Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2015

Former Newcastle Coach Surprisingly Sacked By Leicester City

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In what is really a surprise move Leicester City have tonight fired former Newcastle coach Nigel Pearson their manager who seemed to pull of a miracle to save Leicester with an unbelievable run in the final quarter of the season that kept Leicester in the Premier League and finish above Newcastle in the [.

Newcastle Move In For Senegal International Midfielder

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There were reports earlier today that Newcastle were interested in signing 20 year-old top Monaco winger Lucas Ocampos, but news coming in tonight is that the Argentine may havesigned for Marseilles, where he spent the second half of lastseason on loan. If that's true then maybe that will open up the way for Newcastle to [.

Newcastle Linked With Experinced English Winger

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Newcastle United are said to be interested in signing 27 year-old Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer, who has been at the south Wales club since he signed on from Southampton six years ago, and the right winger still has two years left on his contract at the Swans. Nathan Dyer Newcastle interested Swansea City [.

Newcastle Enter Race For Exciting Argentine Winger

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Football site TMW are reporting that Newcastle are after Monaco winger Lucas Ocampos. Newcastle have been scouting Monaco this year and we have been interested in their Algerian center-back Aymen Abdennour but maybe we havcalso been watching the 20 year-old Argentine winger who played 26 times with four goals for Monaco last season.

Cynicism Grows At Newcastle

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There is a lot of cynicism among Newcastle fans this summer, and it hasn't been helped by Newcastle's slow start in this summer's transfer market, although there's still plenty of time for Newcastle to get the six players in (or something close to that) we need to have a good team next season. While we [.

Cathro – It’s A Step Forward Joining Newcastle

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Ian Cathro has given an interview to BBC Sport and we expect him to be announced today as part of Steve McClaren'snew coaching team just a day before the players report back for pre-season training tomorrow. Certainly Ian is very ambitious and seems to have his career laid out in front of him [...]

Newcastle Have Recently Bid For Three Players

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The Chronicle is reporting today that Newcastle have three bids in for players, with one of them being for Schalke center-back Joel Matip. We assume another one is for Marseilles winger Florian Thauvin, and maybe the otherone is for Bas Dost or even Charlie Austin although that's just a guess. Joel Matip Newcastlehave [.

Newcastle Star Confident Of Big Improvements

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Daryl Janmaat was our best player last seasonin his very first season on Tyneside, and it could be that he becomes the Newcastle captain next season, after he showed some excellent leadership skills both on and off the field. Great action shot of Daryl Janmaat Current skipper Fabricio Coloccini is going into his final season [.

Newcastle Bid For Bas Dost Nowhere Near Wolfsburg Valuation

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Wolfsburg Sporting Director Klaus Allofs at Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has given his opinion on the Newcastle offer for one of our top targets Bas Dost and it looks like Newcastle are going about their business a sin the past by putting in very low bids and sometimes the bid is so low that [...]

Newcastle Face Tough Competition For International Center-Back

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Aymen Abdennour's agent Abdelkader Jilani has again been shopping his client around, and the 25 year-old Monaco center-back who was impressive last season in guiding the club to 3rd place in the French League, has said more than once that he would only leave Monaco for a club that plays regularly in the ChampionsLeague.

Charlie’s Decision Could Well Depend On Mrs Austin

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It looks like Charlie Austin will not make a decision on which club he will join for another two weeks. Charlie has just been married to his long-term partner Bianca Parker, and they are off to the Maldives for their honeymoon so it's first things first and the clubs after him such as [...]

Ian Cathro Incredibly Excited About Joining Newcastle

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Newcastle had better announce their coaching staff pretty quickly, because of the news last night that Paul Simpson has left Derby County according to Derby effective July 1st which is Wednesday and today Ian Cathro has talked to the Sun about joining Newcastle United as a coach, even through nothing has beenofficiallyannounced [.

Surprising News About Newcastle Defender

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News in the Shields Gazette today that Paul Dummett will be offered a new and improved contract at Newcastle, even though it was only in November of 2013 that Paul got a new long six year deal at his home town club. But Paul has impressed since then and has shown his versatility, being able [...]

Newcastle Star Likely To Leave This Summer

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The players return on Wednesday for pre-season training, and we expect Steve McCall to be a busy man for the next few weeks, as he gets to grip with the training at Newcastle and has a look at each of the players Newcastle currently have and decide which of them can leave the club. But [...]

Newcastle Ponder Second Bid For Top Target

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If the news is to be believed then Newcastle have already bid €15M (£10.6M) for Marseilles French winger Florian Thauvin, who has been a long term target of Newcastle's over the last three years, with Graham Carr really liking the player. But there is news today in the Chronicle today that Newcastle will need to [.

Ian Cathro Ready To Build Newcastle Into Top Team

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We got very close to 100% proof that Ian Cathro will indeed be part of Steve McClaren's coaching staff that will be getting together this week to prepare for the players arriving back at Newcastle for the start of pre-season training. And it seems like Steve had brought off a bit of a coup for [...]

McClaren’s Staff Taking Shape – Announcement Expected

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There's news on the Derby County web-site that Paul Simpson Steve McClaren's assistant manager at derby County will leave the club on July 1st and that prompts the question whether he will be joining Steve McClaren at Newcastle and it certainly looks like it. When Ian Cathro was rumored to be coming in [.

Newcastle After English International Winger

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The Star is reporting today that Newcastle are interested in West Ham's Stewart Downing, who turns 31 next month, and it's hard to believe that the former Middlesbrough, Aston Villa and Liverpool player would be a target of Newcastle's this summer. Stewart Downing Newcastle interested Sunderland are also said to be interested in the [.

So What Are Newcastle Doing In The Transfer Window?

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It could be that Lee Charnley and company are working hard behind the scenes and looking to sign some top players for Newcastle, but while other clubs are starting to make their signings, there's nothing from Newcastle absolutely nothing and Steve McClaren hasn't even announced one coach who will be part of his [.

Newcastle Could Soon Have A Big Star On Their Hands

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Rolando Aarons had a great pre-season for Newcastle last summer and looked like a budding star, but then he picked up a hamstring injury in September and that hampered his season and he played only 6 times for Newcastle last season. However, he appeared just once since he played on November 1st in the home [.

Newly Married Player Seeking Newcastle Talks

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We're pretty sure that Alan Pardew was promised some decent money to spend in this summer's transfer window before he surprisingly opted to join Crystal Palace at the end of last year after he was appointedby ChairmanSteve Parishafter the London club had firedNeil Warnock, and were third bottom of the league.

Approach Made For Top Newcastle Player

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The Mirror are reporting that Turkish club Besiktas arenow supposed to be favorites to sign the Newcastle striker, and they are reporting an approach has been made for the Senegal International. But the Tyneside club would be taking a chance if they let Papiss go before bringing in at least one suitable replacement.

This Player Can Still Come Good For Newcastle

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Emmanuel Riviere did not have a good first season in the Premier League for Newcastle United, and in 28 appearances he scored only three goals and only one in the Premier League, and that was in the second last game of the season at QPR that put us 1-0 up at half time but we [...]

Newcastle Still Need To Convince Both Fans And Players

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Newcastle signed Steve McClaren as the new head coach on Wednesday, 10th June, which is 17 days ago, and since that time Newcastle have not signed anybody else in fact not much has happened at Newcastle at all other than us being linked with two or three players every day. Steve still has to [...]

Newcastle Have This Talented Central Midfielder In Their Sights

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Dutch publication Algemeen Dagblad is reporting that Chelsea's 22 year-old Dutch International central midfielder Marco van Ginkel is interesting the Magpies, and Newcastle have been scouting the Dutch market since the success of £5M signing Daryl Janmaat last summer with Daryl easily being our best player last season,and also showing some real leadership skills.

Why Newcastle Need A Bigger Squad Next Season

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The Newcastle players will report back to training next Wednesday after a fairly short summer break and the new goal for Newcastle next season are a top eight finish in the league and to try to win one of the cups The FA Cup for the first time since we hammered Manchester City 3-1 [...]

This Draconian Policy Could Impact Newcastle’s Transfer Business

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One of the reasons Newcastle have had so few successful transfer windows under Mike Ashley is the stubbornnessand frugality of the club not bidding more than they think any player is worth, and that has cost us a number of our targets. One good example is Wilfried Bony who joined Swansea two years ago, after [.

This Player Can Benefit From Schoenmaker’s Expertise

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When Steven Taylor is fit and on form he can be a good player for Newcastle, but that hasn't happened much in the last five and a half years, during which time he has been out with a number of long term injuries. In those five and a half years he's only made 85 first [...]

These Two Things Will Make Newcastle Stronger Next Season

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We couldn't quite believe just how poorly the team played in the second half of last season under John Carver, and as well as having injuries, we also pickedup some stupid suspensions such as Papiss Cisse getting banned for a massive seven games for spitting and that didn't help at all. As well [..

Newcastle Linked With Free Agent Winger

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Newcastle have been linked with Bakary Sako since April of this year, asnd there's news we may be about to make a move for the Paris-born Wolves winger, who has played 14 times for Mali with 6 goals and played 10 times for the France U21 side with two goals. The 27-year-old was closely linked [...]

Newcastle May Be Favorites To Sign This Top Center-Back

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The Mail have said Newcastle are one of five clubs who have offered 30 year-old Aston Villa and Dutch International Ron Vlaar a deal. With two of our three strikers being 30 years old or over (Colois 33and Williamson is 31) ,we would have thoughtNewcastle would try to bring in a number of youngercentral defenders [.

