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Newcastle, St. James' Park, 'Jackie Milburn'
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1996 by Tom Maley. Fibreglass statue of John Edward Milburn (1924-88) in period kit running with a football, 1.8m high, on a stone pedestal. Newcastle United Football Club paid for the pedestal. The artist moved it in 1999 when the stand was being rebuilt. A bronze version was to be put back in 2000.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 140-1; The Journal, 14 December 1996; Evening Chronicle, 5 December 1996; The Journal, 20 February 1999