Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2011

Newcastle Complete Seventh Signing Of The Summer

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Newcastle have completed the signing of 25 year-old Charlton goalkeeper Rob Elliot. Rob Elliot Newcastle's new number three goalkeeper (?) The 25-year-old  6'3″ goalkeeper has signed a five-year deal with Newcastle, and becomes the club's seventh signing of the summer, after  following Inter Milan left back Davide Santon through the door last night on [.

Santon – My Dream To Sign For Such A Great Club

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Newcastle United's latest signing has talked in lyrical terms about the English Premier League and such a historical club as Newcastle United, the club he signed for tonight. Davide Santon - will wear the number 3 shirt at Newcatsle The  left-back finally signed today, after terms had been agreed with his former club Inter-Milan, and terms were apparently quickly agreed with [.

Bad News For Newcastle – St Etienne Reach Agreement For Max Gradel

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Sky Sports is reporting tonight that French club St Etienne claim to have reached an agreement with Leeds United for their highly-rated winger Max Gradel. Modibo Maiaga- may not get his dream move to Newcastle The French club have just announced that a deal has been struck with Leeds United for their 23-year-old Ivory Coast International winger.

It’s Official – Santon Signs On At Ambitious Newcastle

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Newcastle have tonight completed the signing of Italian international defender Davide Santon from Inter Milan. A smiling Davide Santon after signing for Newcastle The 20-year-old full-back has signed a five-year-deal at St. James' Park,  as reported a little earlier by Sky Sports, and will wear the number 3 shirt for Newcastle, as shown above, so he looks [.

Santon Signs Five Year Deal At Newcastle

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Sky Sports is reporting that that Davide Santon has completed his move to Newcastle and has signed a five-year contract. The Italian full-back was fist linked with Newcastle a few days ago, and it looks like the deal has been done, but nothing yet form Newcastle. The 20-year-old arrived on Tyneside today to undergo a [.

Newcastle Linked With Five Players Today In Transfer Market

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Newcastle have been linked with five players today in the transfer market. Davide Santon due for a medical at Newcastle The news yesterday was that Newcastle's advances for left-backs Erik Pieters and Aly Cissokho looked dead in the water, because Newcastle would not pay, or even get close to, the asking price for either player.

Tamas Kadar In Danger Of Newcastle Exit

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Trying to predict how youngsters will do in their football careers is a very risky enterprise. Tamas Kadar 21 year-old Newcastle defender And we had noticed that Tamas Kadar had not only not played for  Newcastle in the pre-season, but  he was also hardly ever even mentioned during the summer.

Newcastle Could Bring Federico Macheda In On Loan

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We knew that a few weeks ago, there were reports that Alex Ferguson had offered Newcastle's Alan Pardew, Manchester United striker Federico Macheda as a loan deal. Federico Macheda option on season long loan But there's news today that Newcastle are back in for Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga, but that depends on Sochaux bringing [.

Max Gradel Key To Newcastle Move For Maiga – Rob Elliot In

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You know I wondered if Max Gradel was a Sochaux or Newcastle target earlier this morning. Modibo Maiga could be Newcastle player soon And it seems, as usual I got it wrong, and indeed Gradel is a Sochaux target to replace Modibo Maiga at the French club, should Modibo arrive at Newcastle. So in [..

Sochaux Confirm That Newcastle Back In For Modibo Maiga

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Sky Sports is reporting that Newcastle have gone back in for Sochauz striker Modibio Miaga. Modibo Maiga Sochaux have said Newcastle back in for striker Newcastle were reported by Sochaux to FIFA only last week, for what they saw as an illegal appraoch for their Mali striler. But the local Newcastle press have said that [.

Newcastle In Advanced Talks For Max Gradel

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It seems Newcastle are getting very busy in the transfer market today. Max Gradel Leeds United winger Sky Sports is now reporting that Newcastle are currently in advanced talks for Leeds United's Ivorian winger Max Gradel. Newcastle were after Gradel last January, and every time we've seen this 23 year-old play, he's looked a very [.

Davide Santon Having Medical – Contract Agreed

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As we reported yesterday, it seems that Newcastle have agreed a £5M fee with Inter Milan for their 20 year-old full-back Davide Santon, but success now rests on the Magpies being able to negotiate a wage deal,  and meet the youngster's demands. David Santone in wage negotiations with Newcastle And late breaking news from [.

Davide Santon Having Medical – Contract Agreed

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As we reported yesterday, it seems that Newcastle have agreed a £5M fee with Inter Milan for their 20 year-old full-back Davide Santon, but success now rests on the Magpies being able to negotiate a wage deal,  and meet the youngster's demands. David Santone in wage negotiations with Newcastle And late breaking news from [.

Newcastle Linked With Israeli Captain Yossi Benayoun

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Newcastle have been linked with Yossi Benayoun, who tweeted yesterday that he was in negotiations with a number of clubs. Yossi Benayoun too old at 31? Yossi will not get much playing time at Chelsea now that midfielder Juan Mata has arrived from from Valencia. We;d be surprised if this news has much truth [.

Newcastle Linked With Senegal International Striker

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Metro is reporting that Newcastle United are interested in Senegal international striker Papiss Cisse. Pappas Cisse - Newcastle linked with Bundesliga striker It seems that Pappis has attracted interest from some English clubs since he scored an impressive 24 goals in 34 games for Bundesliga club SC Freiburg last season.

Mevlut Erdinc Staying At PSG – Official

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Even though Mevlut Erdinc would seem to get little playing time at PSG, it looks like he is staying at the Paris based club this season. Mevlut Erdinc - staying at PSG Erdinc came on in the 87th minute yesterday, in place of  another former Newcastle striker target,  Kevin Gameiro,  in PSG's fine 3-1 win at Toulouse.

Santon Coming – Newcastle Squad Stronger Than Last Season?

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We reported the news this morning that Newcastle seemed to be closing in on a £5M deal for 20 year-old Italian International Davide Santon. Davide Santon on his way to Newcastle? And Santon's agent this morning has said that while at least Roma are after the 7 times capped Italian International,  Newcastle is their number one target.

Pardew Still Not Convinced About Leon Best – Yet

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Leon Best got the job done for Newcastle yesterday, with two good goals in the 2-1 win at home to Fulham. Leon Best after scoring first goal yesterday And we've been pointing out that this year, in his 15 Newcastle appearances he's scored 8 goals, which is not too bad at all. But a [...]


Newcastle Still Interested In Maiga, Roux And Pieters

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The news in the Newcastle Journal this morning is that Newcastle are still hoping to sign Modibo Maiga from Sochaux or Nolan Roux from Brest. Modibo Maiga Newcastle still interested Maiga was in the Sochaux side yesterday that beat St. Etienne 2-1 at home, but Roux wasn't even on the bench for the Stade [.

Newcastle Still Interested In Maiga, Roux And Pieters

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The news in the Newcastle Journal this morning is that Newcastle are still hoping to sign Modibo Maiga from Sochaux or Nolan Roux from Brest. Modibo Maiga Newcastle still interested Maiga was in the Sochaux side yesterday that beat St. Etienne 2-1 at home, but Roux wasn't even on the bench for the Stade [.

Alan Pardew Frustrated At No New Signings

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Alan Pardew has admitted to being just a little frustrated that Newcastle have brought nobody in since Jose Enrique left the club for Liverpool. Alan Pardew - at yesterday's game And the Newcastle squad has done very well indeed ion winning three of their first three games of the season and drawing the ohet one and are [.

Newcastle Close to Signing Italian International

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News in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle United have agreed a deal to bring 20 year-old Inter Milan full-back Davide Santon to Newcastle. Davide Santon - £5M deal agreed with Inter Milan The deal is said to have been struck at £5M, and we don't know if Davide will be the one player to replace Josee Enrique, or whether [.

Great Start To Season – Best And Krul The Heroes Today

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Newcastle now are placed  6th in the Premier League table after an eventful and exiting batch of games today, which saw the Manchester United hammer hapless Arsenal 8-2, and Manchester City hammer Tottenham 5-1, so as the commentators said it's Manchester 13 London 3. Alan Pardew congrartulates Leon Best this afternoon But I'm not [.

Newcastle’s Good Start To The Season – Things Looking Up

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Newcastle again found a way to win this afternoon, this time at home to Fulham. Steven Taylor delighted with win and with team In this game Leon Best again showed he can hit those goals when he's given the chance, and he scored two opportunist second half goals to make his total 8 goals in his [.

Newcastle 2 Fulham 1 – Video Highlights

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Newcastle 2 Fulham 1 Video Highlights


Newcastle 2 Fulham 1 – Vote For Your Man of the Match

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Here's a chance to vote for your Man of the Match for Newcastle.


Newcastle 2 Fulham 1 – Best Brace Does It

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Newcastle got an unlikely win today against Fulham 2-1 at St. James' Park, after going two goals up after 65 minutes, and both were opportunist goals from Leon Best. But Newcastle had to thank goalkeeper Tim Krul who made three fantastic saves for Newcastle in that second half, and the Dutchman was in inspired form [.

Best, Obertan And Lovenkrands Start For Newcastle Today

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has made four changes to his side that beat Scunthorpe 2-1 last Thursday evening. Recalled to the side today are defender Steven Taylor, Gabriel Obertan, Cheik Tiote and Jonas Gutierrez. They were rested for the Carling Cup tie but of course Mike Williamson was injured in the first half and Steven [.

Newcastle Leaving It Very Late – Again

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It will be interesting to see how many players Newcastle can bring into the club, by the time the transfer window slams shut on Wednesday. Alan Pardew - wants two or three over the line by Wednesday And we have to hope Newcastle fans are feeling better on Thursday morning than they were on February [.

Newcastle Leaving It Very Late – Again

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It will be interesting to see how many players Newcastle can bring into the club, by the time the transfer window slams shut on Wednesday. Alan Pardew - wants two or three over the line by Wednesday And we have to hope Newcastle fans are feeling better on Thursday morning than they were on February [.

Sammy Ameobi And Haris Vuckic Top Young Talent On Tyneside

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It's been another eventful week for Alan Pardew at Newcastle. Haris Vuckic top youngster at Newcastle aiming for the stars Newcastle were reported to FIFA by French club Sochaux over their approach for striker Modibo Maiga, and Alan's former club Charlton Athletic reported the Tyneside club to the Premier League over their approach for their [.

Is It Aly Cissokho Or Erik Pieters?

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Newcastle's top two left back targets are Erik Pieters of PSV and Aly Cissokho of Olympic Lyonnais, and both players are 23 years old and both have played for their countries, Holland and France respectively. Aly Cissokho is he Newcastle's number one choice? But which one Newcastle will sign before the transfer window closes [.

Newcastle vs Fulham – Match Preview

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Newcastle have a game they can win tomorrow afternoon against Fulham at St. James' Park. Alan Pardew will have most of the squad fit for selection,  with only Ben Arfa, Danny Guthrie and Mike Williamson out injured tomorrow. With having to play extra time on Thursday evening at Scunthorpe, some of the players may be a little tired, and the first half of [.

Nile Ranger Arrested After Man Found Unconscious With Broken Jaw

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Newcastle's 20 year-old striker Nile Ranger has been arrested after he supposedly broke the jaw of a man during a night out in Newcastle. Nile Ranger arrested and being questioned by Police The Londoner is now being questioned by by police following the attack, which was outside Cosy Joe's bar, in the Groat Market.

Newcastle Draw Nottingham Forest Away In Carling Cup

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Newcastle have drawn Nottingham Forest away in the third round the Carling Cup. Nottingham Forest, under new manager Steve McClaren, have had a poor start to the season, with their defense looking very porous, so while this is not the worst draw for Newcastle, it will not be easy either. In their four games in the [.

Newcastle Have Five Targets Lined Up In Busy Four Days

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We were disappointed that we've lost both Jose Enrique and Joey Barton over the last 10 days or so. Modibo Maiga still a target They were very good players, and both gave Newcastle everything they had when they played for the Tyneside club, and you cannot ask more than that. And even though players who leave Newcastle tend to get booed when they return playing [.

Why Has Tamas Kadar Not Played For Newcastle This Season?

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Tamas Kadar has been selected for the Hungarian U21 squad to play in the European U 21 Championship qualifiers coming up next week. Tamas Kadar why has he not played for Newcastle this pseason? We cannot be the only ones who are wondering why Tamas had not played in one pre-season game for Newcastle, [.

Fulham Will Be A Tough Challenge For Newcastle

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Newcastle play Fulham tomorrow, and that will be a tough home game for Newcastle. Alan Pardew - both teams will use 3 subs tomorrow We were really hoping on Thursday evening that the lads could win the game in the 90 minutes at Scunthorpe, and they should have, but that extra 30 minutes of extra time could [.

Three New Signings In Four Days Seems Highly Unlikely

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There doesn't seem to be much new news this morning on the status of Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters in Newcastle for a medical? The news yesterday was that finally Newcastle had agreed a fee with PSV for their Dutch International left-back,  and reports in Holland said that Erik was on his way yesterday to Newcastle to have his medical.

