Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2018

One Striker Who’s Available And Newcastle Can Still Sign

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Newcastle are desperately looking to bring in a striker in the 26 hours left in this transfer window.

Another Transfer Target Not Coming To Newcastle This Month

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There is breaking news that Manchester City will not allow their 26-year-old central defender Eliaquim Mangala leave this month, according to manager Pep Guardiola. There was news yesterday and even today that [...]

Rafa Confident Newcastle Can Get Players In Before Tomorrow Night

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Rafa Benitez has given his press conference this afternoon for the crucial game at home to Burnley tomorrow night. And Rafa still seems confident Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley can bring in [...]

Newcastle On Brink Of Signing 26-Year-Old French International

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The Mirror are reporting that Manchester City will be willing to send Eliaquim Mangala to Newcastle on loan after they have signed Athletic Bilbao defender and former French U21 International Aymeric Laporte. [...]

Newcastle Now In Desperate Late Seach For A Striker

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Newcastle have so far failed to sign the striker we desperately need to get in before tomorrow night at 11:00 pm, when the transfer window slams shut. We missed out yesterday on [...]

Rafa Talks About The Forgotten Man At Newcastle

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It looks like AleksandarMitrovic will be staying at Newcastle after all, with no bidsof around £15M coming in for him and Newcastleleaving it very late to sign a new striker. In fact, [...]

Strikers We Can Still Sign To End Newcastle’s Gross Incompetence This Month

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With the time it takes for Newcastle to do any transfer deal (usually weeks or even months) it's doubtful we will be able to get a good striker in before tomorrow night [...]

Report – Benitez Furious Over Late Change Of Mind By Daniel Sturridge

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The Mail are reporting today that Newcastle and Rafa Benitez are furious after they thought they had a loan deal all tied up for Daniel Sturridge yesterday. We had agreed terms with [...]

This Has To Be The Last Straw With Mike Ashley At Newcastle – Fans Are Furious

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It seems that Newcastle are again in an almighty mess after Rafa Benitez has relied on Mike Ashley to bring in players to the club this month. But we have today missed [...]

Sturridge Chooses West Brom Over Newcastle For Loan Move

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Sky Sports are reporting that it lookslike Daniel Sturridge will help West Bromsurvive in the Premier League this season and not Newcastle as he has chosen to go on loan to West [...]

Here’s Our Man Of The Match Against Chelsea – Back To Form?

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Not many players had good games on Sundayat Stamford Bridge when we were beaten3-0 by Chelseaand so exit the FA Cup at the secondhurdle (4th round). We played well in the first [...]

Kenedy – The City Is Beautiful – Rafa is Excellent Coach – I’ll Do My Best

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New signing Kenedy has given a press conference today at the Benton training grounds and one reason he says he wanted to come to Newcastle was that Rafa Benitez is the manager. [...]

Things Not Looking Good – This Striker Could Be A Huge Risk At Newcastle

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There are just over two days to go in the January transfer window, and Newcastle haven't yet signed the biggest priority in this window a proven goalscorer. And it's not clear [...]

Ashley Goes Further Down Rafa’s List Of Strikers – Finds One For £10M

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The Mail are reporting today that Newcastle have made an inquiry for Viktoria Plzen's £10M-rated striker Michael Krmencik. It seems Newcastle have been put off by the asking price of £20M Feyenoord [...]

Update On Newcastle Takeover – Potentially Positive News

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The Chronicle has a piece out today on what's happening on the takeover and compared to the last three months of last year it's not much. Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners Group [...]

Newcastle To Get Two More Players Through The Door This Week

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It looks like Newcastle are unwilling to break their transfer record and bring in 27-year-old striker Nicolai Jorgensen from Feyenoord for £20M. The Mail are reporting Newcastle have made an inquiry for [...]

Benitez Reveals His Priorities Before Wednesday Night

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Rafa Benitez will have his hands full these next three days preparing the team for what is a crucial home league game on Wednesday night against Burnley. We were well beaten 3-0 [...]

Rafa Deftly Explains Exactly What Happened Today – After A Good First 30 Minutes

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We like the way Rafa Benitez win,lose or draw after the game gives his analysis of what happenedin the game. Today we were holding our own and wereon top when Chelseamade a [...]

