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Documentary - RESCUE: HOW TO SAVE A FOOTBALL CLUB (twice)

Documentary - RESCUE: HOW TO SAVE A FOOTBALL CLUB (twice)

Welcome to the second podcast documentary by the true faith podcast.

In the Summer of 1982 Newcastle United were preparing for a fifth straight season in the second division of English football. They hadn't realistically come close to promotion since relegation in 1978. The club had recorded back to back average attendances of below 20,000. Each season was the only season since 1903 (excluding war time) that the club attracted an average attendance of less than 20,000 fans.

Enter Kevin Keegan. England international, two time Ballon d'Or winner. A city and a club reborn......

Winter 1992 and United are second bottom of the second division and in danger of falling into the third tier for the first time in the clubs history. Crowds of less than 16,000 are frequent at St James' Park and the club is facing bankruptcy if relegated.

Enter Kevin Keegan....

This is a documentary aimed at finding out what was like with and without Kevin Keegan in the 1980's and early 1990's. How had the c

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