Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2011

Newcastle Need To Get Back To Champions League Football

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Shola Ameobi has come out today and said he wants to play European Champions League Football again with Newcastle. Shola Ameobi wants to play Champions League football again Newcastle finished 4th, 3rd and 5th in Bobby Robson's last three seasons as manager of his home town club, before Freddy Shepherd, in all his [.

Magpies’ Manager Wishing And Hoping About Joey Barton

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To hear Alan Pardew talk today about Joey Barton, you wouldn't have thought there is a chance Joey could leave Newcastle before September rolls around. Joey Barton - let's hope he stays for next season In fact Alan thinks Joey can have another excellent season for Newcastle, and if he stays and does that, he [.

Alan Pardew Happy With His Five New Signings

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Alan Pardew seems to be happy enough with the way the squad is taking shape this summer. Alan Pardew happy with the five players he's signed this summer five? And Alan is right to say Newcastle looks to have five new players this summer, since Dan Gosling and Hatem Ben Arfa between them made [...]


One Or Two Players Still To Join Newcastle – Is That All?

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has today said Newcastle United are not finished in the transfer market this summer well that's good to hear. Alan Pardew - one or two more players to come in Newcastle have brought in three players so far, and Kevin Nolan has left the club to play in England's second [.

Liverpool Close In On Newcastle Striker Target

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We reported yesterday that Newcastle were again being linked with young Bournemouth striker Danny Ings. 19 year-old Bournemouth striker Danny Ings And we reported yesterday that Sunderland and Liverpool were also interested in the 19 year-old striker. Those two clubs always seem to be interested in players Newcastle are pursuing, and there's news today that [.

Liverpool Close In On Newcastle Striker Target

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We reported yesterday that Newcastle were again being linked with young Bournemouth striker Danny Ings. 19 year-old Bournemouth striker Danny Ings And we reported yesterday that Sunderland and Liverpool were also interested in the 19 year-old striker. Those two clubs always seem to be interested in players Newcastle are pursuing, and there's news today that [.

Newcastle Could Still Go After Sturridge

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News today that Newcastle may miss out on top striker target Mevlut Erdinc of PSG. Daniel Sturridge while on loan at Bolton With PSG now having plenty of cash to spend from their new Qatar-based owners, they are going after some top players this summer. And today the news is they want Eden Hazard [.

Newcastle Could Still Go After Sturridge

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News today that Newcastle may miss out on top striker target Mevlut Erdinc of PSG. Daniel Sturridge while on loan at Bolton With PSG now having plenty of cash to spend from their new Qatar-based owners, they are going after some top players this summer. And today the news is they want Eden Hazard [.

Joey Barton Now Expecting To Leave Newcastle

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The Daily Express is reporting today that Joey Barton thinks he is about to leave Newcastle. Joey Barton likely to leave Newcastle The report suggests that Joey Barton has told his followers on that Twitter account of his, that he thinks Newcastle will "wash their hands of him." While Joey says he is not [.

Reports That Erdinc Will Not Be Coming To Newcastle

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News in the Newcastle Journal today that the Magpies are now likely to be unsuccessful in bringing Mevlut Erdinc to Tyneside. Mevlut Erdinc may not be arriving on Tyneside When Newcatsle lost out to PSG to top target Kevin Gameiro, they moved quickly for Erdinc, who presumably will lose his place to Gameiro at [.

Newcastle Ready To Help Alan Smith Loan Move To Leeds

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News tonight that Newcastle are willing to help their former captain Alan Smith move to his home town club, Leeds United on loan, for the remaining year of his contact. Alan Smith Magpies willing to pay half his wages next season Smith is on a reported massive £60K/week on Tyneside, and that wage would [.

Newcastle Reported Interested In Ivory Coast Midfielder

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News from talkSPORT that possible Newcastle target Romaric looks set to leave his club, Sevilla, this summer. Christian Koffi Ndri available at a cut price The news is predicated on the fact that Romaric has been left out pf Sevilla's pre-season tour of Costa Rica. The Spanish side have two friendlies in the north [.

Good News, Bad News Today In Transfer Market

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The news on the transfer front probably canceled themselves out today for Geordie fans. Daniel Sturridge no Newcastle interest There was some bad news coming from the local press this afternoon, that Newcastle were not going after 21 year-old Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge. That was disappointing, because the comments on this site have been [.

Newcastle Launch New Bid For Charles N’Zogbia

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Potentially very good new coming through that Newcastle have lodged a new bid for former winger Charles N'Zogbia. Charles N'Zogbia wants to return to Newcastle United The local Evening Chronicle is reporting it believes Newcastle are in the hunt for French International winger Charles N'Zogbia, who is said to be very keen to rejoin [.

Neil Taylor Not Arriving At Newcastle Any Time Soon

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News today that it is increasingly unlikely that Swansea City's Neil Taylor will be able to join Newcastle before next Monday, when pre-season training starts for next season. Neil Taylor bring kept by Swansea Taylor is represented by his agent Jamie Moralee – and of course Neil was just delighted when Newcastle came after [.

Newcastle Not Pursuing Sturridge – Why Not?

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Disappointing new today being reported by the Evening Chronicle that Newcastle are not going to join the race to sign England under-21 striker Daniel Sturridge. Daniel Sturridge not coming to Newcastle why not? The local paper is reporting that Alan Pardew does not have Sturridge on the list of players he is trying [.

Shay Given Aston Villa Transfer Now Looks Likely

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News in the Daily Mirror today that new Villa manager Alex McLeish will move for Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given in a £4M bid for the player. Shay Given - moving to Villa? Shay always wanted to play football, and we were just a little surprised when he agreed to stay at City last season, [...]


Newcastle Interested In Young Bournemouth Striker

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News today in the Daily Mirror that Newcastle are continuing to monitor Bournemouth teenager Danny Ings. Danny Ings - Bournemouth 18 year-old striker The 19 year-old Winchester-born Ings made his debut for League One Bournemouth back in October of 2008, when he was just 16 years old. And it's not the first time Newcastle have [.

England Placed 4th In FIFA Rankings – What?

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Bad news for the English journalists who want Italian Fabio Capello, fired from the England job. England boss Fabio Capello - hey we're 4th in the world! It was clear to an outside observer, that after last summer's tragic display by the England team at the World Cup, that English Journalists were hell bent [.

When Will Newcastle Spend Some Money This Summer?

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It will not have gone unnoticed that Newcatsle have brought in three good players and let one good player go but the net transfer outlay so far this summer is zero. Alan Pardew £35M will be reinvested Newcastle brought in Demba Ba and Sylvain Margeaux on free transfers, and paid around £4.5M for [.

Barry Ferguson Wanted To Join Newcastle But ….

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Former Newcastle target Barry Ferguson is one of the Birmingham players who are looking for a new club since The Blues were relegated last season. Barry Ferguson too old at 33 Some of the Birmingham players will need to leave the club, so the wage bill can be brought under control. And former Newcastle [.

Newcastle Reported After Argentine International Striker

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This could be way off the mark, but news in the Daily Star today that Newcastle are looking at Velez Sarsfield striker Juan Manuel Martinez. Juan Manuel Martinez - Argentine striker/winger Juan Manuel Martinez is 25 and plays as a second striker or winger and joined his the Argentine Primera Division club back in 2003.

Newcastle Fans Not Impressed With Darron Gibson

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There is more news today in the Northern Echo that Alan Pardew is trying to bring Manchester United's Darron Gibson to Tyneside. Darron Gibson Newcastle and Sunderland target If you remember a few months ago Darron opened a Twitter account, and it lasted just two hours, as he received significant criticism and abuse from [.

Readers Want Steven Taylor As New Captain

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We've just closed our poll on who should be the new Newcastle captain. Steven Taylor - won the vote with 35% of vote Kevin Nolan is gone, and Alan Pardew ill need to appoint a new Newcastle captain and we see that former captain Bobby Moncur ( now there's a real Newcastle hero) has come [...]


Newcastle Still Have Hope On Neil Taylor – And Even Enrique

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John Carver is ready to welcome Jose Enrique back on Tyneside next Monday, as the squad will return for pre-season training. John Carver -Newcatsle Assistant manager John has talked today to the local Newcastle press and had this to say, as he mentioned Jose: "As far as we are aware, Jose will be back on [.

Have Liverpool Given Up On Jose Enrique?

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News today that Liverpool manager is turning his attention to Manchester City left back Wayne Bridge. Jose Enrique which clubs are still interested? Bridge is a decent player but has had a hard time of it getting first team games at Manchester City since he signed in January of 2009, and has also suffered [.

Is Darron Gibson Good Enough For Newcastle?

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There's a report in the Northern Echo today that Alan Pardew will be stepping up his interest in Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson today. Darron Gibson is this lad good enough for Newcastle? We're not entirely convinced that Darron would be a good buy for Newcastle at around £5M, since he hardly looked impressive [.

Didier Drogba To Newcastle – No Way

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When Freddy Shepherd was running Newcastle, the club were famous for bringing in big name older players to Newcastle to finish off their careers. Didier Drogba could be leaving Chelsea But a lot of those big names, like Patrick Kluivert, as one very good example, were way past their best, and only looking for [.

Didier Drogba To Newcastle – No Way

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When Freddy Shepherd was running Newcastle, the club were famous for bringing in big name older players to Newcastle to finish off their careers. Didier Drogba could be leaving Chelsea But a lot of those big names, like Patrick Kluivert, as one very good example, were way past their best, and only looking for [.

Newcastle Momentum Slows In The Transfer Market

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There doesn't seem to be too much news over the last day or two on Newcastle's transfer activity. Mevlut Erdinc - a deal close with PSG? We assume Newcastle are trying to wrap up a deal for PSG striker Mevlut Erdinc, and the fee for the Turkish striker is supposed to be around £6.5M, but [...]


Neil Taylor Saga – He May Have To Ask For Transfer

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Let's hope this Neil Taylor saga doesn't stretch out too far. Neil Taylor - put in a transfer request? We have the Jose Enrique saga still going on, and that's been going for almost six months now, with Jose still not coming out and saying if he wants to stay at Newcastle or leave the [...]


Swansea Reject Magpies Bid For Taylor – What’s Next?

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Swansea City today have put on their web-site that they have rejected an offer from Newcastle United for their Welsh defender defender Neil Taylor. Neil Taylor - may sue Swansea club Apparently Newcastle officials contacted Swansea today to make the official bid, and Swansea have turned it down. We are assuming the bid is for [.

Malveaux – It Was Contract Issues With Liverpool

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New signing Sylvain Marveaux, has given a very interesting interview with the Evening Chronicle today. Sylvain Marveaux - contract issues at Liverpool The 25 year-old is obviously delighted to sing ion at Newcastle, and he has talked about always wanting to play in England's Premier League, which is very popular in France.

Steve Harper Great Role Model For Krul And Forster

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There's nobody knows what it's like being a second choice goalkeeper than Steve Harper. Steve Harper - big challenge this pre-season And Steve will hold that experience in good stead when he fight sit out with Time Krul and Fraser Forster this summer, when Alan Pardew has to decide who will be Newcastle's number one [.

