Where does the border lie ?

Once you accept the fact that no so long ago the people of Sunderland, Newcastle and especially Durham went to Newcastle one week and Sunderland the next,you will start to grasp why people support who they do,And yet you still get people wondering why there is “Durham mags” or Durham mackems,this may come as a shock but durham city fc were a football league club and are THE LOCAL team of the great city and folk(myself included) of durham
 

Sir Talbot Buxomley

Central Defender
Once you accept the fact that no so long ago the people of Sunderland, Newcastle and especially Durham went to Newcastle one week and Sunderland the next,you will start to grasp why people support who they do,And yet you still get people wondering why there is “Durham mags” or Durham mackems,this may come as a shock but durham city fc were a football league club and are THE LOCAL team of the great city and folk(myself included) of durham
But Durham City FC don't play in the City of Durham any more......they are currently playing in Willington and previously played in Consett...yes Consett.
 

1879

Central Defender
Hebburn Jarrow and South Shields are pretty much 50-50
I'd say that like that, but know far more Sunderland supporters from shields.

Only 2 of the many mags I know bother to attend their games compared to the Sunderland lot who still attend despite how shit we are... what actually boils my piss is the supposed shields "supporters" who have suddenly started going there last couple of years.

I used to take the bairns to watch them when we were playing away but refuse to now.
 
And I've seen some dumb replies. Consett is 14 miles from Newcastle, but ZERO miles from Co. Durham.


Yep, Consett is in Co Durham. So hows it closer to Newcastle?
Get a map. Join Consett, Newcastle and Sunderland in a triangle. Which is the long side of the triangle? Or use Google Maps - Consett to the landfill 14.2 miles, to the SoL 23.1 miles.
 

1879

Central Defender
Once you accept the fact that no so long ago the people of Sunderland, Newcastle and especially Durham went to Newcastle one week and Sunderland the next,you will start to grasp why people support who they do,And yet you still get people wondering why there is “Durham mags” or Durham mackems,this may come as a shock but durham city fc were a football league club and are THE LOCAL team of the great city and folk(myself included) of durham
Durham mags are definitely wrong 'uns like... makes me laugh the shit about being a "makem" at derbies when being born in Shields and a lot of mags being born on the banks of the Wear actually are taking the piss out of their own accents 😂

Even genuine mags don't like the Durham lot who follow them.
 

DH4

Goalkeeper
And I've seen some dumb replies. Consett is 14 miles from Newcastle, but ZERO miles from Co. Durham.


Yep, Consett is in Co Durham. So hows it closer to Newcastle?
From Consett you can get a public service bus to Newcastle in half an hour one to Sunderland is about 2 hours. Always been mainly Mags there as quite simply it is easier to get to Newcastle.
 
I thought he was on about Wolsingham just wanted to check. I know where Wolsingham is I went to secondary school there when I moved from Sunderland at 11. Fully aware it's on the banks of the wear.

Now I must admit I have been away quite a while left for the army at 19 and haven't lived in the north east since.

However, from what I remember the area summed up Durham mags following Keegan and their offspring following.
I mean unless Wolsingham itself was an exception.
Yes Wolsingham, not the population of the school.
 
Get a map. Join Consett, Newcastle and Sunderland in a triangle. Which is the long side of the triangle? Or use Google Maps - Consett to the landfill 14.2 miles, to the SoL 23.1 miles.
So should we be Scottish using that argument as we're nearer to Glasgow?
You need to read his post again - he doesn't mention football grounds - he says he's nearer to Newcastle than COUNTY DURHAM. Not the SOL, not Durham. Consett is in County Durham ffs.
 

The Fitter

Winger
And I've seen some dumb replies. Consett is 14 miles from Newcastle, but ZERO miles from Co. Durham.


Yep, Consett is in Co Durham. So hows it closer to Newcastle?
Maybe because they can actually see Newcastle out of the back winda? Could have something to do with it?
 

WildinHetton

Central Defender
Once you accept the fact that no so long ago the people of Sunderland, Newcastle and especially Durham went to Newcastle one week and Sunderland the next,you will start to grasp why people support who they do,And yet you still get people wondering why there is “Durham mags” or Durham mackems,this may come as a shock but durham city fc were a football league club and are THE LOCAL team of the great city and folk(myself included) of durham
Most depressing post I've seen on here for years to know you've from Durham. Ya ****.
 

Eddie Hitler

Striker
Not really Sunderland and Newcastle(and a fair few miles north) cities are obviously near enough 100%, Gateshead 90-10 Stanley consett 70-30,Shields Washington Chester, 60-40 in favour of the mags,biggest loss for Sunderland was the Durham pit villages infiltrated by the filth in the 90’s and have been festering ever since!!! When I say these percentages half the gravy stain bastards think keegan is still in charge and big al still wears the famous number 9, have never stepped in side the sports direct, and do nothing to support the club except buy their toon top to be worn at any visit to Spain the airport and any event held in Sunderland!
Link to these percentages marra
 
From Consett you can get a public service bus to Newcastle in half an hour one to Sunderland is about 2 hours. Always been mainly Mags there as quite simply it is easier to get to Newcastle.
I don't know anyone who's reason for supporting a team is because the local travel links are better.
 

Eddie Hitler

Striker
Once you accept the fact that no so long ago the people of Sunderland, Newcastle and especially Durham went to Newcastle one week and Sunderland the next,you will start to grasp why people support who they do,And yet you still get people wondering why there is “Durham mags” or Durham mackems,this may come as a shock but durham city fc were a football league club and are THE LOCAL team of the great city and folk(myself included) of durham
You're a Durham mag? 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 explains fucking everything about you 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
 

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