Newcastle Defender Worries Over First Born – Playing Is A Release

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Like all new parents Danny Simpson has been getting used to how life changes after your first baby is born. Danny Simpson - worries over baby playing is a release And Danny Simpson has talked today about how his daughter Skye has changed his  life, including his life in football. Danny is the Newcastle United first choice right [.

Joey Barton Joins QPR – It’s Time To Move On

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It's hardly surprising that Joey Barton has signed for QPR. Joey Barton bye bye Newcastle Barton has agreed a four year deal with the London club, on wages said to be around £60K/week at the London club, and of course he passed his medical  in London  yesterday. Joey hardly had any other option, because [.

Pardew – Barton Is Important Player And Has Role At Newcastle

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Alan Pardew has come out today and told the local Newcastle press that Joey Barton would be very welcome to stay at Newcastle this season. Joey Barton thinking over whether to join QPR Not only that, but the very experienced Premier League player would still have an important role to play on Tyneside this coming season.

Alan Pardew – It Was A Tough Night!

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The performance last night by Newcastle side had a lot in it to make Newcastle fans just a little bit concerned. Not many happy Newcastle faces on the sidelines last night  But there were also some good, and even great performances from some of the youngsters like Tim Krul, Sammy Ameobi and Haris Vuckic, and things probably evened out between that terrible first half performance  and Newcastle's play [.

Sammy Ameobi – It Was A Dream Come True – Video

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Sammy Ameobi had a dream sub appearance last night, and looked very good out on the left wing, and then he scored a terrific winner for the Magpies with his right foot. Sammy Ameobi - it was a great experience Sammy looks like he may be the real thing and at only 19 years old, [...]


Last Night’s Win Was A Typical Newcastle Display

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Last night's win by Newcastle at Scunthorpe United was a typical Magpies display. Tim Krul - great game last night They put Newcastle fans through hell and high water before they finally won the game last night, and in great style too, with a wonderful goal from 19 year-old Sammy Ameobi. And I just don't [.

Newcastle About To Sign Erik Pieters On Five Year Deal

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The Sun is reporting that Newcastle will finally land Dutch International left back Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters - five year deal at Newcastle They are reporting it will be a deal for around £6.8M and that he will sign from PSV Eindhoven within the next 48 hours. The left-back, who is 23 and played 10 [.

80% Of Fans Want Joey Barton To Stay At Newcastle

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It seems that Joey Barton is taking a day or two to make a decision on whether to move to QPR, after he passed his medical yesterday. Joey Barton taking time to decide whether to move to QPR And after the game last night when Newcastle beat Scunthorpe 2-1 after extra time in the [...]


Scunthorpe 1 Newcastle 2 – Video Highlights

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Scunthorpe 1 Newcastle 2 Video Highlights


Pardew – Sammy Ameobi Was Terrific Tonight And A Fabulous Goal!

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Alan Pardew should have learned a lot from the game on Thursday night at Scunthorpe. Sammy Ameobi about to be mobbed after scoring the winner Alan should try to sort out why Newcastle look completely hopeless in the first half of every game, and he should look at playing more of the Newcastle youngsters, [.

Scunthorpe 1 Newcastle 2 – Brilliant Sammy Ameobi Goal Wins It For Magpies AET – Match Report

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Newcastle scraped through this game after extra time with the scores tied at 1-1 after 90 minutes,  and  the spectacular winner came from a magnificent goal from Sammy Ameobi, his first for his local club, after 112 minutes, and Newcastle can also thank Tim Krul for two or three brilliant saves that kept Newcastle in this game.

Marveaux Makes Debut In Strong Newcastle Line-Up

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As expected Sylvain Marveaux will make his debut tonight for Newcastle United in the second round of the Carling Cup at Scunthorpe United, in what looks a strong Newcastle side. The 25 year-old Frenchman is in midfield and surprisingly Yohan Cabaye starts the fame tonight and Dan Gosling and Peter Lovenkrands make up the midfield.

Joey Barton Thinks QPR Move Over – Needs Time And Space

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Joey Barton has just tweeted what's going on at QPR. Joey Barton - thinking it over Apparently Joey has now completed the second part of his medical this morning, and the London club have made the Liverpudlian a substantial offer to join them on a four year deal. By all accounts  the wages are said to be close to what Joey is currently getting [.

Scunthorpe vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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The game tonight at Glanford Park will now take on greater significance with Joey Barton seemingly about to leave Newcastle for QPR. It will be important that Newcastle field a decent side tonight that can win the game, while also giving some of our top players a rest ready for the game at St.

Newcastle Make Improved Offer For Erik Pieters

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There could be good news for Newcastle fans soon, yes that may come as a a big shock we know, but it seems Newcastle have indeed made an improved offer for Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters - Newcastle make improved offer The offer is still short of the asking price of around £6M, but the news is the [..

Newcastle In Advanced Talks For Italian International Full Back

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There is more news today that Newcastle are in advanced talks with 20 year-old Inter Milan defender Davide Santon. Davide Santon looks an excellent young player We had reported interest in this player last Saturday, and the reports seem to be persistent, so perhaps the news may even be true. Davide has been interesting a number of Premier League clubs, but the most recent report suggests  Newcastle are [.

Shane Ferguson Due A Start Tonight For Newcastle

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We are hoping that Shane Ferguson will get a game tonight at left back. Shane Ferguson due a start tonight And perhaps the current left-back Ryan Taylor, scorer of that great goal that beat Sunderland on Saturday, will get a game out on the right wing, which is probably Ryan's best position. If Shane  had [.

Newcastle Reported After Fulham Striker

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There's a report in Goal.com today, that Newcastle United are after Fulham striker Clint Dempsey. Clint Dempsey - are Newcastle interested? We're not too sure what to make of the story, Â which says Aston Villa are also after the player, and that both clubs have money to spend. But what we've realized this summer is [.

Newcastle Reported After Fulham Striker

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There's a report in Goal.com today, that Newcastle United are after Fulham striker Clint Dempsey. Clint Dempsey - are Newcastle interested? We're not too sure what to make of the story, Â which says Aston Villa are also after the player, and that both clubs have money to spend. But what we've realized this summer is [.

Newcastle Will Find It Difficult To Replace Barton

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Newcastle are getting themselves into a difficult position in the transfer market once again. Jose Enrique still to be replaced With Jose Enrique gone, and a striker still to come in to replace Andy Carroll, Newcastle have their work cut out over the next six days of the transfer market, Â just to get these [.

Newcastle Will Find It Difficult To Replace Barton

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Newcastle are getting themselves into a difficult position in the transfer market once again. Jose Enrique still to be replaced With Jose Enrique gone, and a striker still to come in to replace Andy Carroll, Newcastle have their work cut out over the next six days of the transfer market, Â just to get these [.

Newcastle To Sign French U-19 Defender

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News today in the local papers that Newcastle are preparing to sign French defender Danny Situ. Danny Situ 20 year-old defender to sign on at Newcastle The 20 year-old impressive French Youth International defender has apparently done well a trial on Tyneside, and will now be joining his former team-mate at Lens, Mehdi Abeid [.

Newcastle To Sign French U-19 Defender

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News today in the local papers that Newcastle are preparing to sign French defender Danny Situ. Danny Situ 20 year-old defender to sign on at Newcastle The 20 year-old impressive French Youth International defender has apparently done well a trial on Tyneside, and will now be joining his former team-mate at Lens, Mehdi Abeid [.

Newcastle After French U21 Striker?

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News today that Newcastle are linked with another French striker, Nolan Roux. Nolan Roux - 23 year-old Stade Brest striker The 23 year-old Roux is said to have one of those release clauses in his contract at his current club Stade Brest, and can leave when another club offers £8M for him. The 23-year-old has [.

Newcastle After French U21 Striker?

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News today that Newcastle are linked with another French striker, Nolan Roux. Nolan Roux - 23 year-old Stade Brest striker The 23 year-old Roux is said to have one of those release clauses in his contract at his current club Stade Brest, and can leave when another club offers £8M for him. The 23-year-old has [.

Newcastle Target Cup Success This Season

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Alan Pardew will try to win one of the two Cup competitions Newcastle are in this season. Alan Pardew targeting both cups this season It's nice to hear a Newcastle manager talk about trying to win something for a change, and who knows, we may even be able to win something for the first time since [.

Joey Barton Having Medical At QPR

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It seems that Joey Barton, as we had half expected earlier today, is leaving Newcastle. Joey Barton - bye bye Newcastle He has just tweeted that he doesn't want to leave Newcastle but with not being offered a new contract his hands are tied. This is what Joey said on his twitter account a few [...]


Dan Gosling Named In England U21 Squad

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Good news today Newcastle's Dan Gosling has been named in the England U21 squad. This is the first time since Dan injured his ACL (knee) back in March of last year, that he's been called up for the England U21 side. He played for the England U17, U18 and U19 sides and has so [...]


Carling Cup Important Competition For Newcastle

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Birmingham City won the Carling Cup last season, and are now in European competition this season. But in all honesty Birmingham were just hopeless last season, and kept their best performances for the Carling Cup competition, and they did very well to reach the final and did well to beat Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley.

Big Shocks In Carling Cup – Marveaux To Make Magpies Debut?

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Sylvain Marveaux signed for Newcastle United earlier this summer on a free transfer, as Newcastle seemed to get him at the very last moment, and after he had had medical at Liverpool. Sylvain Marveaux will make debut against Scunthorpe The fact that Liverpool wanted to sign him shows he is a very decent player, [.

Joey Barton In Talks With QPR – Likely To Sign

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News is breaking that Joey Barton has been given permission to talk with Queens Park Rangers. Tony Fernandes, the new owner of Queens Park Rangers, will bne wanting to make a splash in the transfer market and because of that we think he may offer Joey a good deal and he could be gone. QPR [...]


Are Newcastle Back In For Mevlut Erdinc?

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Newcastle seem to be in a bit of a mess right now in their attempts to bring in a left back and a striker to the club. Mevlut Erdinc - moving to Rennes? Remember that's to replace Andy Carroll and Jose Enrique, and the club received a total of £41M for those two players. Newcastle's [...]


Joey Barton’s West Ham Link Doesn’t Worry Pardew

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There has been news in the papers recently from Kevin Nolan, that he'd love to see Joey Barton at West Ham. Joey Barton - Pardew says it's up to him But Joey has said many times before that he wants to remain playing in the Premier League, and of course he can do that with [...]


Cabaye Is Like Enrique – He’ll Get A Lot Better At Newcastle

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French International midfielder Yohan Cabaye is probably the pick of the bunch so far, of the five new players who have joined Newcastle this summer. Yohan Cabaye will get better at Newcastle Yohan has looked good for Newcastle in the games he has played, but Pardew believes Cabaye will only improve at Newcastle, much [.

The Latest On Erik Pieters Transfer

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Newcastle fans may have to wait a few more days and even into next Wednesday, when the transfer window closes,  before any new players arrive on Tyneside. Erik Pieters - stalemate on the transfer There seems to be a stalemate developed with Newcastle's move for Dutch International Erik Pieters, with the Tyneside club unwilling to [.

Newcastle Fined £30K By FA For Arsenal Melee And Reported To FIFA By Sochaux

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Sochaux have referred Newcastle's apparently illegal pursuit of Modibo Maiga to FIFA. Sochaux President Alexandre Lacombe reported Newcastle to FIFA And Charlton Athletic have reported Newcastle to the Premier League over their move for 25 year-old goalkeeper Rob Elliot. To make things just a little worse, Newcastle were fined £30K by the English FA today, [.

Newcastle Defense Good – Now We Need To Improve Attack

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The Newcastle defense has looked resolute in the first two games of this season. John Carver and Alan Pardew oversee training And credit to Alan Pardew, the coaches, and of course the players, Â as they have concentrated on that in their pre-season training, and it seems to be paying off. In both the first 45 [.

What’s Your Newcastle Side For Thursday Night?

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New French signing Sylvain Marveaux should get a start on Thursday night at Scunthorpe, in the Carling Cup second round. Sylvain Marveaux should get start  on Thursday night and make his debut Newcastle have an important league game on Sunday at home to Fulham (yes, we know they are all important), and Alan will [.

New Captain Coloccini Becoming Newcastle’s Best Player

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Newcastle have done well in their first two games of the season and can lift the mood on Tyneside even higher with a win at Scunthorpe on Thursday night, in the second round of the Carling Cup. Fabricio Coloccini in magnificent form this season so far We haven;t heard to much from new [...]


Next Up Is Tricky Carling Cup Tie At Scunthorpe

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One thing we really liked about Chris Hughton is that he never let himself, or his players, get ahead of themselves. Steven Taylor take one game at a time Whether the last match was a win, a draw or a defeat, he always had his players look at the next match as the one [...]