Rafa Asked If He Will Stay At Newcastle If No More Signings This Month

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Newcastle were no match for Chelsea today especially in the second half after they had gone 2-0 up in the first half with two breakaway goals. Both goals were scored by the [...]

Newcastle Linked With Talented 21-Year-Old Striker – Replacement For Jorgensen?

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Kelechi Iheanacho was transferred from Manchester City to Leicester City on a five-year contract last August for a reported £25M fee. But he hasn't seen much playing time with Jamie Vardy being [...]

Tell Us Who Our Best Player Was At Chelsea – Ashley Must Buy Before Wednesday

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We didn't really expect to win at Chelsea, and we didn't. Newcastle played decent football in the first half, and we were well organized, but a second Batshuayi goal one minute before [...]

Newcastle No Match For Chelsea As Batshuayi Gets First Half Brace

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Newcastlewere in thisgame until justbefore halftime when Newcastle target Batshuayi got his secondgoal via a massive deflection off Lascelles who had tried to block the shot. The first goal had come out [...]

Newcastle Seem To Have Given Up On Jorgensen – Too Expensive?

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Feyenoord gaveNewcastle almost an ultimatum yesterday and wanted the Tyneside club to buy Jorgensen quickly so they can concentrateon a game against PSV on deadline day this Wednesday. But Jorgensen is [...]

Haidara And Saivet Start At Stamford Bridge For Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has just named his side for this afternoon's 4th round FA Cup tie at Chelsea. Rafa has made a couple of surprise selections with both Sadio Haidara and Henri Saivet [...]

With Three Days Left In Window – Newcastle May Switch To Brazilian Striker

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The Sun are reporting today that Newcastle want to sign 24-year-old striker Luan. Newcastle are said to be in with a definite chance of signing the Brazilian International after his sparkling displays [...]

Report – Newcastle Want To Sign 24-Year-Old MLS Winger This Week

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The Star is reporting that Newcastle are interested in signing Jack Harrison of New York City FC. Jack was born in Stoke on Trent, and the 21-year-old moved to the states as [...]

Rafa – I Love The City, Fans, Everything About Newcastle – Really Pleased To Be Here

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Rafa has given an interview with the local press today and he says he has told owner Mike Ashley what he thinks about a contract extension, and he says Mike now knows [...]

Frustrated Fans Have Their Say On New Arrivals – Or Lack Thereof

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Newcastle are giving a decent demonstration this month of how they are unable to make decisions in the transfer market, and why it takes us weeks and often months to sign one [...]

Feyenoord Tired Of Indecision – Want Jorgensen Deal Done Soon – Or Not At All

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The Chronicle are reporting that Newcastle will soon get a deadline date to sign Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen or else he willnot be sold this month. Newcastle's second bid was £15M for [...]

Rafa Close To Signing One Of These Two Goalkeepers Next Week

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News outlet Sport in Spain are reporting that Newcastle are interested in signing Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez. The 23-year-old former Spanish U21 goalkeeper is reported to be leaving the Spanish club. Lopes' [...]

Hesitating To Sign Striker Target Is A Huge Risk For Newcastle

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Just what we didn't want to hear is what the Chronicle are reporting today that Feyenoord boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst is expecting Newcastle's pursuit of Danish striker Nicolai Jorgensen to go to [...]

Rafa Motivated By The Challenge At Newcastle And Coaching “Lesser” Players

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We have already taken two excerpts from Rafa's extended interview last week with France Football. The outlet was intrigued why Rafa had chosen Newcastle United and not a more prosperous and more [...]

Rafa Still Confident Ashley Can Get Players In This Month

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Benitez is now relying on Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley to bring in some additional players before next Wednesday evening. Rafa is confident he will have at least one new player before [...]

Newcastle Could Still Spring A Surpise At Chelsea On Sunday

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There's no doubt that Chelsea will be favorites to beat us at Stamford Bridge, like they did in the league on December 2ndwhenwe lost 3-1. Newcastlewill not fieldtheir strongest side for this [...]

Newcastle United Foundation’s Zip Slide Across St. James’ Park – Sign Up!

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We are big supporters of the Newcastle United Foundation. And we want to help get the word out of a Zip Slide across St. James' Park whichwill take place on Saturday 17th [...]

Alan Shearer – More Players Needed At Newcastle – Magpies Have Opportunity At Chelsea

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Newcastle will face Chelsea on Sunday afternoon with a 1:30 pm kick-off time and maybe we will have signed Nicolai Jorgensen by then so we at least have one striker to [...]

