Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2014

Newcastle Boys Advance To World Cup Quarter Finals

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France beat Nigeria tonight in the round of the last 16 to reach the quarter finals of the World Cup, and Newcastle's Mathieu Debuchy played the whole game for France, and hada good game. Mathieu Debuchy in action tonight His three games at the World Cup so far has seen Mathieu show just how [...]

Newcastle Reported After French International Winger

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There was news in Get French Football News yesterday that Marseilles midfielder Dimitri Payet is being offered to a number of Premier League clubs, and it's not surprising that one of them is said to be Newcastle United. Dimitri Payet - Newcastle interested in this French winger? The 27-year-old is being offered so that the [.

This Is What’s Holding Newcastle United Back Today

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has written in his Sunday column for the Independent, and he again talks about how Newcastle just cannot compete with the big clubs for talent, especially English talent he talks about the price of English players, so even though Pardewwanted to bring more of them into the squad this summer, it's [.

Bidding Begins – Another Long Saga For Newcastle?

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Reports over the weekend in France suggested that Lyon are willing to sell their 23 year-old striker Alexandre Lacazette, who the local papers in Newcastle are suggesting is one of Newcastle's top striker targets this summer, along with Hertha Berlin's Pierre-Michel Lasogga. Alexandre Lacazette Newcastle's top striker target But as usual Lyon President Jean-Michel [.

Newcastle Make Big Move For Top Striker Target

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There is news in German publication Kicker today that Newcastle are back in with a new bid for Hertha Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, as Hamburg continue to refuse to pay the asking price of €12M (£9.6M) for the player. Pierre-Michel Lasogga Newcastle make bid Hamburg were offering Per Ciljan Skjelbred plays around £5M for [.

Revealing Talk – Spurs vs Newcastle – With London Taxi Driver

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My wife Madeline and I took a taxi from our hotel to Liverpool St. station on Friday morning, ready to get the train to Ipswich to visit one of my wife's sisters. We're in the back seat can you see us? And would you believe it, but the taxi driver was a Tottenham supporter, [...]

Exodus Of Players Begins At Newcastle

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We wrote yesterday that Newcastle had agreed a fee with Wigan for the sale of 22 year-old right back James Tavernier, and that deal has now been completed and James is a Wigan Athletic player. James Tavernier in action against Manchester United Tavernier had shown some excellent form last season while on loan at [.

The Next Player To Leave Newcastle Is …..

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Newcastle sold Conor Newton to Rotherham United and yesterday completed the move with Wigan Athletic to move James Tavernier to Wigan Athletic. Mehdi Abeid in action for Newcastle James had an excellent loan spell at Rotherham last season, and 21 year-old Mehdi Abeid had a similar loan spell at Greek club Panathinkaikos, where he helped [.

Are Newcastle Having Trouble Selling Season Tickets?

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Newcastle have extended the cut-off date for the sale of season tickets a few times this summer, and the season tickets are now out for general sale to the public. Here is a layout of the stadium that Newcastle put out, with the green being the seats still available, but the problem here is that [...

Newcastle Playing A Risky Game In The Transfer Market

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It's now seven weeks since the Premier League season ended, and Newcastle have signed Ayoze Perez for £1.6M from Tenerife and Jack Colback as a free agent from Sunderland. Jack Colback signed as a free agent Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is famous for not wanting to overpay for players, and we haven't had a [.

Newcastle Moving Into Prime Position To Sign Striker

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Newcastle United are reported in German publication Bild to be waiting on the sidelines, and watching the current negotiations between Hamburg and Hertha Berlin for the transfer of the Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, and those negotiations are not going well. Pierre-Michel Lasogga wants to leave Hertha Berlin The latest news on the situation this [.

Newcastle Youngster Now In Big Demand

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22 year-old James Tavernier, fresh off a very successful loan spell at Rotherham United last season, looks set to join what appears to be his number one choice this summer Wigan Athletic. James Tavernier at Rotherham last season Rotherham manager Steven Evans is also keen to sign the right back but it seems that [.

This Is The Next Big Star To Leave Newcastle

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News today that Monaco could go up against Arsenal to sign top Newcastle's right back Mathieu Debuchy, who is currently at the World Cup in Brazil with the French squad. Mathieu Debuchy in France's colors Mathieu recently stated that he misses playing in the Champions League, and that seems to have alerted some top [.

This Could Help Newcastle’s Transfer Dealings This Summer

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Newcastle need to move some players out this summer, and they include Frenchmen Ben Arfa, Sylvain Marveaux, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Gabby Obertan, and also Argentine winger Jonas Gutierrez, whose time also seems to be up at the Tyneside club. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa could be used in part exchange deal And since Newcastle usually sign players [.

Newcastle After Mystery Striker In Spain

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There is a good article in the Journal this morning that Newcastle are after three strikers this summer, and two of them have been in the news a lot this summer Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette and Hertha Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, who is currently trying to arrange a move to Hamburg, but not finding [.

Another Top Club In For Newcastle Star

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Mathieu Debuchy has stated while with the French squad in Brazil recently that he misses Champions League football, which is a rather subtle hint to the bigger clubs in Europe that he would like to leave Newcastle United this summer. Mathieu Debuchy Arsenal now interested And news yesterday that Arsenal may go for the [.

Newcastle Miss Out On Another Target

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Newcastle United have missed out on one of our summer transfer targets, as Norwich and Scotland International winger Robert Snodgrass agreed to an £8M move to Hull City. Robert Snodgrass £8M move to Hull City That seems like a lot of money for a player who was only slightly above average in the Premier [.

The Plot Thickens For This Newcastle Target

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There was a report in the Bild publication yesterday that Newcastle striker target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has turned down a move back to the Italian League with Roma. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turns down move to Roma Bild had earlier reported that Aubameyang had wanted to move back to the Italian League, where he had began his [.

The Difficulties Of Selling A Former Newcastle Target

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Borussia Monchengladbach paid out big money for former Newcastle striker target Luuk de Jong two years ago, and he has simply failed to make the grade in the Bundesliga, and now the German club will attempt to recoup as much of the £12M they paid to FC Twente for him as possible. Luuk de Jong [...]

Newcastle Must Give This Youngster A Chance

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News today that 21 year-old Newcastle Algerian midfielder Mehdi Abeid may be on his way out of the club after spending a very successful season out on loan at top Greek club Panathinaikos. Mehdi Abeid excellent season out on loan in Greece There are reports that hard up club Panathinaikos have made an initial [.

One Newcastle Target Who Is Keen To Join The Magpies

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One of Newcastle's midfield targets this summer is 25 year-old Ajax captain Siem de Jong, who is the older brother of Luuk, and we think Siem would be a very good signing for Newcastle. Siem de Jong - interested in Newcastle move Siem's agent isLouis Laros, and he had this to rather lengthy piece to [.

Suarez Suspended For 9 Games And Four Months

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FIFA have just announced that Louis Suarez has been suspended and fined for bitingItalian center-back Giorgio Chiellini in the final group D game on Tuesday.Uruguay won the game 1-0, after Italy had beenreduced to 10 men after Claudio Marchisio has been dismissed for a dangerous tackle and in truth Suarez should have been sent [.

Newcastle Players Advance In World Cup

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France drew their final game last night against Ecuador 0-0 in the World Cup to win Group E and advance to the round of the last 16, and Moussa Sissoko again played the whole game for France, as he had in the last game the 5-2 win against Switzerland when he scored in the [...]

Transfer Fee Goes Up For Newcastle Target

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Newcastle couldn't get a deal done for long term target Bafetimbi Gomis this week, and Swansea moved in to get the job done, and it seems that one of our other striker targets German U21 striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga has already chosen Hamburg, but news in Germany yesterday that his club Hertha Berlin have [.