Newcastle Lodge Increased Bid For Pieters

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The news today is that Newcastle are ready to increase their offer for PSV left-back Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters increased bid for Dutchman That follows on from yesterday's news that Alan Pardew was seen at the PSV game on Sunday sitting alongside Pieter's representative Hakim Slimani. The Eindhoven side won that game 3-0 at [.

Newcastle Looking For Goalkeeper To Replace Fraser Forster?

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After the failure to bring in Rob Elliot from Charlton Athletic last week, and also getting reported to the Premier League for their approach for Elliot, Â it could be that Newcastle have turned their attention elsewhere. Scott Loach Watford's 23 year old England U21 International We heard this morning that Chief Scout Graham Carr [.

Mike Ashley Still Unwilling To Pay £6M For Pieters

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It looks like even though Newcastle beat Sunderland on Saturday, Mike Ashley will still not pay our decent money for good players. Erik Pieters Ashley offering only £4M Newcastle got around £6M for Jose Enrique from Liverpool 10 days ago, and Jose was on £45K/week at Newcastle so you would think that Newcastle could [.

Pardew Loves Newcastle Fans And Ryan Taylor Too

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Ryan Taylor is having his time in the sun, after that wonderful goal he scored after 62 minutes that won the game at Sunderland on Saturday. Krul with super hero Taylor after the game Krul wasn't too shabby either! It was an unexpected win, especially after Newcastle struggled so much in the first half, [.

Pardew To Ashley – Let’s Get These Guys Over The Line

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Alan Pardew may have had a bit of a hangover on Sunday morning, but that didn't stop him from flying to Holland to watch Newcastle target Erik Pieters in action at left-back for PSV Eindhoven. Alan Pardew on Saturday And news today in the Evening Chronicle (Lee Ryder) that chief scout Graham Carr, whom we [.

Cabaye – Newcastle Fans Are Simply Fantastic

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"I have not experienced anything quite like this." Those were the words uttered by French midfielder Yohan Cabaye today, as he talked about the game on Saturday at the Stadium of Light. Yohan Cabaye shot after the game at Sunderland Newcastle came back in the second half of that game from a first half [.

Newcastle Accused Of Illegal Approach For Player

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It's a new week and Newcastle United are about to get a complaint lodged to UEFA against them by French club Sochaux. Sochaux President Alexandre Lacombe Sochaux are alleging that Newcastle made an illegal approach for their Mali striker Modibo Maiga. It was interesting that Miaga had a reported meeting with Sochaux President Alexandre Lacombe [.

The Newcastle Passion Is Generated By The City

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Just a terrific interview in the local press from Alan Pardew today, where the talks about going out on Saturday night to celebrate Steve Stone's 40th Birthday and of course that Sunderland win. Alan Pardew at the game Saturday And he has talked about the passion that exists in Newcastle for football, and even [.

Newcastle’s Argentine Pair Tops In Derby Win

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Fabricio Coloccini, the new Newcastle captain, had another great game at the back for Newcastle on Saturday, against the old enemy, Sunderland. GGGGGOOOOAAAALLLL Coloccini raises hands in celebration And you cannot ask for more than that from your captain in such an important game, and for the second week running the Argentine center-back was [.

Newcastle’s Argentine Pair Tops In Derby Win

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Fabricio Coloccini, the new Newcastle captain, had another great game at the back for Newcastle on Saturday, against the old enemy, Sunderland. GGGGGOOOOAAAALLLL Coloccini raises hands in celebration And you cannot ask for more than that from your captain in such an important game, and for the second week running the Argentine center-back was [.

Determination And Spirit Clear In The Dressing Room

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The Newcastle defense again held out well on Saturday, especially in that first half, for their second clean sheet in a row. The Taylors Ryan congratulated by Steven after scoring Good teams can stand up to the pressure which Newcastle endured almost continually during that first half, but with captain Fabricio Coloccini again supreme [.

Is Erik Pieters Newcastle’s Choice Again To Replace Enrique?

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew watched PSV Eindhoven left-back Erik Pieters again on Sunday afternoon. Erik Pieters Newcastle op choice again And the significance of that is that the £6M rated 23-year-old left-back was the best player on the field, as the Eindhoven side beat Ado Den Haag 3-0 away. The news last week from [.

Graham Carr An Important Cog In The Newcastle Wheel

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Chief Scout Graham Carr is becoming an important cog in the Newcastle wheel these days. Graham Carr top Chief Scout at Newcastle Graham is one of the "brains trust" on Newcastle transfers, and the group also includes manager Alan Pardew, Secretary Lee Charnley and Managing Director Derek Llambias. The Corbridge-born 66 year-old lives in [.

Alan Pardew On Cloud Nine About His Players – So Are We

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It will take a little time for Alan Pardew and the players, not to mention the fans, to come down off cloud nine, after yesterdays' great 1-0 win at local rivals Sunderland. Alan Pardew still on cloud nine This was Alan's second derby game as Newcastle manager, and he almost won the last one [...]


Newcastle Make Significant Progress With Two Transfer Targets

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Newcastle's win against Sunderland yesterday was really good news, but there may even be more good news on the way, so buckle up those seat belts. Modibo Maiga held meeting with Souchaux President The good news is according to the local Sunday Sun (Mark Douglas), and it's that Newcastle have made significant progress in [.

Monday To Friday We Beat Ourselves Up – Ryan Taylor The Hero

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Alan Pardew seems to be getting to terms with what it means to be the Newcastle United manager. Ryan Taylor the hero's in the middle there It often seems that Newcastle lurch from one crisis to the other, and of course a week last Friday Jose Enrique finally got his wish, and left for [...]


Monday To Friday We Beat Ourselves Up – Ryan Taylor The Hero

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Alan Pardew seems to be getting to terms with what it means to be the Newcastle United manager. Ryan Taylor the hero's in the middle there It often seems that Newcastle lurch from one crisis to the other, and of course a week last Friday Jose Enrique finally got his wish, and left for [...]


Time For Joey Barton To Restart His Career At Newcastle

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We haven't mentioned Joey Barton's performance much in yesterday's terrific 1-0 win at Sunderland. Joey Barton - Tarzan after throwing shirt to fans But it was Joey's header that was going into the goal before Seb Larsson handled the ball, to prevent it going over the goal line after only 15 minutes.

Time For Joey Barton To Restart His Career At Newcastle

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We haven't mentioned Joey Barton's performance much in yesterday's terrific 1-0 win at Sunderland. Joey Barton - Tarzan after throwing shirt to fans But it was Joey's header that was going into the goal before Seb Larsson handled the ball, to prevent it going over the goal line after only 15 minutes.

Positive News On Hatem Ben Arfa

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Newcastle winger Hatem Ben Arfa is due to return to training on September 10th. Hatem Ben Arfa - back  training in three weeks Ben Arfa broke his leg last October 3rd, following a strong tackle from Nigel de Jong, very early in the game at Manchester City. The 24 year-old then returned to pre-season training [.

Pardew And Staff Celebrate Win With Newcastle Fans

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Alan Pardew joined his team after the victory over Sunderland on Saturday, and hailed his side's stubborn spirit, Â which at the end of the day gave Newcastle another win over Sunderland. Alan Pardew at Sunderland yesterday The winning goal was scored by Ryan Taylor, who would not have been in the side if Newcastle [.

Newcastle Took Control Of The Game In The Second Half

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Jonas Gutierrez has made it clear that today's win against Sunderland means a lot to the players, as well as to the Newcastle fans. Jonas Gutierrez in action he had a good game today Jonas was  named in the Argentine national team for next month's friendlies against Venezuela and Nigeria, and he put in [.

Ryan Taylor Does The Job For Newcastle

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Ryan Taylor is one of the best professionals at Newcastle United. Ryan Taylor great goal today So it was great to see Ryan score the winner in today's important derby game at Sunderland. Taylor brilliantly curled a right footer into the top right hand corner, from a free kick out on the left wing, [.

Sunderland Win Will Help Pardew Bring In New Players

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One good thing about the win today at Sunderland, Â is that it should help Alan Pardew persuade the powers that be at the club, to pay out the money to bring in some new players next week. Steve Bruce and Alan Pardew pictured before the game today Newcastle won 1-0 at Sunderland, with a great [...]


Newcastle Interested In Italian International Full-Back

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Inter Milan's 21 year-old full-back Davide Santon seems to be interesting Newcastle. Davide Santon - 21 year-old Italian International There are reports coming out of Italy that Newcastle may try to sign the 6'2″ full-back, who can play in either full-back position. The youngster has played 7 times for Italy, and all the Italian Youth [.

Alan Pardew – Geordie Team Spirit Still There

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Good sides find a way to win and when they are under pressure they are resilient. Ryan Taylor goal the ball sailed in from the free kick And the good news is that what Newcastle have looked like in their first two games of the season , a resilient  defense in both games, and [...]


Sunderland 0 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Sunderland 0 Newcastle 1 Video Highlights


Vote For Newcastle’s Best Player Against Sunderland Today

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Here's your chance to vote for Newcastle's best player in the fantastic win against Sunderland today.


Sunderland 0 Newcastle 1 – Famous Win For Magpies

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Newcastle again came out on top at Sunderland today, when they were second best in the first half, but a great Ryan Taylor free-kick that curled into the top left hand corner for a wonderful goal in the second half, was enough to give the Magpies all 3 points. The game kicked off with Newcastle [...]


Obertan For Demba Ba The Only Newcastle Change

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Gabriel Obertan makes his full debut  for Newcastle United at Sunderland today,  after an impressive second half outing last week against Arsenal. As we had expected, Obertan replaces Demba Ba in the line-up to give some creativity to the strike force, and the 22 year-old starts alongside Shola Ameobi.

Shola Can Get The Job Done For Newcastle Today

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If there's one game that you can bet that Shola Ameobi will have an impact, it's against local rivals Sunderland. Shola with Pardew after signing deal to keep him at Newcastle through 2014 Shola has six goals against Sunderland so far in his career, and is second only to the (very) great Jackie Milburn who [.

Shola Can Get The Job Done For Newcastle Today

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If there's one game that you can bet that Shola Ameobi will have an impact, it's against local rivals Sunderland. Shola with Pardew after signing deal to keep him at Newcastle through 2014 Shola has six goals against Sunderland so far in his career, and is second only to the (very) great Jackie Milburn who [.

Big Chance For Newcastle’s New Boys Today

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We've heard about the derby an awful lot over the last couple of days, and what some players, on both sides, Â are gong to do in the game. Yohan Cabaye - big game for Frenchman today But the only thing that really matters is not the talk before the game, because that's usually cheap, but [...]


Sunderland vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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With Newcastle having such a bad week this week on a number of  different fronts,  there's only one way to finish the week off, and that's with a win at Sunderland tomorrow. OK, that's the end of this report   .....  just kidding. Newcastle had a good start to the season last weekend [...]


Charlton Report Newcastle To Premier League Over Elliot

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News today that Charlton Athletic have reported Newcastle United to the Premier League. Alan Pardew - reneged on agreement Newcastle made an offer for Charlton goalkeeper Rob Elliot on Wednesday, which has now been  rejected by the London club. The League One club turned down a Newcastle bid of £100K on Wednesday for Elliot, but [.

Jak Alnwick In England U19 Squad To Play The Netherlands

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England U19 manager Noel Blake has chosen his 18-man group for the game against the Netherlands early next month, and Newcastle's 18 year-old goalkeeper Jak Alnwick is included. Jak Alnwick 18 year-old Newcastle goalkeeper England U19s will play their first game of season in early September when they travel to the Netherlands.

Pardew – There Is A Real Belief In The Newcastle Squad

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Alan Pardew quickly got used to a Newcastle Sunderland derby game, as the game in January at the Stadium of Light was only Alan's 7th game in charge of Newcastle. Alan Pardew I;m rally looking forward to this game As we said a couple of days ago, a win would be fantastic tomorrow [...]


We Want To See Newcastle Fans With Smiles On Their Faces

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It was good to see Steven Taylor have a decent game alongside captain Fabricio Coloccini against Arsenal last Saturday afternoon. Steven Taylor - local lad cannot wait for the game In our poll for Man of the Match against Arsenal, Coloccini got 45% of the vote, Joey Barton 18%, Steven Taylor 11% and Gabriel Obertan [.

Joey Barton To Control Himself And Play Well Tomorrow?

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We mentioned yesterday that Joey Barton will be a marked man in tomorrow's game at Sunderland. Joey Barton marked man tomorrow And the Sunderland players will try to provoke Joey, and maybe Lee Cattermole more than most. Cattermole was the player who broke Barton's foot in the game against Wigan back on 15th November, [.

Is Newcastle Penny Pinching Delaying Transfers?

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Newcastle supporters are getting to be convinced that Newcastle are simply dragging their feet  in their recruitment for a new left back to replace Jose Enrique and another top striker. Modibo Maiga Newcastle have lodged bid Newcastle have not had any success since early this summer in bringing in a second striker and spent [.

