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Newcastle's women's team feel 'empowered' as they prepare for St James' Park return

The chance of fulfilling a childhood dream meant her local village organised a bus to transport all her friends and family to the match, as a record 22,000 fans watched the fourth-tier side beat Alnwick Town.

Goalkeeper Donnelly says that "support for the team has skyrocketed" since that 4-0 win, and with the city buzzing from the success of the men's team, whose season has been paused for the World Cup, the players cannot wait to hear "the power of the crowd" again.
Alistair Magowan