Tavernier Hoping For First Team Chance Next Season

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A good interview today with 19 year-old Newcastle defender James Tavernier. James Tavernier wants to push on next season Time seems to have flown by, ever since the lads played their final game on Sunday, May 22nd and the squad will report back to Benton next Monday to begin pre-season training. That's the day [.

Arsenal Could Go For Jose Enrique, If Clichy Leaves

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There were reports over the weekend that Arsenal were looking to sign Newcastle left-back Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique Arsenal may be interested Jose is bring linked with Arsenal, because their left-back Gael Clichy could be leaving Arsenal this summer. There have been reports from Italy that Roma claim they are ready to offer a [.

Arsenal Could Go For Jose Enrique, If Clichy Leaves

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There were reports over the weekend that Arsenal were looking to sign Newcastle left-back Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique Arsenal may be interested Jose is bring linked with Arsenal, because their left-back Gael Clichy could be leaving Arsenal this summer. There have been reports from Italy that Roma claim they are ready to offer a [.

Four Premier Clubs After Sturridge, Including Newcastle

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It seems like the race to sign 21 year-old England U21 striker, Daniel Sturridge, is heating up, Daniel Sturridge 4 PL clubs interested Over the weekend, the news was that Stoke City were the first club to officially bid for the player and slapped in a first bid of £6M. And news today in [...]


Neil Taylor May Sue Swansea For Breach Of Contract

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News today of the Neil Taylor saga that Newcatsle are still confident of signing the Welsh International left-back for £1M. Neil taylor may sue Swansea for breach of contract As we reported over the weekend Swansea are saying that the release clause in his contract only says he can talk to other [.

Arsenal Interested In Barton – Can Leave For £4M?

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Sky Sports is reporting that Newcastle United have no plans to move on midfielder Joey Barton for as little as £1M. Joey Barton - can go for £4M? We should hope not, because even though he has just one year left on his contact, he's still worth a lot more than that. And it could [...]


Norwich Bid £2M For Newcastle Goalkeeper

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Fraser Forster is certainly in demand these days, and there's a report in The Sun today that Norwich will offer Newcastle £2M for their number three goalkeeper. Fraser Forster - goalkeeper in great demand With Norwich in the Premier League next season, and if if the deal is made, it could give Fraser a chance [.

These Players Could Still Arrive on Tyneside

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It's probably a good time to assess which players could still be arriving at Newcastle, before the summer transfer window ends. Moussa Sissoko Toulouse central midfielder Newcastle have made a very decent start to the transfer season, and for no capital outlay so far, they have brought in Yohan Cabaye (£4.

French Medics Declare Hatem Ben Arfa 100% Fit

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Great news from France, that Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa has been given a clean bill of health by the medical staff at the French Football Academy at Clairefontaine, just south of Paris. Hatem Ben Arfa - now fully fit according to French medics It seems that Ben Arfa got the go-ahead around two weeks ago [.

Newcastle Could Be Back For First-Class Stephen Ireland

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With the departure of Kevin Nolan and the potential departure of Joey Barton this summer, we wondered what the situation was with Stephen Ireland. Stephen Ireland - while at Newcastle earlier this year Stephen had a disastrous time of things with injuries on his loan spell at Newcastle earlier this year, and managed only two [.

More Confusion Over N’Zogbia Moving To Newcastle

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News in the local Sunday Sun today that both Newcastle and Sunderland will be stepping up their efforts to sign former Newcastle winger Charles N'Zogbia. Charles N'Zogbia becoming too expensive? But the Sunday Sun is now reporting that Liverpool are now favorites to sign the winger, as owner Dave Whelan has put it out [.

Fraser Forster Itching For Move To Celtic?

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News today in the Sunday express that goalkeeper Fraser Forster wants talks with Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew. Fraser Forster wants urgent talks with Alan Pardew Celtic bid £1.5M for the 23 year-old Hexham-born 6'7″ goalkeeper last week but Newcastle, as expected, turned the bid down immediately.

Newcatsle Close In With £6.5M Offer For Mevlut Erdinc

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The Daily Star is reporting this Sunday that Newcastle are closing in with a new £6.5M offer for Paris St. Germain Turkish International striker Mevlut Erdinc. Mevlut Erdinc - Newcastle launch £6.5M bid Newcastle have been after the French-born Turkish international, for over a year now, and reports in the local Newcastle media have suggested [.

Swansea Now Want £10M For Neil Taylor

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The Sunday Mirror is reporting today that Neil Taylor is taking legal advice about whether to sue Swansea City for breach of contract. Neil Taylor has lodged inquiry with PFA Neil was on Tyneside for a few days after returning from his vacation in Spain, but no deal has yet been announced by Newcastle, [.

Newcastle Want Manchester United’s Darron Gibson

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There is news in the Sunday Mirror today, that Newcastle are ­attempting to hijack Darron ­Gibson's potential £5M move to local rivals Sunderland. Darron Gibson Newcastle and Sunderland interested But if you believe all the news reports about Newcastle in the transfer market these days, the club must be working 26 hours a day [.

Newcastle Linked With Top French International Midfielder

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Newcastle have been linked with 21 year-old Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko. Moussa Sissoko Newcastle are interested The highly rated 21-year-old may be leaving the French club he's been at since 2003 this summer, but he will not be cheap. The news doing the rounds on Saturday evening is that Moussa Sissoko is in negotiations [.

Demba Ba Scores One Goal Every Two Games

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Former Newcatsle right back Habib Beye has talked today about his close pal Demba Ba, who signed for Newcastle just over a week ago, as a free agent. Demba Ba currently averages one goal for every two games We had been told that when Demba Ba was told Newcastle were after him, he was [...]


Tamas Kadar Looks To His Future At Newcastle

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Tamas Kadar was an up and coming young Hungarian defender at Newcastle. Tamas Kadar - while at Huddersfield in January But he has been hit by injury in two of his last three seasons, and last season he was hardly ever fit. Tamas' season ended with a hamstring injury, when he went on loan to [...]


Chris Hughton Eyes Two Newcastle Players

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It's hardly surprising that new Birmingham manager Chris Hughton will be looking to take some Newcastle players to Birmingham this summer. Leon Best - Birmingham interested Skysports is reporting today that Chris Hughton is lining up two of his former players, Leon Best and Wayne Routledge. Both players are on the transfer list for around [.

Newcastle Interested In Irish International Winger

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Newcastle United are reported to have made an inquiry about Preston North End's left winger Keith Treacy. Keith Treacy - Newcastle have registered their interest Preston North End were relegated from the Championship last season, and new manager Phil Brown admitted yesterday on Sky Sports, that the club would need to sell some of their [.

Liverpool And Newcastle Compete For Young Algerian

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There's a report in The Sun today that Newcastle and Liverpool are two clubs competing to sign Sochaux midfielder Ryad Boudebouz. Ryad Boudebouz - Newcatsle and Liverpool interested This is not the first time there has been a Newcastle link with the Algerian player this summer, as the lad has fallen out with his coach [.

The Greed Of Wayne Routledge

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If a report in the Newcastle Journal this morning is accurate, then Wayne Routledge comes across as a greedy footballer, and shame on him. Wayne Routledge - wants loyalty payment give me a break The Journal is reporting today that it's not that QPR are not interested in still buying the 26 year-old player, [.

Nervous Times Could Await Newcastle Fans

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There were reports yesterday that Arsenal, Everton and Aston Villa may be keen on Newcastle midfielder, Joey Barton. fielder Joey Barton - could be moved out before September But the Times also reported yesterday the Tyneside club had received no official bids for Joey Barton, Fabricio Coloccini and Jonas Gutierrez.

Stoke Bid £6M For Sturridge – Newcastle Interested

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The Daily Mirror is reporting tonight that Stoke City have opened the bidding for Chelsea's 21 year-old England U21 striker Daniel Sturridge. Daniel Sturridge Newcastle now interested in this player? It has been assumed, with so much fire-power at Chelsea, that Daniel Sturridge would have to move on to get first team action in [.

Five New Players Already In For Next Season

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It seems that Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa is quite a persuasive guy, when it comes to getting his pals to sign on at Newcastle. Sylvain Marveaux - surprise signing by Newcastle Ben Arfa started the season on loan at Newcastle, from Marseilles, last August. but he then suffered that horrific double leg fracture against Manchester [.

The Financials Fully In Force At Newcastle United

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It's clear that older players getting near the end of their contracts on Tyneside, may become extremely vulnerable. Mike Ashley - tight financial controls at Newcastle Newcastle are signing young players on long term deals, and when you look at the financial situation in football, that makes a lot of sense.

Both Colocccini And Jonas Now Vulnerable At Newcastle

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Its seems that Fabricio Coloccini and Jonas Gutierrez may both be in danger of leaving Newcastle this summer, and both have two years left on their lucrative five year deals on Tyneside. Fabricio Coloccini vulnerable at Newcastle? Since Sylvain Marveaux has been brought in last Saturday, Newcastle have announced that Jonas is available for [.

Newcastle After Wayne Bridge – Very Unlikely

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There is news today that Newcastle United may be interested in Manchester City left-back Wayne Bridge. Wayne Bridge - no Newcastle interest Wayne was a great young player at Southampton early in his career, and Bobby Robson had an £8M bid for the youngster turned down by Southampton, before the lad finally moved to Chelsea [.

New Chelsea Manager Inspired By Bobby Robson

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Bobby Robson inspired many people in his long and very successful career. André Villas-Boas - inspired by the great Bobby Robson And Bobby finally passed away from cancer in July, 2009, just days following a match at St. James' Park to celebrate the England vs Germany semi-final tie of the World up in 1990, when [.

Spanish Eyes On Newcastle’s Jonas Gutierrez

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There is news this morning that a number of club are becoming interested in Newcastle's Argentine international, Jonas Gutierrez. Jonas Gutierrez - on his bike this summer? Since left-winger Sylvain Marveaux was signed last Saturday, Newcastle have let it be known that Jonas is available for transfer.

Newcastle Still Locked In Tough Negotiations For Top Striker

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It seems that Newcastle are locked in tough negotiations with PSG for their Turkish striker, Mevlut Erdinc, but no fee has yet been agreed between the two clubs yet. Mevlut Erdinc no agreement on transfer fee We think that once a fee can be worked out, the transfer could go through fairly quickly, [.

No Deal For Newcastle’s Forgotten Winger

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There was supposed to be a deal struck between Newcastle and QPR for Newcastle winger Wayne Routledge few months ago. Wayne Routledge - in action against Chelsea But we've heard nothing since, other than some daft reports that Wayne would be a free agent but those must have been thought up on slow news [.

Newcastle Youngster Signs On At Northampton Town

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Ben Tozer was the very first youngster signed by Mike Ashley at Newcastle, in early January, 2008. 21 year-old Ben Tozer while at Newcastle Ben came from Swindon Town, and was a very highly rated youngster at the time, but for whatever reason he hasn't come through at Newcastle, and there's news today that [.