Newcastle Need To Get Out Of Wonga Deal

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The latest news of Wonga's criminal activity in England, afterthey admitted they sent false demands for money to some of their poorest clients, has again brought up the question of whether Newcastle United should be associated with a company that not only has a bad name in the UK, but charges exorbitant fees on the [.

Newcastle Linked With Crystal Palace Winger

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There is news today that Newcastle are interested in 25 year-old Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie, who was born in Lyon, France. Yannick Bolasie Newcastle interested? And there seems to be number of clubs interested in the player who joined Palace in the summer of 2012 and has played 78 times for the London [.

Three Frenchmen Top Newcastle’s Transfer List

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It seems that Newcastle are keen to sign three Frenchmen as soon as possible, according to a report in the Journal today, and only one of them is currently participating in the World Cup in Brazil, so there's no good reason why we cannot make progress in the next week or two. Remy Cabella - [...]

FIFA Should Throw The Book At Suarez

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When Luis Suarez was seen to sneak up on Italian center-back Giorgio Chiellini, and bite him on the shoulder yesterday during the Italy Uruguay group D game that was the third time in his career that he has bit an opponent. Giorgio Chiellini shows bite marks yesterday On November 20th of 2010 it was [.

Newcastle Beaten To Target By A More Ambitious Club

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News today that French striker Bafe Gomis has indeed agreed terms with Swansea City, after meeting with the south Wales club earlier this week, and if this news is accurate it will be the second time in twelve months that Swansea have beaten Newcastle United to one of our striker targets as they shelled [.

Bafe Gomis To Meet With Newcastle This Week?

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There are differing reports coming out of France on which club Lyon striker Bafe Gomis will sign for with at least five Premier League clubs after the free agent, who turns 29 in August. Bafe Gomis Newcastle still in with a chance On SundayFrance Football reported that he was going to sign for [.

Pardew – Jack Colback Is An Important Player For Newcastle

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It's now six weeks and two days since the Premier League season ended, and most Newcastle fans are a little bit disappointed that we have only signed Jack Colback and Ayoze Perez for a total of £1.4M so far this summer, but of course on the positive side of things, there's still over two months [...

Newcastle Striker Target Wants To Play In Italy

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Newcastle had been offered an opportunity to signBorussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang earlier this summer, after Dortmund said that he was available to leave the German club for a decent fee, reported to be as low as £8M. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang wants to play again in Italy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was initially Newcastle's top striker target last [.

Debuchy – I Miss Playing In The Champions League

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Both Moussa Sissoko and Mathieu Debuchy are showing very good form for France in the World Cup so far, and Mathieu has again beat out former Arsenal right back Bacaray Sagna for the starting position at right back and Moussa is pushing top Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba for a starting position in central midfield.

Ecuador Striker Is Now Too Expensive For Newcastle?

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There have been transfer rumors over the last week that Newcastle areafter Ecuador striker Enner Valencia, and he has scored three good goals for his country in their first two group games in the World Cup, and Enner has looked good. Enner Valencia Newcastle pulling out of race? And news in the Shields Gazette [.

Newcastle Back In For Chelsea’s Victor Moses

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It seems that Newcastle are one of five Premier League clubs who are interested in signing Chelsea winger Victor Moses, who was on loan for the season at Liverpool last season. Victor Moses at Liverpool last season Newcastle have some history with Moses and it's not particularly good. In January of our promotion season [.

Newcastle Want Five More Players Signed This Summer

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Managing Director Lee Charnley returned from a two week break late last week, and the news in the Shields Gazette today is that he has been told to get five new players into the club this summer, but from the difficulty we've had so far this summer, that could prove to be a (very) difficult [...]

USA Fall Just Short Against Portugal

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The US wentbehind against Portugal last night to a sloppy goal after only four minutes through a mistake by center-back Geoff Cameron of Stoke City, when he miskicked the ball in the penalty area, and Manchester United's Nani drove the ball past Howard to put Portugal one up. Jermaine Jones after scoring sensation equalizer But [.

Newcastle Midfield Target Played Well Against South Korea

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Newcastle midfield target Yacine Brahimi had a very good game for Algeria yesterday in their 4-2 win against South Korea, which was their first win in the World Cup finals since way back in 1982, when they beat West Germany 2-1 and Chile 3-2, but still failed to advance from their group. Yacine Brahimi scores [.

Newcastle Show Renewed Interest In Watford Striker

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Sky Sports News is reporting that Newcastle are interested in Watford striker Troy Deeney. Troy Deeney 25 year-old Watford striker This is not the first time Newcastle have been linked with this striker and twelve months ago we were also reported to be interested inDeeney. In the last two seasons he has scored 45 [.

Newcatsle Miss Out On Transfer Target

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There's news in the Express today that Bafe Gomis will sign for Swansea City next week, when he travels to south Wales. Bafe Gomis - signing for Swansea? Newcastle have been after Gomis for over a year now but he turns 29 in August, and maybe he was too old for Newcastle, but Swansea of [...]

Newcastle Man Pushing For Starting Place In France Side

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Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko has played for France in a substitute appearance in their 3-0 win over Honduras, and he started the game against Switzerland in place of Juventus' Paul Pogba, and not only played well but scored a great goal his first in International football in his 19th appearance for his country.

Arsenal Try To Beat Newcastle For Top Ecuadorian Striker

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According to the web-site CaughtOffside Arsenal are ready to go after Newcastle forward target Enner Valencia, who is the joint top scorer in the World Cup so far in Brazil, and has certainly looked very sharp in front of goal. Enner Valencia - Arsenal have entered race for him? There has been a [...

This Is Why Newcastle’s Goalkeeper Could Be Sold For £10M

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Tim Krul has to be disappointed that he is not the starting goalkeeper for Holland in the WorldCup, but it seems that the Newcastle goalkeeper is third choice behind Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen and Swansea City's Michel Vorm. Tim Krul Tottenham interested And news in the Daily Mail that Tottenham want to bring the [.

Newcastle Target Looked Very Good Against Germany

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One of Newcastle's supposed summer targets, Marseilles forward Andre Ayew looked very good for Ghana in their tremendous 2-2 draw with Germany tonight at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. Andre Ayew celebrates after scoring with great header The first half of the game was fairly tame with Germany controlling much of the play, but [.

This Is Why Newcastle Are No Longer A ¨Big Club¨

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David James played 214 times for Liverpool and 53 times for England, and the former top goalkeeper has been interviewed in the Chronicle today, and says that by every measure Newcastle United are still a big club. David James in England colors In fact James played for England in the last World Cup in [.

Newcastle Players Help France To Big Win

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Mathieu Debuchy and Moussa Sissoko both started for Francelast night in theirgreat 5-2 win against Switzerland at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, and unlike their last game against Honduras, they got off to a fast start and were 2-0 up after just 18 minutes withgoals from Arsenal's Giroud and PSG midfielder Matuidi.

Amazing Performance From Costa Rica – England Out

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It must be one of the best performances and results of a countryin the World Cup finals ever, as Costa Rica amazingly beat Italy 1-0 in England's Group D yesterday and qualified for the knockout rounds, and that left Uruguay and Italy to fight it out for who accompanies Costa Rica into the knockout tournaments [.

News About Hatem Ben Arfa – What A Shock!

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News today in the Journal that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will not let any of Newcastle's players who will leave this summer go cheaply, and that includes the mercurial Hatem Ben Arfa. Well isn't that a big shock. Ben Arfa and Pardew in happier times Newcastle want top dollar for players they sell, and [.