This Is What Rafa Has Said About Newcastle’s Transfer Situation

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Raf has given his press conference this afternoon for Sunday's FA Cup fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge which has a 1:30 pm kickoff time. The manager was asked about the transfer [...]

Only One Injury To Report – Rafa Will Use These Players On Sunday

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Rafa did talk about the Chelsea game at his news conference this afternoon although most reporters were keen to find out more about was happening on the transfer front. He will use [...]

Good News On The Transfer Front As Newcastle About To Break Transfer Record

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There is some good news being reported today in the Sun. And even though Newcastle's second bid for Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen has been turned down, Newcastle hope to complete an£18M deal [...]

Newcastle’s Second Bid Still Short Of Asking Price For Striker

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You cannot blame Newcastle for trying to get a good deal on a player, but under Mike Ashley, we have taken this to a new art form. That's one reason we cannot [...]

Newcastle Could Now Miss Out On Jorgensen

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Newcastle's second bid for Nicolai Jorgensen took over a week to put together and was immediately rejected by his Feyenoord club. Out first bid was reported to be £14M, but Feyenoord want [...]

Newcastle Fans Frustrated – Fume At Lack Of Transfers – Ashley The Target

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Newcastle are engaged in a long drawn out bid to sign one of their transfer targets this month. So what's new? Mike Ashley is trying to get a good deal for Nicolai [...]

Rafa – People Live For Their Club At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has given a lengthy interview with France Football where he is asked several things principally related to his present club Newcastle United. We have to remember that Rafa is [...]

Rafa – Without A Doubt I’m A Better Coach Having Managed Newcastle In The Championship

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Rafa Benitez is the Newcastle manager and is known throughout theworldof football and he has given a long interview in France Football. The questions are mainly centered around him nowmanagingNewcastle, which is [...]

Newcastle Dithering Again – Still Need A Striker, Goalkeeper, And Midfielder Signed

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It was good that Rafa finally got Kenedy into the fold after the manager had been after him since last summer on a loan spell. When Kenedy played so well in the [...]

Newcastle Interested In Talented Spanish U21 Central Midfielder

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Spanishoutlet El Confidencialis reporting that Newcastlehave sent scouts regularly this season to watch Real Betis youngster Fabian Ruiz. Ruiz has played for the Spanish U21 side, and while he usually plays in [...]

Mike Ashley Remains Shocked By The Business Of Football – He Doesn’t Fully Understand

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The Mail's chief football correspondent Martin Samuel has had a chance meeting with Newcastle owner in the directors' box at Watford's Vicarage Road. During their chance meeting, Ashley explained how he didn't [...]

Newcastle Expected To Make An Improved Bid For Jorgensen

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There seems to have been little movementat Newcastleyesterday on whether they should bid £20M for 27-year-old Danish International striker Nicolai Jorgensen. Newcastle have bid £14M for the Feyenoord striker, but his club [...]

Can Newcastle Reach The 5th Round Of The FA Cup?

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Newcastle will play at Chelsea on Sunday afternoon (1:30 pm kickoff) in the 4th round of the FA Cup and we have to hope that by then we have at least one [...]

This Striker Not Coming To Newcastle – Strike Him Off The List

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News today in the Mail that Leicester City striker Islam Slimani will likely be joining Monaco this month on loan. That seems to rule out any chance Newcastle have of signing the [...]

This Striker Would Be A Better Bet Than Danish International

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Newcastle are being told they will have to pay around £20M for Danishstriker Nicolai Jorgensen and they are having second thoughts about the deal. And there is news in the Mail today [...]

Newcastle Could Back Out Of Striker Deal – Transfer Fee Too High – So What’s New?

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It's the same old same old. It's Deja vu all over again. Reports today that Newcastle are hesitating about paying the going rate to get 27-year-old Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen through the [...]

Newcastle Could Surprisingly Be In Driver’s Seat To Sign 27-Year-Old Star

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It would appear if any club is to sign 27-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward Andre Schurrle on loan, it could be Newcastle. Dortmund want to loan their forward out for the next 18 [...]