Newcastle After Two Top Sierre Leone Forwards

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News from Sweden today, that Newcastle United are increasing their interest in two forwards with the same last name - Mohamed Bangura and Teteh Bangura. Teteh Bangura - referred to as the new Didier Drogba Both players were born in Sierra Leone and both are currently playing together at Swedish club AIK Mohammed joined AIK [.

Does N’Zogbia Really Want Newcastle Return?

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The news today is there has yet be an official bid for Wigan winger Charles N'Zogbia, from any interested club. Charles N'Zogbia - does he want to return to Newcatsle? We keep hearing different stories coming out of Newcastle about the winger. Only last week there was news that Newcastle were being turned off by [.

Newcastle Closing In On Top Striker

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There's report out today that newcatsle are working hard to close the deal for PSG Turkish striker Mevlut Erdinc. Mevlut Erdinc PSG's Turkish striker There was a high level meeting at Newcastle on transfer son Tuesday and we would expect some movement to be made for certain targets this week, so we have to [.

Newcastle’s New Black Strip On Sale Today

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News today on the Newcastle site that Newcastle United's brand new all-black third kit is on sale today. Newcastle's new black strips The strip is available for supporters today from the official club stores in Newcastle, and it seems to have been very well received by fans, and brisk sales are being reported today in [.

Chris Hughton Wants Newcastle Midfielder At Birmingham

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News today that new Birmingham boss Chris Hughton, wants to take Danny Guthrie to the Midland club. Danny Guthrie - worth more than £1M Chris will know all about the 24 year-old central midfielder, who can also play on either wing, having coached him at Newcastle for almost three years. Chris joined Kevin Keen in [.

Leeds Positioning To Sign Newcastle Midfielder

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Alan Smith is on around £60K/week at Newcastle, and that's a lot of money to pay for a player who cannot make the first team. Alan Smith wages could be problem for Leeds Newcastle have made it be known that they will let Alan go this summer, and even though he has one year [...]


New Newcastle Signing Gives Interview – In English

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Last Thursday when Sylvain Marveaux had taken his medical at Liverpool, he had no idea that at 2:00 am the following Saturday morning, he would sign on at Newcastle United. Sylvain Marveaux not worried about physical nature of English football Apparently Liverpool were hesitant with the lad's previous injury, which had kept him out [.

Celtic Lodge £1.5M Bid For Newcastle Goalkeeper

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News today that Celtic have made a £1.5M bid for Newcastle United goalkeeper, Fraser Forster. Fraser Forster - goalkeeper in great demand Alan Pardew had talked in the press earlier this year about a possible £2M bid coming from Celtic, for the 23 year-old Hexham-born goalkeeper, and Alan said he would turn that down, so [.

Intrroducing Newcastle Chief Scout Graham Carr

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Newcastle have already brought in three good players in Cabaye, Ba and Marveaux in June. Graham Carr Newcastle Chief Scout burgeoning reputation And apparently the deal to give Neil Taylor a new five year deal at Newcastle is still on track, in spite of stories on Wednesday that they may have even broken [.

Former Newcastle Bosses Battle For Promotion Next Season

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As everybody seemed to be reporting yesterday, former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton has been appointed the new manager at relegated Birmingham City. Chris Hughton - with the Championship Trophy last summer His brief is to win promotion back to the Premier League for the Midland's club next season, which was his one and only brief [.

Newcastle Still Expect Taylor To Sign 5 Year Deal

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There were some stories out earlier today, that Neil Taylor may have rejected a contract at Newcastle. Neil Taylor Newcastle offered him a 5 year deal And the news going around, was that Everton may have moved in for the player and beaten Newcatsle to the 22 year old Welsh International. Neil is now [.

First Three Signings At Newcastle All Very Good

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A positive article in the Evening Chronicle today, on our first three Newcastle signings of the summer. Yohan Cabaye Newcastle's very first signing this summer Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and Sylvain Marveaux have all greatly impressed fans, with their first interviews after arriving on Tyneside. They have come across as solid characters, and have [.

Newcastle Must Aim For Top Eight Next Season

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Newcastle United have never been an easy team to support. Steven Taylor - potential Newcastle captain next season And last season was no exception, and as if to make that point, Newcastle fans were delirious when the lads were 3-0 up early in the second half of their final game at home to West Brom. [.

Nile Ranger Attracting Premier Interest

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Newcastle fans will realize that when a player at the club signs a long term deal, it has little to do with how long the player will remain on Tyneside. Nile Ranger - allowed to leave Newcastle Andy Carroll signed an improved five year deal last October, but he was out of the club in [...]


News That Neil Taylor Rejects Newcastle Contract Offer

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For the last week or now, we have been expecting Newcastle to sign Swansea's Neil Taylor. Neil Taylor - may not be coming to Newcastle And we mentioned yesterday, there had been a delay in the contract signing, and Everton were also in for the player. And today sources in Swansea are saying that Taylor [.

Newcastle’s New Away Strip Verified

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We've seen the new away strip that's pictured in the shop window, and had many readers sent us the new picture, over the last several days. Newcastle new away strip But this was not really new news because back on May 19th we had revealed what looks likes the exact same strip, and therefore ut [...]


Newcastle Interested In Spanish Left Winger

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News today that Newcastle United, Swansea and Blackburn Rovers are all said to be interested in in Valencia left-winger Vicente Rodriguez. Vincente Rodriguez Valencia left winger Vincente's contract runs out and he becomes a free agent next month, and Newcastle may consider him good value, although he's a little old, for what Newcastle are [.

Chris Hughton To Get Birmingham Job

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The Daily Mail is reporting today that relegated Birmingham City are set to appoint former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton as their new manager. Chris Hughton while manager at Newcastle We hope this news is accurate, because if anybody deserved to get a chance again in management, it's Chris Hughton.

Newcastle Step Up Their Efforts For New Players

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Newcastle have made a very good start in the transfer market this summer. Alan Pardew very busy in transfer market It's a long time since Newcastle brought in three very good players before the middle of June, which is essentially what Newcastle have done so far this summer. And Newcastle are again ramping up [.

Agent For Matuidi And Erdinc – Newcastle A Fatastic Club

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More good news today about the burgeoning reputation of Newcastle United in French Football. Blaise Matuidi - a Newcastle target There is some great news in the Evening Chronicle today, that the agent of Newcastle targets Blaise Matuidi and Mevlut Erdinc, has put out a huge compliment to the Newcastle club, and said that any [.

Why So Many Players Leaving Newcastle All At Once?

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With the rather surprising news that Jonas Gutierrez will be made available this summer, it looks more and more like this summer will be a massive clear-out of players at Newcastle. Alan Smith can leave on a free transfer If this news is true, it would seem that Newcastle have decided they have made [.

Newcastle Clear-Out Continues – Gutierrez Can Leave

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More evidence today that Newcastle are having a major restructure of their squad this summer. Jonas Gutierrez - surplus to requirements? But perhaps it's not too surprisingly, that there is news this morning that Newcastle are now willing to listen to offers for 27 year-old Argentine International left winger Jonas Gutierrez.

Who Should Be Newcastle’s New Captain? – Poll

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Kevin Nolan has done a seemingly premature departure from Newcastle this summer, with two years still left on his contract. Steven Taylor new Newcastle captain? Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will now need to pick a new captain before the season starts on August 13th unlucky for some. Newcastle do have some decent candidates [.

Are Newcastle Really Interested In Celtic’s Scott Brown?

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The has been news linking Celtic captain Scott Brown with Newcatsle over the last week or so. Scott Brown - not interested in a move to Newcastle And we though that may have been because newcatsle manager Alan Pardew was looking to bring in somebody who could replace former captain Kevin Nolan, and take over [.

Clubs Starting To Queue Up For Mevlut Erdinc

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Paris Saint Germain striker Mevlut Erding is attracting interest not only from Lille, but also from Spurs. Mevlut Erdinc in big demand Newcatsle have been quoted a high £10M for the Turkish striker but we wonder if he's worth that much especially if Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea could be signed for that same [.

Enrique Options – Sign New Deal Or Move On

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Newcastle will give Jose Enrique two options this summer, either sign the new deal that;s been offered to him at Newcastle, or move to another club. Jose Enrqiue - move on or sign new deal at Newcastle That's what Newcastle will hope happens this summer, and of course the club's nightmare scenario is that Jose [.

Yohan Cabaye – Next Season Very Important For Newcastle

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With some top players like Kevin Nolan, Jose Enrique, and potentially Joey Barton being moved out of Newcastle this summer, the Magpies will look a lot different side next season. Yohan Cabaye on a well-earned vacation On the positive side, Newcastle should have a lot more skill in the side with Cabaye, Ba, Marveaux, [.

Newcastle Sturridge Bid Dependent On Neymar Capture?

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News today that any chance of Newcastle bidding for Chelsea's Daniel Sturridge is dependent on whether Chelsea can acquire Brazilian wonder-kid Neymar. Neymar - top Chelsea target Chelsea have been pursuing Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior let's just call him Meymar like everybody else for some months now, and the 19 year-old Brazilian [.

Newcastle Sturridge Bid Dependent On Neymar Capture?

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News today that any chance of Newcastle bidding for Chelsea's Daniel Sturridge is dependent on whether Chelsea can acquire Brazilian wonder-kid Neymar. Neymar - top Chelsea target Chelsea have been pursuing Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior let's just call him Meymar like everybody else for some months now, and the 19 year-old Brazilian [.

Sunderland Close To Getting Two Newcastle Targets

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News over the weekend that Sunderland are about to make signings of two players who were Newcastle targets. Craig Gardner - a good young player The Sebastian Larsson saga may be finally over, as the 25 year-old is expected to rejoin Steve Bruce at Sunderland, as a free agent. That's even though former club Arsenal [.

Charles N’Zogbia Greed Turning Newcastle Off

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There is a good report in the local Newcastle Journal this morning. N'Zogbia - greed and attitude turning off Pardew And the news doesn't seem good for those of the newcatsle fans who want to see Charles back on Tyneside. It seems it is becoming very hard to read exactly what the intentions of the [.

Newcastle In Process of Massive Clear-Out This Summer

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With James Perch telling the Sunday Sun that he wants to leave Newcatsle and go back to a Championship side so he can get a regular game, it seems Newcastle could have quite a clear-out this summer. Xisco - who will take this lad? It seems the club would like to get rid of most [...]


Exactly Why Did Kevin Nolan Leave Newcastle?

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We said at the time Kevin Nolan left Newcastle that it was a very sad day. Kevin Nolan why didn't he stay in the Premier League at least? And for Kevin to actually leave Newcastle for a team playing in the English second division was hardly a step up for the player, and we [...]


Marveaux – I Am Absolutely Thrilled To Be At Newcastle

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Sylvain Marveaux has given his first interview today, and it's clear he's just delighted to be a part of Newcastle United. Sylvain Marveaux first interview today This is what the 25 year-old told the Sunday Sun today: "I am absolutely thrilled to be here – I am so happy I just cannot wait to [...