Aly Cissokho Now The Top Left-Back Target

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Newcastle have been unsuccessful in their drive this week to get  a new left back into the club. Aly Cissokho new Newcastle top target And now with just 12 days left in the transfer window, Newcastle fans are getting just a little bit worried. The news in the Newcastle Journal this morning is that [.

Newcastle Players Nervous About Club’s Future

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Jose Enrique has said that he knows the Newcastle players are nervous about what the future holds at the famous north east club. Now that he's made his life's ambition and joined Liverpool football club, it seems as though Jose may be trying to put Newcastle in a bad  light. Jose has said that the [.

Alan Pardew Admits To Nudging Mike Ashley On Transfers

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Alan Pardew has tried to settle down Newcastle fans with news coming in every day that Mike Ashley seems unwilling to pay out decent fees for good players. Alan Pardew pushed Ashley on transfers Newcastle are still without a replacement for left-back Jose Enrique who on Thursday night said he felt sorry for [.

Joey Barton Could Be Huge Player For Newcastle At Sunderland

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It looks like Joey Barton will start again for Newcastle out on the right wing on Saturday at Sunderland. Joey Barton taxi! And Joey could be a huge player in the derby game, because Newcastle have lost top players Andy Carroll, Kevin Nolan and Jose Enrique since the last time we played Sunderland last [.

Negotiations Still Ongoing And Possible New Arrival Soon

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The good news for Newcastle fans is that manager Alan Pardew has said there is still hope the club can sign a left back before Saturday's noon time kick-off game with old enemy Sunderland. Alan Pardew player could come in before Sunderland game We hope that's the case, because then Newcastle fans will have [.

Steve Harper To Be Number Three Goalkeeper At Newcastle?

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Steve Harper still has two years left on his contract, Â but he could find himself as the Newcastle number three goalkeeper this season. Steve Harper doesn't look good for Steve? It's expected that Newcastle will soon sign Charlton Athletic goalkeeper Rob Elliot, and they loaned out Fraser Forster for the season yesterday to Celtic, [.

Newcastle To Sign Charlton’s Rob Elliot – Steve Harper Out?

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Only Newcastle could start the week off with three good goalkeepers and be urgently after a top left back to replace Jose Enrique, and  end the week with a new goalkeeper, and no new left back in sight. Rob Elliot signing for Newcastle today? Fraser Forster, who would appear to have lost his chance [.

Newcastle Unwilling To Pay The Money For Top Players

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It seems that Newcastle have identified Lyon left back Aly Cissokho, Dutch left-back Erik Pieters and former England International Wayne Bridge, as priority targets  to replace the departed Jose Enrique. Aly Cissokho - Lyon left-back However, it would appear that Mike Ashley's well known thriftiness is preventing any deals from being made.

Newcastle Give Trials To Two Top French Youth Internationals

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A Newcastle Reserve side beat Gateshead Reserves 5-0 at Darsley Park in Benton yesterday afternoon. Daniel-Situ-Buyente on trial at Newcastle And Newcastle took the chance of giving some top youngsters a game as Haris Vuckic, Shane Ferguson, Sylvain Marveaux, Nile Ranger  and Mehdi Abeid all played some part in the game.

Newcastle Should Win Easily At Sunderland – Maybe

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The Newcastle team's confidence has been significantly boosted by their opening day draw with Arsenal at St. James' Park. Tim Krul confident of win on Saturday It was a very good result against the Gunners, and the lads will need to be near their best form at the Stadium of Light, and of course a [.

Are Newcastle Interested In Charlton Goalkeeper?

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There are strange reports doing the rounds that 6'3″ Charlton goalkeeper Rob Elliot is about to join Newcastle United. Rob Elliot 25 year-old Charlton goalkeeper Newcastle  just sent Fraser Forster out on loan to Celtic again, and now have Tim Krul and Steve Harper to take care of first team duties at Newcastle for [.

Newcastle Goalkeeper Moves To Celtic

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We wrote last night that we'd be surprised if Newcastle goalkeeper Fraser Forster was sent out on loan again to Celtic. Fraser Forster - on loan to Celtic again But that's what's happened and Celtic have signed goalkeeper Fraser Forster on loan again for the season. It's surprising because Alan Pardew was not complimentary about [.

Maiga Apologizes To Fans But Yearns For Newcastle Move

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It seems that Modibo Maiga is still hoping (and praying) for a move to Newcastle. Modibo Maiga As we reported earlier today the Souchaux manager Mecha Bazdarevic has left the player out of the squad for the Europa League match at Metalist Kharkiv, tomorrow evening. And Modibo has come out today to apologize to [.

Alex Song Didn’t Appeal His Three Match Ban

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As expected Arsenal's Alex Song has been given a three match ban by the English FA. Alex Song did not appeal the ban This is what the FA put on their web site today: Arsenal's Alex Song will begin a three match suspension with immediate effect after he accepted a charge of violent conduct. [...]


Pieters In PSV Squad For Europa Cup Tie Tomorrow Evening

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Newcastle left-back target Erik Pieters will be on PSV Eindhoven's flight to Austria for their Europa League clash with SV Ried tomorrow night. Erik Pieters - in PSV squad for tomorrow's game As we reported earlier today it seems the £6M transfer fee is holding up the move for Pieters, and Mike Ashley seems to [.

Chances Of Newcastle Signing Maiga Are Receding

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Souchaux coach Mecha Bazderevix has openly criticized and punished Modibo Maiga for expressing his great desire to become a Newcastle United player. Modibo Maiga - chances of signing him are receding Of course he also refused to play against Caen last weekend, and has now been left out of the squad for the Europa League [.

Former Sunderland Manager To Coach Newcastle Youngsters?

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Former Sunderland manager Ricky Sbragia is being considered for the vacancy as Newcastle's under-18 head coach. Ricky Sbragia - when Sunderland manager Apparently a number of very good coaches have already applied for the job, which of course is very important to Newcastle, as they  attempt to bring though some top youngsters at the club.

Former Sunderland Manager To Coach Newcastle Youngsters?

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Former Sunderland manager Ricky Sbragia is being considered for the vacancy as Newcastle's under-18 head coach. Ricky Sbragia - when Sunderland manager Apparently a number of very good coaches have already applied for the job, which of course is very important to Newcastle, as they  attempt to bring though some top youngsters at the club.

Transfer Fee Holding Up Pieters Move

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There has been a delay in getting Dutch International left-back Erik Pieters to Newcastle. The reports suggest that PSV want £6M for the player, and the Dutchman wants £30K/week from Newcastle, and since he is replacing Jose Enrique, who went to Liverpool for £6M, and was on around £45K/week, what's the problem?

West Ham Again Interested In Joey Barton

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The Daily Mirror is reporting today that West Ham are again interested in Joey Barton. Joey Barton - West Ham again interested Newcastle have told the Liverpudlian he will not be offered a new contract on Tyneside. After his behavior at the pre-season friendly at Leeds United, when he argued before the game with manager [.

Fraser Forster To Go On Loan To Celtic Again?

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There is news in Scotland today, that Glasgow Celtic will sign Fraser Forster on a season-long loan deal again, from Newcastle. Fraser Forster - on loan again to Celtic? Celtic had tried to sign 23 year-old Forster from Newcastle in the summer, but each time Newcastle boss Alan Pardew turned down the Celtic offer, the [.

Newcastle May Turn To Wayne Bridge – But Why?

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle United may bring  Wayne Bridge to Newcastle on loan, if they cannot sign a top left back outright before September. Wayne Bridge to Newcastle on loan? Newcastle are trying to sign Dutch International Erik Pieters, and if the news if to be believed he will cost £6M [.

FA Upholds Gervinho Three Match Ban For Red Card

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Arsenal winger Gervinho has had his three match suspension for violent conduct confirmed today by the FA. The altercation between Gervinho and Barton last Saturday Arsenal had issued an appeal against the three match ban that  the Ivory Coast would receive automatically for the red card he picked up after an altercation with Newcastle's Joey [.

Are Manchester United After Newcastle Midfielder Cheick Tiote?

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There are rumors that Manchester United are preparing a bid for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote. Cheick Tiote rumors the Red Devils want him Chelsea first showed an interest in the defensive midfielder last January, but at that time Cheick said he didn't want to move to London, and was quite happy at Newcastle.

Pardew Wants Newcastle To Be More Solid In Defense

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Danny Simpson has talked today to the local Newcastle press, and has revealed how Alan Pardew has been walking hard on the Newcastle defense this pre-season. Danny Simpson  Pardew wants defense more solid It was fairly obvious from the start of the Arsenal game, that Pardew and the other Newcastle coaches had the side [.

Pieters Valued At £6M And Wants £30K/week – Sign Him Up!

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News today is that PSV Eindhoven want £6M for their Dutch International left-back Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters - £6M and £30K/week not bad at all And the player's wage demands are said to be around £30K/week, which is less that Jose Enrique's £45K/week he was getting on Tyneside for four years, and of course [.

Newcastle To Defend Themselves Against FA Charge – Here’s Why

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Arsenal and Newcastle have until Thursday to respond to the FA charges of failing to control their players during Saturday's 0-0 draw at St James' Park. Derek LLambias will contest FA Charge Arsenal have already appealed the red card given to Gervinho,and there will be a decision on that today, but also Alex Song [.

Reports in Paris That Magpies After French International Left-Back

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Reports in Paris today are suggesting Newcastle are set to move for Lyon defender Aly Cissokho. Aly Cissokho capped last year by France Newcastle are in the hunt for a new left back to replace Jose Enrique, after he finally left for Liverpool last Friday. And although Erik Pieters of PSV seems to be [.

Joey Barton Plus Twitter Equals Big Trouble

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News today that the English FA is getting concerned about the use of Twitter among the players under its jurisdiction. Joey Barton - started using Twitter in May Joey Barton has made headlines throughout the summer for his tweets, and on Saturday made headlines for his altercation with Arsenal's Gervinho, which led to the Ivorian [.

Newcastle Linked With English Forward

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There's a report out today that Newcastle are interested in Bristol City's Nicky Maynard Nicky Maynard are Newcastle really interested? The report suggests that manager Alan Pardew is ready to offer Bristol £4.5m plus Leon Best for the player. So if Best is worth around £4M, we would offer £8.5M for a lower league [.

Newcastle And Arsenal Charged BY FA

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Surprising news tonight that the FA have charged both Newcastle United and Arsenal with failing to control their players in the game on Saturday which ended 0-0. The Football Association has released the following statement: Newcastle United and Arsenal have been charged by The FA with failing to control their players following Saturday's (13 August) [.

Gabriel Obertan Impressive In Newcastle Debut

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One player who impressed Newcastle fans on Saturday with his skill and speed was new signing Gabriel Obertan. Gabriel Obertan - in action on Saturday 22 year-old Obertan has been at Newcastle since last Tuesday, and as far as he is concerned there is a good spirit in the Newcastle camp, and he also enjoyed [.

Souchaux Striker Desperate To Join Newcastle – Video

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New Newcastle striker target Modibo Maiga is just desperate to join Newcastle United. Modibo Maiga desperate to move to Newcastle As we reported earlier today, reports in France suggest that Newcastle have bid around £7M for the striker,  and offered the Mali International a five year deal. And the player has been interviewed in [.

Pardew Thanks Brilliant Fans – I’m Proud To Be Newcastle Manager!

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Newcastle did very well on Saturday evening to pick up a valuable point against Arsenal at home. Alan Pardew proud to be Newcastle manager And the Geordie  fans could see that there is still a significant spirit in the side, and they got a look at two players in the second half, Gabriel Obertan [.

Newcastle Linked With Souchaux Striker

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News today from the French media that Newcastle have bid for Souchaux striker Modibo Maiga. Modibo Maiga 23 year-old Mali striker The 23 year-old 6'1″ striker joined Souchaux from Le Mans only last year,  and he has 16 caps for his country, Mali. There has been no word at all from Newcastle, and these [.

Fully Focused Joey Barton A Massive Asset For Newcastle

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As we suspected, the news of Saturday's game has been dominated by Joey Barton, who also took to his twittering ways yesterday once again. Joey Barton - ouch my head hurts And his comments could even draw him a reprimand from the FA, but that should be nothing more than a warning, Â surely? [...]


Fully Focused Joey Barton A Massive Asset For Newcastle

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As we suspected, the news of Saturday's game has been dominated by Joey Barton, who also took to his twittering ways yesterday once again. Joey Barton - ouch my head hurts And his comments could even draw him a reprimand from the FA, but that should be nothing more than a warning, Â surely? [...]


Newcastle Still Haven’t Given Up On Erdinc

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Newcastle are hoping to make progress in the striker stakes this week, and the surprise news today is they have not yet given up on getting Mevlut Erdinc to Tyneside. Erdinc - Newcastle still have hopes of getting this lad Erdinc was a sub in PSG's 1-1 draw at Rennes, when former Newcastle target Kevin [.