Sky Sports Reveal One Striker Newcastle Are Really After

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Sky Sports are reporting that Newcastle have had a bid turned down for Feyenoord's Danish International striker Nicolai Jorgensen. When Everton wereafter the 6ft 3ins striker in the summer, he was rated [...]

Newcastle Shouldn’t Risk Allowing Player To Move To Relegation Rival

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Brighton manager Chris Hughton is interested in taking Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to the south coast, but Brighton's first offer for the Serbian striker has been turned down by Newcastle. It remains [...]

Newcastle Switch Their Attention To Second German Forward – A Young Miroslav Klose

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There's news in German magazine Bild today that Newcastle are interested in signing 23-year-old German forward Davie Selke who plays for Hertha Berlin. The forward has played for all the German youth [...]

Breakthrough – It’s Great To Welcome Kenedy To Newcastle

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Newcastle United have announced our first signing of the January transfer window (it's now January 23rd but better late than never), and it's the arrival of Chelsea player Kenedy on loan [...]

Fans Have Their Say On Imminent Arrival Of Kenedy On Loan

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He's a player Rafa has wanted at Newcastle on loan since last summer but it seems that 21 year-old Kenedy is highly regarded at the London club and there will be no [...]

Manager Breaks His Silence On Kenedy Loan

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Once Kenedy passes his medical at Newcastle and maybe that will be until tomorrow we should have the 21-year-old in on loan for the rest of the season. And Kenedy will be [...]

Kenedy Arrives In Newcastle Last Night For His Medical – Picture

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Somegood news being reported that Chelsea's Brazilian left-sided player Kenedy arrived in Newcastle last night to undergo his medical before he signs on loan for the rest of the season. That's good [...]

Rafa Told To Splash The Cash – Striker Kevin Gameiro A Target

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There's a report in the Star today that Rafa Benitez has been given the green light by Mike Ashley to spend big in this January transfer window. That's not too different from [...]

So That’s What’s Wrong With This Budding Star Player

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Our Spanish U21 star Mikel Merino has revealed he is still recovering from his back injury and is still not 100% fit. That explains why he hasn't played in the Newcastle first [...]

Things Getting A Little Uncomfortable For Newcastle

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In the last two days, two teams below us in the league table have gained points on Newcastle. Southampton picked up a point by drawing 1-1 at home to Tottenham Hotspur on [...]

Newcastle Could Leverage Selling Star Player To Get Striker In

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The Express are reporting the potential deal of Newcastle allowing Jonjo Shelvey to move to West Ham is edging closer and that the deal could still happen this month. But Rafa would [...]

Newcastle Out Of The Deloitte Money League – But Can Double Revenues This Season

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Newcastle dropped out of the top 30 of the biggest revenue earners in football because last season we were in the Championship. And we didn't get the full first-year payment of the [...]

Report – Newcastle Interested In 27-Year-Old £8M Rated Brazilian Right-Back

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Newcastle in the last few days have been linked with a lot of players in different positions, and while obviously, they will not all arrive at Newcastle this month it does give [...]

Newcastle Linked With Two Strikers – Mike Ashley Involved With Transfers

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The last time we had Mike Ashley actively involved in trying to bring new players into the club was in January 2013, and he was able to bring in four players. That [...]

Sky Sports – Rafa’s Quest To Land This Player On Loan Now Very Likely

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There has been some upbeat news today about Newcastle being able to bring 21-year-old Brazilian left-sidedplayer Kenedy to Newcastle on loan this month. Chelsea are very close to signing left-back Emerson Palmieri [...]

Mike Ashley Has Chosen The Exact Wrong Time To Do This

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There have been several reports that Mike Ashley would like to extend Rafa's contract to keep him on Tyneside past the 18 months he still has left on his current contract. This [...]

Rafa Benitez – This Is A Very Important Transfer Week For Us

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There are only 9 days left in this transfer window, and Newcastle still haven't bought any players to improve the quality of the side. That's what Rafa Benitez wanted to do, and [...]

Our Man Of The Match Can Become A Future Star Player

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Jacob Murphyhad an excellent second half on Saturday and scored a goal that showed his talent when he deftly chipped the ball over the goalkeeper and into the back of the net. [...]

Newcastle Linked With Loan Deal For Outstanding International Forward

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The Mail is reporting that Newcastle are considering making a loan move for Borussia Dortmund forward Andre Schurrle this January since the player has been made available for a loan move. The [...]