Pardew – We’re Doing Everything We Can

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Alan Pardew must be back at his office at Benton preparing for the pre-season, which will start up in a couple of weeks time, and he has again been interviewed in the Chronicle today. Alan Pardew doing everything we can Alanwas asked about how the transfer dealings arecoming along: "The key signings, the strikers, [.

Newcastle In Negotiations For World Cup Star

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Newcastle have recently been linked with Ecuador World Cup forward Enner Valencia, and the news is that we were watching him last night in the game against Honduras in the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, and Enner scored both Ecuador's goals in their 2-1 win. Enner Valencia scoring last night against Honduras Enner also scored [.

The Key Ingredient For Newcastle Is Optimism – Pardew

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You cannot really accuse Newcastle fans of being optimistic at the moment, with the club seemingly struggling to bring any one of their top targets to the club, as we continually under-bid for players. Alan Pardew still expects the team to be stronger Newcastle manager Alan Pardew wants new players brought in and Lee [.

Newcastle Hopes Fading On Pierre-Michel Lasogga

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There's a report in German Magazine Bling this morning that Hertha Berlin fans have posted messages on Pierre-Michel Lasogga's Facebook page and they are unhappythat he wants to join Hamburg instead of signing an extension of his contract at current club Hertha Berlin. Pierre-Michel Lasogga has chosen Hamburg but no deal yet [.

Newcastle Proving Their Transfer Policy Doesn’t Work

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Newcastle are struggling in the transfer market this summer, and it seems that Mike Ashley will not pay the going rate for Newcastle's transfer targets, and the danger we see is that a number of clubs are starting to realize what Newcastle's game is and they are starting to get wise to Newcastle, who [.

Newcastle United Will Be Much Easier To Sell Now

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In the last financial year Newcastle made a good £9.9M profit on revenues of around £95M, and there's every chance that at the end of this month, when the current financial year finishes, Newcastle will have their highest revenues and highest profits in the history of the club. Mike Ashley will not spend the [.

Here’s One Very Bright Spot At Newcastle

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There's a good report in the Journal today on 17 year-old Adam Armstrong who is the latest potential whiz kid coming through the ranks at Newcastle, and the lad made his Newcastle United debut earlier this year shortly after turning 17 in February, and he already has four appearances to his name for the [.

Suarez Beats England 2-1 – Elimination Almost Certain

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Louis Suarez scored two goals for Uruguay having has a knee operationabout four weeks ago and he was too good for England, who couldn't handle a Uruguay team who were taken apart by Costa Rica in their last game, as they conceded three poor goals. Wayne Rooney scored England's goal It was another mediocre [.

Newcastle Miss Out On German Striker?

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We had thought the delay in Pierre-Michel Lasogga making a decision on which of three clubs to join, could have been because he was waiting to see if Hamburg could put a package together that both met his wage demands, and also met the asking price of Hertha Berlin though to be around £7M [...]

Newcastle In Driver’s Seat To Sign Ecuador Striker

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There are reports in South America that Newcastle United are in the driver's seat to sign 25 year-old Ecuador striker Enner Valencia (full name Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra), who is currently playing in the Mexican League with C.F. Pachuca. Enner Valencia 25 year-old Ecuador striker/winger Valencia started his career with in Ecuador with C.

Football Down Under Is Now Rapidly Improving

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Australia played so very well yesterday in only losing 3-2 to the Netherlands it was a great performance from the socceroos and in fact they were 2-1 up for a very short period in the second half, and what a fantastic goal from New York Red Bulls Tim Cahill, it's going to be [...]

Hamburg In Part Exchange Move For Lasogga

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There was news yesterday in the German publication Bild,that Hamburg were becoming confident they can beat Newcastle and Hertha Berlin to the capture of 22 year-old German U21 striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga. Pierre-Michel Lasogga Hamburg trying part exchange deal It's still a three-way struggle between his current club Hertha Berlin, Newcastle United and Hamburg SV, [.

New Bid In For One Of Newcastle’s Top Youngsters

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There was news yesterday that Middlesbrough were interested in signing Sammy Ameobi, and now news today that Championship club Sheffield Wednesday are also interested in signing the youngster. Sammy Ameobi - Sheffield Wednesday now interested The Sheffield Wednesday manager has confirmed their interest in signing 22 year-old Newcastle winger Sammy Ameobi, so maybe the Magpies [.

Pardew – World Cup Is Critical To Our Transfers

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Alan Pardew says that the acquisition of players this summer could be slowed down by the World Cup, since a number of clubs are waiting to sell their players after the World Cup has finished presumably hoping they will do well and drive their transfer fee up yes it's all about the money. [...]

Pardew – Our First Run Of Games Is Good

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We did a little bit of analysis on Newcastle's first 8 games of the season yesterdayin an article we put out, and estimated we could get (at least) 14 points from that first batch of games. Manuel Pellegrini at Newcastle on August 16th The good thing is that after facing Premier League Champions Manchester [.

Newcastle Could Easily Get Good Start In First 8 Games

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The very first game of the season on 16th August is at home to Manchester City, and we haven't had a result against Manchester City for a long long time, and of course we were taken apart 4-0 in that first game at the Etihad Stadium last season. Alan Pardew needs to make good [...]

Latest Update On Newcastle’s Move for Striker

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There are reports in both the Mail and the Mirror today on Newcastle's pursuit of 22 year-old Hertha Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, and there doesn't seem to be much new in their reports, other than the fee that's being mentioned is less than £10M. Pierre-Michel Lasogga close to Newcastle move It seems as though [.

Cross This Newcastle Target Off The List

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Some clubs are busy signing players this summer, and one of those is Cardiff City, who were relegated from the Premier League in bottom place with just 30 points in May. Ross McCormack not a target Cardiff had a distinct lack of firepower last season with just 32 goals scored in their 38 league [...]

Newcastle In Move For England International

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There are a number of even positive reports out that Newcastle have both been offered Cardiff City defender StevenCaulker, but he's not yet the finished product, but he's available for £8M since that's the supposed release clause in his contract. Steve Caulker while at Tottenham Andwe cannot find any information that Cardiff paid [.

Good News About Newcastle’s Comeback Kid

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Over these last almost two years, Newcastle's versatile Ryan Taylor has been to heel and back as far as injuries are concerned, and in August two years ago he suffered a serious ACL cruciate ligament injury to his knee while playing against Atromitos in the Europa League, and he was out until March of last [.

Former Newcastle Midfielder In Big Trouble – Video

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There's news today in BBC Sport that Newcastle's former Turkish International midfielder Emre, has received a two and a half year suspended sentence in Turkey for using racial slurs against an opposition player two years ago, and he's the first Turkish player ever to be found guilty of racism. A young Emre while atNewcastlefrom [.

Midfield Target Has Heart Set On Joining Newcastle

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It never seems very easy for Newcastle to get their transfer targets to Tyneside, and in every transfer window we seem to have (very) long-running sagas, and in the last two summers it's been with Mathieu Debuchy from Lille, who we actually signed eighteen months ago, and Bafetimbi Gomis of Lyon who we still [.

Newcastle Start Season With Another Tough Game

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Newcastle United start next season with another tough fixture against Manchester City, but at least this season it's at home, and we expect a sell out for that first home game. We've lost all 8 games against Manchester City since we returned to the Premier League in the summer of 2010, after one season down [.

It Could Be Time To Give Up On This Transfer Target

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Newcastle tried to sign Bafetimbi Gomis all last summer, and after evenagreeing a fee with his club Lyon which is no small matter for Newcastle these days Joe Kinnear for some reason failed to sign him reported to be his wages and Newcastle couldn't get the job done. Bafe Gomis [...]