Rob Lee’s Negative Assessment Of Newcastle

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Rob Lee is worried that Newcastle will sell Papiss Cisse if the right offer comes in, and then we'll be even worse off than we were last year when only Papiss and youngster Ayoze Perez were able to score goals for us. That's after we failed to replace Loic Remy with a suitable striker, and [...]

Conflicting Reports About Newcastle Signing Florian Thauvin

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Newcastle have been linked with Marseilles winger Florian Thauvin over the last week or so, and if you believe the recent news then Newcastle have already bid €15M (£10.7M) for the player, and then things get a little murky. Florian Thauvin confusion on what the situation is The Star reported yesterdaythat Newcastle put in [.

Report Newcastle Ready To Bid €18M For Aleksandar Mitrovic

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20 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic has been watched by Newcastle all season and the 20 year-old Serbian International had an excellent season for Anderlecht scoring 28 goals in 51 total appearances, but Newcastle have yet to bid for the striker. Swansea recently came after the 13 times capped International and bid a very decent £10.

This Is New Coach Ian Cathro’s Exciting Manifesto

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Newcastle United are ready to name Ian Cathro as one of Steve McClaren's new coaches, and it's an exciting appointment for Newcastle to have a 28 year-old coach who is highly regarded in coaching circles. He has only just resigned from his assistant manager job at Valencia, where he worked with head coach Nuno Espirito [.

This Could Be Steve McClaren’s Back-Room Staff

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There was news earlier today that Ian Cathro will be namedas the Newcastle assistant manager at Newcastle, and news in theChronicletonight is that Alessandro Schoenmaker will be named as Head of Sports Science. Schoenmaker held the same position over the last year at Derby County and he has also worked with Steve at FC Twente, [.

Newcatle Put In £12M Bid For Monaco Center-Back

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There are reports in France coming from Foot Mercato that Newcastle have made a £12M bid for top Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, but Newcastlewere reported to have approached his agent back in April and were turned away at that time, saying they were not interested. Well at least that was the report.

Newcastle Miss Out On Another Target

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News that Bournemouth have broken their transfer record by signing Tyrone Mings from Ipswich Town, and it appears that Bournemouth had paid Ipswich the money they wanted for the 22 year-old £8M and that's a record for Bournemouth in the transfer market. Tyrone Mings goes to Bournemouth for £8M Mings has agreed [.

Cabella’s Father Rubbishes La Provence Claims

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La Provence today had a report out that Marseilles may be keen on going on getting Remy Cabella in on loan next season, and near the end of the report they said that Cabella wanted to leave Newcastle United. Remy Cabella no desire to leave Newcastle This is the bit about Cabella wanting to [...]

Newcastle To Appoint 28 year-old Scot as Assistant Manager

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Ian Cathro is being reported as being the new number two at Newcastle and will become assistant manager at Newcastle United.. Ian is only 28 but spent last seasonas the assistant manager at Valencia and he is very highly regarded in coaching circles and is an exciting appointment at Newcastle. Ian Cathro new Newcastle [.

Newcastle Now Interested In Ajax Center-Back

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Newcastle have been linked with 22 year-old Dutch International midfielder Marco van Ginkel of Chelsea this summer, but a new name mentionedin the Chronicle today is 23 year-old Ajax center-back Joel Veltman who Newcastle are saidto be interested in signing this summer. Joel Veltman Ajax and Holland center-back And with Daryl Janmaat being [.

I Have No Regrets Joining Newcastle – The Club Is Fantastic

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Newcastle United's Dutch defender Daryl Janmaat is already a big favorite with the fans, and if Steve McClaren decides to appoint a new captain he is a favorite after having a great season for us last season. It was a nightmare season for the club especially in the second half of the season [...]

It’s Vital That McClaren Gets Full Backing From Ashley

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Steve Harper was at Newcastle for 20 years after he was signed by Kevin Keegan back in 1993 from Seaham Red Star and in that time Steve made 199 first team appearances for the club. For the last two years since leaving Newcastle, he's been at Hull City where he played 31 times, but now [...]

Marseilles Want Cabella – In Part Exchange For Thauvin?

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There is a report in La Provence today that Remy Cabella could find himself on loan next season at Marseilles, but that will depend among other things, on West Ham being successful in their bid to sign Dimitri Payet this summer. Remy Cabella in action for Newcastle lastseason The report suggests that Marseilles have [.

Two Of Last Three Seasons The Worst Ever For Newcastle

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It was always going to be difficult to get new (good) players into the club this summer, and that's proving to be an accurate forecast after one of the most disruptive and poor seasons we have had in a while. We finished with only 39 points in 15th place last season, and that was two [...]

Report That Thauvin Has Turned Down Newcastle

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The Star is reporting tonight that Newcastle put in an improved bidfor Florian Thauvin, from the £10.75M bid put in as the initial bid,and Marseilles accepted the second bid. Florian Thauvin report that he rejected move to Newcastle But Thauvin did not want to come to Newcastleand turned us down as he holds out [.

Charlie Austin Wants Quick Deal This Summer

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Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin wants the fee QPR are asking for him to be cut because he fears that clubs are being out off by such a huge transfer fee of £15M put on his dead by QPRDirector of Football Les Ferdinand. Charlie Austin in action last season The Telegraph are reporting that [.

Newcastle Getting Help To Sign Charlie Austin

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Ever since Harry Redknapp accepted the manager job at Newcastle in January of 2008 to replace the fired Sam Allardyce and then changed his mind the next day Harry Redknapp has always said good things about Newcastle United. There was news late last night in the Express that Newcastle were again favorites to sign [.

McClaren May Bid For Derby County Captain

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The Guardian is reporting that Steve McClaren is thinking about bidding for Ireland International center-back Richard Keogh, who played for him at Derby County for the last couple of years and was the Derby captain. Richard stands 6'2″ tall and has been at a number of lower league clubs including Carlisle United until 2010, but [.

Florian Thauvin Unaffected By Newcastle Bid

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Newcastle are said to have had a €15M bid (about £10.7M) for Marseilles winger Florian Thauvin turned down by his club yesterday. The bid is exactly what Marseilles paid for Thauvin two years ago, when they bought him from Lille in a controversial signing because Florian had only signed for Lille the previous January.

Former Newcastle Player A Big Fan Of Steve McClaren

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Former Newcastle player and coach Lee Clark was at one time reported to be coming back to Newcastle as part of Steve McClaren's coaching staff, after Lee left Blackpool at the end of last season. But that doesn't look likeLee will be part of Steve's staff at Newcastle but the former Derby County still [.

Confusion Over Reported Interest In Dutch Playmaker

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After there was news that Sunderland and Newcastle were both interested in signing PSV Dutch International midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum in the last couple of days, and that Sunderland were the favorites there is news today that Sunderland are not interested in the player. So it's a good example of how these stories develop out [.

Disconnect Between Newcastle And Fans On Transfers

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There's a report in the Chronicle today that it's their understanding that Steve McClaren is hoping to make our first signing in the transfer market inthe next two weeks, and that Steve hopes to have a player in before the first pre-season game at Gateshead. The first friendly at the International Stadium on Friday 10th [.

Newcastle Are New Front Runners To Sign Charlie Austin

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The Express are rather surprisingly reporting late tonight that Newcastle have moved into pole position to sign our top target QPR striker Charlie Austin but we wonder if this report can be believed. Charlie Austin Newcastle in pole position The latest news is that Southampton have offered close to the required £15M [.

Newcastle’s €15M Bid For Florian Thauvin Turned Down

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The Mail is reporting that Newcastle have bid for Marseilles winger Florian Thauvin, a long term target, and the initial bid has been rejected by his club. It seems that the bid was €15M was the bid and that converts to about£10.65M for the 22 year-old winger, and that's a decent bid to Marseilles who [.

Newcastle Trying To Agree Deal For Ukrainian International

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Newcastle look to enter the race for Ukrainian International Yevhen Konoplyanka, who is a left-sided midfielder and now a free agent, but is asking for huge wages. Stoke City have balked at those wage demands. Konoplyanka used to play at Dnipro Dnipropetrovs and 18 months ago he almost moved to Liverpool for the £16M buyout [.

Wolfsburg Coach Warns Bas Dost About Newcastle Move

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There is news in Germany that Newcastle are getting close to signing Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost, but not particularly good news today that Wolfsburg head coach Dieter Hecking is advising his striker against a move to Tyneside. Hecking wants Bas Dost to stay at Wolfsburg and play in the Champions League next season something [.

Good News – This Man Can Solve Newcastle’s Injury Problems

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Newcastle have for a long time been at the top of the injury table in the Premier league for a number of years and we easily topped the league last season and amassed 347points where one point is given when a player is injured and misses one game. Next in line was Manchester United afull [...]

Another Top Target Turns Newcastle Down

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213 year-old Schalke defender Joel Matip is a very good player so when we've been linked with the 6'4″ center-back it was good news, but it seems Newcastle Unite's name is not what it used to be especially after our terrible second half of last season. And news today in Germany that Joel Matip [...

McClaren Considering A Surprise Appointment

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There is news today in various outlets including the Northern Echo that Newcastle's Steve McClaren is ready to bring in 28 year-old former Valencia assistant Ian Cathro. Steve has to bring staff in this week to be ready for the players returning next week and after leaving Valencia two weeks ago for what he cited [.

Newcastle Offered Uruguayan International Striker

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There's news in the Chronicle today that Newcastle United could be offered 22 year-old Uruguayan International Diego Rolan, who is currently at French club Bordeaux. Diego Rolan 22 year-old Bordeaux striker It looks like Newcastle will find it difficult to sign our number one target Charlie Austin, but we are said to be negotiating [.