This Player Could Be A Decent Alternative To Chelsea’s Kenedy

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The Mirror are reporting that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has given the OK to manager Rafa Benitez to try to sign 24-year-old Bristol City left-back Joe Bryan. The report mentions that two [...]

Amanda Staveley’s Exclusive New Interview – Explains Why Buying A Football Club Is Complicated

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Ms. Amanda Staveley and her husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi have given an exclusive interview in the Dubai based National newspaper from London, where PCP has an office on Park Lane. Ms. Staveley talks [...]

Rafa Keen To Get These Two Players To Newcastle This Week – Before Chelsea Game

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The Chronicle are reporting today that Rafa Benitez will make progress on the transfer front this week. Newcastlehave recently contacted several players they will try to sign on loan or permanently [...]

Rafa Benitez And Massive Newcastle Are Missing The X Factor

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Frank Lampard played under Rafa Benitez at Chelsea when Rafa was there from late 2012 through the summer of 2013 as "interim" manager. That's when he won the Europa League for the [...]

Newcastle Slip Further Into Relegation Trouble – But Some Positives After 3-1 Defeat

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It was Newcastle's first defeat of 2018, but the gulf in class between league leaders Manchester City and Newcastle showed through at the Etihad yesterday. We thought the lads did well and [...]

Manchester City 3 Newcastle 1 – Goals And Highlights – Video

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Here are the highlights from yesterday's game at the Etihad which we lost 3-1. But better things are aheadfor Newcastle. There's some hope in that statement. Comments welcome.

Some Good Performances From Our Players Yesterday – Who Was The Best?

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We didn't expect to get anythingout of the game yesterday at the Etihad Stadium, although some of us were still hoping for a miracle, and we should get too down that we [...]

PCP Want Newcastle Even If Relegated – But Will Ashley Now Refuse To Sell To Staveley?

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There was an interesting article in the Dubai-based National newspaperon Friday which said that PCP Capital Partners would be interested in buying Newcastleuntil at least the summer. They are keenly interested in [...]

Mike Ashley Tells Benitez He Can Spend Whatever’s Necessary To Avoid Relegation

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It seems like since Mike Ashley has called off negotiations with Amanda Staveley and her PCP Partners Group, he has done a complete turnaround on transfers this month. The Mirror is reporting [...]

Mike Ashley – No Proof Amanda Staveley Has The Money To Buy Newcastle

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There's a good report in the Mirror today that quotes that Mike Ashley's (very) famous "source", is telling the Mirror there is no proof that Amanda Staveley has the funds to buy [...]

Rafa Benitez Talks Transfers – Bringing Players In After City Defeat

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After the 3-1 defeat at the Etihad stadium yesterday Rafa was still fairly upbeat with his team's performance. There's one big thing difference with this team than the one led by Steve [...]

Shearer Blasts Miser Mike Ashley – Explains Why Fans Want New Owner

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Newcastle legend Alan Shearer explained on BBC One Match of the Day last night whyNewcastle fans are desperate for a change of ownership. Mike Ashley has been unwilling to spend big money [...]

Surprise Team Selection – Manquillo Comes In for Yedlin – Ritchie And Perez Dropped

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Rafa Benitez has named the side to start against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon in the late kick-off game. Here's the side that Rafa announced: TEAM NEWS: Here's how [...]

Newcastle Have £8.8M Bid For Juventus Defender Rejected

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Italian website Calcio Mercato are reporting today that Newcastle have had a bid of around €10m (£8.8M) rejected for 20-year-old right back Pol Lirola. Lirola is from Juventus but is on loan [...]

Newcastle Mean Business – Bid £16M For Central Midfielder – Close To Asking Price

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It looks like Mike Ashley is willing to buy some players for Newcastle on a permanent basis this month but time is running out with the window closing a week on [...]

Rafa Now Surprisingly Upbeat On Transfer Window – Money Is Available

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Rafa Benitez had hoped to have all his players in by today, January 20th but he has been able to get not one player through the door, and it's not for want [...]

Benitez Gives Update On Kenedy – Says Newcastle Must Compete In Premier League

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With Kenedy of Chelsea having an excellent game on Wednesday night in the FA Cup 3rd round replay against Norwich, we don't think we will see the player coming to Newcastle on [...]

