Sam Fender and saxophone participant Johnny Blue Hat rejoice Newcastle takeover with followers at St James Park – Chronicle Reside

Sam Fender and saxophone participant Johnny Blue Hat rejoice Newcastle takeover with followers at St James Park – Chronicle Reside

Sam Fender joined 1000’s of Toon supporters to rejoice the historic takeover of Newcastle United.

The North Shields star made a pilgrimage to St James’ Park together with saxophone participant Johnny ‘Blue Hat’ Davis to get together with crowds of supporters on the floor on Thursday night time.

Sporting a NUFC tracksuit, the 27-year-old joined in with the jubilant chants of followers as they celebrated the tip of Mike Ashley’s 14-year reign over the membership.

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In a publish on his Instagram Tales, Sam Fender recorded Johnny enjoying Toon anthem ‘Native Hero’ on the saxophone exterior of the bottom to the delight of the gang, saying the musician “could not resist”.

“Finest day of our lives,” he stated.

“Me and Johnny went as much as St James’ Park tonight. Pure magic.

“That is historical past. Up the Mags.”

Crowds lapped up Johnny’s efficiency as they celebrated the tip of what has been a considerably miserable period for the membership beneath Ashley.

Including to his Instagram Tales, Sam commented on the electrical ambiance within the city, saying, “That is magic man.

“Love our house, love our individuals, love our membership.”

Sam Fender at The Strawberry pub in Newcastle where he celebrated the club takeover.
Sam Fender at The Strawberry pub in Newcastle the place he celebrated the membership takeover.
(Picture: The Strawberry)

However that wasn’t the one efficiency of the night time.

The pair additionally stopped by the enduring Strawberry pub the place Johnny received behind the bar and launched into one other rendition of ‘Native Hero’ to a packed-out crowd of elated Geordies.

The pub shared the video on their Instagram account and posted, “Life does not get significantly better than this. What a unbelievable day.”

And it was a double celebration for Sam Fender as he launched his second album, ‘Seventeen Going Beneath’ on Friday.

Showing on BBC Breakfast sporting the identical Toon tracksuit on Friday morning, Sam stated: “We did Jools Holland after which went straight as much as St James’.

“My saxophone participant Johnny received on the statue and began enjoying native hero and 5,000 Geordies simply began singing alongside – as a result of Ashley is out.

Saxophone player Johnny 'Blue Hat' Davis at The Strawberry pub in Newcastle.
Saxophone participant Johnny ‘Blue Hat’ Davis at The Strawberry pub in Newcastle.
(Picture: The Strawberry)

“I did about 1,000 selfies, received correct mobbed, however everybody was completely class and gave us lots of cans and I’m actually hungover.

“I am actually, actually hungover. However these items occur, do not they?”

Commenting on the takeover, Sam advised BBC Breakfast: “It’s clearly fairly a contentious state of affairs however I’m simply actually completely happy for the followers.

“I’m completely happy for the town and completely happy for what would possibly come of it – in all probability economically for our city.

“But it surely looks like a bitter-sweet second. We’re satisfied, however there’s lots of stuff in query that we in all probability want some transparency on for the longer term.”

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