Newcastle Should Resist Selling This Player In Summer

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There are persistent reports that Newcastle will sell Papiss Cisse this summer, but we are assuming that would only be considered if Newcastle can bring in two experienced strikers this summer and then we also have young Ayoze Perez and Manu Riviere for the four strikers we need which is more than we had [.

Newcastle In Talks To Sign Two Players This Week

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Newcastle are trying hard to bring in their first signing this week, and we are (as usual) linked with a lot of players, but Goal are reporting today that two players they are wanting to sign this week are 23 year-old Schalke center-back Joel Maltip and 22 year-old Marseilles midfielder Florian Thauvin.

Newcastle To Bid £8M For Chelsea Striker

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The Sun are reporting today that Newcastle will launch a bid for 21 year-old Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford who spent last season on loan at Middlesbrough, where he did very well and in 43 games he scored 19 goals In the previous season from January of 2014 Patrick was on loan at Derby County and [.

Newcastle Transfer Target Put On Sale By Arsenal

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There'sa report in the Mail that Arsenal will finally allow their Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell to leave the club this summer, and the fee is said to be around £5M, which Newcastle can afford. Newcastle are said to be interested in the player who turns 23 on Thursday, and he's played only 10 times [.

Italian Great Impressed With Passionate Newcastle – They’ll Do Better

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Franco Baresi is one of the greatest defenders of all time and he played at only one club AC Milan for 20 seasons from 1977 until he retired at the end of the 1996-1997 season, after playing a massive 719 times for Milan with 30 goals. Franco was a central defender who often played [...]

Newcastle Reported After Long-Term Target – Dutch International Midfielder

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Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf is reporting today that Sunderland manager De Telegraaf is keen on bringing in attacking midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, and Newcastle have been interested in this player for the last four years, so it's not surprising the Magpies are said to be the other English club after the 24 year-old.

McClaren Having Problems Getting Coaching Staff Together

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Newcastle United's new head coach is having some trouble putting his coaching staff in place at Newcastle, with the news yesterday that former Newcastle coach Steve Round has turned Steve down in the hope he can become a manager in hisown right. Paul Simpson with Steve McClaren at Derby McClaren has hoped to have his [.

Newcastle Haven’t Bid For Any Strikers Yet

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There are various reports in the local papers today that Newcastle will move in for Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost this week, and he seems our best bet of signing somebody this week, before the players start to drift in from their summer break in about 9 days time. Bas Dost no bids yet There [...]

Austin May Not Be Going Anywhere This Summer

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Former QPR manager Harry Redknapp has suggested that Newcastle's top transfer target this summer 25 year-old Charlie Austin may not move anywhere this summer. Charlie Austin a free agent next summer Charlie has one year left on his contract at QPR, and he has said in the past he could stay at [...]

Newcastle Should Sign This Dutch International Defender

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Newcastle have changed their transfer policy and are now said to be more willing to bring in older players, and that will help the side become more experienced. Rather than buying younger player all the time, and usually from outside of England so they rarely have any experience in the tough English Premier League, bringing [.

Newcastle Keen On Middlesbrough Winger

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Newcastle have never been linked before with Middlesbrough right winger Albert Adomah, who's played for Ghana 16 times and was born in Lambeth, London 27 years ago, but there's news coming out of Ghana, that Newcastle are interested in the attacking midfielder. Albert Adomah Middlesbrough winger Adomah stands 6'1″ tall and joined Middlesbrough from [.

Newcastle Bid For England Winger Could Become Complicated

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Newcastle were interested in Tottenham forward Andros Townsend last summer, but for whatever reason Newcastle couldn't get him to St,.James' Park, and it's not too surprising he is again a target of ours this summer. Andros Townsend 23 year-old Tottenham and England winger Newcastle are finding it difficult to attract any of theirtargets to [.

Newcastle Miss Out On Two More Targets

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Newcastle were interestedin January intwo Charlton players 21 year-old midfielder Jordan Cousins and Joe Gomez, their 6'2″ center-back who can also play at right back but it looks like we've missed out on Gomez, as news todaythat he has signed for Liverpool. Joe Gomez signed for Liverpool for £3.

Newcastle Interested In Signing Ashley Cole

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Newcastle will have Paul Dummett and Massadio Haidara fighting it out for the left back position at Newcastle next season, and it's rare that Newcastle have had two specialist left-backs at the club. Ashley Cole at Roma So a report in the Star today that Newcastle could be interested in signing Ashley Cole, who turns [.

Czech Republic International Keen On Move To Newcastle

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Newcastle were linked with 22 year-old Sparta Prague winger Ladislav Krejci last week, and news today in the Chronicle is that he wants to join Newcastle. Former Newcastle goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek is the goalkeeping coach at Prague, and he has revealed today that Ladislav has talked about moving to Newcastle this summer, and wants the [.

Pardew Wants Current Newcastle Star At Palace

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Tim Krul was unsettled last summer, mainly because of Newcastle's complete lack of ambition, so it will be interesting to see if the Dutch International goalkeeper will push for a move out of the club again this summer. Tim Krul is he unsettled at Newcastle? Tim did not play well in the second half [.

Newcastle In For Powerful Wolfsburg Center-Back

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The Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle are looking at a move for Wolfsburg's 23 year-old 6'3″ center-back Robin Knoche, who played 41 times with two goals in the German club's very successful season, when they finished runner-up in the Bundesliga to Bayern Munich. Robin Knoche 23 year-old German U21International The two most important positions [.

Newcastle Have New Center-Back Target At £10M

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New today that Newcastle want to sign 6'4″ center-back Joel Matip of Schalke, and Joel who was born in Germany to a German mother and a Cameroonian father, and he has played 26 times for Cameroon. Joel Matip 23 year-old 6'4″ defender McClaren has a short spell at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga so he may [.

West Ham Look Set To Sign Charlie Austin

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News today that bookmakers Betfair have suspended betting on who Charlie Austin will join this summer, with lots of money comingin on him moving to West Ham United. Charlie Austin not coming to Newcastle Michael Bowers is a Football Trader for Betfair, and has been quoted as saying the following: "We've now suspended betting [.

Newcastle Finding It Difficult To Sign Targets

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There was news in the Chronicle yesterday that Newcastle were in advanced talks for Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost, but today it looks like Newcastle have some competition for the 6'5″ Dutch striker. Bas Dost Wolfsburg and Dutch International striker Wolfsburg Sporting Director Klaus Allofs has said that top German club Borussia Dortmund are now interested [.

Newcastle Have Competition For Top Youngsters

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Newcastle United tried to sign two young Spanish players in January 18 year-old David Concha of Racing Santandar and 18 year-old Jorge Mere of Sporting Gijon. The idea was to sign winger Concha and center-back Mere, and then loan them immediately back to their clubs for the rest of the season but that [.

Mike Ashley’s Personality Described In Detail

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Bob Moncur tried to convince fans when we were in a losing streak under John Carver that big money was available in the summer, and we were going to spend it on players this summer but that went over like a lead balloon and framed Bob as one of the insiders at the club. [...]

Trouble Selling Season Tickets Points To Bigger Problem

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It really does seem that Alan Shearer was accurate when he said a number of fans were not going to renew their season tickets for next season and of course some of Alan's pals had a box, and they decided not to renew it. However Shearer said he will still attendthe games at St. [...]

Odds Are On This Defender Being Sold This Summer

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Ever since January of 2010 our promotion season Steve Taylor has been dogged by long term injuries and in the game against West Brom in January 2010, Steve sustained an injury that effectively kept him out for the rest of the season. But luckily in came big Mike Williamson from Portsmouth and he played [.

Liverpool Reported Willing To Big Bid For Newcastle Star

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There's a report in Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb that Liverpool are interested in signing Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko this summer, and would be willing to bid €24M for him. That's around £17M with today's exchange rate. Moussa Sissoko in action last season Brendan Rodgers did not have a very good summer transfer window last [.

Things Have Already Changed For The Better At Newcastle

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It was a compete and utter nightmare after we had beaten Aston Villa 1-0 on the last day of February, and were on 35 points in 11th place and presumably safe from relegation, but that didn't turn out to be the case and in the next eight games we lost them all. After that eight [...]

Newcastle To Sign Czech International Winger?

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The Chronicle is reporting today that sources have said Newcastle are interested in 22 year-old Czech Republic International left winger Ladislav Krejci. Krejci joined his home town club Sparta Prague back in 2008 and last season he played 37 times for them with 7 goals and 6 assists. Ladislav Krejci 22 year-old Czech International [.

McClaren’s Backroom Staff Hiring Delayed – I Want The Best

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Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren hoped to have named his coaching staff at Newcastle before now, and his initial target was to have them all in place by the start of this week. There was news yesterday in the Mirror that Bolo Zenden will not be joining Steve at Newcastle, and it was from one [...]

Ayoze Perez Identifies What He Needs To Do Next Season

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Ayoze Perez was one of the few success stories on Tyneside along with another new signing last summer Daryl Janmaat, and the youngster is currently relaxing back home with his family in Tenerife as his second season on Tyneside is about to begin. The first one was very successful as the 5'10" striker increased both [.

Newcastle In Advanced Talks For This Excellent Striker

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It looks like Chelsea's Patrick Bamford is not interestedin joining Newcastle on a one year loan deal, and he wants to stay at Chelsea and fight for his place there, although it could also be that Patrick didn't like being played too much on the wing when he was on loan at Derby County last [...]

Newcastle Have No Chance Of Signing This International Defender

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Newcastle have been linked with Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, who has a contract at Monaco though the summer of 2019 and we have been interested in the player for the last six months. Aymen Abdennour Monaco center-back Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are the other two Premier League clubs said to be interested in Aymen [.