We Want The Best For Newcastle United

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The Newcastle squad will return for pre-season training around Thursday 3rd July, and different groups of players will report back at different times, and we hope that by then Newcastle will have signed some additional very good players. Coloccini in action against Crystal Palace last season Fabricio Coloccini missed out on a place in Argentina's [.

Newcastle Have Little Chance Of Signing This Defender

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Steven Caulker has been at Cardiff City only for one season, and that was after spending a season on loan at the other south of Wales club Swansea, but with Cardiff relegated last season, Steven now wants to move to another club probably in the Premier League. . Steven Caulker Cardiff center-back wants [.

Problems For Magpies With Striker Wage Demands

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Newcastle have been after Bafe Gomis for well over a year and even last summer his wage demands were said to be high although there has been news widely reported that we have offered him £2M signing on fee and £70K/week. Bafe Gomis - long term Newcastle striker target But news in Sky Sports yesterday [.

German Target In Secret Visit To Tyneside

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Newcastle striker target Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Hertha Berlin was supposed to be deciding his future this week, and Sky Sports is reporting the 22 year-old German striker has already visited Newcastle United, but that he has not had a medical, as was reported earlier, but that news of his visit is at least encouraging.

Newcastle Star Could Leave This Summer

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Even before the World Cup started last week, PSG and Roma were both said to be interested in signing Newcastle star full back Mathieu Debuchy, and Mathieu had a more than decent game in France's easy 3-0 win against Honduras in their first game, in which Moussa Sissoko came on as a second half substitute [.

Newcastle Interested In Top Young World Cup Striker?

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Joel Campbell, the 21 year-old Arsenal striker had an excellent game for Costa Rica in that upset of 2010 semi-finalists Uruguay, and scored a great goal as Costa Rica came back with three goals in the second half, after going one down to a dodgy penalty in the first half. Costa Rica team before [...

This Would Be A Poor Career Move For Ben Arfa

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There is news in France today that Hatem Ben Arfa could be close to a move to a club in Qatari, where they pay out big moneyso we suppose that's good if money is important to him -but the football is of a poor standard. Ben Arfa - moving to Qatar not a good [...]

Newcastle Close To Signing Two Strikers

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If the news is to be believed then Newcastle are very well placed to get in two strikers maybe even this week but we stress that's always assuming the news is accurate. Bafe Gomis reported huge offer from Newcastle Newcastle are one of three clubs that have offered Hertha Berlin striker [...]

Ben Arfa Should Heed This Savvy Advice

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When football players talk about other players these days, you tend to take what they say with a pinch of salt, but yesterday France's number one striker Karim Benzema had some very good advice for Newcastle United winger Hatem Ben Arfa, who is not only finding it difficult to make it into the Newcastle first [.

Newcastle Targeting Another Five New Players

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Newcastle can have the very best intentions in the world this summer in the transfer marketto get some good players in but if we cannot execute on that it doesn't mean too much. Pierre-Michel Lasogga - decision this week? And news today in the Journal that Newcastle are targeting another five new arrivals [.

No Newcastle Bid Yet For This Top Striker Target

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Newcastle seem to have put in bids for two of their striker targets 22 year-old Hertha Berlin striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga, and long term target 28 tear-old Bafe Gomis who is a free agent early next month. Alexandre Lacazette no bid from Newcastle Another striker Newcastle have been interested in for some time [.

Newcastle Have Lodged A Number Of Transfer Bids

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A report in Get French Football is saying that Newcastle are one of three Premier League clubs who have put in an offer to get free agent Bafe Gomis to the club this summer. Bafe Gomis - Newcastle have na offer in for the Frenchman That"s consistent with reports a week or so ago that [...]

Newcastle After French Defender

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There are some reports in France that Newcastle are interested in Rennes' 6′ tall 18 year-old center-back Sega Coulibaly. Sega Coulibaly Newcastle watching this player This is the first time we've been linked with the player who has represented France at various Youth Levels, and in 17 games for the U16, U17 and U18 [.

Videos From Newcastle Games Last Season

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Here are a number of videos from last season's Newcastle games from one of our readers Ivan. Many many thanks to Ivan for the time and effort he put into this. Comments welcome.

Disappointing England Defeat In First Game

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England got off to a poorstart last night in the humid heat of the Amazon, when they were beaten 2-1 by Italy in their first of three group games. England team before the game last night Italy went ahead in the first half with a good goal from Marchisio after 34 minutes when he hit [...]

Chelsea Join Race For Newcastle Striker Target

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As we reported recently, Borussia Dortmund seem willing to sell their 24 year-old Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and he was a targetof Newcastle United last year, and the assumption is that Newcastle are interested in getting him to Tyneside, especially when his transfer feeis said to be a fairly low £8M.

Newcastle Player Gets Off To Winning Start In World Cup

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Newcastle's Cheick Tiote played the whole game for the Ivory Coast in the late game last night, as the African country managed to come back from a goal behind in the first half with two second half goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho, to make a winning start against Japan. Wilfried Bony scores Ivory Coast's [.

Hatem Ben Arfa Still Wants To Stay At Newcastle

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There have been no offers this summer so far for Newcastle's French winger Hatem Ben Arfa, who is available for sale with one year left of his five year contract at Newcastle. Hatem Ben Arfa still on his way out of Newcastle? And Ben Arfa's time seems to have come to an ignominious end [...]

Newcastle Striker Target To Make Decisison Next Week

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There was a report in the German publication Bild a few days ago, thatsaid that Newcastle had withdrawn from the race to sign Hertha Berlin's German strikerPierre-Michel Lasogga. Pierre-Michel Lasogga will decide his future next week At that time the report was that it was going to be a straight choice for the 22 [.

Newcastle Target Helps Columbia To World Cup Win

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One of Newcastle's targets played the whole game for Colombia in their 3-0 win over Greece in Brazil today, and the commentator even mentioned that Newcastle were one of clubs interested in Colombian forward Victor Ibarbo. Victor Ibarbo looked both powerful and skillful One thing that was an obvious difference between the two sides [.

Mediocrity Or Greatness – What Does Ashley Want For Newcastle?

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Former Newcastle left back Olivier Bernard is the Chairman of Durham City FC, as he tries to build up some local talent in the region, that can eventually end up at Newcastle United, and like a lot of the rest of the Newcastle fan base, Olivier is just a little concerned that Newcastle may fail [...]

Former Newcastle Youngster Reemerges On The World Stage

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In last night's WorldCup game Chile beat Australia 3-1, after going two goals up after just 14 minutes, and one of Australia's substitutes in the second half was a certain 25 year-old James Troisi. James Troisi - in training with Australia earlier this week It looked like Chile were going to walk away with this [.

Rumors Of A Third Newcastle Signing On Monday

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There are rumors circulating on the internet that Newcastle are ready to announce their third signing very soon, maybe Monday, but exactly who the player may be is not known. Remy Cabella - have we signed him? The web-site NUFC Fans which is part of the NUFC Fans United organization are reporting this [.

Newcastle’s Penny Pinching Has Gone Too Far

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As we mentioned earlier this morning, Newcastle's good name is being besmirched by our current antics in the transfer market, where we go in with very low offers for out targets and all that does is upset the selling club, and it also garners Newcastle some bad publicity, and we've seen that over the last [.

Newcastle Turn To New Striker Target – A Potential Bargain

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Newcastle were after Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang then at French club Saint Etienne eighteen months ago and he was an initial target for Newcastle last summer, until it was clear bigger clubs than Newcastle were interested in him which seems not unlike some of out striker targets this summer too and that [.