Newcastle Work On Five Man Target List

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News in the Sunday Sun today that French club PSG have priced Mevlüt Erdinç, their Turkish striker, at £10M, and he may not be worth that. Neil Taylor - next through the door But the news is that Erdinc is still keen to talk to Newcastle about a move, but first things first, and a [...]


Newcastle Work On Five Man Target List

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News in the Sunday Sun today that French club PSG have priced Mevlüt Erdinç, their Turkish striker, at £10M, and he may not be worth that. Neil Taylor - next through the door But the news is that Erdinc is still keen to talk to Newcastle about a move, but first things first, and a [...]


Robbie Keane To Newcastle – No Way

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There's a report out there today, that Newcastle want Tottenham striker Robbie Keane at St James' Park this summer you talk about old stale news. Robbie Keane - very surprised if Newcastle want this player That story was once true but only if you back-tracked 12 months and it's now it;s rather [.

Does Adel Taarabt Want Newcastle Move?

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The Daily Mail is reporting today that QPR's Adel Taarabt may want a move to Newcastle. Taarabt 19 goals in 44 appearances last season It seems that contract talks between the skilful midfielder and QPR, the winners of the Championship last season, have now broken down, and the 22-year-old who has massive skills, says [.

Aston Villa Bid £3M For Newcastle’s Joey Barton

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First of all it's a Sunday today so there are likely to be many rumors in the papers. Joey Barton Alex McLeish interested The Daily Star is reporting that new Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is ready to bid for Newcastle's Joey Barton. Alex will put in an initial £3M and get Newcastle's reaction, [.

Sylvain Marveaux – Welcome To Newcastle United – Video

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Here is a video showing Newcastle fans what new signing Sylvain Marveaux can do for Newcastle next season.


Wenger Could Be In For Both Enrique And Barton

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The news yesterday was that Arsenal are in talks with Jose Enrique's representatives. Jose Enrique could be interesting Arsenal? It's about a possible move to Arsenal, but the London club could also end up taking Joey Barton to London too. After watching his team crumble in several games last season, Arsene would have been [.

Sylvain Marveaux Disgusted At Failed Medical Rumors

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It was a surprise on Friday night when Newcastle seemed to move like greased lightning to bring Sylvain Marveaux to Newcastle, and not only give him a medical, but also sign the player on a five year deal around 2:00 am Saturday morning. Sylvain Marveaux in Newcastle dressing room It wasn't clear on Saturday morning [.

Joey Barton Welcomes New Newcastle Signings

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Joey Barton has just twelve months left on his current Newcastle contract, and the club have said they will not be offering him a new deal. Joey Barton at Royal Ascot last week Joey wants to stay on Tyneside for next season, and he will become a free agent next summer, and could then [...]


Brighton Close To Permanent Deal For LuaLua

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News today in the Evening Chronicle that Newcastle are close to a deal with Brighton, that will see Kazenga LuaLua move permanently to the south coast club. Kazenga LuaLua permanent move to Brighton almost agreed Brighton of course will be in the Championship next season, so it looks like it could be a good [.

Newcastle A Massive Club With A Great History

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Demba Ba, the 26 year-old Senegal striker left West Ham yesterday for Newcastle United, after taking advantage of a relegation clause in his contract, which made him a free agent once the London club were relegated Demba Ba - delighted to be at Newcastle Ba signed a three-year deal, worth a total of around £4M, [.

Coloccini Could Be On His Way Out Of Newcastle

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Rather surprising news today on the transfer front, is that Spanish club Seville are trying to sign Newcastle's Argentine center-back Fabricio Coloccini. Fabricio Coloccini - 7M price tag put on player Spanish club Seville have put in a bid for the player but it didn't match the £7M price put on the player by the [.

Coloccini Could Be On His Way Out Of Newcastle

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Rather surprising news today on the transfer front, is that Spanish club Seville are trying to sign Newcastle's Argentine center-back Fabricio Coloccini. Fabricio Coloccini - 7M price tag put on player Spanish club Seville have put in a bid for the player but it didn't match the £7M price put on the player by the [.

Newcastle Coup – Sylvain Marveaux Signs For Magpies

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I've just woken over here in the US, and I'm still sore from the surgery last Monday morning, and it's only 3:07 am on a Saturday morning but it's already a beautiful weekend with news that Newcastle have captured French midfielder Sylvan Marveaux. Sylvain Marveaux - a Newcastle player The 25-year-old is a free [.

Arsenal Now Favorites To Sign Newcastle’s Jose Enrique

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News today that Arsenal are after Newcastle United left-back Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique - soon to be an Arsenal player? Roma have put in a reasonable bid for Arsenal left-back Gael Clichy, and it seems that Arsenal will accept the bid. So Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger is now after a suitable replacement, and the club [.

Cabaye Will Not Replace Nolan – But Who Will?

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Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has told Newcastle fans not to expect Yohan Cabaye to be a direct replacement for the recently departed captain, Kevin Nolan. Yohan Cabaye will add skill and creativity to Newcastle's midfield The French International joined the Magpies from Lille last Friday, as Newcastle's very first summer signing, and he [.

Newcastle’s Vulnerability With Jose Enrique

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Alan Pardew came out yesterday and said the obvious, but he's right that the Tyneside club is now vulnerable with their Spanish left-back Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique - Newcastle will try to sell him? Newcastle have offered Jose a new contract, but the Spaniard has shown no interest at all in signing it.

Newcastle Defense Also Needs Strengthening

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If Newcastle keep up their good work so far in the transfer market, we can see a good improvement in the skills of our midfield and strikers. Neil Taylor - Newcatsle need more defensive reinforcements There's no doubt that Yohan Cabaye is a classy player, and he's a very good footballer who can create things [.

Demba Ba – Newscastle A Great Club – Interview

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We just watched Newcastle new signing Demba Ba being interviewed by Sky Sports and he seems just delighted to be joining Newcastle. Demba Ba at Newcastle this afternoon He has also been talking to Newcastle United TV, and this is what our new signing said this afternoon: "I'm very excited to be here,""Everything has [.

Demba Ba Signs For Newcastle

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Well, there's nothing like a little paniic before announcing that Demba Ba has signed for Newcastle United. The official new sis that Demba Ba has now completed his free transfer switch to Newcastle, and after a bit of a scare he has pased his medical. The striker passed a medical at St James' Park o [.

Breaking News – Issue With Demba Ba Medical

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Alan Pardew has said the Demba Ba deal is is in doubt following issues with the player's medical. This is what Alan said this afternoon: "There is an issue about his medical, and there has been in the past. We've got to overcome those things, but hopefully he can join the club. I think he'll [...]


It’s Strange To Sell The Newcastle FigureHead

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Sol Campbell has reacted to the strange news that Newcastle have this week sold their captain Kevin Nolan. Sol didn't have a successful time at Newcastle last season, but still hopes to link up with another club for next season, and he has talked today about former Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan, and his transfer back [.

Matuidi – Newcastle Are One Of The Big English Clubs

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Supposed Newcastle prospect Blaise Matuidi says he is flattered by the interest he has been receiving from other clubs. Blaise Matuidi - Newcastle one of the big clubs The St Etienne club say that Newcastle have not contacted them about their defensive midfielder, but it seems that Newcastle are ready to push ahead for the [.

Newcastle Home To Arsenal And Then At Sunderland

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The Premier League fixtures have just been released at 9:00 am today for next season, and Newcastle start their campaign at home to Arsenal and what an opening that is. The second game is at Sunderland, and Alan Pardew was delighted with that opening fixture, as he reacted to the release of the fixture [.

Newcastle In Negotiations For Several Players

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Demba Ba is having a medical today at St. James' Park, and we hope the club will be able to announce his signing today. Demba Ba - undergoing medical on Tyneside But we are also holding our breath a bit over his dodgy knee, which failed him his medical at Stoke in January, when he [...]


Barton – We All Need To Be Rowing In The Same Direction

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It was a more somber Joey Barton who talked to the Daily Mirror yesterday. Joey Barton - we need to be rowing in same direction And it seems the sale of Andy Carroll really upset the apple cart with the players at Newcatsle, because it turns out both Kevin Nolan and Joey Barton were ready [...]


Alan Pardew In A Difficult Position At Newcastle

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We often think what Alan Pardew really thinks of the situation at Newcastle at the moment. Alan Pardew difficult position right now for the manager We think Alan is a good man, and he seems a much better manager than we gave him credit for last December. But he's now been publicly undermined by [..

Leon Best Told He Can Leave Newcastle

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The Sun is reporting today that Leon Best has been told by Newcastle that he can leave the club. Leon Best told he can leave Magpies We find this a little surprising, if it's true, since Leon scored 6 goals in 11 appearances for Newcastle this year, including 9 starts and played very well. [...]


Kevin Nolan Joins West Ham – They Wanted Me

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Kevin Nolan, now the former Newcatsle captain, has formally completed his surprise move to relegated West Ham. Kevin Nolan - I joined West Ham because they wanted me The 28-year-old midfielder left Newcastle for around £4.5M, and agreed a five-year deal for around £55K/week at Upton Park something Newcastle were unwilling to offer the [.

Newcastle Have Paid Barton £221K For Each Game Played

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Joey Barton has come out with more comments today that will only get him into more trouble if anything. Joey Barton has been paid 221K for each game played Joey has said he is just a pawn at Newcastle and that the club refused him even a one penny pay raise. We're [...]


Alan Pardew Attempts To Pacify Newcastle Fans

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Alan Pardew has talked to the local Newcastle press corps today and made an attempt to explain why the club have let their captain, top goal-scorer and one of their top players leave the club. Alan Pardew West Ham offered Kevin Nolan better deal This is what Alan Pardew said today, as Newcastle fans [.

Newcastle Go After Jose Enrique Replacement

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The Daily Mirror is reporting today that Newcastle want to sign left-back Stephen Warnock from Aston Villa. Stephen Warnock on his way to Newcastle? It seems that manager Alan Pardew want tie twice capped England International to replace Spanish U21 International Jose Enrique, who is due to leave Newcastle this summer to some club, [.

Newcastle Launch Bids For Two Top Players

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Some good news today, well we think it's good news. Blaise Matuidi - Newcastle after this player Newcastle have launched a doubly bid for Swiss winger Tranquillo Barnetta and Saint-Etienne's France midfielder Blaise Matuidi. With a new mess having been created at the club, we have to hope that new players will be brought in [.

Demba Ba To Sign For Newcastle In Next 24 Hours

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Sky Sports is reporting today that Newcastle United have won the race for Demba Ba. Demba Ba - traveling to Newcastle for a medical There are a number of clubs who have been after free agent Ba, but as reported last weekend it seems that an agreement was reached with Newcastle last Friday night. Sky [.