Newcastle Ready To Give Up On Top Transfer Target

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Newcastle have been linked with some strikers in the last few days who would be (much) cheaper than top transfer target Charlie Austin, and that's never a good sign. It could point towards either that Austin is not interested in joining Newcastle, that he doesn't want to leave London or that Newcastle are not [.

Swansea Could Beat Newcastle To Striker Target

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It was only four years ago that Swansea were promoted to the Premier league, after almost falling out of the football league completely back in 2002 but they are now a very well-managed club and they have built up an excellent team over the last few years. Their manager Gary Monk isalso one of [.

McClaren After Transfer Talks – It’s Been A Great Productive Week

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One of the things we like about Steve McClaren is that he's an excellent communicator, and he's almost the polar opposite of John Carver who was good only at communicating about himself and what he wanted to achieve on Tyneside like get the head coach position. When you do that kind of thing [...]

Newcastle Unlikely To Be Able To Pull Off This Coup

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The Star is reporting that Newcastle United are considering a move for former central midifleder Yohan Cabaye, and that we will try to bring him on loan to Newcastle for next season. Yohan could be a decent loan signing for us, but maybePSG would prefer a permanent deal this summer for the 38 times capped [.

Newcastle Being Ambitious This Summer Could Be Difficult

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There has been news over the last few days that Newcastle have been monitoring Ipswich Town's 6'5″ tall defender Tyrone Mings, with the 22 year-old able to play center-back or left back, and there are articles in all the local papers today that Newcastle areready tobid for the player. Tyrone Mings Newcastle interested Take [.

Reports McClaren Wants Demba Ba On Tyneside

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There are some reports out today that Newcastle are interested in bringing back Demba Ba to Newcastle, and to back this claim up Besiktas President Fikret Orman says the Turkish club have received some serious offers for the 30 year-old Senegal striker. Demba Ba while at Newcastle The former Newcastle striker has been linked [.

Report Newcastle Willing To Sell Top Midfielder This Summer

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The Express are reporting that Newcastle will listen to offers for 25 year-old French International Moussa Sissoko this summer, but why would we sell one of our best players and the fee mentioned £17M is not exactly an Andy Carrollesque type bid. Moussa Sissoko scores vital first goal against West Ham Newcastle may [.

NewcastleNow In Tense Three Way Battle For Charlie Austin

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There's an exclusive being reported tonight in theExpress that there's a three-way battle going on for the signature of Charlie Austin of QPR, and that cannot be good news for Newcastle, who were odds on favorites only a week ago to sign the 25 year-old striker. Charlie Austin Magpies, Hammers and Chelsea after him [.

McClaren – The First Four Games Are Key

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The first few games of the season look really tough for Newcastle, with the first four games being Southampton (H), Swansea (A), Manchester United (A) and Arsenal (H), before the International break, and that's followed in a few games by Chelsea coming to St. James' Park and a trip to the Etihad against Manchester City.

Could Stoke’s N’Zonzi Replace Tiote At Newcastle?

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Stoke are having trouble signing their defensive midfielder Steven N'Zonzi to a new contract, and the club have been told he has no plans to sign a new deal to stay at the Britannia Stadium. With only one year left of hiscontractit looks like the 6'3″ player would be available at something less than £6M [.

Five Players Newcastle Could Sign This Season For £45M

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There are a couple of problems Newcastle have this summer, and that is we had another terrible season last season, especially in the second half of the season, and a lot of good players will be a little bit wary of Joining Newcastle. That's unless they see signs that Newcastleare really going to try to [.

Newcastle Interested In Former England Wonder Kid

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Newcastle were interestedin Derby County midfielder Will Hughes two years ago, when Will was deemed to be an 18 year-old England wonder kid, so it's not surprising with former Derby County manager Steve McClaren at Newcastle now, that there is a report in the Shields Gazette today that we areinterested in bringing the 20 year-old [.

Newcastle Holding Transfer Talks This Week

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News in the Chronicle today that Newcastle will be holding an important transfer meeting this week to discuss the priorities for which strikers to go after, but you would have thought by now we would have put some bids in for our top striker targets like Charlie Austin for example. After the season ends, [.

Newcastle Have Very Tough First Four Games Next Season

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The Premier League fixtures have been announced and Newcastle havea tough first game at home to Southampton onAugust 8th, but things don't get any easier, and after that as we are away to Swansea and Manchester United and then home to Arsenal and those are four very tough games to start the season.

Steve McClaren Wants Watford Striker At Newcastle

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Newcastle United were linked with Troy Deeney last summer when we were trying to bring ina striker to replace Loic Remy but we didn't bring one in late in the transfer window and we paid for a lick of firepower up front all season. So since we've been linked with every other striker this summer [...]

Newcastle After Long Term Center-Back Target

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In January of 2102 Newcastle were first linked with 6'4″ center-back Lewis Dunk of Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle continued that interest and even last summer were linked with the central defender. The Mirror is now reporting that Newcastle are again interested in the defender who is now 23 year-old and played 44 times [.

Newcastle Face Competition For Charlton Central Midfielder

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There were reports in March that Newcastle United were interested in central midfielder Jordan Cousins, who has played for all the England Youth sides through the U21 level and plays for Charlton Athletic. And there's news today in the Mail that Newcastle, Aston Villa and Liverpool are the three Premier League clubs interested in the [.

McClaren Could Decide To Keep This Central Midfielder

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Steve McClaren worked with Cheick Tiote in his Dutch Championship winning season at FC Twente and he has today intimated he may want to keep Cheick at Newcastle, althoughCheick was making noises all season about wanting to leave Newcastle. Cheick Tiote in action last season Cheick only appeared 12 times for Newcastle last term,but [.

Newcastle Ready To Sell Papiss Cisse

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If Newcastle can get two good strikers in this summer, it seemed very likely that we would sell Papiss Cisse, and there's news today in the Mail today that Newcastle may do just that. But we assume it depends on Newcastle bringing in two top strikers first, and we've been linked with the likes of [..

Newcastle’s Third KIt For Next Season

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There are pictures of this shirt starting to do the rounds on the Internet and it's said to be Newcastle's third kit from Puma for next season. No news on what the shorts and socks look like. It has not yet been announced on Newcastle's web-site. What do you think of it? Comments welcome.

This Could Be McClaren’s Back-Room Staff At Newcastle

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It looks like Paul Simpson will be joining Newcastle's head coach Steve McClaren as hisassistant manager, after Derby County have agreed to release him from his existing contract at Derby. That means that Newcastle will not need to pay any compensation for Paul, who was assistant manager to McClarenover the last two years at Derby.

Huge Changes Being Made By Ashley At Newcastle

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The Shields Gazette is reporting today that the bonus scheme at Newcastle will be completely overhauled for next season, and now the players can receive massive bonuses if the team does well in the two local cup competitions. If the club can actually win a cup next season, whooaaaa sorry about that shock statement [.

Pardew – Crystal Palace Can Now Challenge Newcastle

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There are probably two main reasons why Alan Pardew left Newcastle in late December the first one being he was told Newcastle would not be spending any money in the January transfer window to strengthen what was already a weak squad. The second was that he was getting increasingly frustrated that he didn't have [.

Steve McClaren Wants Manchester United Midfielder

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Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren is interested in signing 22 year-old Manchester United's attacking midfielder Jesse Lingard, according to the Telegraph, and Steve knows about Jesse because he was on loan at Derby County in the second half of last season. Jesse Lingard with McClaren earlier this year Lingard came through the famous Manchester United [.

McClaren – This Is Top Of Our Recruitment Drive This Summer

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Newcastle still have to bring in our first signing of the summer, but Steve McClaren is doing a good job of communicating what he wants to do at Newcastle to the fans. Steve has talked today in the Mirror and he says he's had a long talk with Chief Scout Graham Carr, and Steve wants [...]

Saints To Beat Newcastle To International Striker

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It's difficult to know if Malaga Juanmi was one of Newcastle's top striker targets since we seem to have already putin bids for both Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost (£9M is the reported bid) and also of course for Charlie Austin, who seems to be our number one target. Juanmi looks like Southampton will [.

Hopefully – It’s A New Era At Newcastle With Steve McClaren

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Last week Newcastle United fired John Carver and Steve Stone, and it seemedthat was much to the relief of most fans since John had a terrible record at Newcastle in the 20 games he managed and he did so poorly that Newcastle even decided to fire him when he still had five years of [...]

Newcastle Keeping Tabs On Ipswich Defender

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Newcastle have been watching Ipswich Town's Tyrone Mings all last season and we were linked with a possible move for him in the January transfer window and the 22 year-old signed a new deal last September top keep him at the club until the end of June, 2017 and that's probably to protect what [...]

Newcastle Legend Explains Ashley’s Problem With Football

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Bob Moncur has been interviewed in the Chronicle today, and the new Newcastle Board member has explained why he thinks the Newcastle owner has a problem with football. Bob explains why he thinks Mike Ashley has voluntarily taken himself out of the football decision-making at Newcastle and is no longer on the Board of Directors [.

McClaren – To Be Successful Everybody Needs To Be Together

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Steve McClaren could be announcing his new back-room staff as early as today, and it will be interesting to see who he brings in, but we hope he gets in Steve Black the fitness guru and that will be one way to get to the bottom of what Newcastle have had so many [...]

Liverpool Make Their Move For Charlie Austin

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The Express is reporting today that Liverpool are ready to challenge Newcastle United in the race for Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin, and it seems the Reds are willing to pay the full £15M that QPR Director of Football Les Ferdinand wants for his top striker. Charlie Austin Liverpool make move for the [.