Newcastle Withdraw From Pierre-Michel Lasogga Chase

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If all this news coming in about Newcastle's attempts to get our transfer targets to Tyneside are true then things are not going very well for the Tyneside club this summer. Pierre-Michel Lasogga -with Hertha Berlin managerMichael Preetz Also at the table but hidden is Peirre's mother Kerstin And there's news today in the [.

Club Bid £5M For Newcastle United Target

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There's news in the Yorkshire Evening Press that a club has bid £5M for Leeds United captain Ross McCormack but that bid is not from Newcastle because £5M seems too much for the Tyneside club to bid for the Leeds striker, and that's probably because owner Mike Ashley doesn't think he's worth that. [.

Remy Cabella Saga Has Already Gone On Too Long

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There was another shot taken at Newcastle United yesterday by 70 year-old Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin, as the saga to get Remy Cabella to the club is expected to drag on (and on) this summer, with the news that Montpellier will not sell their winger until the World Cup ends on July 13th. Remy Cabella [.

Newcastle Need Bolder Approach To Get Top Strikers In

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There's a report in the Chronicle today that one of Newcastle's striker targets is still 23 year-old Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, who had a decent season in the French league and scored 15 goals in 36 appearances. Alexandre Lacazette - in France's colors In all of his 54 games played in all competitions last term, [.

Bony Was Offered To Newcastle For £10M – He’s Not Coming

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We knew we were interested in Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony a year last January, and there was some news that Newcastle weren't sure he would make it in the Premier League, and that he wasn't physical enough to be a success in England. Wilfried Bony had terrific season at Swansea Swansea signed him [.

Newcastle Local Loan System Could Work

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is keen to set up aloan partnership between Newcastle United and Gateshead FC, who are just across the River Tyne, and it means our young players who go there on loan wouldn't even need to move, and it would be easy for Newcastle and the Newcastle fans to keep tabs [..

Newcastle Make Bid For Clement Grenier

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There is news in France tonight that Newcastle have made a solid bid for Lyon play-maker Clement Grenier, and the news is being reported by le10sport. Clement Grenier Newcastle make approach for French International It appears that Newcastle have made a bid for the talented 23 year-old Lyon player, but there have now been [.

Montpellier Rampage Against Newcastle – We’re Not Idiots

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70 year-old Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin has had an interview in France with Le10sport tonight, and he againhas maintained his previous positionthat Newcastle is not the right club for Remy Cabella to join this summer. Louis Nicollin - Montpellier's top man This is what Lois' latest outburst is all about: "I saw that Thauvin [.

Why Ashley Doesn’t Have To Spend Money Before July 1st

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There is a report in the Mirror today that Newcastle are on track to make a record profit of around £60M, when this financial year closes on June 30th but of course we will not know the official results for several months. Mike Ashley Newcastle owner And the report says Newcastle are rushing [...]

Make Or Break Season Coming Up For Newcastle Winger

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Sammy Ameobi seems to be as injury prone as his brother Shola was, and the 22 year-old again missed huge portions of last season, but he did finally come back into the side in the final few games, and last season the England U21 International played just 12 games with one goal against Morecambe in [.

Frenchman On The Fringe Of Becoming Newcastle Starter

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There was news yesterday in the Journal that Alan Pardew expects young French defender Massadio Haidara to grow into the Newcastle starting left-back position next season, and that expectation could mean that Newcastle are willing to sell Italian Davide Santon this summer but only at the right price of course.

Should Newcastle Go After This Manchester United Playmaker?

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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini did not have a good time of it last season at Manchester United, and found it hard to settle after new manager David Moyes had brough him form Everton for a massive £27.5M. Marouane Fellaini - available on the cheap Marouane was signed on the last day of the transfer [.

Are Newcastle Struggling With Season Ticket Sales?

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There's only a couple of days left for Newcastle United season ticket holders to renew their tickets for the 2014/2015 season, and once that deadline is reached the available tickets if any will go on sale to other supporters. Mike Ashley Newcastle United owner That deadline is now this Saturday, that's when [.

Newcastle Midfielder Could Be Star Man For France

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Some good news today in France about the injury Newcastle defender Mathieu Debuchy picked up in the 8-0 hammering of Jamaica last Sunday, and also some good word from the France manager Didier Deschamps about Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, who could be the surprise star man for France in the World Cup that will start [.

Ashley Could Get Involved In Newcastle’s Transfer Business

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The news after the final game of the season was that Newcastle wanted to move quickly this summer in the transfer window and get their business done before the Wold Cup started on June 12th well today is June 12th and we've signed Ayoze Perez for £1.6M from Tenerife and we have signed fee [...]

Newcastle Now Linked With Argentine Winger

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There is news today that Newcastle are interested in 25 year-old Argentine midfielder Diego Perotti, who is currently at Sevilla, and has played twice for the full Argentine National side. Diego Perotti 25 year-old Sevilla left winger We were first linked with Perotti back in the summer of 2011, when we were flush with [.

Lee Clark Reveals What Happened With Shane Ferguson’s Loan Spell

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Birmingham manager Lee Clark has opened up about Shane Ferguson in the Chronicle today, and he has said the reason Shane didn't play many games last season, during his season-long loan deal at Birmingham City, was that the 22 year-old just wasn't consistent enough. Shane Ferguson - playing at Birmingham This is what Lee Clark, [.

Newcastle Forced To Wait On Striker Decision

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28 year-old French striker Bafe Gomis cannot be accused of making decisions easily, as he has said he is going to go onvacation before making his decision on which club to join, when his contract runs out at the end of this month, and the news from Sky Sports yesterday was that Sunderland have now [.

Newcastle Defender Could Be Sent Out On Loan

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When Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was singed by Newcastle eighteen months ago it was through he would be a very good signing, since he was versatile and could player anywhere across the back four, with his preference being center-back. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa to be sent out on loan? But the former Montpellier captain had both good games [.

Newcastle Have Huge Transfer Money Available This Summer

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The are reports in the news today that this may be a low-budget transfer window for Newcastle, but after losing seven of our last eight games in the league, if Newcastle don't strengthen their squad big time this summer, then wecould bein for another relegation fight. Mike Ashley Newcastle's Billionaire owner And if there's [.

Newcastle Face Tough Competition For Midfield Targets

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There was news in France over the last day or two that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen on getting French International play-maker Clement Grenier to the Emirates this summer. Clement Grenier Arsenal interested Grenier was one of two targets Newcastle went after in January to replace the departed Yohan Cabaye the other [.

Dubious Story – Colback Tried To Join Hammers At Last Minute

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There's a story in the Daily Mirror tonight that the move from Sunderland to Newcastle by Jack Colback was delayed for about two weeks, and that was after a bid by West Ham a £50K/week offer seemed to have Jack and his representatives want to change their minds and move to the London [...]

Newcastle Offered Decent Player Exchange Deal

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Newcastle have a number of players whoneed to be sold this summer, and quite a few Frenchmen such as Sylvain Marveaux, Gabriel Obertan and Hatem Ben Arfa will be leaving the club so maybe Newcastle can do some player exchange deals this summer. M'Baye Niang French U21 forward/winger And there's news on Italian [.

Newcastle Reported After QPR’s Adel Taarabt

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Newcastle were interested in QPR's Adel Taarabt as longas three years ago, and while he is a very good and talented footballer he has a name for being a very difficult player to manage. Adel Taarabt - 25 year-old Moroccan playmaker And it's interesting to us that Harry Redknappdidn't use himlast season in getting QPR [.

Big Sending Newcastle Going All Out For Third Signing

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Newcastle have done well to get Jack Colback to Newcastle, and they were helped by the Geordie lad wanting to play from his home town club, but in all fairness they seemed to have handled the move very well, which cannot be said for Sunderland, who took a cheap shot at their former player yesterday [.