Newcastle Are Playing A Dangerous Game

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Newcastle have again upset their fans by allowing captain Kevin Nolan to leave for West Ham, and the deal is said to go through today. Kevin Nolan - captain and one of Newcastle's best players Of course West Ham are getting not only a very good player, but a leader both on and off the [...]


Nolan Left Because West Ham Offered Better Contract

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We were hoping that somebody from the club, such as Alan Pardew, would explain to fans the logic of selling captain Kevin Nolan. Kevin Nolan disappointed at Newcastle deal But the Newcastle Journal this morning have some explanations of why Kevin Nolan left the club, and it seems he was not too happy with [.

Exodus Very Likely This Summer At Newcastle

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Well it seems that Mike Ashley and Kevin LLambias have really upset a number of Newcastle's most experienced players. It is now almost certain that Joey Barton will leave once a suitable offer is made for the player, and the fact he wants to stay to see out his contract may have no bearing on [...]


Joey Barton Tries To Back-Track From Twitter Comments

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On Sky Sports tonight it seems that Joey Barton, in his top hat and tails at Royal Ascot, tried to back track from his twitter comments earlier today. Joey Barton wants to stay at Newcastle Joey has said he hopes the Newcastle club will move ahead and that no player is bigger then the [...]


Liverpool Now After Enrique And Gutierrez

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There has to be something going on at St. James' Parl that the fans are now aware of. Otherwise why on earth would Newcastle sell their captain and top goalscorer Kevin Nolan to a second division club? And there's news today that Liverpool may try to take advantage of what seems a bad situation by [.

Barton, Enrique And Gutierrez Next To Exit Newcastle

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Mike Ashley has that knack of shocking Newcastle fans. Mike Ashley selling his captain now First of all he fired manager Chris Hughton for no apparent reason in December, and then in January he sold Andy Carroll on the last day of the January transfer window. And the next big shock is that he's [..

Gardner Linked With £5M Move To Newcastle

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Birmingham's top midfielder Craig Gardner has said he is unsure of his future after the sudden departure of manager Alex McLeish. Alex McLeish joined Birmingham after managing Rangers and a short time managing the Scottish National side, but he has seen Birmingham relegated twice, and got them promoted once, so why he would be interesting [.

Would Miralem Sulejmani Be Too Expensive?

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News again today that Newcastle United may be after 22 year-old Ajax winger/striker Miralem Sulejmani. Miralem Sulejmani - maybe too expensive? Newcastle failed to secure their number one striker target Kevin Gameiro, who surprisingly elected to stay in the French League, but Newcatsle have moved quickly and have already lodged a £6M for 24 year-old [.

Kevin Nolan Moving To West Ham – Having Medical

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In what's got to the surprise of the summer, Kevin Nolan is having a medical at West Ham. Kevin Nolan moving to West Ham Sky Sports is reporting today that Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan is having a medical at West Ham, after terms have been agreed with West Ham.. The Hammers have come back [...]


European Competition A Must For Newcastle

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A wake-up call is being issued by Newcastle manager Alan Pardew today, that unless Newcastle get back into European competition soon, they will continue to lose their best players. Alan Pardew - European competition a must to keep best players Jose Enrique is an ambitious player, and will leave Newcastle the summer if a suitable [.

Newcastle Bid £6M For Mevlüt Erdinç

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News today that Newcastle have launched a bid of £6M for 24 year-old PSG striker Mevlüt Erdinç. Mevlüt Erdinç PSG Turkish striker The 5'11″ Turkish International striker has been linked with Newcastle since last summer, when then manager Chris Hughton tried to bring him to the Tyneside club.

Newcastle Bid £6M For Mevlüt Erdinç

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News today that Newcastle have launched a bid of £6M for 24 year-old PSG striker Mevlüt Erdinç. Mevlüt Erdinç PSG Turkish striker The 5'11″ Turkish International striker has been linked with Newcastle since last summer, when then manager Chris Hughton tried to bring him to the Tyneside club.

Which Winger Will Join Newcastle?

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News late yesterday is that Tranquillo Barnetta is looking to leave Bayern Leverkusen this summer. Barnetta-Would be an excellent signing Barnetta was linked with a transfer to Newcastle during this past January window. However an ill-timed knee injury put an end to Newcastle's interest. Their interest could be rekindled with the likelihood of a Gervinho [.

French Press claim Matuidi Interest

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L'Equippe are reporting that Newcastle may go after Saint-Etienne midfielder Blaise Matuidi. Blaise Matuidi-Would Newcastle really be interested? Blaise Matuidi is a 24 year old French International who has 3 caps for France. He has been at Saint-Etienne since 2007 where he has made over 100 appearances for the Ligue 1 club.

Mevlüt Erdinç on Newcastle Radar

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has confirmed today what many Newcastle fans had speculated over the past few days that the Magpies are definitely interested in Paris Saint-Germain striker Mevlüt Erdinç. Mevlüt Erdinç On Newcastle's Radar Here is what Alan told the Journal this morning: "Erding has always been on our radar.

Would Wigan Sell N’Zogbia Back To Newcastle?

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There's no doubt that Newcastle would love to bring Charles N'Zogbia back to Newcastle. Zoggy-Is he coming back to Newcastle? However, there is a little question of how much would Dave Whelan be willing to sell him for and how much would Mike Ashley be willing to pay for him? I think anyone would be [.

Is Huntelaar A Toon Target?

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One of the players that Newcastle could be interested in is Klaas-Jan Huntelaar currently of Schalke 04. Huntelaar-Club career has gone wayward of late Huntelaar was the darling of Dutch football back when he starred for Ajax where he scored an amazing 76 goals in 92 appearances for the Amsterdam Club.

What About Ideye Brown for Newcastle?

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A player that I think could be an exciting player for Newcastle is current Sochaux forward Ideye Brown. Ideye Brown -Impressive first season in France Ideye Brown is a versatile 22 year old forward on the fringe of the Nigerian national side. He has speed to burn and scored a very impressive 15 goals [.

Yohan Cabaye Assured of More Signings

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New Toon signing Yohan Cabaye has stated today that the directors have assured him more players will be following him to Newcastle. Cabaye -told Gervinho to join him at Newcastle Here are the statements given today by the new Newcastle midfielder: "I am going to play in the best championship in the world for [.

Is Mevlüt Erdinç The International Striker Newcastle Are After?

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There is some speculation around the internet that Mevlüt Erdinç is the top international striker that Newcastle are after. Mevlüt Erdinç Could be leaving PSG With the recent news that Newcastle target Kevin Gameiro is Paris bound, could that mean that the young French born Turkish International is on his way out of the Parc [.

Would Stefan Kießling Be A Good Buy For Newcastle?

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One striker that should be interesting Newcastle is 6'4″ German international Stefan Kießling. Stefan Kiessling could be back up plan if bigger names don't arrive Kießling hails from Bavaria and turned 27 in January of this year.  So he may be slightly too old as a possible target but seems to have blossomed as [.

Neil Taylor Could Arrive At Newcastle Early Next Week

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Newcastle could sign 22 year-old Swansea left-back Neil Taylor, within the next few day. Neil Taylor could be signed next week And it's really surprising that Jose Enrique has still not told the club what his intentions are this summer, and that seems a bit strange. Bur Neil Taylor will be brought in whether [.

Full Review Of Newcastle Season – Video

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Many thanks to one of out readers located in Hong Kong Alan Wong for this terrific video that reviews Newcastle's season. Here it is - and remember there are two parts.


Dealing With Multiple Gervinho Agents A Problem

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The Sunday Sun has revealed today, it's very difficult to deal with Gervinho, because he has multiple agents. Gervinho multiple agents representing him But the local paper is reporting that Newcastle have not given up on Gervinho, although they have definitely lost out on Kevin Gameiro, who will join PSG.

Yohan Cabaye Urges Gervinho To Join Him On Tyneside

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It turns out that the last time Yohan Cabaye was in the Lille dressing room, he told Gervinho to come and join him at Newcastle. Cabaye -told Gervinho to join him at Newcastle And Cabaye is even saying he thinks Gervinho would want to come to Newcastle, but things are very muddled with the Ivory [.

Demba Ba Desperate To Come To Newcastle

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There is news in the Sunday Sun today that Newcastle are indeed after West Ham striker Demba Ba. Demba Ba desperate to come to Newcastle The local paper is reporting that a move for the West Ham striker is a priority at Newcastle, and the paper has verified that his agent has been saying [...]


Newcastle To Make Huge Offer for International Striker

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There's some good stories in the local Sunday Sun today on the transfer front, and one of them says Newcastle are to make a mega offer for a top International striker, after losing out on Kevin Gameiro. Mario Gomez - are Newcastle after this striker? It turns out that Kevin is staying in France and [.

Tim Krul To Leave Newcastle If Not Number One?

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There's a strange report in the People today, that Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will ask to leave Newcastle United, if he doesn't become the number one goalkeeper this summer. Tim Krul - will leave if not number one? Of course Tim has every chance to be installed as the number one goalkeeper this summer, but [.

West Ham’s Derisory Bid Was £1M For Nolan

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Well we suppose it was worth a try but didn't come off as West Ham apparently offered Newcastle just £1M for captain Kevin Nolan last week Kevin Nolan - West Ham Bid £1M for Newcastle captain The news is in the People today, but with the offer the London club were willing to [...]


Demba Ba Terms Agreed – On His Way To Newcastle Next Week?

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There is news on talkSPORT today that Demba Ba agreed terms with Newcastle United on Friday evening. Demba Ba terms agreed and will join Newcastle? And the further news is that the 6'3″ Senegal striker could even be joining Newcastle early next week, but of course we have no idea if this story is [.

LuaLua Wants Permanent Move to Brighton – But Why?

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Newcastle winger Kazenga LuaLua is reported to be wanting a move to Brighton on a permanent basis. LuaLua wants to return to Brighton on a permanent deal The 20-year-old has had two very successful loan spells down south over the least couple of seasons, where he has played a total of 22 times for the [.

Cabaye A Great Start – Now Get These Four Players

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Yohan Cabaye has been an excellent first acquisition for Newcastle this summer, and not only is he a very good technically skilled player, but Newcastle also got him for a low €5M. Charles N'Zogbia can Newcastle get him back to Tyneside? There are now just over three weeks before pre-season training starts, and Alan [.

N’Zogbia Recommended Newcastle To Cabaye

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Some of the inside information surrounding Newcastle's capture of Yohan Cabaye are coming to light. Charles N'Zogbia - recommended Newcastle to Yohan Charles N'Zogbia and former center-back David Rozehnal, who signed back in 2007 from PSG, both recommended Newcastle to the Frenchman, and he has also revealed he watched some videos of Newcastle, including their [.

Newcastle Signing Yohan Cabaye Has First Class Pedigree

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Yohan Cabaye helped Lille do the double in France last season as they were French Champions and also won the Coupe de France. Yohan Cabaye - now a Newcastle player But that didn't stop Yohan from leaving the club he joined when he was 12 years old, from his home town club, Tourcoing back in [...]


