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Newcastle Road was a League ground for 9 seasons;
from July 1st, 1890 to June 30th, 1898 .

Newcastle Road was the 16th
ground to be used for a League game.

Year opened 1886 Year closed 1898

GROUND HISTORY adapted from "The Ultimate Directory of English & Scottish Football League Grounds"
The ground was on the west side of Newcastle Road, north of Crozier Street, and Sunderland FC moved here in 1886. A 1,000 seat grandstand was built on the north side of the pitch and terracing eventually installed around the other three sides. There were no other major improvements made before the club moved to Roker Park in 1898, the site being subsequently used for Netherburn Road and housing.

GROUND DETAILS adapted from "The Extreme Groundhoppers Guide"
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