Jack Colback Interview – Video – I’m Delighted

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Here is a portion of Jack Colback's first interview with nufcTV, after he finally signed for Newcastle yesterday, and he talks about following the club since he was a young boy, and he remembers well when Newcastle beat Manchester United 5-0 in 1996, when the great Kevin Keegan ran the club. At the time it [.

Colback Wants The Great Times Back At Newcastle United

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Jack Colback is life-long fan of Newcastle United, having been born in Killingworth and wentto Newcastle games when he was very young, and when he was just six years old,he remembers well the 5-0 hammering we gave a certain Manchester United in October of 1996. Don't we all. Jack Colback in his black and white [.

Dutch Play-Maker Could Become Newcastle’s Fourth Signing

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We think that if everything had turned out well this summer, it was Newcastle intention to have both de Jong brothers, Luuk of Borussia Monchengladbach and Siem of Ajax at Newcastle, but Luuk didn't show up well in his loan spell earlier this year, and Newcastle are no longer interested in signing the 23 year-old.

Colback – I’m Absolutely Delighted – It’s Really Special For Me

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Newcastle have confirmed the signing of former Sunderland player Jack Colback, so he now officially becomes the second player signed this summer by Newcastle, joining 20 year-old winger Ayoze Perez, who we signed from Tenerife last week. Geordie Jack Colback at St. James' Park today The rumors over he last few weeks was that [.

Sunderland Show Lack Of Class Over Jack Colback

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Sunderland have issued a statement on Jack Colbert moving to Newcastle, and they seem to be blaming Jack for moving at the end of contract so that the club cannot reap any of the investment they have made in the player which that's old hat these days and players have every right to seeout [...]

Insistent Pardew The Reason Magpies Got Perez

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The agent of 20 year-old winger Ayoze Perez has made some very interesting comments about why his client joined Newcastle United, when some other bigger clubs like Real Madrid, Roma and Porto for instance, were interested in signing the player. Olaf Bonales Ayoze Perez' agent Olaf Bonales is Perez' agent has said this [.

Newcastle Could Do Worse Than Sign This Young Center-Back

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Newcastle were heavily linked with Virgil van Dijk two years ago, when he was still at FC Groningen and he was already a Dutch U21 International, and the player looked like a classy young center-back, and Newcastle were also credited with an interest in the youngster last summer. Virgil van Dijk 22 year-old Celtic [.

Reports Jack Colback Now A Newcastle Player

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As expected Newcastle United have reportedly just completed their first senior signing of the summer, and it's Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback, who has signed on the dotted line as a free agent for his home town club Newcastle. Jack Colback yes I just signed for Newcastle! It's not quite official yet because Newcastle [.

Newcastle Very Close To Third Summer Signing

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The news late last night was that Newcastle are close to their third signing of the season, the second should be free agent Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback in the next day or two and it looks like Newcastle will finally be getting Bafe Gomis to Newcastle as the next man through the door. Bafe [...

More Good News For Newcastle

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Papiss Cisse didn't have a good season last term, and to cap it off so to speak he broke his knee cap in the 2-1 home defeat against Swansea City at St James' Park in April, which was our fifth defeat in a row. Papiss Cisse - broke knee cap against Swansea And [...]

Newcastle’s Chances Of Getting Midfielder Are Receding

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Newcastle United wanted to get Remy Cabella into Newcastle before the World Cup started,but events haven't turned out in Newcastle's favor, as our initial rather low bid of £6.5M for the French International was immediately rejected by Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin. Remy Cabella first bid immediately rejected And with Franck Ribery and ClementGrenier being [.

No Change In Newcastle’s Miserly Approach To Transfers

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Newcastle may be able to get three players signed up before the World Cup starts on Thursday, and if we are successful in doing that, Newcastle will have signed two free agents in Jack Colbert from Sunderland and Bafe Gomis from Lyon, and 20 year-old promising Tenerife winger Ayoze Perez for £1.6M. Mike Ashley [.

QPR Challenge Newcastle for Striker With Huge Wage Offer

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The news in the Mirror is that Newcastle are trying to get Bafe Gomis signed, and they are offering him a massive£70K/week to try to stave off yet another late attempt by QPR to come in at the last minute, and do a deal for a Newcastle target. Bafe Gomis Newcastle offering big compensation [...]

Confusion Over Debuchy Leg Injury – No Broken Leg

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Mathieu Debuchy has injured his leg in the friendly game against Jamaica tonight, which France won 8-0, and the initial reports were that he had broken his shin bone the tibia but there are other (later) reports that say it's not as bad as that and that the leg is not broken. Mathieu [...]

Liverpool Could Be In For Hatem Ben Arfa

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The news yesterday was that Liverpool could be interested in taking Newcastle winger Ben Arfa this summer, and if the news is true, maybe Newcastle should think about why a top club like Liverpool would want a player like Ben Arfa. Hatem Ben Arfa Liverpool interested? The bottom line is that if Ben Arfa [.

Long Term Newcastle Defender In Demand

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Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor seems to be in some demand, with QPR and Crystal Palace interested, and there was news last night that he may be used in a player exchange for Hull City center-back Curtis Davies, and it seems also that clubs in Qatar could also be interested. Steven Taylor in demand [.

Newcastle After Another Spanish Winger

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Newcastle finally completed the transfer of 20 year-old Ayoze Perez late last week for£1.6M from Tenerife, and Sunderland's Jack Colback is expected to be our second signing and that could even be completed tomorrow. Aleix Vidal - 24 year-old Almeria left winger Jack isa free agent, and that will be a good deal for [.

Newcastle Could Make Move For Marseilles Winger

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Newcastle were interested in Marseilles attacking midfielder Andre Ayew last summer, but it was a terrible transfer window for the club, and Joe Kinnear only managed to bring in on-loan striker Loic Remy from relegated QPR, and Loic is leaving us this summer, and will probably be signing for Arsenal, who seem to be his [.

Montpellier Chairman Takes Another Shot At Newcastle

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Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin doesn't like Newcastle United, that's a fact, and we don't why that's the case but its true, and he keeps taking cheap shots atout club. Louis Nicollin - is this guy a clown? Last week his right winger Remy Cabella was called into the France 23 man squad for the [.

Newcastle Going After Center-Back Curtis Davies

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It seems that Newcastle United are now after Hull City center-back and captain Curtis Davies. Curtis Davies - Hull City center-back The center-back has always been a good player and we have been linked with the 29 year-old before, but he tends to pick up injuries and generally misses quite a number of games in [.

Is It Possible – Could Yohan Cabaye Return To Newcastle?

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When Yohan Cabaye first signed for Newcastle United three years ago this month, he was full of praise for the Newcastle United club, and even after he has left, he still seems to love the Newcastle club and its fantastic fans. The great Yohan Cabaye while at Newcastle United Yohan has talked about how [.

This Young Free Agent Ticks All The Boxes At Newcastle

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Tom Ince has returned from his visit to Europe, and he seems to have turneddown the chance to play at Inter-Milan, where his father Paul played his football from 1995 through 1997. Tom Ince - while on loan at Crystal Palace this year The 22-year-old winger is out of contract at Blackpool, and he seems [.

Newcastle Manager Alan Pardew Delighted

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Alan Pardew is pushing for Newcastle to complete a number of signings before the World Cup starts next Thursday, and the Newcastle manager was delighted to have signed 20 year-old winger Ayoze Perez yesterday for £1.6M from Tenerife. Ayoze Perez after signing for Newcastle Some topclubs rumored to be after the player include Real [.