Fans Have Their Say On Today’s Tough Game – And Vent About Owner Mike Ashley

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Newcastle fans are hoping for the best at Manchester City today and three in four fans in our poll think we will lose this game. We will likely set up the same [...]

Amanda Staveley’s Husband Still Keen – We’d Love To Buy Newcastle

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Former investment banker Mehrdad Ghodoussi is Iranian-born and a PCP Capital Managing Partner; he has been married to Amanda Staveley since 2011. There was a piece in the National in Dubai yesterday [...]

Newcastle’s Predicted Team For Manchester City

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Newcastle will try to defend well tomorrow at the Etihad Stadium and maybe we can the point we almost got when the league leaders beat us 1-0 at St. James' Park in [...]

Rafa Praises Fans – But Nothing Imminent On Transfer Front

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Rafa Benitez was straight forward in his press conference today and told the press that Mike Ashley told him two to three weeks ago that PCP Partners would not be buying Newcastle [...]

Rafa Talks About Takeover – It Will Not Go Through – Has Positive Transfer Talks With Ashley

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Rafa has given his press conference and he revealed Mike Ashley told him two to three weeks ago that the attempted takeover by Amanda Staveley would not go through. Rafa has also [...]

Staveley Likely Will Buy Newcastle When Club Safe From Relegation

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With all the various reports on the takeoverover the last couple of days, things are in a confused state to say the least, but it could be that Amanda Staveley will buy [...]

Amanda Staveley – I Want To Buy Newcastle And Then Invest £200M In The Club

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The takeover media reports involving the failed bid of PCP Capital Partners continue today with Amanda Staveley having been interviewedin the Times by George Caulkin in an exclusive. Amanda tries to put [...]

Report – Ms. Staveley Bid £250M For Newcastle With No Clauses

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Amanda Staveley has said in her exclusive interview with George Caulkin in the Times that she made three offers for the club in November. The final one of those is the one [...]

AshleyOut Group Issues Second Powerful Statement To Ashley In As Many Days

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There is new news in the media this morning about what Amanda Staveleyhas bid for Newcastle, and shesays she made three bids for the club in November and the latest one [...]

Rafa And The Passionate Fans Are Vitally Important To Staveley’s “Project”

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Amanda Staveley has countered Mike Ashley's statement yesterday in the media via her own exclusive interview today with well-respected George Caulkin of the Times. She details three bids she has made for [...]

Watch Mike Merino Training (Dancing?) At Choppington Primary School

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Mikel Merino visited Choppington Primary School for the Super Movers campaign, sponsored by the Newcastle United Foundation yesterday. It's terrific to see players like Merino supporting this kind of thing in the [...]

Rafa Still Pursuing Various Strikers To Bring In On Loan

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Sky Sports is reporting that Rafa Benitez is still tracking three strikers one of which he will hopefully sign on loan this month. They are Daniel Sturridge and Danny Ings from [...]

Rafa Benitez Personally Involved In €6M Bid To Sign Transfer Target

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Rafael Benitez has not given up on trying to sign Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, even though there were earlier reports this week the loan deal was off. Italian publication Tutto Mercato [...]

Conflicting Media Reports Add To The Confusion Surrounding Staveley Takeover

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We have learned today from a piece in the Guardian by David Conn that the investors funding most of Amanda Staveley's £250M bid for Newcastle were the wealthy Reuben family of London. [...]

Report – Amanda Staveley’s Surprising Investors Revealed – Two Brothers

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We were led to believe that because Amanda Staveley was situated in the Middle East and knew lots of wealthy middle-east investors that those interested in buying Newcastle were from that region. [...]

The AshleyOut Group Issue Excellent Statement – Why Ashley Must Go

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The AshleyOut group have sent a statement to the Chronicleabout the failed takeover attemptby Ms. Amanda Staveley. It'son behalfof the (very) long-suffering fans and why Ashley's time must be upatNewcastle if we [...]

Report – Zero Transfer Funds For Rafa – Swap Deal Could Be Dangerous For Newcastle

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There's a report in the Northern Echo that Rafa Benitez is asking for real money from Mike Ashley so he can get some players into the club this month. That's a novel [...]

It’s Not Wise To Paint A Completely False Picture Of Mike Ashley

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Former Newcastle Director of Football Dennis Wise has become involved in the battle going on what again between Newcastle fans and Mike Ashley. The fans want Ashley out of the [...]

