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Newcastle Girls to play recreation at St James’ Park throughout males’s World Cup

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Newcastle Girls will play at St James’ Park for the second time after they host Bradford in an FA Nationwide Girls’s League Division One North on 27 November.

The Magpies hope it would comply with on from the success of the group’s first St James’ Park recreation in Might when greater than 22,000 followers turned out.

Regardless of Newcastle being a fourth tier membership, nonetheless three ranges under the highest flight WSL, it was the very best attendance for a girls’s membership recreation in England final season, surpassing the 20,000 crowd that Manchester United achieved for a match at Previous Trafford in March.

The Bradford recreation falls throughout the Premier League break for the 2022 Males’s World Cup in Qatar and so provides Newcastle followers the chance to nonetheless be capable to get to St James’ Park for a stay recreation.

Tickets purchased prematurely are extraordinarily reasonably priced, priced at simply £3 for adults and £1 for concessions. Costs can be double on the door on the day of the sport, however nonetheless solely £6 at most.

Girls’s soccer reached new ranges in England throughout the summer season, with greater than a cumulative in extra of 570,000 at Euro 2022 – together with greater than 87,000 individuals watching the ultimate at Wembley. That momentum has already been seen at WSL degree at first of the 2022/23 season, with 47,000 followers on the Emirates Stadium for the latest north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham, whereas golf equipment all around the nation reporting elevated curiosity and ticket gross sales.

“We’re thrilled to be again at St. James’ Park,” Newcastle head coach Becky Langley stated.

“The assist we acquired on the stadium in Might was unimaginable, and we hope as many supporters as attainable can come alongside in November to make it one other very big day.

“We’re very proud to be championing girls’s soccer within the area and that our gamers are such incredible position fashions. This can be a nice alternative to showcase girls’s soccer within the North East and we hope to proceed inspiring a brand new era of women and girls to play and benefit from the recreation.”

Newcastle director Amanda Staveley has beforehand spoken concerning the membership’s dedication to growing its girls’s group, declaring in February: “Now we have to pay them as professionals.”

Staveley stated final 12 months: “We’re wholeheartedly dedicated to girls’s and women soccer…we’re dedicated to serving to the ladies’s group develop and develop.”

With successive promotions, the earliest Newcastle may attain the WSL is 2025. The north east has not been represented on the highest degree of ladies’s soccer in England since Sunderland dropped out of the highest flight in 2018, however the area is a famous hotbed of expertise.

England internationals previous and current like Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton, Beth Mead, Jordan Nobbs, Jill Scott, Demi Stokes, Lucy Staniforth and Carly Telford all hail from Tyne, Put on or Tees.

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