Our Squad Isn’t Big Enough, Good Enough Or Strong Enough

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Former Newcastle center-back Steve Howey has been on talkSPORT today and has said that Newcastle's squad at the moment isn't big enough, it isn't good enough and it isn't strong enough. Steve then goes on to say that apart from that we are well positioned to win the Premier League next season. Just kidding.

Report Newcastle Bid Big For Bundesliga Striker

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Newcastle have been linked with a lot of strikers over the last few days, and they include QPR's 25 year-old Charlie Austin, West Brom's 21 year-old Saido Berahino, 21 year-old Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford and 22 year-old Malaga striker Juanmi. Charlie Austin seems to be Newcastle's number one striker target, but it's hard to know [.

McClaren Gives An Update On What He’s Trying To Do At Newcastle

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Steve McClaren has given an update on what he's trying to achieve at Newcastle in the new role of Head Coach that the club have created and it's different from the old "manager" concept where one person did almost everything including the coaching, transfers and most other things too. Football especially in the Premier [.

Newcastle Trying A New Board Structure For A Football Club

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There's an excellent interview today in the Chronicle given by Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren and Steve certainly comes over very well in what he says and he 's a very good communicator, and now being the mouthpiece of Newcastle he has today tried to explain what Managing Director Lee Charnley is trying to [.

Newcastle Target £20M Striker – In Additon To Charlie Austin

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Newcastle have been linked with 21 year-old West Brom striker Saido Berahino last week, but that doesn't stop the Star from claiming an exclusive today that Newcastle are interested in the player who along with Charlie Austin could be the two strikers Newcastle try to bring in over the summer. Saido Berahino [.

Swansea To Beat Newcastle To Top Striker

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There was a report a week ago that Newcastle had pulled out of the race to sign 20 year-old Serbian and Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, presumably because of character issues, after we had been watching the player all season. Aleksandar Mitrovic in talks with Swansea But it would not be the first time Newcastle [.

Potential Good News On Newcastle’s Pursuit Of Charlie Austin

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There is news in the Telegraph today that Chelsea are getting very close to getting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao to Stamford Bridge on loan next week with an option to buy next summer, but the London club want the 29 year-old to take a wage cut before they seal the season-long loan deal for the [.

Newcastle Need To Cut Out This Nonsense

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When Steve McClaren was introduced as the new head coach last Wednesday night, Newcastle again caused some (big) controversy with the media, by only allowing Sky Sports and the Mirror to interview Steve after his formal announcement. Steve McClaren at his unveiling last Wednesday It was very quickly big news in the press, not surprisingly, [.

McClaren Could Bring Two Top Assistants In Next Week

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We had a report out earlier today that Steve McClaren was considering bringing former Barcelona and Liverpool winger Bolo (Boudewijn) Zenden to Newcastle to be the assistant manager and in 2012 Bolo was assistant manager to Rafa Benitez at Chelsea, when Rafa came in for the rest of the season after Roberto Di Matteo was [.

Report Newcastle Make Offer To Andy Carroll

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It's Sunday and we have the papers out and maybe the big news is from former Chroniclesportswriter Alan Oliver now at the Sunday People where they are claiming anexclusive that Newcastlehead coach Steve McClaren would like Andy Carroll back but it's on a pay as you go deal. Andy Carroll pay as you [.

Newcastle Star Talking Like He’s Going Nowhere This Summer

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Papiss Cisse a year ago was recovering from the broken knee-cap he picked up in the game at home to Swansea that we lost 2-1 a year last April, and he missed the start of the season but when he did come back he made a number of substitute appearance but was still able [...]

Former Chelsea And Barcelona Star Could Be McClaren’s Assistant

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There's news in the Mail today that Steve McClaren could make Bolo (Boudewijn) Zenden, the former Barcelona, Chelsea, Middlesbrough,Liverpool and Sunderland winger his assistant manager at Newcastle, and if that happens it would be a surprise. Bolo Zenden was assistant to Rafa Benitez at Chelsea The Dutchman had an excellent playing career and played at [.

It’s The Acid Test – Newcastle Must Sign This Player

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Newcastle have been linked with Charlie Austin heavily this summer and with some bookies, Newcastle as the odds on favorite to sign the former Burnley and Swindon striker this summer and his transfer fee could be anything form £10M to £15M. Charlie Austin number one Newcastle target Newcastle are still the odds on favorites [.

Newcastle After Bargain Buy In France

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We had a report out yesterday that Newcastle were back in for Florian Thauvin, the French winger who has been at Marseilles for two years and was a target of Newcastle's while he was still at Bastia in 2013. Florian Thauvin 22 year-old available this summer The initial report was in Le Parisian and [.

This Powerful Partnership Can Work For Newcastle

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Graham Carr and Steve McClaren used to talk a lot when Graham was scouting players on the continent, esepcially in Holland, and it's not surprising we captured Cheick Tiote from FC Twente five years ago whenFC Twente were Dutch Champions, and we also got Luuk de Jong here on loan over a year ago [.

McClaren Pledges Support For Newcastle’s Youngsters

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One of the reasons Steve McClaren was thought by many to be the perfect coach for Newcastle is that he's very good with the youngsters, and he has a very good record of bringing youngsters through to the first team at some of the clubs he's managed. That will be one of his priorities at [...]

Newcastle Could Miss Out On This Player Next Week

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The Sun is reporting today that it will be Aston Villa who will sign 26 year-old free agent Micah Richards from Manchester City and not Newcastle, who are also reported to be interested in the former England International defender. Micah Richards while on loan at Fiorentina last season The Sun is reporting that when [.

Poll Results – Should Newcastle Sign Andy Carroll?

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More than two in three fans would not want Newcastle to sign Andy Carroll this summer probably because his injury record means he plays only abouthalf a season well at least that's been the case in his three seasons at West Ham. Andy Carroll in England colors Here are the latest results of [...]

Newcastle Could Make Move For Reading Winger

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19 year-old Reading winger Tarique Fosu, who has played for the England U18 side seems to be attracting the attention of some Premier League clubs, with Newcastle one of the clubs said to be interested in signing the youngster, who becomes a free agent at the end of the month. Tarique Fosu Reading's 19 [.

Report That Newcastle Back In For Florian Thauvin

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Marseilles are in some financial difficulties right now, and the reports are that they will have to sell one of their players before the end of this month in order to balance their books, and there's a report in France that Newcastle have again inquired about the availability of 22 year-old winger Florian Thauvin.

Almost 90% Of Fans Think Steve McClaren Can Be Successful

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We admit to being very surprised by the results of our poll on whether Steve McClarencan be successful at Newcastle, and after 2,000 votes there were in there were 87% that thought Steve McClaren could be successful at Newcastle, and there are more than twice those votes in now and he's still holding at [.

Newcatle Interested in Bournemouth Center-Back

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There's news today in The Sun that Newcastle United are interested in Bournemouth central defender Steve Cook, and Steve can also play at right back. Steve Cook Bournemouth defender Newcastle need some central defenders brought in this summer, since it's been a problem position for us over the last two season, although we will [.

Newcastle Reported To Have Early Success In Transfer Market

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The Mirror is reporting that the quest to sign our number one transfer target Charlie Austin is going to be successfuland Newcastle have beaten out other Premier League sides in getting the QPR striker to agree to sign for Newcastle. Charlie Austin to sign for Newcastle Simon Bird is the Mirror reporter (famous for [.

New Ambition – McClaren After Top-Rated Young Striker

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The news doing the rounds last night and today is that Newcastle are going after 21 year-old England U21 striker Saido Berahino of West Brom, who has been selected by England U21 coach Gareth Southgate for the upcoming European U21 Championships tobe held in the Czech Republic over the last two weeks of June.

Even The Greek Chefs Knew About McClaren

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There's a funny piece in an interview in the Chronicle yesterday about Steve McClaren. Steve had agreed to join Newcastle before he headed out again to Crete the largest of the Greek islands after he had agreed to become Newcastle's head coach when he returned from vacation which happened to be last [.

Steve McClaren About To Make This Shock Move?

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It must be another summer transfer window, because we have again been linked with a move for 26 year-old Andy Carroll, our former top striker, and there are reports doing the rounds that new head coach Steve McClaren wants to bring Andy Carroll back to Newcastle. Andy Carroll while he was at Newcastle It's [.

Huge Surprise – Poll Results – Can McClaren Be Successful?

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We put out a poll early today on whether Newcastle fans think Steve McClaren can be successful at Newcastle, given his remit of finishing in the top eight in the Premier League and trying to win a Cup. We expected at best the result to be a 50-50 split since our other poll on [...]

Newcastle Interested In Yet Another International Striker

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If the news is to be believed over the last day or two, Newcastle have moved in for several of our top targets and while some of the reports will be false, Newcastle do need to now move quickly to get some new players into the club. 22 year-old Juanmi in action for [...]

McClaren Wants To Bring Hull City Winger To Newcastle

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Sky Sports is reporting that both Newcastle and Derby County are interested in signing Hull City winger Tom Ince, And that's not surprising because Tom wasn't doing much at Hull City and he went on loan to Derby County last February and scored 11 goals in just 18 games for Steve McClaren's team last season.

Win Against Hammers And The Atmosphere – Convinced McClaren

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Thatfinal game of the season when our Premier League lives were at stake was something to behold, and the passion of Newcastle United came across that TV screen full blast and the celebrations after the two goals was something to behind and cherish. We will never ever forget Jonas Gutierrez' goal and the wild [.

Newcastle Can Be A Top Club In Europe – We Must Pull Together

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Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren has said today on BBC Newcastle that the club can become one of the top 10 clubs in Europe, but he has stressed that everybody associated with the club must be pulling in the same direction all rowing in the same direction so to speak. Steve McClaren is there [..