Newcastle Still Haven’t Given Up On Erdinc

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Newcastle are hoping to make progress in the striker stakes this week, and the surprise news today is they have not yet given up on getting Mevlut Erdinc to Tyneside. Erdinc - Newcastle still have hopes of getting this lad Erdinc was a sub in PSG's 1-1 draw at Rennes, when former Newcastle target Kevin [.

Latest On Newcastle Efforts To Sign Erik Pieters

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There was news in the Sunday Sun yesterday that Newcastle had offered PSV defender Erik Pieters a four year deal. Erik Pieters - fee agreed? That would suggest Newcastle had already agreed a fee with PSV for the player, but news today in the Mail is that Newcastle have raised their bid for Pieters to [.

Tim Krul – Harper Is Like A Teacher To Me

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We had mentioned yesterday what a terrific professional Steve Harper was at Newcastle. Tim Krul in action on Saturday And today Tim Krul has come out and praised Steve for helping him so much, and being like a teacher to him. It seems that Tim is now Newcastle's number one goalkeeper, and it was great [.

Arsene Wenger In Praise Of Joey Barton

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Even more comments last night from Arsene Wenger and Alan Pardew on Joey Barton,  and his behavior in Saturday's game against Arsenal. Joey Barton grapples with Gervinho on Saturday night And of course Joey Barton himself  had more to say about the incident that took place in the game on Saturday, after 75 minutes,  which [.

Newcastle Offer Pieters Four Year Deal – Pardew Confident Players Arriving

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Alan Pardew was interviewed in today's Sunday Sun, and he seems upbeat about the chances of having one and maybe even two new players in, before the Sunderland game next Saturday. Erik Pieters Newcastle left back against Sunderland? It seems that Newcastle are indeed close to tying up Erik Pieters of PSV, and the [.

Pardew Expecting Joey Barton To Stay On Tyneside

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After Joey Barton's behavior yesterday,  that ended in Arsenal winger Gervinho being sent off, Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has again defended his midfield star after the game. Joey Barton - will stay this season on Tyneside There's no doubt that Pardew has a soft spot for Joey and they seem to get on  just fine, [.

Alan Pardew Still Doubts Nile Ranger’s Professionalism

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It seems the Newcastle manager Alan Pardew still has grave doubts about Nile Ranger's professionalism. Nile Ranger - still sloppy time keeping And without being a good professionalism, it is very very difficult, if not impossible, Â to succeed in today's modern football world. And it's not like Nile doesn't have some great examples in the [.

Newcastle After Wigan’s Hugo Rodallega

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News in the Sunday Sun today that Newcastle are after Wigan striker Hugo Rodallega. Hugo Rodallega - Newcastle interested The two strikers Newcastle have now targeted are both England-based, and are Rodallega and Nicklas Bendtner of Arsenal. But Newcastle have some doubts about Bendtner's character and attitude, but Alan Pardew has nevertheless presented both names [.

Is Nicklas Bendtner The Striker For Newcastle?

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With Newcastle failing in their attempts to get Gameiro and Erdinc to Tyneside, it seems they have now turned their attentions to Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner. Nicklas Bendtner right for Newcatsle? But we wonder if this player is even worth going after, because he's so similar in style to the strikers we already have at [.

Is Nicklas Bendtner The Striker For Newcastle?

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With Newcastle failing in their attempts to get Gameiro and Erdinc to Tyneside, it seems they have now turned their attentions to Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner. Nicklas Bendtner right for Newcatsle? But we wonder if this player is even worth going after, because he's so similar in style to the strikers we already have at [.

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 0 – Video Highlights

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Here are the video highlights of yesterdays Premier League opener at St. James' Park, which ended  Newcastle 0 Arsenal 0.


Barton, Pardew And Wenger Talk About Gervinho Sending Off

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We thought that Newcastle players cannot now tweet about anything to do with Newcastle? Joey Barton started trouble that had Gervinho sent off That hasn't stopped Joey Barton tweeting about yesterday's sending off of Gervinho at St. James' Park, after Joey had nicely taken the ball away from him in the penalty area, and [.

Llambias – We Will Bring New Players In Before September

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Derek Llambias must have read an article yesterday on this blog, that pointed out he needed to speak more to the Newcastle fans. Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias Yeah right! The Managing Director has written his piece in the program notes for the game against Arsenal, Â and he says he is keen to help bolster [.

Pardew Concentrating On Building Team – Not About Being Fired

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Alan Pardew  has  been backed down in the betting to be sacked,  from 10-1 to 3-1. Alan Pardew too busy building a new Newcastle side And that's probably because Newcastle have lost Jose Enrique and Kevin Nolan this summer, both of whom are experienced players in the Premier League. But Alan is not worried what [.

Yohan Cabaye Simply Blown Away By Newcastle Crowd

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Yohan Cabaye was blown away by the St. James' Park crowd and the atmosphere they created tonight, as the top French International made his competitive debut for the club. Yohan Cabaye blown away by St. James' Park atmosphere The size of the crowd was actually disappointing, at just under 47,000, but we wont tell [.

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match Against Arsenal?

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Here's you chance to vote for Newcastle's Man of the Match against Arsenal today, if you haven't already done so.


Gervino Sending Off At Newcastle – Video

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Here's what happened after about 75 minutes of today's game, Â which resulted in Gervinho being sent off on his Arsenal debut, and Joey Barton receiving a yellow card.


Newcastle 0 Arsenal 0 – Newcastle Draw And Barton Erupts

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Newcastle gained a valuable point this afternoon, after being outplayed in the first half, but Newcastle roared on by a  full house, did a lot better in the second half, and then Gervinho was sent off after 75 minutes following a skirmish in the penalty box with Joey Barton. That will be all the [.

Ryan Taylor, Barton, Krul, Gutierrez All Start

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Ryan Taylor and Joey Barton both start for Newcastle United today in the season opener against Arsenal at St. James' Park this afternoon. Ryan Taylor will play at left back in place of the departed Jose Enrique. Jose played against Sunderland today, and the  Liverpool Sunderland game ended  1-1,  with Liverpool having dominated the [.

Erik Pieters Talks About Pending Newcastle Move

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PSV's Erik Pieters has today talked about a potential move to Newcastle, but don't believe all the headlines you read he has not dismissed the move at all. Erik Pieters - in mourning for his grandmother Pieters is currently the Netherlands first-choice left-back, and has been identified by Newcastle as the full back to [.

Pardew Admits He Genuinely Like Joey Barton

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Even though there has been big trouble from Joey Barton this summer, you get the feeling that Alan Pardew really likes the Liverpudlian, who is of course quite a character. Joey Barton - I'm available Alan come on give me a hug! And we think the above photo shows just what influence Joey [...]


Success Is What Drives Mike Ashley – Top 10 Finish Is Target

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Alan Pardew has opened the lid, just  a little bit, on his relationship with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley. Mike Ashley wants top 10 finish this season The manager has admitted that the Newcastle Board have made mistakes in the past, and they know it too, but Alan, being the positive person he is, just [.

Tiote Happy At Newcastle – Squad Now More Complete

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Cheick Tiote is becoming a bit of a hero on Tyneside, and we've heard absolutely nothing from the Ivorian to say he has any intentions of leaving Newcastle, and in fact the opposite is true he's very happy on Tyneside. Cheick Tiote will he be doing this again today? And the central midfielder [..

Pardew Thanks Senior Players – Coloccini Moving?

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Alan Pardew has been forced to rebuild the Newcastle side more than he would have liked this summer. Fabricio Coloccini - moving to Valencia? in January Pardew wanted Mike Ashley to ensure he keeps the top players at Newcastle, and they were identified as Andy Carroll, Jose Enrique, Joey Barton, Cheick Tiote and Kevin Nolan, [.

Newcastle Move Quickly To Tie Up Erik Pieters

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The Daily Mail is reporting today that PSV Eindhoven will allow their top Dutch International left-back, Erik Pieters, to join Newcastle United. Erik Pieters on his way to Newcastle The Tyneside club identified Pieters as the man to replace the departed Jose Enrique, who officially signed on at Liverpool yesterday, and Newcastle seemed to [.

Nicklas Bendtner Now Top Target For Newcastle

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With Newcastle being rebuffed by Swiss striker Eren Derdiyok, they have now turned their attention to £8M rated Arsenal striker, Nicklas Bendtner. Nicklas Bendtner - Newcastle options running out Newcastle are now in for the unsettled Arsenal striker along with Stoke City, after Chief scout Graham Carr watched Swiss striker Derdiyok play for Bayer Leverkusen [.

Newcastle vs Arsenal – Match Preview

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It doesn't seem that long ago that Newcastle were conceding three goals in the last 30 minutes of the season against West Brom in May. But here we are again at the start of another Premier League season, and at least four of Newcastle's five new signings should be on display tomorrow night, when Newcastle [.

Hatchet Buried – Joey Barton To Start Against Arsenal

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Good news being reported in the Daily Mail is that Joe Barton will start for Newcastle United on Saturday evening, against Arsenal. A great photo I love you Alan honest! The midfielder, who's again been courting controversy with his tweets over the last couple of weeks, Â seems to have convinced Alan Pardew that [.

Alan Pardew – This Is A New Newcastle Team

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Alan Pardew has given a pre=game interview to the official Newcastle web-site, and he certainly seems up for the game against Arsenal tomorrow night. Great shot of Carver and Pardew watching the training The game will kick off the season for the fans, who will get a first competitive look at some of our new [.

Newcastle Should Explain Lack Of Investment This Summer

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Alan Pardew has come out again today and talked about the position Newcastle find themselves in financially, and that we cannot compete with the big clubs any longer. Alan Pardew we cannot compete No doubt Pardew will have seen that Newcastle fans were a little upset that Jose Enrique moved to Liverpool, and to [.

Sensible Bonus Plan Now In Place For Newcastle Players

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And Pardew has been instrumental in getting the Newcastle Board to agree to a set of bonuses for his players for the next two seasons. Mike Ashley sensible bonus plan in place for the players And the bonus plan aims at having Newcastle finish in the upper half of the table in the next [...]


Pardew – Newcastle Fans Will Like What They See

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Alan Pardew still needs to resolve the Joey Barton situation, Â before the game against Arsenal tomorrow. Joey Barton needs to decide and quickly And it's basically up to Joey to either commit himself fully to Newcastle, or decide he cannot do that, Â and he will be moved out of the club. But at this [.

Spirit In Newcastle Squad Still Very High

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The trials and tribulations of Newcastle fans can be put to rest tomorrow night, Â with a win against Arsenal at St. James' Park. Steven Taylor used to the criticism And if Newcastle can get all 3 points against the top London side, it will certainly raise the spirits of Newcastle fans everywhere, and a [.

Newcastle Close To Bringing In Striker And Left-Back

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Alan Pardew has had to deal with a number of crises at the Newcastle club in his short eight months on Tyneside. Alan Pardew - tries to reassure the Newcastle fans But as Alan will realize for some reason, that's just par for the course when you a Newcastle manager, and through all the ups [...]


Newcastle Need To Bring In Pieters And Others Quickly

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We felt upbeat about things when Gabriel Obertan signed for Newcastle earlier this week, and felt almost the opposite yesterday as Jose Enrique left for Liverpool. Erik Pieters bring him in quickly But life goes on, and so does Newcastle, and hopefully Newcastle can now bring in Erik Pieters from PSV quickly, and then [.

Newcastle Need To Bring In Pieters And Others Quickly

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We felt upbeat about things when Gabriel Obertan signed for Newcastle earlier this week, and felt almost the opposite yesterday as Jose Enrique left for Liverpool. Erik Pieters bring him in quickly But life goes on, and so does Newcastle, and hopefully Newcastle can now bring in Erik Pieters from PSV quickly, and then [.

Ben Arfa Out Another Six Weeks

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Some disappointing new in the Newcastle Journal this morning. Hatem Ben Arfa out another six weeks? They are reporting that Hatem Ben Arfa will still be out for another six weeks with his ankle injury. When it happened in America, we were told it would be about four weeks, and that Hatem would miss [.

Ben Arfa Out Another Six Weeks

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Some disappointing new in the Newcastle Journal this morning. Hatem Ben Arfa out another six weeks? They are reporting that Hatem Ben Arfa will still be out for another six weeks with his ankle injury. When it happened in America, we were told it would be about four weeks, and that Hatem would miss [.

Barton – It’s Make Up Your Mind Time At Newcastle

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Alan Pardew has said he still hasn't decided whether Joey Barton will start for Newcastle tomorrow against Arsenal. Joey Barton - make up your mind time One thing that is clear is Jose Enrique has played his last game for the club, Â and he moved to Liverpool because he has a better chance of winning [.

Yohan Cabaye Can Drive Newcastle To Success Next Season

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Yohan Cabaye won his fifth cap for France on Wednesday night, Â and he could be the key player for Newcastle next season. Yohan Cabaye key player for Newcastle this coming season France drew 1-1 with Chile on Wednesday, and Yohan was a 66th minute substitute at the Stade de la Mosson, and replaced Arsenal [.