Newcastle Close To Second Signing Of The Summer

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Newcastle are expected to announce their second signing of the summer soon, and their first permanent senior signing for over sixteen months, and it's expected that Jack Colback will be that player, and he's a free agent from neighbors Sunderland and the signing will probably be announced early next week and maybe on Monday.

No Bids For Wilfried Bony – Are Newcastle Interested?

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Newcastle United were interested in Wilfried Bony last year, and at the time he was with Dutch club Vitesse, but he was eventually sold to Swansea for a whopping £13M, and we think that fee is what put Newcastle off last summer. Wilfried Bony 25 year-old Swansea striker While at Vitesse for two and [.

Newcastle Checking On Ghana International Striker

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News in the Express today that Newcastle United will watch Ghana striker Majeed Waris during the World Cup to start next Thursday in Brazil. Majeed Waris 22 year-old Spartak Moscow striker 22 year-old Majeed Waris joined Valenciennes on loan in January for Spartak Moscow, because he was not getting enough playing time in Russia, [.

Newcastle Target’s Mother Could Yet Help Newcastle

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Pierre-Michel Lasogga is currently on a twelve day vacation, and his club Hertha Berlin are becoming just a little bit nervous, because the 22 year-old striker has only one year left on his contract in Germany. Pierre-Michel Lasogga Newcastle striker target Pierre-Michel's mother Kerstin acts as her son's agent,and in fact she has two [.

Siem De Jong – Newcastle Are Interested – It’s A Great Club

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25 year-old Ajax captain Siem de Jong, the older brother of Luuk de Jong, who had a failed loan spell at Newcastle this year, has again confirmed that Newcastle United are interested in signing him this summer. Siem de Jong 25 year-old Ajax captain Newcastle have been interested in de Jong for over two years [.

Grenier Injured – France Call Up Newcastle’s Top Target

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Newcastle United midfield target Clement Grenier of Lyon re-injured his groin yesterday in training, and L'Equipe is reporting in France this morning that he has been withdrawn from the France squad for the World Cup in Brazil. Remy Cabella brought into France World Cup squad And another Newcastle target Remy Cabella has [.

Perez – I’m Very Pleased To Play For This Magnificent Club

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For those fans who are down on Newcastle United right now, because of what happened this year, cheer up at least our new signing has called the NewcastleUnited club magnificent and that's a good start to his Newcastle career. Ayoze Perez I'm very pleased to play for this magnificent club. Newcastle United [.

Newcastle Talks For Cabella At An Advanced Stage

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There's a Sky Sports report that Newcastle are at an advanced stage in their negotiations with Montpellier for24 year-old top midfield target Remy Cabella. Remy Cabella - negotiations at an advanced stage Remy Cabella is currently with the French squad, and is one of the players who will be on stand-by in case some pf [.

Newcastle Move For Top Championship Player

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Newcastle have been keeping tabs on 21 year-old Burner striker Danny Ings for four years now, and the news today is that Newcastle could make a move for him, after they may have had an offer for Leeds United captain Ross McCormack turned down. Danny Ings - Newcastle interested May is the optimum word there [.

Newcastle Star Could Be On The Move This Summer

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It happens every summer that some top Italian clubs come in and try to lure Newcastle's Italian International left-back Davide Santon away from Newcastle, and things are no different this summer, with Davide actually naming the two clubs that want to take him back home to Italy this summer. Davide Santon settled at Newcastle [.

Update – Newcastle Picking Up Steam In Transfer Market

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There's been some good news over the last few days for Newcastle in the transfer market, and it seems we have our first signing of the summer in Ayoze Perez, a 20 year-old right winger from Tenerife, and it's likely his signing will be announced today. Ayoze Perez shown with Peter Beardsley yesterday Ayoze brought [.

Newcastle Complete First Summer Signing

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It seems that Ayoze Perez has completed his medical at Newcastle, and we assume Newcastle will announce the official signing of the 20 year-old Tenerife winger some time today. Peter Beardsley with Ayoze Perez yesterday And there have been photos circulated on Twitter of him at Newcastle, and Sky Sports yesterday also reported he would [.

Newcastle Close To Completing Four Deals

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Sky Sports is reporting that the deals to bring in Sunderland's Jack Colback as a free agent, and Ayoze Perez of Tenerife for €2M, are very close to completion, and two other deals Newcastle want to complete quickly are those for two Frenchmen 24 year-old midfielder Remy Cabella and nd 28 year-old striker Bafetimbi [.

Confusion Reigns Over Newcastle Bid

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The new Leeds United Italian ownerMassimo Cellino tha said that Newcastle have put in a substantial bid for the striker and captain Ross McCormack, but Newcastle are saying that's just not true. Ross McCormack Newcastle have not bid This is what Cellino has said, which started all the controversy: "Newcastle made an offer for [.

Will Mike Ashley Ever Loosen The Purse Strings At Newcastle?

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The Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance has shown that for the first time ever, the combined revenues of the 20 clubs in the English Premier League have broken past the £3B mark. Newcastle owner Mike Ashley - will he loosen the purse strings? But the Premier League clubs also pay out huge wages to [.

Yohan Cabaye – Ben Arfa’s Extraordinary With Enormous Quality

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Yohan Cabaye has talked to the French press today about his former colleague at Newcastle United Ben Arfa and it seems Newcastle have given up on the French winger and will sell his this summer, but Yohan says he will simply bounce back with another team. Hatem Ben Arfa to leave Newcastle [...]

Newcastle Reported After Versatile Congo International

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More news today about Newcastle's transfer interests, and we are supposed to be interested in French-born 25 year-old defensive midfielder Prince Oniangue, who currently plays for French first division side Reims and the report is in Sky Sports. Prince Oniangue - 25 year-old Congo International The 25-year-old is quite versatile and can play in [.

Newcastle Back In For Cabella With Improved Bid

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It's not surprising that Newcastle are reported today to be ready to submit an improved bid for top midfield target 24 year-old Remy Cabella of Montpellier, after our initial bid of £6.5M was turned down by the French club last Friday. Remy Cabella Newcastle will bid for a second time And Newcastle seem to [.

Why Jack Colback Is A Good Acquisition For Newcastle

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We are hoping the recent news that Newcastle seem to have won the race for Sunderland midfielder Jack Raymond Colback are true, and that he will sign for Newcastle when he returns from his summer vacation. Jack Colback and Juan Mata fight for the ball last season Jack has just been married and he already [.

Montpellier Chairman Defends €15M Cabella Fee

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Montpellier's 70 year-old Chairman Louis Nicollin has said his €15M I (£12.2M) valuation of his top midfielder Remy Cabella, is a fair one, after he turned down Newcastle's offer last week of €8M (£6.5M) for his winger. Remy Cabella Montpellier want €15M Nicollin now wants just less than twice what Newcastle have initially offered, [.

Local Newcastle Player Now A Full International

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Newcastle UNited had the second of their players this summer become a full International, as local lad Paul Dummett made his debut for Wales tonight in the 2-0 defeat against Holland in a friendly game. Paul Dummett now a Welsh International Paul came on in the 83rd minute as a substitute for Swansea full-back [.

Siem De Jong – Newcastle Is A Great Club

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Luuk de Jongdid not have a good time of it on loan this year, and the 23 year-old Dutch striker failed to score a goal in 12 appearances for Newcastle, and in January we are pretty sure there was a good chance that the de Jong brothers couldbeat Newcastlenext season. Siem de Jong moving [...]

This Newcastle Weakness Should Be Fixed This Summer

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Newcastle have to bring in at least three strikers if we are to replace Shola Ameobi, Luuk de Jong and Loic Remy this summer, but looking at our defensive record over the last few seasons, it shows its one of Newcastle weaknesses, so we need to also bring in some defenders too. Curtis Good [...]

