A new weekly feature from your chums at TF kicks off with 10 quiz questions – this week with the theme of Newcastle United players and their careers after football. 

We’ll have the answers in tomorrow’s issue of THE SPECIAL (see below on site to subscribe) or on Sunday with the match report. Subscriptions to THE SPECIAL are completely FREE! 

Eyes down for a full-house: 

  1. Which member of the 1950s FA Cup winning sides was the landlord of The Punchbowl Pub in Jesmond? 
  2. Name the player from the 1969 Fairs Cup Winning side who managed a squash club in Gateshead. 
  3. Who was the player in the 1974 FA Final team who ran a trophy business on Barrack Road? 
  4. Who from the same side had a stake a men’s fashion boutique in Tynegate Precinct in Newcastle city centre? 
  5. Who is the player from Jack Charlton’s 1980s side who subsequently became a qualified solicitor? 
  6. Which was the 1970s United star who ran a newsagents at the Gateshead Interchange in the 1980s? 
  7. After a long and distinguished United career he became a columnist for the News of the World in the 1970s? 
  8. Two ex-United players ran rival sports shops in Newcastle city centre – who were they? 
  9. Who was the local-born player who scored a debut goal v Sunderland and subsequently became a Maths teacher after retirement? 
  10. What is the name of the United defender who owned and managed several Factory outlet shops on Tyneside? 

And here are the answers: 

Quiz answers

1. Bobby Mitchell 2. Bobby Moncur 3. Jimmy Smith 4. Malcolm Macdonald 5. Tony Cunningham 6. David Craig 7. Jackie Milburn 8. Stan Seymour and Frank Brennan 9. Peter Cartwright 10. Irving Nattrass