Can Steve McClaren By Successful At Newcastle?

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We finally got the announcement of Steve McClaren as the new head coach and the surprise to us is just how many players who have played under him in their careers say he's just a great coach. Steve McClaren new Newcastle head coach Lee Charnley did follow up on what Mike Ashley said on [...]

Newcastle Reported In Talks With Dutch International Striker

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Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (AD) is reporting today that Steve McClarenand Newcastle United are in talks for Wolfsburg's Dutch International striker Bas Dost who we have been linked with all this year. Bas Dost 26 year-old Wolfsburg striker Newcastle seem to be leading the way for our number one striker target Charlie Austin, and [.

Charlie Austin Is WillIng To Join Newcastle

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News today that Steve McClaren will be given huge transfer funds this summer this time said to be £50M to start bringing in some good players to add to the Newcastle squad, as the team goes after a top eight finish in the Premier League and tries to win one of the cups [...]

Shearer – McClaren Was The Best Coach I Ever Trained With

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In his interviews yesterday after he was appointed as Newcastle's new head coach, Steve McClaren reveled that Newcastle had been after him a few timesover the last eleven years and their first approach for him was back in 2004, when Sir Bobby Robson was sacked but Steve was at Middlesbrough at the time [.

Newcastle Reported To Be After Burnley Right Back

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The Mirror is reporting today that Newcastle United are keen on Kieran Trippier of Burnley, who is said to be available for just £3.5M this summer, and that fee is low because it's a relegation buy-out clause in his contract. Kieran Trippier Burnley right back Trippier plays at right back and we suppose Newcastle [.

Joey Barton – McClaren A Great Coach – He Can Succeed There

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The accolades seem to keep rolling in from players who have ben coached by Steve McClaren, and Joey Barton added his name to that list yesterday via a tweet he sent out after the announcement of McClaren as the new head coach at Newcastle. Joey Barton while at Newcastle Joey was given his one [...]

Coaching Staff Taking Shape – Includes Top Fitness Guru

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There's a report in the Shields Gazettetoday that Steve McClaren wants to bring his former Derby County assistant manager, 48 year-old Paul Simpson, to his coaching staff at Newcastle, to be hisassistant manager. And the report suggests that means that old boy Lee Clark will not be joining the coaching staff at Newcastle.

Shearer – Congratulations And Good Luck Steve

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There are a lot of people associated with Newcastle getting right behind our new head coach Steve McClaren, and we've just watched the nufcTV interview Steve has given, and he's an impressive guy, and extremely professional. Steve said something that's really important his success and failures in the past have been learning experiences [.

McClaren – Newcastle Can Take Off – Objective To Win A Trophy

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Steve McClaren has been interviewed in the Chronicle and he says he had been approached by Newcastle to be their manager a few times, with the first time being back in 2004 we suppose after Sir Bobby Robson was unceremoniously sacked by Freddy Shepherd because we only finished 5th in the leaguethat season [.

Good Move – Newcastle Board More Like A Football Board

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Steve McClaren has been appointed as the head coach at Newcastle finally and he also becomes the first Premier League coach to be put onaBoard of Directors or the Football Board as owner Mike Ashley referred to it, in his Sky Sports interview. Steve McClaren new head coach and Board member [...]

Newcastle Announce New Board Of Directors

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Newcastle have just announced Steve McClaren as head coach and that he will be on the Board of Directors along with Graham Carr and club ambassador Bob Moncur, and Mike Ashley will no longer serve on the Board. So the Mirror a few days ago got that one right about Mike leaving the Board a [...]

Steve McClaren Announced As New Head Coach

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Newcastle have just announced Steve McClaren as Newcastle's new head coach along with a change in the Board of Directors that we just reported on. Steve McClaren our new head coach that was a surprise Here is the release by Newcastle United: ====== Newcastle United are delighted to announce the appointment of Steve [.

Newcastle Star – I Cannot Play Champions League At Newcastle

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Newcastle United midfield star Moussa Sissoko seems to have been shopping himself around already this summer, with Moussa sayingagain that he wants to play in the Champions League and he says he cannot do that at Newcastle. Moussa Sissoko 25 year-old Newcastle midfielder With the Euro 2016 in France next summer, Moussa will [.

Newcastle Need To Get These Two Strikers Signed – Soon

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There are reports today that Newcastle have opened negotiations with QPR to sign their 25 year-old top striker Charlie Austin, who now looks to be our number one striker target for this summer's transfer window. Charlie Austin Newcastle number one striker target There is news that Director of Football Les Ferdinand at QPR wants [.

First Newcastle Deal Close To Completion

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The Metro is reporting that Newcastle's move for Chelsea's central midfielder Marco Van Ginkel, who we have been linked with over the last couple of weeks, could be close to completion with the news that Newcastle have approached Chelsea with a one year loan deal proposal for the 21 year-old Dutch International.

Here’s The Two Top Candidates For Assistant Manager

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Hopefully Steve McClaren will be announced as the new head coach today, but who his assistant managerwill be is a good question, but it seems that two former coaches at Newcastle, 44 year-old Steve Round and 42 year-old Lee Clark are the leading contenders. David Moyes and Steve Round at Manchester United Steve Round was [.

Newcastle Issue Statement

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Newcastle have just issued a statement on John Carver and Steve Stone, who have left the club. John Carver released by Newcastle Here is the statement just released: ========= Newcastle United have today (Wednesday, 10th June) announced that John Carver and Steve Stone will leave the Club with immediate effect.

Newcastle Open Negotiations For Charlie Austin

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With Steve McClaren and his coaching team expected to be announced today, it looks like we are wasting no time in getting down to some transfer business, with news today that Newcastle have opened negotiations with QPR for their 25 year-old striker Charlie Austin. Charlie Austin Newcastle open negotiations The report is in The [.

Former Striker – Supporters Will Be Right Behind McClaren

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The announcement of Steve McClaren as the new head coach and his new coaching team could be announced at any time, and with an announcement having just been released about John Carver and Steve Stone leaving the club, the stage is now set for the announcement of McClaren. Mick Quinn Steve's a clever guy [.

Will Newcastle Want Yohan Cabaye Back On Tyneside?

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News that Crystal Palace and Alan Pardew will try to sign Yohan Cabaye from PSG this summer, and depending on what fee PSG want for the central midfielder, who was never able to command a starting place in Paris, will probably decide whether Newcastle are interested in bringing Yohan back to Newcastle.

McClaren’s Coaching Was Brilliant To Watch – I Thought – WOW

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If the things we keep hearing about just how good Steve McClaren is on the training pitch, then he will very quickly get the respect of the Newcastle players and since Steve will have more than three weeks to prepare for the coaching with his new coaching staff. Hopefully it will be a tonicfor [.

Joey Barton Key To Getting Charlie Austin To Newcastle

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Newcastle are starting to bring some stability to the club at least in the coaching area with Steve McClaren to be appointed as the new hard coach and he will be bringing his own people in with him, after Newcastle cleared the way for that by sacking both John Carver and Steve Stone. [...]

This Could Be A New Era Starting At Newcastle

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Even after the very poor performance of John Carver as the interim head coach this year and in spite of his shameless self promotion at his press conferences the fact that he and his assistant Steve Stone have been sacked still comes as something of a surprise but it's the right decision [...]

Newcastle Think They Have Found Another Top Youngster

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News today that Newcastle United are interested in 21 year-old Norwegian strikerVeton Berisha, who currently plays for Viking in the Tippeligaen. His parents are from Kosovo although Berisha was born in Egersund, Norway, and the youngster has played for all the Norwegian youth sides from U15 through U21 and Newcastle are said to be interestedin [.

Breaking News – John Carver Sacked By Newcastle

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John Carver had a terrible time of it at Newcastle this year and news coming through is that he has been sacked by Newcastle United.

Carver’s Future Not Resolved – Psychologist To Be Appointed

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Steve McClaren is arriving back from Crete today from his summer vacation, and is set to be unveiled as the new Newcastle head coach probably tomorrow, and it seems that John Carver's role at Newcastle is one of the things Steve still needs to sort out, along with who else will be in his backroom [..

There’s A Disconnect With McClaren And His Record

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People who know Steve McClaren have said that he's a very good coach and yesterday Gateshead manager Malcolm Crosby said Newcastle were getting one of the best coaches in Europe high praise indeed from a man who worked with Steve as a coach at Middlesbrough. Malcolm Crosby Gateshead manager This is some of [.

McClaren Appointment To Be Announced Today

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Sky Sports news is reporting that Steve McClaren will be announced as the newNewcastlehead coach later today and we hope Steve will give a press conference, and we hope also that leeCharnleyis in that press conference, but we doubt it. Steve McClaren announcement today according to SkySports Sky Sports seem to have an [.

Shearer Doing His Best To Help Out Newcastle

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Alan Sharer is a legend at Newcastle United and he has a great influence in English football still, with his appearances on Match of the Day and his column in The Sun, and he's one of the best strikers England ever produced. . Alan Shearer Newcastle United legend So it's good to see Alan [...]

Newcastle Again Rated One Of World’s Top Football Clubs

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The top football clubs in the world according to their brand value has just been published and Newcastle have come in at number 22 and the value of the brand has increased from a value of £102M to a value of £155M over the last year, he Newcastle United brand has been ranked the 22nd [...]

Newcastle Hierarchy Must Be Held Accountable For Their Decisions

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Steve McClaren is in Crete on vacation today, and he will return toEngland tomorrow and then will likely be confirmed as the new Newcastle head coach on Wednesday. It's another underwhelming appointment by Lee Charnley, one that will allow Newcastle to continue the way they are currently running the club, more than getting one of [.

