United in grief

Flowers, cards and tributes – including flowers from the club left on their seats in the stands – are brought to St James’s Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club in honour of John Alder and Liam Sweeney. The two lifelong and dedicated Newcastle fans died along with 296 others in the MH17 Malaysian flight tragedy in the Ukraine.

Cards and football shirts have been brought from all over the country by fans from rival teams along with messages from around the world as they all join together, united in grief and shock to offer their condolences and messages of support to the families.

 

 

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Andrew Robson, son of Newcastle legend Sir Bobby Robson lays flowers and pays his respects as he looks over the sea of shirts and flowers at St James’s Park

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