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Premier League: Newcastle United to unveil memorial for club legend Joe Harvey at St James Park


Newcastle United FC and the Fairs Club committee will unveil a memorial for former club captain and manager Joe Harvey on Thursday.

Harvey made over 200 appearances for the club between 1945-53, captaining the side to successive FA Cup wins in 1951 and 1952.

After retiring the following year, he went into management, and came back to the Magpies in 1961, and won the club's last trophy in 1969, winning the Fairs Cup.

45 years on, he club is marking Harvey and winning the trophy by erecting a memorial plaque.

An array of former Newcastle United players including Bob Moncur, Stan Anderson, Frank Clark, Wyn Davies, Malcom Macdonald, Vic Keeble, Alan Foggon and more will be in attendance to mark the occasion.

The memorial plaque will be unveiled at the Gallowgate End of St. James’ Park, by Joe’s son, Ken Harvey, Bob Moncur and Vic Keeble.

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