Enrique – I Always Wanted To Go To Liverpool

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Jose Enrique is expected to complete his move to Liverpool tomorrow, when he will sign a four-year contract. Jose Enrique getting his medical and not looking happy The Spanish left-back has been itching for a move away from Newcastle ever since Andy Carroll was sold to Liverpool, and it now turns out that Jose will [.

Newcastle Travel To Scunthorpe In Carling Cup

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Newcastle have been drawn away to Scunthorpe United in the second round of the Carling Cup. Scunthorpe United got through to this stage of the competition with a 2-0 win at Accrington Stanley on Tuesday night. The game at Scunthorpe will take place at Glanford Park during the week beginning Monday August 22.

Alan Pardew Confirms Enrique Moving To Liverpool

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has confirmed that defender Jose Enrique is about to join Liverpool, once he completes his medical on Merseyside. Jose Enrique - leaving for Liverpool However, the timing of the deal from Newcastle's viewpoint is not ideal, Â since fans are now wondering just who will be playing at left back against Arsenal [.

Newcastle Finally Unload Xisco Back To Deportivo

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Sky Sports is reporting that Xisco has joined his former club Deportivo, and it looks like it's a permanent deal.


Tavernier Moves To Carlisle As Enrique Moves To Liverpool

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Excuse me for trying to be logical, but was I the only one who thought striker Xisco moving on loan to Deportivo on the very same day that Newcastle sold Andy Carroll to Liverpool in January, was a little silly. James Tavernier great young defensive prospect Well would you believe it could happen again [.

Jose Enrique Having Medical At Liverpool

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The move that has been talked about for months, now seems finally ready to go through, as there is news from Merseyside sources that Jose Enrique is on his way to Liverpool to have his medical. Jose Enrique on his way to Liverpool And if the news is to be believed Newcastle will get [...]


Lots Of Transfer Activity Ahead For Newcastle

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We think there could still be lots of transfer activity involving Newcastle United before September 1st rolls around. Jonas Gutierrez Stoke interested? Stoke City are after Joey Barton and  news in the Daily Mail today that Russian club,  Zenit St Petersburg, are ready to make Barton a  £68K/week offer to join them.

Lots Of Transfer Activity Ahead For Newcastle

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We think there could still be lots of transfer activity involving Newcastle United before September 1st rolls around. Jonas Gutierrez Stoke interested? Stoke City are after Joey Barton and  news in the Daily Mail today that Russian club,  Zenit St Petersburg, are ready to make Barton a  £68K/week offer to join them.

Newcastle Move For Pieters Independent Of Enrique Status

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It seems that Newcastle are not going to be caught short-handed again, as they were when they sold Andy Carroll to Liverpool on the last day of the January transfer window, and didn't have time to bring in a replacement. Erik Pieters - would be great buy for Newcastle The news today is that Newcastle [.

Newcastle Back In For Swiss International striker

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Newcastle have been linked with Swiss striker Eren Derdiyok, since he played in the European Championships back in the summer of 2008. Eren Derdiyok - Newcastle interested back in 2008 That was when Kevin Keegan was still the Newcastle manager and Derdivok was still at FC Basel, and Newcastle were reported to be after the [.

Demba Ba Already Feels He’s A Part of Newcastle

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Demba Ba has fitted in very well at Newcastle, since he arrived in mid-June, and the lad has given a good interview today. Demba Ba looks greta in black and white stripes Newcastle fans will be hoping that Ba can get among the goals this coming season, starting with Arsenal on Saturday evening. And [.

Top Teenager Vuckic Always Wanted To Come To Newcastle

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Top young player Haris Vuckic has looked very good in pre-season for the Newcastle first team. Haris Vuckic so impressive at just 18 And it now looks like the Slovenian U21 International is ready and able to fight for a first team place at Newcastle in the coming season, and that would be a [...]


Newcastle Linked With Top Chelsea Winger

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The Daily Mirror is reporting that Newcastle may be interested in Israeli winger Yossi Benayoun. Yossi Benayoun while at Liverpool With Joey Barton likely to be leaving Newcastle maybe for Stoke City, if the Potters can meet Joey's huge wages, then Newcastle will very likely bring in a replacement.

Joey Barton In Talks With Stoke City

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The Daily Mirror is reporting that Stoke are in talks with Newcastle's Joey Barton about a move to the Potters. Stoke manager Tony Pulis met with Barton's agent Willie McKay on Wednesday, and wants to agree a deal for Barton, whom Stoke can get from Newcastle for nothing, at least in  transfer fees.

Cheick Tiote Already Keyed Up For Arsenal Game

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Newcastle's popular Cheick Tiote has only ever scored one goal for Newcastle United, but what a goal it was. Cheick Tiote  catch me if you can Of course it was the 89th minute equalizer against Arsenal in that memorable game last February,  when Newcastle famously came back from 4-0 down to draw the game [.

Leeds United Cannot Afford To Take Alan Smith On Loan

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Newcastle were hoping they could loan out their former captain, Alan Smith, to his former club Leeds United for next season, but that will not happen. Alan Smith his high wages are preventing a loan move to Leeds It turns out that Leeds cannot afford to pay the £1M of Alan's £3M in wages, [...]


First Interview With Gabriel Obertan – Video

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 Gabriel Obertan Newcastle United winger Just in case you haven't seen the interview with Gabriel Obertan yesterday, here it is, and Gabriel comes over as a smashing lad and down to earth too. Thanks to reader nufcfan93 for this.


Tim Krul Ready To Take Over Goalkeeper Duties At Newcastle

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It's looking like Tim Krul is about to become the new first choice goalkeeper at Newcastle. Steve Harper has nothing to prove With veteran Steve Harper presumably out injured (?), we expect to see 23 year-old Tim Krul start in goal against Arsenal on Saturday, and 23 year-old Fraser Forster to be on the [.

Newcastle In With Good Chance Of Win Against Arsenal

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It may seem surprising, but Newcastle have more than a decent chance of starting their Premier League season on Saturday with a win against Arsenal. Arsene Wenger - big troubles in pre-season The London club have had their own troubles in pre-season, and it now looks like their best two players, Â Cesc Fabregas and Samir [.

Shola Ameobi Signs New Deal For Newcastle

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Shola Ameobi has just signed an extension to his Newcastle contract, which was to run out next summer. Alan Pardew congratulates Shola Ameobi on new contract Shola made his debut for Newcastle way back in 2000, when the great Bobby Robson was managing the club, and he has signed a two year extension, which will [.

Valencia After Coloccini – Tiote Back On Tyneside

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There is another report in The Sun today that Valencia are interested in Newcastle's Argentine captain Fabricio Coloccini. Fabricio Coloccini Valencia interested again Fabricio still has two years left on his lucrative contract at Newcastle, which is said to be worth about £75k/week, and the worry we have is that Mike Ashley could unload [.

Valencia After Coloccini – Tiote Back On Tyneside

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There is another report in The Sun today that Valencia are interested in Newcastle's Argentine captain Fabricio Coloccini. Fabricio Coloccini Valencia interested again Fabricio still has two years left on his lucrative contract at Newcastle, which is said to be worth about £75k/week, and the worry we have is that Mike Ashley could unload [.

Still No Bids Received For Jose Enrique

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Gabriel Obertan said yesterday that he knew Newcastle were interested in him at the end of last season. Jose Enrique could leave next summer for nothing It was good to watch all the interviews Gabriel gave yesterday, and he comes over as somebody who has something to prove, Â and he wants to be a [.

Joey Barton Has Put Himself in Tenuous Position At Newcastle

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Newcastle seem to be after a left-back and a striker now, and we're not sure if their interest in Swiss winger Tranquillo Barnetta will now end, with Gabriel Obertan having signed yesterday. Joey Barton - put himself in difficult position at club It was a good day for Newcastle fans yesterday, and the squad now [.

Not Pavlyuchenko Nor Long, So Who Are Newcastle After?

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There is a likelihood that Newcastle will bring in Dutch left-back Erik Pieters before this weekend, and Newcastle are also after another striker. Nicklas Bendtner Newcastle interested? But we cannot believe that Newcastle would pay big bucks for Tottenham's Roman Pavlyuchenko, who is the latest striker to be linked with Newcastle, but Roman's 30 years [.

More Good News – Cheick Tiote Back In Training

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Top Newcastle defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote has arrived back in England after spending more than a week in Accra, Ghana, getting his visa renewed. Cheick Tiote back in training with Newcastle Tiote has been away since the lads returned from their American tour, and it's good news that he is finally back on Tyneside [.

Obertan Impressed With Alan Pardew’s Plans for Newcastle

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There seems little doubt that 22 year-old Gabriel Obertan is delighted to have joined Newcastle United today. Gabriel Obertan impressed with Pardew speech on Newcastle In his interviews since signing along the dotted line today, what comes across with the French 22 year-old is a great excitement, and whatever Alan told the lad about [.

Pardew On Obertan – His Best Years Are Ahead Of Him

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It's a good day for Newcastle fans in that the club have signed the fifth new player of the transfer window. Gabriel Obertan after signing for Newcastle today 22 year-old Gabriel Obertan joined Newcastle today on a five-year deal from Premier League Champions Manchester United. The French under-21 international Obertan played a total of [.

Obertan – I’m Going To Love It At Newcastle!

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Gabriel Obertan has signed on  at Newcastle, and that's hardly surprising, but Ober could also turn out to be an excellent signing for the Toon. Gabriel Obertan - welcome aboard!! Gabriel Obertan is clear that he has signed for one of England's most famous clubs, if not particularly the most successful  clubs of late.

Tim Krul Spills The Beans – Newcastle Want Pieters

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We're not sure the Newcastle club will be too pleased that their Dutch International goalkeeper Tim Krul has told the Dutch press that Newcastle are interested in PSV left back Erik Pieters. Tim Krul Pieters coming and Enrique going And while Erik Pieters was due to join the Dutch squad for their game against [.

Newcastle In For £14M Rated Pavlyuchenko – Don’t Be Daft

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There is a report in the Daily Mail this morning that Newcastle are on the verge of a surprising bid for Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko. Roman Pavlyuchenko decent strike but not at £14M And while we think that Roman would be a decent short term solution to the Newcastle striker problem up front, there's [.

Newcastle In For £14M Rated Pavlyuchenko – Don’t Be Daft

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There is a report in the Daily Mail this morning that Newcastle are on the verge of a surprising bid for Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko. Roman Pavlyuchenko decent strike but not at £14M And while we think that Roman would be a decent short term solution to the Newcastle striker problem up front, there's [.

Erik Pieters On His Way And Jose Enrique Staying?

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Newcastle have PSV Eindhoven defender Erik Pieters in in their sights if Jose Enrique leaves Newcastle before September 1st rolls around. Eric Pieters - 22 year-old is a good player While there seems to be an added optimism that Jose may even elect to stay on Tyneside, Newcastle have learned from their Andy Carroll affair [.

Barton Tweets Cause Problems – Obertan Unveiled Tomorrow

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Joey Barton joined the Newcastle first team in training on Monday, that was the good news. Joey Barton unwelcome tweets again Apparently this followed a very good and positive meeting that Joey had with the manager Alan Pardew on Monday morning, The midfielder trained with the senior team for the first time, since he [.

You Can Help Persuade Jose Enrique To Stay On Tyneside

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Even though Jose Enrique has been forecast to leave Newcastle for several months now, the player was given a good welcome by the fans on Saturday at St. James' Park. Jose Enrique excellent for Newcastle over the last two seasons Apart from a wayward tweet that Jose made while on the American tour, he [.

Alan Pardew’s Nightmare Pre-Season Almost Over

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Alan Pardew is almost at the end of his first pre-season at Newcastle, and we think he will be very happy when he leads the lads out for the first Premier League game of the season against Arsenal on Saturday evening. Alan Pardew terrible pre-season for the Newcastle manager That game will be televised [.

Impressive Haris Vuckic Wants To Make Newcastle Fans Happy

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Things are not great at the moment at Newcastle, but there has been some good news this pre-season. Haris Vuckic an exiting prospect at Newcastle One of them is the re-emergence of one of our top youngsters, Slovenian U21 International Haris Vuckic, and the 18 year-old has looked very good when he's been in [.

Gabriel Obertan Taking His Medical At Newcastle

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Newcastle fans could see a good start to the week,  as Gabriel Obertan is already on Tyneside and at the Benton Training grounds right now, having his medical. Gabriel Obertan expected to sign today for the Magpies We hope that news comes through shortly that the fast, skillful  and direct winger has signed a [.

Rumors That Danny Simpson Considering His Future?

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We don't want to be spreading news that may be untrue, but in the Journal this morning there is news that Danny Simpson may now be considering his future at Newcastle. Danny Simpson considering future? If that's accurate then it's time for both Derek Llambias and Mike Ashley to talk to the players about [.

