GATESHEAD Football Club were saddened to learn of the death of former Gateshead AFC (1930) director and a founder director of the current club, Eric Hall on the evening of Wednesday 2nd May at age 87. 

Redheugh Park, circa 1970.
Redheugh Park, circa 1970.

Hall was instrumental in establishing Gateshead FC in 1977 – serving as Chairman during the 1980s.

We will remember Eric for his fine services to Gateshead during his time at Redheugh Park and the International Stadium.

His funeral will take place at Gateshead Crematorium on Friday 11th May at 3.00pm.

The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with Eric’s friends and family at this difficult time.