Newcastle In For Leeds United Striker And Captain

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News today that Newcastle United are interested in signing Leeds United striker Ross McCormack, and this is the first time we have ever been linked with the Leeds captain. 27 year-old Ross McCormack Leeds United captain The Glasgow-born striker turns 28 in August, but we suppose Newcastle could sign a few older players this [.

Newcastle Still Interested In Signing Prolific Striker

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We had reported last weekend that Newcastle were interested in signing 28 year-old Catalan strikerJonathan Soriano of Red Bull Salzburg, and there continue to be reports that Newcastle are indeed interested in signing the striker. 28 year-old Jonathan Soriano of Red Bull Salzburg And in the last two seasons, since he joined the Austrian [.

Newcastle Could Be In For Burnley Striker

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We have been linked before this summer with Burnley striker Danny Ings, who has just one year left on his contract at the Turd Moor club. Danny Ings 21 year-old Burnley striker Newcastle have been interested in Ings for over four years, and we had reports out back in early 2010 when he was [...]

Newcastle Target Could Still Make World Cup

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The reports in France about top wingerFranck Ribery are becoming increasingly negative that the Bayern Munich player will be able to play in the World Cup and recover from his backinjury, which doesn't seem to be responding well to treatment. Frank Ribery top French winger Ribery was included in the 23 man squad for [.

Good News – Newcastle Close To Signing Sunderland Midfielder

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Good news today that Newcastle are very close to signing Jack Colback from Sunderland as a free agent, after a number of clubs, including Sunderland and West Ham have given him much improved offers over the last week or so. Jack Colback signing for Newcastle United And there was an article recently on one [.

Newcastle Transfer Window Not Going Well – So Far

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Newcastle intimated after our final league game at Liverpool another league defeat this time 2-1, that Newcastle wanted to complete their transfer business before the World Cup begins in Brazil on 12th June. Remy Cabella Montpelier winger But that was never a realistic goal, and so far it seems we have tied [.

Cabaye Can Still Be World Cup Star For France

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Yohan Cabaye did not play well for France in their rather easy 4-0 win against Norway last week in a friendly warm-up game for the World Cup, and the French coach has put that down to Cabaye not playing regularly at new club PSG, and that he was also carrying a slight ankle injury. Yohan [...]

Great News For Shola Ameobi And Cheick Tiote

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At the age of 32, Newcastle's veteran striker Shola Ameobi has made the Nigerian World Cup squad of 23, so in the twilight of his career he will get to take part in a World Cup, and that's great news for Shola, who will leave Newcastle at the end of the month when his contract [...]

Shola Ameobi A Target For Down Under

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The A League down under in Australia is a growing football league, and they are keen to get players from top leagues like the Premier League, and news today that Sydney FC are keen to sign 32 year-old Shola Ameobi, who becomes a free agent on July 1st. Shola Ameobi in action at Liverpool That [...]

Talks Begin About Mehdi Abeid’s Newcastle Future

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The Journal is reporting today that talks have begun between Newcastle United and Greek club Panathiaikos about the long term future of 21 year-old Newcastle midfielder Mehdi Abeid, who has just completed a successful season long loan at the Greek side where former Newcastle center-back Nikos Dabizasis the Technical Director.

Are Newcastle Interested In Signing Wilfried Bony?

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Former Newcastle striker target Wilfried Bony has a buyout clause in his Swansea contract, and it's £7M more than Swansea paid for the former Vitesse striker last summer. Wilfried Bony are Newcastle interested? After having such a great first season in the Premier League, when he scored 25 goals in 48 appearances in all [.

Newcastle’s Summer Transfer Strategy Revealed

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Well would you believe it but we have come across what looks like Newcastle's strategy this summer for signing new players, which may be one of the most important transfer windows for at least ten years. Mike Ashley transfer strategy for the summer finally unearthed We have securedwhat looks like the original transfer [.

Newcastle Target Will Not Renew Loan Contract

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There is news in Germany today that Newcastle striker target Pierre-Michel Lasogga will not be loaned out to Hamburg next season, after he helped the German club avoid relegation by scoring 15 goals in 24 total appearances for Hamburg last season. Pierre-Michel Lasogga- relaxing during training inHamburg The Hamburger Mortenpostreported this morning that Lasogga'sspell on [.

Sissoko Issues Positive Statement On Newcastle United

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Moussa Sissoko was rumored to want away from Newcastle a couple of weeks ago, when supposed comments from his agent were published that said his contract ran out next summer, which was false, but Moussa came out the following day and said he had no intentions of leaving Newcastle, and that he was hoping that [.

Alan Pardew Gets A Well Needed Boost

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Rickie Lambert has just completed a fairy tale signing at his home town club Liverpool, and he was on their books until he was 15 years old.Rickie was born in the Merseyside suburb of Kirkby and was given his big chance at Southampton, when Alan Pardew signed him from Bristol Rovers when the striker was [.

Young Newcastle Player Sticks Up For The Club

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When Curtis Good was omitted from the Australian World Cup squad last Wednesday because of his hip injury, the Australia manager Ange Postecoglou criticized Newcastle, because he thought the injury had not been treated correctly, and Curtis is now back in England getting treatment for the injury he picked up on his Australian debut on [.

Newcastle Linked With Two More Forwards

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In the last few days Newcastle have been linked with two more forwards, who've we've never been linked with before, and they are 28 year-old Catalan striker Jonathan Soriano of Red Bull Salzburg, and 24 year-old Colombian forward Victor Ibarbo of Serie A side Cagliari, who is in Columbia's World Cup side.

Newcastle Target Now Officially On Transfer List

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News today that Marseilles are willing to sell their talented 27 year-old French International right winger Dimitri Payet, who played for Lille for two years before moving to Marseilles last year on a four-year contract, for a transfer fee of around €9M £7.2M, 27 year-old Marseilles winger Dimitri Payet The new manager at Marseilles [.

Newcastle Fight Juventus For Young French Whiz Kid

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There were reports in France over the weekend that Newcastle could be interested in 17 year-oldKingsley Coman, who is a central midfielder at PSG, and the news is that Newcastle have been watching the promising young player, who has played for all the French Youth sides through U19. Kingsley Coman top young Frenchman at [.

Ben Arfa’s Failure Is Newcastle’s Failure Too

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When Ben Arfa first arrived at Newcastle airportin August 2010, just after we had been promoted aftera terrific seasonin the Championship that saw us get a massive 102 points and come straight back up under then manager Chris Hughton, we had a young 23 year-old mercurial French international travel to Newcastle to try to force [.

Why Newcastle Could Think Bendtner Is A Good Deal

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It's not the first time Newcastle have been linked with 26 year-old Nicklas Bendtner, the Arsenalstriker, and certainly he is an experiencedPremierLeague player, who has played for both Arsenal, and on loan at Sunderland in England's top league. Nicklas Bendtner free agent lots of experience We were not too happy to see Bendtner [.

Newcastle May Fail In Their Bid For Remy Cabella

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It was a strange turn of events on Friday, when it was heavily reported that Remy Cabella could be signing for Newcastle, and that the Tyneside club was getting close to a deal for on of their top summer transfer targets. Remy Cabella French International winger And some reports said that Newcastle had already [.

Newcastle Defender To Stay On Tyneside

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There seems just no way that Steven Taylor will move to another club this summer, certainly not if the local lad from Whitley Bay has anything to do with it. Steven Taylor going nowhere according to his agent You can have your own opinions on Steven and how good he is, but this [...]