About


1881 was born following the highly anticipated takeover of Newcastle United Football Club in 2021. The pride, passion and hope of Newcastle fans quickly spread across the world as they became the richest club in football overnight. Fans, known as Geordies, celebrated for days and reminisced on the rich history they all shared.
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The origins of Newcastle's first football team dates back to 1881, known then as Stanley FC. The team, named after Stanley Street in Byker, changed their name in 1882 then again in 1892 and now Geordie's are famously known across the world as Newcastle United.
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To mark an incredible 140 years after they played their first football game in the city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1881 is born with the ambition to capture the hearts of fan's and spread their passion across the world through this unique, quality clothing brand.
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It's you and your ancestors that have build some of the greatest clubs football has ever seen. 1881 is a representation of that passion and support that no matter your beloved team, you are there for them through the highs and lows.
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Where it all began.
Photo by: The Chronicle