Ex-Newcastle star: 'I was gutted we drew 4-4 against Arsenal'

Newcastle United stadium, St James' Park: General view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St. James Park on April 17, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors.
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Former Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson experienced his fair share of highs and lows at St. James' Park. Having joined the club in the Championship, Williamson played an integral part in the Magpies' return to the top flight, and even their push for Europe under Alan Pardew a few years later.

The MK Dons manager made 150 appearances for Newcastle, the most of any other club in his 18-year playing career, cementing himself as a fan favourite with the Toon Army before departing for Wolves on a permanent deal in 2016.

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James Ridge is a freelance journalist based in the UK. He recently spent time with The United Stand as an online news editor and has covered the beautiful game from England’s eighth tier all the way to the Premier League.

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