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Aye, it would be even more lopsided than it is now too. I'm sure I read of another design where the Gallowgate stand was increased and the East stand was built up, but with windows in so that it didn't block light to Leazes terrace

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58 minutes ago, Kid Dynamite said:

If the cunts hadn't sold the Strawberry land something like this wouldn't be beyond the realms of possibility. Would hold 60k apparently

 

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Some say that would still be possible despite the new developments.

nor that it or the other option would ever happen with Ashley in charge. 

I love shit like this though. 

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The idea of turning the pitch around was seriously considered during the Keegan era, the idea being to build the Gallowgate up and out over the road , like the plans linked above but as a more continuous U shape around the three unrestricted sides. 

Of course, The Fat Cunt selling the land off has scuppered that, alongside his deep pockets and short arms. 

(My brother did a lot of design work for the club at the time, and I remember him talking about it in some detail. )

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