Tiote-Cabaye Could Form Powerful Midfield For Magpies

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Good news today that Cheick Tioté will be back either tomorrow or Wednesday, from his prolonged stay in Accra, Ghana to get his visa renewed. Cheick Tiote - partnering Cabaye in midfield And of course he will then be in contention for Saturday's first Premier League game against Arsenal at St. James' Park, and Newcastle [.

Tiote-Cabaye Could Form Powerful Midfield For Magpies

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Good news today that Cheick Tioté will be back either tomorrow or Wednesday, from his prolonged stay in Accra, Ghana to get his visa renewed. Cheick Tiote - partnering Cabaye in midfield And of course he will then be in contention for Saturday's first Premier League game against Arsenal at St. James' Park, and Newcastle [.

Is Jose Enrique Coming Or Going?

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Since Alan Pardew talked to the press after the abandoned game with Fiorentina on Saturday afternoon, there have been rumors circulating that there was a chance that Jose Enrique could stay at Newcastle. Jose Enrique we hope he stays! Couple that wit the news yesterday that Alan Pardew was in Holland watching potential replacement [.

Joey Barton Tweets Again – This Time About Capello

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Joey Barton cannot tweet about anything to do with Newcastle, including the the players or the management. Joey Barton - tweets again But to prove he still has the Twitter account, which could prove dangerous in the future, he tweeted today on what England manager Fabio Capello had said about him yesterday.

Newcastle After Dutch International Left-Back

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Alan Pardew is reported to have made a check himself today on Dutch international left-back Erik Pieters. Erik Pieters - Pardew watched him play today If the news of the last day or two is to be believed, then Spanish left-back Enrique is expected to join Andy Carroll at Liverpool, in a £5.5M deal, as [.

St James’ Park Tribute And History – Video

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Here is a Youtube video that's been created by one of our readers, Roy Kavanagh, and it tracks the history of St. James' Park. St. James Park is the sixth largest football stadium in the United Kingdom with a capacity of 52,409, and is located right in the center of Newcastle, with its white cantilever [.

Newcastle 0 Fiorentina 0 – Video Highlights

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Here are the highlights of the game yesterday against Fiorentina, and it's a good video made by some supporters actually at the game. You can see that the two Newcastle goalkeepers, Krul and Forster. Â made some very good saves, and the Newcastle side looked more than decent.


Will Joey Barton Be A Solution Or A Problem For Newcastle?

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One of the things to be decided in the coming week is the status of Joey Barton. Alan Pardew wants to sort out the Joey Barton situation Fabio Capello has already said this weekend that while Joey is a very good player, he can also be a dangerous player for a team too, because [...]


More Players Will Soon Arrive At Newcastle

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Alan Pardew is trying to convince Newcastle fans, and maybe himself too, that Newcastle still have the makings of a very good squad. Alan Pardew - mm There's no doubt that Newcastle made some good signings in June, with Yohan Cabaye, Sylvain Marveaux and Demba Ba, and we are told that Gabriel Obertan will be [.

More Players Will Soon Arrive At Newcastle

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Alan Pardew is trying to convince Newcastle fans, and maybe himself too, that Newcastle still have the makings of a very good squad. Alan Pardew - mm There's no doubt that Newcastle made some good signings in June, with Yohan Cabaye, Sylvain Marveaux and Demba Ba, and we are told that Gabriel Obertan will be [.

Newcastle Now After Roman Pavyluchenko?

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The Sunday Sun is reporting today that it's their understanding that Newcastle are going after Spurs' striker Roman Pavyluchenko. Roman Pavyluchenko new target The local newspaper is reporting that Newcastle have added the striker to their target list. Roman had an excellent 2008 European Championships for Russia before he signed on at Tottenham, where [.

Newcastle Now After Roman Pavyluchenko?

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The Sunday Sun is reporting today that it's their understanding that Newcastle are going after Spurs' striker Roman Pavyluchenko. Roman Pavyluchenko new target The local newspaper is reporting that Newcastle have added the striker to their target list. Roman had an excellent 2008 European Championships for Russia before he signed on at Tottenham, where [.

If Enrique And Barton Stay – Newcastle In Good Shape

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Next week could be a much better week for Newcastle fans than last week was. Jose Enrique any chance he'll stay? Of course that's not saying too much, Â because last week was a complete disaster for the Newcastle club and its fans, with it being fitting yesterday that the game was washed out with [.

Barton To Meet With Newcastle Hierarchy Next Week

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There's a report in the Sunday Mirror that Joey Barton will meet with the Newcastle United hierarchy early next week. Joey Barton back in Newcastle squad next week? We have no idea what they will talk about, other than how does Joey now feel about things, and does he want to see out his [...]


Pardew – We Cannot Fulfill The Expectations Of Newcastle Fans

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Alan Pardew has warned Newcastle United fans,  that the club can no longer compete  financially with the Premier League top clubs. Mike Ashley - Newcastle has to be self sufficient e And to think we thought we were one of those big clubs, and proved it when we finished in the top five in each [..

Capello Wary Of Barton After Newcastle Disturbances

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England will play Holland at Wembley on Wednesday night, in preparation for the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Wales at the beginning of  September. Joey Barton best midfielder in England? How's about International games just 4 days before the Premier League season starts, for possibly getting some of your best players injured?

Pardew Confirms Gabriel Obertan Is Coming To Toon

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After another frustrating day in the life of a Newcastle United football manager, Â Alan Pardew has said that Gabriel Obertan is indeed coming to Newcastle. Gabriel Obertan coming to Toon Newcastle had even more bad luck today, Â when torrential rain caused the last pre-season friendly with Fiorentina to be abandoned after just 64 minutes, [.

Newcastle 0 Fiorentina 0 – Game Abandoned After 64 Minutes – Report

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The game was played in a downpour at St. James Park this afternoon, and as more and more water began to collect on the pitch, the referee abandoned the game after 64 minutes, with the scores level at 0-0. Both goalkeepers made good saves in this game with Tim Krul being outstanding for Newcastle in [.

Haris Vuckic Starts – Best And Lovenkrands Up Front

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As we half expected Haris Vuckic gets another start this afternoon against Fiorentina at St. James' Park. The Slovenian has had an excellent pre-season and could well be coming through big time for Newcastle over the coming season we certainly hope so. Tim Krul as expected starts in goal, with Fraser Forster on the [.

Tim Krul To Become Newcastle’s Number One Goalkeeper

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With Steve Harper picking up another knee injury, and Fraser Forster having dropped a right clanger last Sunday afternoon at Leeds United, it would appear that Tim Krul is now in pole position to become the new Newcastle first choice goalkeeper. Tim Krul in action against Brazil in June man of the match too!

Two Good Players Signed By Magpies Before Arsenal Game

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If Alan Pardew ever thought the Newcastle manager job was going to be easy, then this week has proved that judgement completely wrong. Alan Pardew he's got a tough job on Tyneside And Alan has been down to earth about it and said it has not been a good week for Newcastle or himself, [...]


Captain Coloccini Looking Forward To Fiorentina Game

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It will be a proud moment for Fabricio Coloccini today when he leads out the Newcastle team for the important  pre-season friendly against Fiorentina. Fab Coloccini - proud day today for the Argentine And it must also have been an uncomfortable week for the Argentine as the new captain, with all the goings on about [.

Captain Coloccini Looking Forward To Fiorentina Game

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It will be a proud moment for Fabricio Coloccini today when he leads out the Newcastle team for the important  pre-season friendly against Fiorentina. Fab Coloccini - proud day today for the Argentine And it must also have been an uncomfortable week for the Argentine as the new captain, with all the goings on about [.

Interested Clubs Cannot Match Barton’s Wages At Newcastle

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There were reports last night that Wigan had taken a firm interest in Joey Barton. Joey Barton Wigan interested in taking the player And the news from Lee Ryder of the Evening Chronicle is that Rochdale also registered a rather cheeky interest in the player, who is still available on a free transfer from [.

Newcastle Training Has Been Upbeat This Week

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Newcastle will play their final pre-season warm up game today at 3:00pm against top Italian side Fiorentina. John Carver mmm And with the Joey Barton episode still going less the tweets hopefully since the ban earlier this week by the club on talking about anything to do with Newcastle, the Geordie fans are [.

Gabriel Obertan To Join Newcastle Early Next Week

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The Daily Mail is reporting that Manchester United winger Gabriel Obertan has agreed to join Newcastle United. Gabriel Obertan on his way to Newcastle? We don't know if the news is true, but there seems a lot of detail in their report. The Mail is reporting the 22 year-old has agreed a five year [.

Newcastle Midfielder Sent Out On Loan To Leyton Orient

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Kazenga LuaLua was sent out on loan earlier this summer, to Brighton until January, and now another Newcastle youngster has been sent out on loan to get some first team games. Michael Richardson sent on a month's loan to Leyton Orient News this afternoon that Leyton Orient have completed the signing of Newcastle United [.

Joey Barton Has Had A Big Relapse This Week

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Joey Barton will not be in the squad  for Newcastle's final pre-season game tomorrow against Fiorentina, before the lads take on Arsenal next Saturday. Joey Barton - had a relapse this last week And it's probably doubtful if Joey will be in the squad for the Arsenal game a week tomorrow, assuming of course that [.

Where In The World Is Cheick Tiote?

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We've seen the rumors in the comments section about Cheick Tiote wanting to leave Newcastle, and even being seen at Chelsea, but none of that is true, and none of it has even been in the gossip press. Cheick Tiote renewing visa in Accra, Ghana Cheick is still in Accra trying to get through [...]


Pardew – Joey Barton In The Driving Seat On His Future

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Alan Pardew has today clarified things regarding Joey Barton and his future, be it on Tyneside or at another club. Alan Pardew clarified things further today Pardew told the local Newcastle press today: "It is difficult when we are looking for transfers and maybe waiting for one or two players to come in.

Barnetta Talks With Newcastle Going Well – But Tranquillo Injured

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An injury this week to Tranquillo Barnetta may very well scuttle any move away from Bayer Leverkusen for the player  this month. Tranquillo Barnetta talks were going well Barnetta earlier this week had been linked with a move to Newcastle, but as happened last January, the player has sustained an injury, which could keep [.

Pardew – We Need One Or Two Players Brought In Now

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Alan Pardew spoke to the press yesterday and covered many different topics. Alan Pardew squad wants more players in Pardew did say that the chase for PSG striker Mevlut Erdinc had indeed ended in failure, but he also said one or two interesting things about the need to bring in some new players to [.

Pardew – We Need One Or Two Players Brought In Now

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Alan Pardew spoke to the press yesterday and covered many different topics. Alan Pardew squad wants more players in Pardew did say that the chase for PSG striker Mevlut Erdinc had indeed ended in failure, but he also said one or two interesting things about the need to bring in some new players to [.

Alan Pardew Left To Clear Up The Mess – Again

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Alan Pardew faced the press yesterday, and again he had to answer for the actions of Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias, whom  fans hardly ever hear from. Alan Pardew - speaks for the Board again We know Alan isn't the most liked manager ever at Newcastle, but we have to give him credit for [...]


Thou Shalt Not Twitter About The Newcastle Club

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The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said the club has now issued its players with formal legal warnings about the dangers of using social networking sites. Here's another fine mess you got me into This has come about because of  tweets issued via Twitter by both Jose Enrique and Joey Barton, and young Nile Ranger [.

Confusion Over Status Of Barton – 73% Want Him To Stay

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Alan Pardew seems to want an end to the altercation between Joey Barton and the club's hierarchy. Alan Pardew - olive branch extended Alan Pardew suggested at his press conference on Thursday afternoon that Barton's career may not be over at Newcastle, as he said: "I've never closed the door on anyone and I'm not [.

Wayne Routledge Completes Move to Swansea – Official

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Newcastle United have reported on their web-site tonight, that Wayne Routledge has completed his move to Swansea City, after he passed a medical with the Welsh club two days ago. Wayne Routledge Swansea is Wayne's 9th club Newcastle had already agreed a fee with The Swans, which was thought to be close to £2M, [.

Barton Makes Conciliatory Move Towards Newcastle

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What is now coming to light quickly today, is that Joey Barton has made some conciliatory gestures to his employer Newcastle United. Joey Barton conciliatory move by player There has been a battle going on since last Monday, Â when Joey Barton was fired, and since then Joey has continued to tweet disparaging stuff [.

Door Not Closed On Barton – You Could Have Fooled Us

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Alan Pardew has today addressed the Joey Barton issue. Joey Barton was big trouble at the Leeds United on Sunday afternoon, and had a blow up with his manager for a number of reasons, one was he was not captain for the game, and the other was he was not the dead ball kicker in [...]


Barnetta’s Agent Derides Newcastle’s Ridiculous Offer

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Things don't appear to be getting much better for Newcastle today. Tranquillo Barnetta on more than £40K/week at German club Tranquillo Barnetta's representative in Britain has today ridiculed Newcastle's offer for his client, and he says that Newcastle have offered Barnetta less money than he's getting at Beyer Leverkusen.