I Didn’t Hesitate For A Second To Join Legendary Newcastle

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It's not hard to understand why Newcastle will get most of their players in the future from France. Newcastle have an excellent name in France, which has been made even better last season by the way in which they have handled Ben Arfa and his broken leg, as the 24 year-old has painstakingly recuperated at [.

Yohan Cabaye – I’m Happy, I’m Really Happy

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Yohan Cabaye has given his first interview to the Newcastle web-site, since arriving yesterday and becoming Newcastle United's first signing of the summer. Yohan Cabaye happy to join Newcastle Yohan has been at Lille since 1998 and it's the only club he has played for so far in his career, but of course that [.

Newcastle Said To Be Close To Demba Ba Signing

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The Daily Mirror is reporting that Newcastle are in the lead for former West striker and now free agent Demba Ba. Demba Ba - Newcastle said to be favorites We have no idea if this is true, but there's little doubt that the 26 year-old would be a bargain buy, although Newcastle would need to [...]


Only Tottenham Have Formally Bid For Gervinho?

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It is getting quite confusing about Lille's Gervinho, and what the real situation is with the Ivory Coast International. Gervinho - Tottenham only English club to formally bid? TalkSport  had reported earlier today that the player was going to Arsenal, and this seemed to be consistent with the news earlier in the week that Wenger [.

Yohan Cabaye Signs On At Newcastle – Great News!

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News tonight that Newcastle signed French International midfielder Yohan Cabaye from last season's French Champions Lille. Yohan Cabaye signs on at Newcastle great! The midfielder got his 4th cap for France last night against Poland, in which another Newcastle target Charles N'Zogbia scored the winning goals for France in their 1-0 victory.

Martinez Shows Class And Loyalty – Turns Down Villa

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Surprising news coming through that Roberto Martinez, the Spanish manager of Wigan Athletic has turned down an opportunity to manage Aston Villa. Roberto Martinez turns down Aston Villa he's a class act A Villa statement confirmed today: "Roberto met with his chairman earlier this week and he made the decision to honor his [.

Wigan Quoting Different Prices For N’Zogbia – How Ridiculous

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News today that Everton are preparing a £9 million bid for Charles N'Zogbia, who is certain to leave Wigan this summer. N'Zogbia receiving congratulations after scoring for France last night But it seems if reports are to be believed that Wigan are quoting different clubs different prices for the player, and the news [.

Breaking News – Gervinho Signs For Arsenal

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talkSport are reporting that Arsenal have indeed won the race to sign Lille and Ivory Coast winger/striker Gervinho for around £10M. Newcastle were pursuing the winger-striker all year and last weekend it even looked like Newcastle were favorites to sign the player. But ti seems after Arsenal lost out on defender Phil Jones to Manchester [.

Olivier Bernard Waxes Lyrical About New Magpies Star

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Olivier Bernard was signed for Newcastle in 2000 from French club Lyon, by the great Bobby Robson, and he was on Tyneside for five years before finally retiring in 2007. Olivier Bernard - while at Newcastle in 2004 Bernard was a decent left-back, and always gave 100% for the side, and today he has waxed [.

Newcastle Again Linked with South Korean International Striker

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This is not the first time that Newcastle have been linked with South Korean International striker Ji Dong-Won. Ji Dong-Won - striker has just turned 20 The 20-year-old has been watched by Newcastle for over two months now, and the first reports of Newcastle's interest were in April this year. Sunderland are also said to [.

Neil Taylor Will Be Joining Brilliant Club At Newcastle

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We heard yesterday that Swansea's Neil Taylor was keen to talk to Newcastle, after the Tyneside club lodged a £1M bid for the 22 year-old Welsh left-back earlier this week. Neil Taylor - next one through the door? Wrexham manager Dean Saunders is in no doubt that a move to Newcastle United would greatly benefit [.

It Will Be A Very Busy Summer For Alan Pardew

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Jose Enrique's potential dream move to Barcelona may not happen after all. Jose Enrique still no decision on where he's going And this morning his agent, Salvador Sanchez, has told Vanguardia.com that they know absolutely nothing about the supposed interest from European Champions Barcelona: "We know nothing but what has emerged in the press.

Classy Yohan Cabaye Having Medical At Newcastle

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Yohan Cabaye is due on Tyneside right now, and having a medical and will them sign on to become Newcastle's first capture this summer. Yohan Cabaye looks like an excellent acquisition Newcastle are paying €5M (around £4.5M) for the player, and that's because there is a release clause in the player's contract at Lille.

Classy Yohan Cabaye Having Medical At Newcastle

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Yohan Cabaye is due on Tyneside right now, and having a medical and will them sign on to become Newcastle's first capture this summer. Yohan Cabaye looks like an excellent acquisition Newcastle are paying €5M (around £4.5M) for the player, and that's because there is a release clause in the player's contract at Lille.

Newcastle’s Best Players On Offer This Summer

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Newcastle let it be known yesterday, for whatever reason, that they are willing to sell their captain Kevin Nolan to the first club who comes up with £6M. Kevin Nolan - Newcastle will sell their captain why? We don't understand Mike Ashley, and why he would want to sell one of his best players [..

Newcastle’s Best Players On Offer This Summer

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Newcastle let it be known yesterday, for whatever reason, that they are willing to sell their captain Kevin Nolan to the first club who comes up with £6M. Kevin Nolan - Newcastle will sell their captain why? We don't understand Mike Ashley, and why he would want to sell one of his best players [..

Newcastle Lose Out On Top Striker Target

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Newcastle are after some good players this summer, but the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Kevin Gameiro it's Valencia or PSG So it's all very well going after top players, but if Newcastle cannot get them through the door, it doesn't amount to much. And on a day that should see [...]


Newcastle Goalkeeper Fraser Forster In Big Demand

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There's no doubt that Newcastle goalkeeper Fraser Forster is attracting a lot of attention from other clubs. Fraser Forster very talented giant goalkeeper Fraser has been outstanding for Norwich City and Glasgow Celtic in the last two seasons, that have seen the 23 year-old rack up 90 of his 97 total first team club [.

John Carver Excited About Pre-Season

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Alan Pardew returns to Newcastle tomorrow, and his staff will also be arriving back soon, to get ready for pre-season training on July 4th. Gervinho a Newcastle target this summer Assistant manager John Carver seems to be looking forward to this pre-season, and he says everybody else at the club is too.

Newcastle Reported Interest In Ghana International Midfielder

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News today that Newcastle United may be interested in Getafe midfielder Derek Boateng. Derek Boaeing Ghana International midfielder However, the 6′ tall defensive midfielder turned 28 last month, and doesn't fit into the general profile of players Newcastle are likely to sign this summer young players who can still improve on Tyneside.

Pardew To Push Through Some Transfer Deals

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Alan Pardew will be back at his Newcastle desk tomorrow morning, and will look to concentrate on closing some deals in the transfer market over the next few weeks. Yohan Cabaye will sign tomorrow for Newcastle Since Yohan Cabaye is due to arrive on Tyneside tomorrow, we expect Newcastle to complete their first signing [.

Mike Ashley Showing An Iron Fist At Newcastle

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We don't have to remind fans that the Newcastle club was down on its knees a short two years ago. Alan Pardew we're not surprised he has a strained expression At that time two years ago Newcastle didn't have a manager, as Mike Ashley had elected not to keep Alan Shearer as manager, but [...]


Newcastle Get Good Press In Latest Deloitte Report

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A report from accountancy firm Deloitte has just been released, and Newcastle United are getting some good press. Mike Ashley Newcastle United owner Newcastle were relegated from the Premier League in May of 2009, and in the following season, the Championship experienced an increase in both crowds and revenue, almost completely due to Newcastle [.

N’Zogbia’s Boss May Join Aston Villa

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Surprising developments yesterday when American owner Randy Lerner interviewed a number of candidates for the vacant Aston Villa job. N'Zogbia and Wigan manager Roberto Martinez Two top candidates former England manager Steve McClaren and former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez, seemed to have been interviewed and then passed over, as the news this morning is [.

N’Zogbia’s Boss May Join Aston Villa

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Surprising developments yesterday when American owner Randy Lerner interviewed a number of candidates for the vacant Aston Villa job. N'Zogbia and Wigan manager Roberto Martinez Two top candidates former England manager Steve McClaren and former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez, seemed to have been interviewed and then passed over, as the news this morning is [.

Why Would Newcastle Want To Sell Kevin Nolan?

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West Ham had a £3M bid turned down by Newcastle for Kevin Nolan yesterday. Kevin Nolan Newcastle captain to be sold? But the Daily Mail is reporting this morning that Newcastle want £6M for the 28-year-old Liverpudlian. Assuming this news is true - just for a moment what has Kevin Nolan done to [.

Gervinho Has Made Decision – He Will Join English Club

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It seems that Ivory Coast star Gervinho has now decided which club he will join and it's a club in the English Premier League. Gervinho will join English club This is what Gervinho told Sky Sports today: "My mind is made up, I am leaving," "I have made my mind up. I will soon [...]


Barcelona To Bid £12M For Newcastle’s Jose Enrique?

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As we reported yesterday European club Champions Barcelona are interested in Newcastle left back Jose Enrique. Jose has become the surprise target of Barcelona after negotiations for 21 year-old Sporting Gijon's Spanish U21 International Jose Angel broke down. The news is that the European champions want to sign three or four new players this summer, [.

Remie Streete Looking The Part At Newcastle

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Young Remie Streete has been handed a three-and-a-half-year deal by his local club Newcastle United. Remie Streete receiving Jack Hixon award, from Alan Shearer last March He looks like a young Cassius Clay! Streete is just one of a number of promising youngsters coming through the Newcastle Academy on Tyneside, and the center-back is very [.

Neil Taylor Has Asked To Speak To Newcastle

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News today in the Swansea Evening Post that Neil Taylor has asked Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins for permission to talk to Newcastle. Neil Taylor - has asked for permission to speak with Newcastle Newcastle have already lodged a bid of £1M for the Welsh left-back Taylor is understood to have contacted Jenkins from his vacation [.

Gervinho Says He May Stay At Lille?

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There were reports over the last two days that Gervinho will probably decide which club to join by the end of the week. Gervinho - could stay at Lille? Arsenal and Manchester City are supposed to be the two clubs in pole position for the player, but his agent today has refused to be drawn [...]


Newcastle In For Egyptian International Playmaker

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There's news today in talkSPORT that Newcastle are interested in Egyptian star Shikabala. The 25 year-old currently plays for Zamalek in the Egyptian Premier League, and Shikabala full name - Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah  stands 6′ tall and was born in Aswan, Egypt, and can play as a winger, or an attacking midfielder [.

Newcastle In For Egyptian International Playmaker

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There's news today in talkSPORT that Newcastle are interested in Egyptian star Shikabala. The 25 year-old currently plays for Zamalek in the Egyptian Premier League, and Shikabala full name - Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah  stands 6′ tall and was born in Aswan, Egypt, and can play as a winger, or an attacking midfielder [.

