ACCIDENTAL ACTIVIST Last week I was your average armchair Newcastle fan. Trawling through transfer news, trying not to worry about the “unsettled” Rafa Benitez, desperate for our campaign back in the premier league to get under way. This week I’ve been described by a few people as a political activist. All because of a flag. A few weeks ago I was watching the MLS highlights. Orlando is my team due to a trip to Disneyland which coincided with Orlando City’s first MLS game. This current round of fixtures happened to be on during pride month and tf 16
near to the anniversary of the brutal attack on the LGBT community there last year. Rainbow flags were EVERYWHERE. Now I know they have a very good reason to show their support for their LGBT friends and maybe it seems like we don’t, but this, along
with the very interesting work that St Pauli do to help minorities, got me wondering if anyone had ever suggested creating a NUFC rainbow flag. My first thought was not to start a divisive campaign to force and
SAM WILSON www.true-faith.co.uk
Newcastle United back in the Premier League with Rafa Benitez serenely assembling his squad for the new challenges and receiving every possi...