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Their colors black and white most popular answer, other one is at one point two magpies had a nest in the terraces at st.James park
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Who are Newcastle United?

Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English professional footballclub based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, who currently play in the Championship. The club was founded in 1982. Since their founding year, the club have played at their home ground of St James' Park. (MORE)

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Newcastle united football club- when was it established?

\nNewcastle United was founded in December 1892 by the merger of two local teams Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End who were previously rivals in the Northern League, but after West End fell into financial difficulties they decided to merge. The deal included the lease on West End's stadium S (MORE)

Newcastle United Football Club - When was it established?

\nNewcastle United was founded in December 1892 by the merger of two local teams Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End who were previously rivals in the Northern League, but after West End fell into financial difficulties they decided to merge. The deal included the lease on West End's stadium S (MORE)

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What do you call a gathering of magpies?

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What is Virginia's football team called?

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Is Newcastle United a good football team?

Newcastle United F.C is one of the most famous clubs in the world. They have been outstanding this season and for me i really hope they will get into Europe again and hopefully be one of the best teams in the world again.

How did Newcastle get the nickname magpies?

Notts County were and still are the original footballing Magpies, as the oldest professional football club in the world. They were originally known as the Lambs but a change to their famous and often copied black and white stripes in 1890 saw a change in nickname, Newcastle united adopted the blac (MORE)

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