Yohan Cabaye To Sign For Newcastle On Friday

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With all the twists and turns that have gone on with Gervinho this week, it's good to know that Newcastle will make their first signing of the summer within the next few days. Yohan Cabaye will sign for Newcastle on Friday Yohan Cabaye will become a Newcastle United player before the weekend, and he [.

Yohan Cabaye To Sign For Newcastle On Friday

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With all the twists and turns that have gone on with Gervinho this week, it's good to know that Newcastle will make their first signing of the summer within the next few days. Yohan Cabaye will sign for Newcastle on Friday Yohan Cabaye will become a Newcastle United player before the weekend, and he [.

West Ham Bid £3M For Kevin Nolan

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Newcastle have received a £3M offer from West Ham for their captain Kevin Nolan. Kevin Nolan - West Ham bid turned down Newcastle have turned down the offer, and we're not sure Kevin would be delighted to be back playing in the Championship, and they probably couldn't afford Kevin's wages either. So it would hardly [.

West Ham Bid £3M For Kevin Nolan

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Newcastle have received a £3M offer from West Ham for their captain Kevin Nolan. Kevin Nolan - West Ham bid turned down Newcastle have turned down the offer, and we're not sure Kevin would be delighted to be back playing in the Championship, and they probably couldn't afford Kevin's wages either. So it would hardly [.

Charles N’Zogbia Would Love To Return To Newcastle

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It seems there are at least four clubs chasing former Newcastle winger Charles N"Zogbia. Chales N'Zogbia would love to return to Newcastle But the £12M fee placed on him by his club Wigan yesterday, for clubs not in the Champions League seems high. Apparently £9M is being asked if a club is in the [.

Newcastle In For Sevilla And Ivory Coast Midfielder?

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News late today that Newcastle may be after Sevilla's midfielder Romaric. Romaric Sevilla's 6'2″ midfielder The midfielder whose full name is Christian Koffi Ndri, stands 6'2″ tall was born in Sürmene in the Ivory Coast, and has played 42 times for his National side. But the fact he turned 28 last Saturday means he [.

Barcelona In For Newcastle’s Jose Enrique?

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TalkSPORT is reporting this afternoon that European Champions Barcelona are keen on signing Newcastle United defender Jose Enrique. Jose Enrique couldn't resist Barcelona surely If that is true we think it would be hard for Enrique to turn down a move to the best club team on the planet, and back in his home [.

Gervinho Agent Interviewed – Gives Nothing Away

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It looks like we have finally got a real interview with Gervinho's agent thanks to our readers for posting the link in the comments. Gervinho shopuld decide which club later this week One of Arsenal's top football blogs -Â Arseblog News has posted an interview with Gervinho's agent Seb Boisseau today.

Let’s Not Be Daft – Shane Long Is Not Worth £20M

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There are a number of articles out there quoting Reading's Shane Long at £20M, and that's a little amazing. Shane Long - worth around £5M? That monetary figure came from Reading Chairman John Madejski, who was asked how much Shane was worth, and he mentioned the figure of £20M. We're sure that John would love [.

Alan Pardew Has Little Influence At Newcastle

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Joey Barton has again said that he has no intention of leaving Newcastle United, and will see out his remaining year of his contract at the club. Alan Pardew seems to have no influence with Mike Ashley Next summer Joey will be a free agent and could negotiate a very decent contract at some [...]


Former Newcastle Captain Told He Can Leave The Club

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Alan Smith has been informed by Newcastle, that he can leave the club he's been at for four years. Alan Smith- can leave the club Newcastle will no doubt be looking to get Alan's hefty £60K/week off the wage bill, since that's a lot of money to play for a player who cannot make the [...]


£12M For N’Zogbia – Better Value Elsewhere

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The news today is that Newcastle have been quoted a fee from Wigan of £12M for for former Magpie winger Charles N'Zogbia. Charles N'Zogbia is he worth £12M? Wigan have a bit of a cheek, and we're not sure if it's even legal but they have said they will sell Charles for £9M [...]


Newcastle Interested In Algerian Center-Back

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There is news today linking Newcastle with Rangers' Algerian defender Madjid Bougherra. Madjid Bougherra wants to play in Premier League We would be surprised if Newcastle are interested in the center-back, who turns 29 in October, and still has one year left on his contract at Rangers. This is what Bougherra said today: "My [.

Newcastle Interested In Algerian Center-Back

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There is news today linking Newcastle with Rangers' Algerian defender Madjid Bougherra. Madjid Bougherra wants to play in Premier League We would be surprised if Newcastle are interested in the center-back, who turns 29 in October, and still has one year left on his contract at Rangers. This is what Bougherra said today: "My [.

Arsenal And Manchester City Battle For Gervinho

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If a Daily Mail story is correct this morning, then Arsenal and Manchester City are locked in a two way fight to sign Lille's Ivory Coast International Gervinho. Gervinho - Arsenal and Man City battling over this lad Just when we thought Newcastle could pull off a massive coup, by signing the top class winger/striker, [.

Newcastle Bid For Welsh International Defender

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The early news today is that Newcastle have now lodged a formal bid for Welsh defender Neil Taylor. Neil Taylor - Newcastle have lodged formal bid And since Newcatsle found out he has a £1M release clause in his contract we assume that Newcastle will be bidding £1M, and his club Swansea will have to [.

Richardson and Donaldson Get New Contracts – Others Don’t

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Michael Richardson and Ryan Donaldson, both local Newcastle lads, have been offered new contracts by Newcastle. Ryan Donaldson new contract at Newcastle The news is on the official Newcastle site, and when their current deals expire at the end of this month, they will staying at their home-town club.

Newcastle Could Lose Both Nolan And Barton This Summer

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More surprising news today from Newcastle is that captain Kevin Nolan has rejected a new deal at Newcastle United. Kevin Nolan Newcastle must keep their captain So we wonder what exactly is going on with some players at Newcastle as a week ago Joey Barton wasn't even offered a new deal at Newcastle, and [.

Long Running Enrique Saga Could End This Week

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The news today out of Newcastle is the club is hoping to get some decision this week, from their left-back Jose Enrique, on what he wants to do. Jose Enrique saga could end later this week good Ever since Andy Carroll was sold in January, Jose has been linked with a move away [...]


Newcastle After Both Neil Taylor And Shawn Long

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Lee Ryder, probably the best local reporter on Tyneside, is confirming in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today, the news that Newcastle are after Swansea's Neil Taylor and Reading striker Shane Long is correct. Neil Taylor - almost certainly signing for Newcastle It's always hard to know which transfer stories are true but the news yesterday [.

Gervinho Agent Confirms Player To Join Newcastle

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We reported yesterday that the French press claimed yesterday that Newcastle were very close to signing Lille star Gervinho. Gervinho scored twice for Ivory Cats yesterday But there have also been reports that Arsenal are in for the player, and are willing to offer Lille up to £15M for their star winger/striker.

Look Out For This Newcastle Youngster Next Season

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Shane Ferguson was the youngster who burst onto the Newcastle first team scene this year. James Tavernier - break-through next season? With Jose Enrique injured, Alan Pardew was initially hesitant to give the young 19 year-old baby-faced Ferguson a chance. But after Alan eventually brought Shane on against Stoke, the youngster never looked back, and [.

Brilliant Tim Krul Did Newcastle Chances No Harm

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23-year-old Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will always remember his full debut for the Dutch side last Saturday, in a creditable 0-0 draw in Brazil. Tim Krul - in action on Saturday night in Brazil To keep a clean sheet against one of the best attacking International sides in the world is no mean feat, and [.

Brilliant Tim Krul Did Newcastle Chances No Harm

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23-year-old Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will always remember his full debut for the Dutch side last Saturday, in a creditable 0-0 draw in Brazil. Tim Krul - in action on Saturday night in Brazil To keep a clean sheet against one of the best attacking International sides in the world is no mean feat, and [.

Newcastle Target Disgusted Coach May Leave

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Supposed Newcastle target, Sochaux midfielder Ryad Boudebouz, is said to be disgusted that his coach Francis Gillot may soon leave the French club. Ryad Boudebouz disgusted coach may leave Over the weekend, both Newcastle and Liverpool were linked with the 21 year-old French born midfielder of Algerian parents.

What’s Going On With Newcastle’s Kevin Nolan?

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Worrying news today that Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan may be considering his future at Newcastle United. Kevin Nolan delay in contract negotiations? The news coming through is that the Tyneside club have so far refused to open talks again on a new deal. We should stress that this could be just a complete false [.

Breaking News – Newcastle Gervinho Signing Is Imminent

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There is news in the French press this morning that Newcastle's signing of top target Lille winger, Gervinho, is imminent. Gervinho - signing for Newcastle is imminent The Foot01.com web-site above is reporting that Sky Sports said yesterday that the signing of Gervinho by the Magpies is now imminent.

Newcastle Interested In Birmingham Goal-Scorer

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There has been news in the last couple of days that Newcastle may be interested in acquiring Birmingham City midfielder Craig Gardner. Craig Gardner Newcastle interested? The 24 year-old former Aston Villa player is a very decent player, and he can score goals too, as he hit 10 goals for Birmingham last season, and [.

Sam Allardyce Wants Alan Smith At West Ham

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News today in the Sunday Sun that former Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce, who was installed last week as the new boss at relegated West Ham, wants Newcastle midfielder Alan Smith. Alan Smith could leave Newcastle for £1M Big Sam signed Smith for £6M from Manchester United in the summer of 2007, and Alan was [.

Sam Allardyce Wants Alan Smith At West Ham

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News today in the Sunday Sun that former Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce, who was installed last week as the new boss at relegated West Ham, wants Newcastle midfielder Alan Smith. Alan Smith could leave Newcastle for £1M Big Sam signed Smith for £6M from Manchester United in the summer of 2007, and Alan was [.

Newcastle Very Close To Signing Swansea Defender

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There is news today in the Mirror that Newcastle are about to sign Swansea's Neil Taylor for £1M. ­ Neil Taylor - Newcastle will sign him for £1M The defender plays on the left side of either defense or midfield, and if this news is true it's a bit of a surprise. And we have [...]


Newcastle Give Up On Nile Ranger – On Transfer List

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Surprise news in the Sunday Sun today that Newcastle will let 20 year-old Nile Ranger leave this summer. 20 year-old Nile Ranger on transfer list The England under-20 striker has been told to find another club and that he is not in manager Alan Pardew's plans. Nile signed a 5 year deal only last [.

Tim Krul Keeps Clean Sheet Against Brazil In 0-0 Draw

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Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul kept a clean sheet against Brazil in his first full International in Brazil yesterday in South America. Holland defend Brazil attack The World Cup runners-up fought to a stubborn 0-0 stalemate yesterday against the former Wiold Champions on their home turf. And after the game Brazil were booed off the field [.

Switzerland Hold England 2-2 In Shock Result

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This was supposed to be a comfortable England win in the European 2012 qualifier, as England had easily beaten Switzerland 3-1 away. Switzerland's second goal scored by Barnetta where was Milner? But it was not to be and Switzerland played their hearts out on the Wembley turf today, to get a well deserved draw, [.

