson.

“With Newcastle fans being supportive of many of our local teams, we were delighted to help Gateshead, our fellow black and whites, celebrate the title.”