Newcastle Keen On Dutch International Winger

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There is news in De Telegraaf in Holland that Newcastle are watchingSpartak Moscow winger Quincy Promes, with the news that Newcastle scouts were at the game on on Friday night when the US, managed by former German striker Jurgen Klinsmann, scored three goals in the last 20 minutes of the game to come from 3-1 [.

Newcastle Have Already Missed Out On Three Targets

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It was never realistic that we had any chance of getting Danny Ings to Newcastle this summer once Liverpool and Tottenham went after him in earnest the only chance we had was that he would get regular games at Newcastle whereas at Tottenham or Liverpool he may not. That came after he said he [...]

Newcastle Star’s Future Is Now Uncertain

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Hopefully Newcastle will make an announcement sometime this week on who their new coach will be probably on Wednesday and unless there's a complete shock then Steve McClarenwill get the nod, and McClarenwill have a lot of work to do immediately. Cheick Tiote will probably leave this summer With Cheick Tiote not [.

This Is Newcastle’s Biggest Challenge In This Transfer Window

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Chelsea have slapped a £10M fee on the head of their 21 year-old striker Patrick Bamford, and we hear that's dented Newcastle's interested in the England U21 striker, but we hope Newcastle are not going to continue their miserly ways and when they don't get a bargain basement price on any of their transfer targets [.

Are Newcastle After Loic Remy?

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It's probably a sign of the times that Newcastle are not one of the clubs going after Chelsea's Loic Remy, who has decided after winning a Premier League title and the League Cup in his first seasonat Stamford Bridge that we wants to get more playing time at another club. Loic Remy not interested [.

Newcastle Can Do Better Than This Striker

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There are reports tonight that Newcastle are interested in Crystal Palace striker 25 year-old Dwight Gale who joined Palace two years ago from Peterborough United for a sizable £4.5M fee. It's the first time we've been linked with this player who scored 5 Premier League goals in 25 appearances last season and 7 goals in [.

Newcastle Give Up On Top Transfer Target

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After being interested in the player for more than two years there is news that Newcastle have pulled out of the race for Marseilles Ghana International forward Andre Ayew, who will become a free agent at the end of this month and many clubs have already offered him terms, and in any case it was [...

Charnley Needs To Call Fans Forum Meeting Soon

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The Fans Forum grouptook some initiative after our eighth defeat on the trot on May 2nd, and they asked to have a Fans Forum meeting so they could talk about the crisis hitting Newcastle, as we looked like we could be relegated after being outclassed at Leicester Cityand hammered 3-0 and had two players [.

There Are Positives About Steve McClaren At Newcastle

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After getting over the severe disappointment of not being able or willing to attract one of the top coaches available to Newcastle and instead settling on Steve McClaren, who become available a week or so ago when Derby County sacked him Steve McClaren does have some positives, and he could even do well at [.

Newcastle Interested In Durch International Midfielder

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Newcastle have watched Dutch central midfielder Marco van Ginkel for a couple of years now, and there's news inthe Chronicle that Newcastle are interested in bringing the 22 year-old to Tyneside this summer. Marco van Ginkel on left playing for AC Milan last season Van Ginkel began his career at Vitesse, and made his debut [.

It’s Not Surprising Newcastle Could Spend £60M This Summer

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We wouldn't be too surprised if the reports that Newcastle will have £60M available in funds to spend in the transfer market this summer are true since we spent not one penny on new players in January, and the very last thing Mike Ashley wants is to have Newcastle relegated again. That almost happened [.

Mike Ashley To Shake The Board Up At Newcastle

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The Mirror is reporting rather sensationally that Mike Ashley will quit Newcastle, but what they are really reporting is the he will be quitting the Board even though he is not officially on the Newcastle Board. Mike had said the appointment of the new manager and the recruitment of the players is the responsibility [.

Newcastle Will Sign First Player Next Week

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There is what they call an exclusive in the Star today, that Steve McClaren will line up former England defender Micah Richards next week after Steve is appointed as the new Newcastle head coach. And that comes after reports that both Frank de Boer and Michael Laudrup wanted to talk to Newcastle about the job, [.

Newcastle Legend Backs Steve McClaren

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There's a good article in the Chronicle today by former striker Malcolm MacDonald, and he seems to think the impending appointment of Steve McClaren as the new head coach which we expect to be announced next week, is a good one. Malcolm respects the coaching ability of McClaren, who he says is a real [.

This Youngster Can Be Huge For Newcastle Next Season

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It's a huge pity that Rolando Aarons was injured for most of last season, after he was the star man in Newcastle's pre-season and the 19 year-old youngster can both make goals and score goals from the left wing andhe was also outstanding at the beginning of the season. Rolando only appeared seven times [.

Local Lad – I Can Achieve Everything I Want To At Newcastle

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Jack Colback had a fiery baptism at Newcastle in his first seasonathis home town club it started off badly under Alan Pardew without a win in the first seven games, but then we got ourselves together, and won six games in a row and beat the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool at home and [...]

Newcastle After Top Holland International Striker

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Newcastle have been linked this year with 26 year-old Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost, and the Dutch striker made his International debut earlier this year, and had an incredible second half of the season with Wolfsburg to propel up the league table. Bas Dost Wolfsburg's 26 year-old striker Bas ended up scoring 20 goals for [.

Steve McClaren Can Shock Newcastle Fans Next Season

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Since Steve McClaren was fired byEngland in late 2007 after failing to qualify for the Euro 2008 Championship, it'sdifficult to say the former England manager has been too successful in club football. Steve's been hired and fired by two English clubs Nottingham Forest and Derby County and at Forest he lasted only four [.

My Dream Came True When I Joined Newcastle

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One of the real successes at Newcastle last season and there weren't many was 21 year-old Ayoze Perez who scored seven Premier League goals for us in what was supposed to be a seasonwith the Development squad. Ayoze finished second in our Man of the Match poll to Daryl Janmaat, who was another [...

Fans Think Steve McClaren A Step Up From Alan Pardew

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We must say that when we heard that Steve McClaren would get the head coach job at Newcastle, we didn't think Steve was much better than Alan pardew at all and may not be as good as Alan Pardew was at Newcastle, even though Pardew wasn't a big favorite with the Newcastle fans. Steve [...]

Shearer Decides Where He Wants His Statue – Plus Goals Video

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It should take about another six months until Newcastle legend Alan Shearer's statue is ready and will be placed somewhere at St. James' Park, and Alan has today said where he'd like to have it placed. Alan Shearer he just scored another one Then the question is where it should be located in the [.

We May Not Have A Good Team But This Is Great

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Newcastle may not have a good team these days but St. James' Park and the pitch arebothtop class, and the ground looks just fantastic when the Newcastle games are shown on TV so hey that's something to be happy about. St. James' Park ready to be reseeded And at the moment the [...]

Poll – Is Steve McClaren A Better Coach Than Alan Pardew?

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Alan Pardew was not popular at Newcastle, although in his first eighteen months on board he did well when in the summer of 2012 after his first full season in charge we finished 5th top and he looked a top coach for Newcastleandcertainly shocked us in that first one and a half years. Steve [...

Newcastle’s Transfer Hopes Diminishing

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When Newcastle were losing game in March and April in fact losing every game we played John Carver put it out that he had seen the players Newcastle were going after this summer and they were very good. But there is a huge differencewhat your targets are and who you can get into [...]

Newcastle’s Top Transfer Target In Big Demand

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Maybe the best chance we have of getting a decent striker through the door this summer is QPR's Charlie Austin, although there will be a number of top clubs after the Hungerford-born player, who hit 18 Premier League goals in 35 appearances for a struggling QPR side last season. Charlie Austin top target this [.

Newcastle Still Not Showing The Ambition Promised

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The majority of Newcastle fans were upbeat after Mike Ashley's Sky Sports interview given one hour before our last crucial game of the season against the Hammers, when the Billionaire owner said he would notbe selling the club at any price, and that he now wanted to win something at Newcastle. Surprise, surprise.

Three Newcastle Players In England U18 Squad

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Adam Armstrong is training with the England U18 side for two games with Russia next week, and the 18 year-old Newcastle lad has againbeen named as captain by manager Neil Dewsnip,with regular skipper Ryan Ledson of Everton out injured. Adam Armstrong in England's colors Two other Newcastle players, goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and Daniel Barlaser, who [.

Three Frenchmen To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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It's a good question as to which players will be leaving the club this summer, since we need a bigger squad than we had last season, if only to be able to get past all the injuries we seem to pick up every season. And since John Carver kept saying there were players not good [...]

Steve McClaren Changes His Mind On Newcastle

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There's news in the Northern Echo today that Steve McClaren has told Newcastle United that in fact he would like to take over the head coach at Newcastle United this summer, and that comes after he has twice said this year that he had no interest in joining Newcastle, although to be fair to Steve, [.

Former Star Explains Why Top Managers Shunned Newcastle

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If a person is to be judged on his results then you have to let him do the job his way and he can then either sink or swim on the results he gets. But as a football manager if you don;t get a say on who comes into the club during the transfer [...]

Newcastle’s Pre-Season Fixtures – Early Morning Viewing

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Newcastle United have released their eight game pre-season schedule today and it includes three game in the US in Milwaukee, Sacramento and Portland. Milwaukee is on central time in the US which is six hours behind UK time, and Sacramento and Portland are in California which is on Pacific Time and eight hours [.

This Is The Man Running Newcastle These Days

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70 year-old Graham Carr was hiredat Newcastle in February of 2010, when we were still in the Championship, and since then Graham has been the Chief Scout at Newcastle and has brought in some good players such as Cheick Tiote, Demba Ba, Yohan Cabaye, Papiss Cisse, Davide Santon, Mathieu Debuchy and Moussa Sissoko, along with [.