Reports Newcastle After Algerian Attacking midfielder

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There are reports coming from France that Newcastle are interested in a Sochaux winger. Ryad Boudebouz - Newcastle interested? The play is 21 year-old Frenchman Ryad Boudebouz, who is an attacking midfielder, and has been at Sochaux since 2004. Though born in France, Boudebouz has Algerian parents, and after playing for the French Youth sides [.

Big Battle Between Williamson And Taylor Next Season

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Mike Williamson is still recovering from the broken arm he somehow picked up in the gym, that forced him to miss the last 3 games of the season. Mike Williamson may miss pre-season How do you break your arm in the gym? When one door closes, another always opens and 25 year-old local lad [...]


Newcastle Just Pipped By Sunderland

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Our concern that Newcastle seemed to pick up lots of injuries once Alan Pardew arrived last December has been backed up by web-site Physioroom.com Ben Arfa - out from early October with broken leg The web-sire is useful on checking on the players Newcastle have injured and when they are due to return, although they [.

Young Gun Hoping For Newcastle Success Next Season

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Kazenga LuaLua has had two successful local spells at Brighton and he is now hoping he can make the grade at Newcastle next season. Kazenga LuaLua - at Brighton wants to make his mark next season The 20 year-old Congo DR born player, had looked good at Brighton, before he broke his leg in [...]


Newcastle Maintain Interest In Shane Long

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It's becoming clear that Kevin Gameiro is Newcastle's number one target this summer. Shane Long - Newcastle seem interested But if Newcastle find it difficult to persuade the French International to move to Tyneside, it looks like they will turn their attention to Ireland International striker Shane Long.

Tremendous Compeititon In Newcastle Midfield Next Season

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Dan Gosling will spend some time at a world class fitness center in the US in the summer, to get himself 100% fit for the upcoming season. Dan Gosling back this summer fully fit Tim will then link up with Newcastle, when they start their three match US tour in July, and we'll finally [...]


Tim Krul Makes Dutch Debut Today In Brazil

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Tim Krul will become a full Dutch International today. Tim Krul - gets first full cap for Holland today Holland will play Brazil in Brazil today, and Newcastle United's Krul will start in goal. The Dutch will play the game in Goiania, but that city will not be part of the World Cup 2014 program, [.

Liverpool And Newcastle After Same Left Back?

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I will not have been the only Newcastle fan, to see the irony in some of today's news. Jose Enrique If Liverpool don't want him Magpies don't need new left-back? Celtic have a left back who seems really good, and he's Honduran International Emilio Izaguirre, who seems to have had a terrific season [.

Leon Best Optimistic About Next Season

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Newcastle's Ireland International striker Leon best is now fully fit again and raring to go next season. Leon Best scores great header against Birmingham Leon came in from the cold in January in rather sensational style, when in his very first Premier League start he hit a hat-trick at home against West Ham United.

Local Paper Reporting Newcastle Close To Gamerio Signing

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The Newcastle Journal is reporting today they think Newcatsle are close to signing Kevin Gameiro. Kevin Gameiro on his way to England? And of course this is a problem we always have with the transfer window -Â it's really hard to know which reports are accurate and which are just made up. However we [.

Newcastle Turned Down China And Thailand Tours

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Alan Pardew has said today that Newcastle turned down the chance of tours to China and Thailand this summer. Alan Pardew - his idea to tour America Newcastle have arranged a three game tour of the USA in July, with games against Sporting Club Kansas, Orlando City and the Columbus Crew. The Newcastle Journal is [.

Arsenal In Pole Position To Get Kevin Gameiro?

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It seems that Arsenal are moving in to try to sign Newcastle target Kevin Gameiro. Kevin Gameiro Arsenal in pole position now? That makes some sense for Arsenal, because Kevin is a good striker, and Arsenal need somebody other than Robin van Persie, to put the ball in the net next season. And he's [.

Birmingham Want Newcastle Striker

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It's not surprising that Birmingham City are looking to improve their strike force in the Championship next season. Leon Best - looked good for Magpies earlier this year The club suffered their third relegation in just six seasons last month, when they suffered defeat in the last game of the season at Tottenham, and yet [.

Newcastle After Honduran International Left-Back

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News today that Newcastle are interested in Celtic fullback Emilio Izaguirre. Izaguire was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in May, 1986, and was signed on a four year deal by Celtic last August. As you may have expected Liverpool are also interested in the player probably because Newcastle are. The Scottish Sun is reporting that [.

Newcastle Club And Fans Blast Back At Michael Owen

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It was bound to happen and another reason why Sir Alex Ferguson will likely ban his players from using Twitter. Michael Owen has made some rather stupid comments on his twitter account and one of them was that winning the Premier League was one of his greatest accomplishments. That from a fringe player who only [.

Ryan Taylor Attitude So Different To Michael Owen

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Ryan Taylor has been a bit part player for Newcastle since he signed on with Kevin Nolan in January of 2009. Ryan Taylor can play in many positions But we've always liked Ryan, and he's an excellent professional, and seems to know what he has to do next season even to get a [...]


Newcastle’s New Third Strip For Next Season

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The Newcastle United web-site has just released Newcastle's new third strip for next season. Shola Ameobi with new third strip Not sure what the shorts and socks will be but probably all black I would think. Let us know if you like it or not. Comments are always welcome.


Newcastle Bid For N’Zogbia Or Hoilett – Or Both?

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We know Newcastle like to get a bargain but when are they going to put in a decent bid for French International winger Charles N'Zogbia? Charles N'Zogbia second bid rejected Newcastle got £6M plus Ryan Taylor for the 25 year-old 30 months ago, and if anything the lad has improved in his time [..

Newcastle Give Up On Cheikh M’Bengue

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Jose Enrique's future is still uncertain on Tyneside, but if the Spanish U21 International moves on this summer, then Newcastle will not be pursuing Cheikh M'Bengue according to the Evening Chronicle today. Cheikh M'Bengue Newcastle will not increase £5M bid The 22 year-old French U21 International looks a good player and Newcastle put [.

Time To Move On From Gameiro And Sign Gervinho

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In the old days Newcastle used to persuade their transfer targets to come to Newcastle, by offering them big wages. Kevin Gameiro wants to play in Spain or Paris That was even if the players didn't particularly want to come to Newcastle for any other reason. Lorient striker Kevin Gameiro has said again, that [.

Newcastle Considered Senegal International Left-Back

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The Newcastle Journal is reporting today that Newcastle have turned down an opportunity to pursue Senegal international left-back Boukary Drame. Boukary Drame - Senegal International left-back The 25 year-old 6′ Sochaux player had had a very good season, and it seems his four year contract he signed in 2007 is ending this month, and he'll [.

N’Zogbia Hints He’d Like To Return To Newcastle

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It seems that Charles N'Zogbia would welcome a move back to his former club Newcastle United. Charles N'Zogbia - he saved Wigan last season Newcastle were keen to sign Charles in January, after they had sold Andy Carroll to Liverpool, but with just hours left in the window, Wigan asked for a ridiculous fee for [.

N’Zogbia Hints He’d Like To Return To Newcastle

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It seems that Charles N'Zogbia would welcome a move back to his former club Newcastle United. Charles N'Zogbia - he saved Wigan last season Newcastle were keen to sign Charles in January, after they had sold Andy Carroll to Liverpool, but with just hours left in the window, Wigan asked for a ridiculous fee for [.

Michael Owen – Wasting His Talents For Another Year

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We had been sure that Michael Owen would be released by Manchester United this summer but we were wrong again. Michael Owen - wasting his talent on the bench Michael has recently said that winning the Premier League was his greatest achievement in football, but he will get a Premier League medal with the [.

Dimitar Berbatov Says He’s Going Nowhere

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Well it would have been great if it had happened, but it looks like Dimitar Berbatov will not be arriving at Newcastle at least not this summer. Dimitar Berbatov - I'm going nowhere The Bulgarian super-star told a Bulgarian web-site yesterday that he had no plans to leave the Premier League Champions and Old [.

Pardew Drive For Success Matches That Of Newcastle Players

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Newcastle captain Joey Barton has given a few interviews today, and he seems as positive and as down to earth as ever. Alan Pardew as committed as the Newcastle players So hopefully he will still sign a new contract on Tyneside, because, like Joey Barton, he's a real leader at the club, and we'll [.

Gervinho’s FaceBook Page Swamped By Newcastle Fans

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We asked Newcastle fans yesterday if they would like to wish Newcastle target Gervinho a happy birthday. Gervinho - looks like Newcatsle fans want him on Tyneside It was the good idea of one of our readers, Oleg G, who sent me Gervinho's Facebook address. And he sent me anther note a little later yesterday [.

Ben Arfa And Gosling Looked Really Good In Training

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Both Hatem Ben Arfa and Dan Gosling will be coming back to training at Newcastle before the rest of their team mates report back on Monday, July 4th. Hatem Ben Arfa Newcastle star player next season? That's so that both players can get themselves fighting fit for the upcoming very important season.

John Carver Upbeat On Newcastle Future

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John Carver, Newcastle's Assistant manager has said today that there are lots of talks going on at the moment, with the Magpies' transfer targets. John Carver seems upbeat about Newcastle And John certainly sounds upbeat today, as he reminds the fans it wasn't too long ago that Sir Bobby Robson, along with John's able [.

No Way Newcastle Still Interested In Robbie Keane

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Robbie Keane would have been a good loan signing for Newcastle last season, but there can be no way Newcastle are still interested in the Ireland captain. Robbie Keane - surely no interest from Newcastle? The Irishman spent this year on loan at West Ham, but he was out so much, that he did little [..

Gameiro or Gervinho – Enrique Or M’Benque

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The Newcastle Journal is reporting today that either Kevin Gameiro of Lorient or Gervinho of Lille will sign for Newcastle soon. Cheikh M'Bengue - will replace Enrique if Jose leaves At least they are consistent in saying that only one of the two will be signed, so it remains to be seen if the club [.

Gameiro or Gervinho – Enrique Or M’Benque

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The Newcastle Journal is reporting today that either Kevin Gameiro of Lorient or Gervinho of Lille will sign for Newcastle soon. Cheikh M'Bengue - will replace Enrique if Jose leaves At least they are consistent in saying that only one of the two will be signed, so it remains to be seen if the club [.

Newcastle Again Linked With Shane Long

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The news today is that Reading will be willing to sell their star striker Shane Long, now that they will remain in the Championship next season. But they will be hoping they can get at least £4M for the player who scored 25 goals in 50 appearances for Reading last season. Newcatsle have been linked [.

Danny Simpson To Sign New Five Year Deal At Newcastle

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News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle right back Danny Simpson is set to sign a new five year deal at the club. Danny Simpson - to get new 5 year deal Danny signed a deal 18 months ago, when Newcastle were still in the England second division, and the terms of that contract [...]