Newcastle Pursuing Talented French Winger

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Strange news today that Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is considering a move for Manchester United winger Gabriel Obertan. Gabriel Obertan loan deal for next season? But the immediate question is why? While Gabriel is the type of youngster Newcastle want to bring to the club, he's  hardly had an outstanding time at the Red [.

Mehdi Abeid So Happy To Be At Newcastle

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We've said before that the saving grace for Newcastle next season could be that a lot of the young talent comes through big time, and help to bolster the first team squad. Mehdi Abeid a good looking player could be a steal And one player who has already made a huge impact at [...]


Shane Long Headed To Premier League – Is It Newcastle?

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There was news yesterday that Shane Long was a target of Leicester City. Shane Long headed to Premier League And the news was that their manager Sven Goran Eriksson had even lodged a £7M bid for the player, and promotion rivals West Ham United were also reported  to be interested in the Irish International [.

Shane Long Headed To Premier League – Is It Newcastle?

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There was news yesterday that Shane Long was a target of Leicester City. Shane Long headed to Premier League And the news was that their manager Sven Goran Eriksson had even lodged a £7M bid for the player, and promotion rivals West Ham United were also reported  to be interested in the Irish International [.

Pessimism Reigns At Newcastle Once Again

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Why is it that Newcastle seem to constantly be in the headlines for all the wrong reasons? Mike Ashley time for him to take action When Chris Hughton was manager at the club for that magical 18 months, he seemed to be able to quell things in the press when things went wrong. And [...]


Pessimism Reigns At Newcastle Once Again

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Why is it that Newcastle seem to constantly be in the headlines for all the wrong reasons? Mike Ashley time for him to take action When Chris Hughton was manager at the club for that magical 18 months, he seemed to be able to quell things in the press when things went wrong. And [...]


Newcastle In Talks With Barton Replacement

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News today in the local Newcastle press that the club have opened talks with Swiss midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta. Tranquillo Barnetta - Newcastle target to replace Barton From what we can tell Newcastle are moving quickly to bring in a replacement for Joey Barton, who may be tweeting his way out of a new club.

There’s No Way Barton Will Join Celtic

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Joey Barton was linked with Glasgow Celtic yesterday. Joey Barton in talks with Celtic no way But surely this must be pure paper talk, Â because Joey has often said he wants to stay in the Premier League and would not do as his pal Kevin Nolan did and drop down a division to [...]


Newcastle Back In For Two Strikers?

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There is news today that Newcastle are in for two strikers. Daniel Sturridge can Newcastle get this boy on loan? But whether there is any truth in the report, or the rumors, is a very good question. The news is that Newcastle are in for Peter Crouch, but that's an old story, and let's [...]


Newcastle Youngsters Could Be Saving Grace For Club

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Newcastle fans are worried by at least  couple of things at the moment. John Carver team spirit is good honest! One is that Newcastle's famous team spirit of the last couple of  seasons may be taking a little bit of a hammering, because of the events of the last few days, and another [...]


Delicate Time For Newcastle Team Spirit Right Now

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Danny Simpson had been given leave by Alan Pardew to dash back from the United States for the birth of his daughter, but the baby was born before he arrived back in England. Danny Simpson looking forward to next season Oh well, the baby was six weeks early, so she didn't exactly cooperate with [...

Why I Love Newcastle United

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It's not a good time for Newcastle fans right now, but thanks to reader Paulo Martins and his Portuguese friends, here's a video of Newcastle United and some of the resasons why we all still love the club. Paulo said he made the video because he wanted to inspire Newcastle United fans around the world [.

Why I Love Newcastle United

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It's not a good time for Newcastle fans right now, but thanks to reader Paulo Martins and his Portuguese friends, here's a video of Newcastle United and some of the resasons why we all still love the club. Paulo said he made the video because he wanted to inspire Newcastle United fans around the world [.

If Newcastle Want Shane Long – They Better Move Quickly

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News yesterday that Leicester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has made a £7M bid for Reading's Shane Long. Leicester City are in for Irish striker And presumably with Newcastle's long standing effort to bring Turkish striker Mevlut Erdinc to Newcastle dead in the water, Newcastle should be turning their attentions to other players.

If Newcastle Want Shane Long – They Better Move Quickly

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News yesterday that Leicester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has made a £7M bid for Reading's Shane Long. Leicester City are in for Irish striker And presumably with Newcastle's long standing effort to bring Turkish striker Mevlut Erdinc to Newcastle dead in the water, Newcastle should be turning their attentions to other players.

Newcastle Need To Make Bold Moves In Transfer Market

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Newcastle did not fare well in the January transfer window. Tranquillo Barnetta new target to replace Barton? That was when Newcastle sent Wayne Routledge out on loan early in January, and then had trouble bringing anybody into the club,. And to cap it all they sold Andy Carroll on the last day of the [.

Sammy Ameobi Impresses Against Gateshead

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Sammy Ameobi again impressed last night in Newcastle's 3-1 win at Gateshead. John Carver and Alan Pardew at Gateshead last night Sammy scored two goals, and every time he's played for the Newcastle first team, he's looked an impressive young player. Certainly John Carver thinks the 19-year-old is an exciting talent, but it seems Sammy [.

Newcastle Agree Fee To Sell Enrique To Liverpool

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Newcastle have seemingly agreed a fee of around £5M for Spaniard Jose Enrique to finally move to Liverpool. Jose Enrique fee agreed with Liverpool? The Daily Mirror is reporting that the deal should be completed this week, so it could be that by the time Newcastle meet Fiorentina on Saturday afternoon at St.

Newcastle Beat Gateshead Easily By 3-1

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A Newcastle eleven beat Gateshead 3-1 tonight at the International Stadium. And it was two goals from the impressive Sammy Ameobi that allowed Newcastle to overcome a 1-0 deficit and win the game 3-1. Kyle Nix put Gateshead ahead from a penalty early in the game, but a goal in each half by Sammy Ameobi [.

Harper, Williamson, Smith And Vuckic All Start

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Steve Harper is in goal tonight in a fairly strong looking Newcastle side to take on Gateshead at the International Stadium the game kicks of at 7:30 p.m. As expected James Tavernier also starts, and of course James played 18 times for Gateshead while on loan earlier this year, James will play at center [.

Newcastle Need Good Performance And A Win At Gateshead

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Newcastle will play tonight at Gateshead, and it will be a good chance to get beyond the upsets of the last few days surrounding Joey Barton. James Tavernier will start tonight It's a delicate time of the season, and we cannot have the lads do what happened two years ago, and start to lose [...]


Barton Unlikely To Play Again For Newcastle – Trains Alone

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It seems that Newcastle now consider Joey Barton to be a bad influence on the team, Â and it's unlikely the Liverpudlian will ever play again for Newcastle United. Alan Pardew - Barton challenged the manager's authority And news this morning that Joey Barton has been told to train alone, and that's hardly surprising.

There’s A Lot More Behind Joey Barton’s Sacking At Newcastle

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Lee Ryder in the Evening Chronicle is today adding more information as to the reason Joey Barton finally received the boot at Newcastle yesterday, so to speak. Joey Barton altercations are ned of last season too We've found out that Sunday was not a good day for Joey Barton or the Newcastle club either, [.

Barton Was Also Upset At Not Being Captain

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It seems there were a number of things that upset Joey Barton in the lead up to the game against Leeds United on Sunday. Alan Pardew clashed with Barton before and after game And The Sun is reporting today that when Joey found out  he would not be captain on the day, he initially refused [...]


Barton Was Also Upset At Not Being Captain

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It seems there were a number of things that upset Joey Barton in the lead up to the game against Leeds United on Sunday. Alan Pardew clashed with Barton before and after game And The Sun is reporting today that when Joey found out  he would not be captain on the day, he initially refused [...]


Joey Barton’s Dressing Room Tirade

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The news was coming out yesterday that Joey Barton was furious in the Newcastle dressing room after the game on Sunday. Joey Barton tirade in Elland Road dressing room after the game And apparently he told his Newcastle team mates just exactly what he thought of them, and those readers who sent me emails [.

Joey Barton’s Dressing Room Tirade

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The news was coming out yesterday that Joey Barton was furious in the Newcastle dressing room after the game on Sunday. Joey Barton tirade in Elland Road dressing room after the game And apparently he told his Newcastle team mates just exactly what he thought of them, and those readers who sent me emails [.

Bedlam At Newcastle Again – Leaders Needed – Quickly

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It's hardly a good time to have another massive blowout at Newcastle, but that's what happened yesterday. Mike Ashley autocratic owner of Newcastle There were signs of player unrest at the game at Leeds United on Sunday, and of course then Joey tweeted those remarks criticizing Ashley and LLambias after the game, and Newcastle [.

Newcastle Identify Joey Barton Replacement

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It's hardly a surpise that Newcastle will now move quickly now for Swiss midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta to replace Joey Barton. Tranquillo Barnetta - Swiss International midfielder My son Neil called last night and we talked about the Newcastle mess, and we both agreed that this player would be great at Newcastle, and a good replacement for [.

Newcastle Lose Best Four Players This Year – What’s Going On?

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With Joey Barton being kicked out of the club this morning, Â and Jose Enrique certain to leave soon, Newcastle will now need to bring in more players before September 1st. Jose Enrique will leave Newcastle shortly Once again discontent brewed after yesterday's dismal display at Leeds United, when the Championship side were much better [.

Joey Barton Can Leave Newcastle On A Free Transfer

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Newcastle United have confirmed today that Joey Barton has been placed on the transfer list today The player has been advised that he can leave Newcastle on a free transfer. Well how's that for losing 4M on the fee Newcastle could get for Joey? The Daily Telegraph is reporting the decision was made by Managing [.

Newcastle United Interested In French U21 Defender

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Sky Sports is reporting today that Newcastle may be interested in Standard Liege youngster, Eliaquim Mangala. Eliaquim Mangala 20 year old French U21 International; Mangala is of Congolese descent and the lad is a French Youth international and currently plays for the under-21 team, Â having made his debut in November, 2009 against Tunisia.

Sammy Ameobi And Haris Vuckic Both Impressed Yesterday

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Some surprise news today that Alan Pardew will play a predominantly first team, for tomorrow night's game  at Gateshead. Alan Pardew will play a first team tomorrow night Pardew was hardly pleased with the defense yesterday, where the back four and the goalkeeper were prone to far too many errors, and all three goals [.

Similarities Yesterday To The Infamous Leyton Orient Game

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Steven Taylor has been brutally honest today and says the display yesterday by Newcastle was simply not acceptable. Steven Taylor no excuses for yesterday's display The local lad has spoken to the Newcastle press today, and the 25 year-old gives a straight forward assessment of the game yesterday and says that the form of [.

Well At Least Harris Vuckic Is Looking Very Good

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When Haris Vuckic signed on for Newcastle two years last January, he was considered on of Europe's brightest young players. Haris Vuckic this youngster is looking very good in pre-season And while he has had a lot of injury problems these last two season, he's had an excellent preseason so far, and scored again [.

Erdinc Deal Almost Dead – Routledge Deal Imminent

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Alan Pardew gave his post match interviews yesterday before Joey Barton sent those tweets  blasting the Newcastle hierarchy. Carver and Pardew Erdinc deal dead? And of course it will do absolutely nothing to help Joey get a new deal at the club, and could even hasten his departure from Newcastle. Jose Enrique was also [.

Erdinc Deal Almost Dead – Routledge Deal Imminent

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Alan Pardew gave his post match interviews yesterday before Joey Barton sent those tweets  blasting the Newcastle hierarchy. Carver and Pardew Erdinc deal dead? And of course it will do absolutely nothing to help Joey get a new deal at the club, and could even hasten his departure from Newcastle. Jose Enrique was also [.

Newcastle Manager Still Undecided On Goalkeeper Position

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Alan Pardew has said today that Fraser Forster's bad slip for the first goal yesterday, has not put him out of the reckoning to become Newcastle's first team goalkeeper next season. Fraser Forster - bad slip yesterday for first goal And it seems Alan Pardew still has to make up his mind on who will [.

Newcastle Manager Still Undecided On Goalkeeper Position

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Alan Pardew has said today that Fraser Forster's bad slip for the first goal yesterday, has not put him out of the reckoning to become Newcastle's first team goalkeeper next season. Fraser Forster - bad slip yesterday for first goal And it seems Alan Pardew still has to make up his mind on who will [.

Leeds 3 Newcastle 2 – Video Highlights

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Leeds United 3 Newcastle United 2 Here's a longer video of the game taken by somebody actually at the game and in the crowd.


Pardew – We Conceded Some Poor Goals

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Newcastle just didn't look at the races yesterday, and put in rather a lack luster display. Alan Pardew - disappointing display But the most worrying thing for manager Alan Pardew was the poor defending, Â and each one of the Leeds goals were questionable and should have been prevented. Of course things didn't start very well [.