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18 Mar 2022

SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUN GOES GLOBAL!

Sir Bobby’s Football Run began as a charity fundraising activity during lockdown last year and has now become a way for football fans living across the world to show their support for our Foundation. The first Football
16 Mar 2022

FIVE-YEAR-OLD NUFC FAN FUNDRAISES FOR OUR FOUNDATION

A five-year-old Newcastle United fan has raised £283 for our Foundation by running laps around St James’ Park. Parker Raine is one of the youngest supporters of our Foundation and ran three times around the outside of
7 Mar 2022

A FANTASTIC NIGHT CELEBRATING THE BEST OF NORTH EAST FOOTBALL

Once again, the North East Football Writers’ Association Awards, sponsored by William Hill, supported our Foundation with their star-studded event at Ramside Hall in Durham. Celebrating the best of North East football, winners included Men’s Player of
18 Feb 2022

SIR BOBBY’S FOOTBALL RUN, RUN A MATCH THIS APRIL!

Today (18th February) is Sir Bobby’s birthday. He would have been 89. It’s a day we always take a moment to fondly remember him and reflect on everything we’ve been able to achieve thanks to Sir Bobby’s
15 Feb 2022

INTERNATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER DAY

Today is International Childhood Cancer Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the special challenges faced by young cancer patients. Within the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle, our Foundation is helping find more effective ways
4 Feb 2022

PATIENTS MATCHED TO CLINICAL TRIALS BY FINDING FAULTY GENES

Your fantastic support helps us fund ground-breaking new cancer treatments and today, on World Cancer Day, we are very proud to announce TARGET National, a new initiative that uses blood samples to find ‘faulty genes’ and help
3 Feb 2022

‘UNBELIEVABLE’ WINNER OF NE FOOTBALL WRITERS’ PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

This year’s hugely-popular choice for the North East Football Writers’ Association Personality of the Year is Middlesbrough’s Chris Kamara. The annual award is given in association with our Foundation to recognise someone who uses their position in
28 Jan 2022

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF BOBBY SWINNEY SUPPORTING OUR FOUNDATION

On 19th December, aged just 67, Bobby Swinney very unexpectedly died on his way to watch Newcastle United at St James’ Park. The “football-mad family man” was going to the match with his granddaughter when he collapsed
24 Dec 2021

LIVE FOREVER CUP MAKES LASTING DIFFERENCE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Over 10,000 miles away from North East England, an England v the Rest of the World football match has raised an amazing £5,500 for our Foundation. The Live Forever Cup was held in Brisbane, Australia, and was
10 Nov 2021

ARTFUL SUPPORT FOR OUR CANCER CHARITY

A beautiful new artwork inspired by one of Sir Bobby’s best-loved quotes is now available for sale as a Christmas card – the first time we have had a card available for sale to benefit our Foundation. Created