McClaren Should Be Able To Achieve This At Newcastle

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While John Carver would have you believe it was the players who were almosttotally responsible for the club getting one point in ten games towards the end of the season, before we woke up and saved ourselves in that last game against West Ham by winning it for our first win in more than twelve [...

Newcastle Have Good Chance Of Signing This Striker

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30 year-old Hull City striker Dame N'Doye has apparently been talking to Senegal International team-mate Papiss Cisseabout a move to Newcastle, and it seems the Senegal striker could still make the switch to Tyneside this summer. Dame N'Doye in final game against Manchester United The reports over the last few days have suggested he [.

John Carver To Act As Adviser To McClaren

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Steve McClaren is almost certain to be named the new head coach at Newcastle next week when he returns from his summer vacation, and that will signal no change to the coaching staff, with John Carver probably remaining as assistant manager, with the rest of the coaching staff of Steve Stone, Andy Woodman, Peter Beardsley [.

McClaren Already Having Negative Influence On Transfers

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Newcastle need to bring in a number of new players this summer, and once Steve McClaren is appointed as the new head coach early next week, those transfer negotiations will be restartedin earnest, and it's Lee Charnley's job to get in the (six?) new players as soon as possible, so that they are available when [.

Here’s Something Good About Steve McClaren

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Steve McClaren was fired from the England manager job in late 2007, when England failed to qualify for the 2008Euros and that was the first timeEngland in 24 years had not qualified for the European Championships, and it brought to an end the shortest stint of any England manager just 18 games in 16 [.

National Manager Disappointed With Newcastle Forward

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Haris Vuckic had a very good loan spell at Rangers FC since January, although Newcastle could have done with his goal-scoring in the Premier League as we weakened the squad further in January and only just survived in the Premier league on the last day of theseason. We have yet to hear an explanation from [.

Newcastle Must Improve In This Area For Future Success

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Newcastle are still looking for top young players in Europe and one youngster who is attracting the interest of Newcastle is 16-year-old striker Callum Douglas, who was raised in the north-east and like many great players started his youth career at Wallsend Boys Club. The Newcastle Youth Academy and the Development squad are areas of [.

Newcastle May Change Their Policy To Sign This Player

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29 year-old Andre-Pierre Gignac has tuned down a move to Russian side Dynamo Moscow, and that gives some hope to Newcastle United who have been interestedin the French International striker for a number of years now. Andre-Pierre Gignac Newcastle interested Gignac will become a free agent in the summer after spending five years at [.

Newcastle Linked With Bundesliga Center-Back

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23 year-old Schalke 04 defender Joel Matip has just one year left on his contract, and the 6'4″player could be offered to Newcastle according to the Chronicle, to shore up what was a very leaky defense last term, when we conceded 63 goals second only to QPR's 73 goals conceded in the Premier League last [.

McClaren Appointment – Where’s The Ambition In That?

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We thought the Mike Ashley interview an hour before the game with West Ham 10 days ago was a big surprise, and it seemed strange that he gave his first interview in eight years he has been the Newcastle owner just one hour before a game that could have seen us relegated back into the [...]

I Don’t Blame The Fans – I Blame The Players

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Paul Dummett has told some home truths in the interview he has given in the Chronicle today and like the rest of us, he's happy and even upbeat because we just managed to avoid relegation. If we had gone down things right now would have beenalmost unbearable let's change that it would have [...]

Lee Charnley Has Much To Explain To The Fans Forum

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From what we've written over the last few months you may get the idea that we think the Managing Director's job is way over the head of a certain LeeCharnley, and you'd be right about that. We haven't got anything against Leepersonally or anything like that, but it's just on a professional basis,the way he's [.

Newcastle Receive Big Money From Premier League

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Newcastle received £77,835,102 (approximately) from the Premier League for last season, and although we finished in 15th place in the Premier League, that figure is the 11th highest amount given out by the Premier League, and only about £2M less than we received last year when we were 10th. Here is the full official list [.

Newcastle To Play In Milwaukee, Sacramento And Portland

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Newcastle United have today confirmed three game in a US Tour that takes them to Milwaukee in the far north of the country on Lake Michigan and then west to Sacramento, the capital of California, and then north on the west coast up to Portland in Oregon. Here is map showing the three places Newcastle [.

It’s Stunning What Newcastle Are About To Do

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It's really hard to believe what Newcastle United are about to do especially after we were almost relegated for the second time in three seasons and even though some very good coaches available it seems that the staid minds running Newcastlewill keep with their first choice after Alan Pardew left the club in [.

Newcastle Have Good Chance Of Signing England International

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Manchester City defender Micah Richards who turns 27 later this month was on loan at Serie A club Fiorentina last season and his contract at City will run out at the end of June when he will become a free agent and Newcastle are still interested in signing the 13 times capped England International. Micah [.

It’s Either McClaren Or Carver For Head Coach – No Real Change

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This could turn out to be a very bad week for Newcastle United as it appears that the club want sot stick with their failed stricture and system and Patrick Vieira is out of the running presumably because for one thing he would want more control in who comes into the club. John Carver [...]

Defender, Midfielder And Striker Reported As Targets

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According to a report in the Daily Mail, Newcastle are after Marseilles midfielder Florian Thauvin, Hull City center-back James Chester, and young Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford this summer. Peter Bamford 21 year-old Chelsea striker That wouldn't be too much of a surprise if we do try to bring those three players in, although we'd [.

This Newcastle Appointment Could Be A Master Stroke

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If the news is to be believed this week, the two top candidates for the Newcastle head coach position to be announced later this week areSteve McClaren and Patrick Vieira. One of those candidates is very much wanted by Newcastle fans and the other is very much not wanted by Newcastle fans. Have [..

Report Patrick Vieira To Turn Down Newcastle

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There are reports today that Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce want Manchester City U21 coach Patrick Vieira as their new Technical Director, and they have suddenly emerged as rivals for the former Arsenal great who is supposed to be interviewed this week for the Newcastle head coach job. Patrick Vieira approached by Turkish side Fenerbehce [.

Newcastle Midfielder Now Wants To Join Chelsea

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Moussa Sissoko seems to be at it again, and trying to drum up some interest in him from some big clubs, presumably so they will come in and sign him from Newcastle United. In the past he's said he just couldn't resist the chance to go to PSG his home town club if [...]

Newcastle Has Changed My Life – I’m Very Happy – Video

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Young Ayoze Perez is already a very popular player at Newcastle, and that's no wonder because he seems to just love it on Tyneside, and he's given another interview in which he says Newcastle has changed his life, and that he's very happy at the club, and doesn't want to leave. Perez scores world-class goal [.

There’s Strong Internal Support For McClaren At Newcastle

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The Guardian is reporting there is till strong internal support for Steve McClaren at Newcastle, and we assume that's coming from Chief Scout (Director of Football?) Graham Carr, who knows Steve well and has pushing for him to get the job this year since Alan Pardew left the club. Steve McClaren strong internal [.

Vieira Appointment Good For Newcastle’s French Players

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We've said it before that if Patrick Vieira is appointed as the new Newcastle head coach, he could get the very best out of the many French players still at Newcastle and not many of them had good seasons last term especially under John Carver. Moussa Sissoko heading home against West Ham Moussa [.

It’s Time For Newcastle To Get Their Act Together

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The news is coming through that Ryan Taylor and Jonas Gutierrez were informed their contracts were not being renewed by a phone call from interim coach John Carver. John Carver spoke to Ryan first, and then asked him to pass his cell phone to Jonas so he could tell the Argentinehis contract wasn't being [.

Newcastle To Play In The Beer Capital Of The World

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There's some news coming through from the Milwaukee Brewers that Newcastle will be playing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on July 14th andit looks lie it's a game against Atlas FC a Mexican side. The news was sent out on the Brewers Twitter feed. Miller Park home of the Brewers There's nothing yet from Newcastle [.

It’s Vieira, McClaren Or Garde As The New Head Coach

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The Chronicle are reporting today that the final three for the Newcastle head coach positionare Patrick Vieira, Steve McClaren and Remi Garde, and presumably all three will have interviews this week, and it's then up to Lee Charnley to choose the successor to Alan Pardew, who left (very) quickly after the home game against Everton [.

Vieira Could Get One Of The Top Jobs In Football

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Patrick Vieira is 5/6 odds-on favorite on SkyBet to be appointed to the Newcastle United head coach position later this week, with Steve McClaren also up there at 6-4, but third favorite Frenchman Remi Garde is back at 10/1, and Michael Laudrup is 12/1. It's much the same kind of odds at the other betting [.

Newcastle Interested in Signing Saido Berahino

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There's a report out in the Sun today that Newcastle are interested in 21 year-old West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, although his fee is likely to be very high, and some top clubs like Manchester City are also interested in signing the 13 times cappedEngland U21 player who has scored a good 10 [.

Bernard Upbeat On Newcastle – But BIg Money Needed

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Former Newcastle full back Olivier Bernard was interviewed in the Chronicle yesterday, and Olivier commented on Newcastle's pursuit of Manchester City coach Patrick Vieira, and certainly Olivier seems very keen on the club signing the 38 year-old Frenchman, and thinks he can even bring success to Tyneside.

Massive Support From Newcastle Fans For Vieira – Poll Results

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We are trying to gauge the support Patrick Vieira has over Steve McClaren with the Newcastle fans and initial results about 2,000 votes are in at the time of writing is massive support for the 38 year-old Frenchman. Patrick Vieira in with a chance of Newcastle job There's one vote per reader, [..