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Toon Army

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  1. [soccer] Supporters of Newcastle United Football Club, a football club in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Toon Army a.k.a. Newcastle United F.C.: Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The club was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End, and has played at its current home ground, St James' Park, ever since. The ground was developed into an all-seater stadium in the mid-1990s and now has a capacity of 52,405. The club has been a member of the Premier League for all but two years of the competition's history, and has never dropped below English football's second tier since joining the Football League in 1893. In 2007, long term chairman and owner Sir John Hall sold his share in the club to Mike Ashley.

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Google previewDictionary of Sports and Games Terminology (2010)

by Adrian Room

colloquial term for the protective equipment worn by the catcher Toon Army (association football) nickname for the supporters of the English club Newcastle United [from local dialect toon, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

Stereotypical Geordie culture is working class and very streetwise, supporting ' the Toon Army' (Newcastle United Football Club). The mythological stereotype associated with Geordies is macho male, as encapsulated in Reg Smythe's cartoon character Andy Capp: a workshy, beer-swilling, rentdodging pigeon fancier. This tough, misogynist image is particularly unpopular with local corporate bodies and feminist groups. See also: Cockney; dialect; scouse MIKE STORRY Gillespie, ...

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