Rafa Will Only Stay At Newcastle If We Get A New Ambitious Owner

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Former Newcastle winger David Ginola has been speaking to TalkSport about whether Rafa will stay long term at Newcastle. Rafa's three-year contract runs out a year come June, but he will decide [...]

It’s Highly Unlikely Newcastle Will Be Sold Before May – Here’s What Could Happen

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It's now apparentthat Mike Ashley did not like the way the potential takeover was handled by Amanda Staveley and her PCP Capital Partners Group. And it seemed the news from two of [...]

Pundits Worried About Newcastle Relegation After Takeover Failure

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Rafa Benitez has to be worried now that the failed takeover and the club still up for sale will impact our players. Mike Ashley has managed to create this vast uncertainty by [...]

Here’s Some Potential Good News For Newcastle On The Transfer Front

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There's news in the London Evening Standard that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is interested in signing Brazilian left-back Emerson Palmieri, who Newcastle have been closely linked with over the last month or [...]

Amanda Staveley Devastated After Takeover Talks Are Called Off

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Amanda Staveley and PCP Capital Partners have hit back at Mike Ashley's claims the recent negotiations to buy the club that he called off yesterday have been a complete waste of time. [...]

So Where Do Newcastle Go From Here – Ashley Closer To Staying On As Owner

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The bad news last night was that Mike Ashley has ended negotiations with Amanda Staveleyand her group to buy Newcastle and it has left the club in limbo. And it's right in [...]

Two Things Troubling Newcastle Fans Today – Rafa Leaving And Ashley Staying

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There are at least acouple of things troubling Newcastle fans this morning. One is that with Mike Ashley has never treated Rafa Benitez like the world-class manager. and the owner is making [...]

Angry Fans Blame Owner As Ashley Ends Staveley Negotiations – Rafa Could Now Leave

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The distressing news that Mike Ashley has walked away from negotiations with Amanda Staveley and herPCP CapitalPartnersgrouphas caused Newcastle fans to flock once again to Twitter. There is no doubt who the [...]

Mike Ashley Walks Away From Amanda Staveley Negotiations – Deal Off

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This is really bad news if it is true the Mail and Mirror (and other papers) are reporting that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has walked away from takeover talks with Amanda [...]

Rafa Benitez After 27-Year-Old Accomplished International Central Midfielder

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There's a report in the Mail today that Newcastlemanager Rafa Benitezwants to sign 27-year-old central midfielder Papa Babou Ndiaye from Galatasaray. The 8 times capped Senegal International is said to have a [...]

Report – Rafa Puts The Record Straight On His Former Player

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Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo is reporting today the Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez does not intend to sign his former goalkeeper Pepe Reina from Napoli this month. Rafa is trying desperately to bring [...]

Report – Mike Ashley Sanctions The Signing Three New Players For Rafa In January

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Press Association Sport are reporting that the Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has been given the OK to sign up to three players in this January transfer window. The go-ahead has been given [...]

Reports Staveley Has Lodged New Offer Of Over £300M – But Fears Rafa Will Leave

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There's an exclusive report in the Star today (and one in the Express) that AmandaStaveley and Mike Ashley have had further talks and Ms. Staveley has tabled a new offer more than [...]

Fans Flock To Twitter After New Staveley Bid – Concerns Ashley Jeopardizing Club 

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Newcastle fans have flocked to Twitter on the news that Amanda Staveley has increased her offer to over 300M for the club. The reportsare in the Star and the Express two [...]

Rafa Benitez Close To First Signing Of The Month

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Having missed out quite a few targets already this month Rafa Benitez is now working on a deal to bring Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare to the club. It would be a [...]

Newcastle’s Appalling Record Since Finishing 5th In 2012

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If Newcastle fans feel this seasonis like dejavu all over again then they are right. When we look back on the Mike Ashley years at Newcastle, we have had just one good [...]

Rafa May See A Second Successive January Window With No Players Signed

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Rafa Benitez started a team on Saturday with players that were with us last season and formed the core of the team that got promoted last May. But we were not able [...]

Newcastle To Miss Out On Top Transfer Target – No Players Close To Being Signed

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Very disappointing news this Monday morning that Newcastle will probably miss out on getting Kenedy in on loan from Chelsea for the second transfer window running. The 21-year-old left-sided midfielder had looked [...]

Here’s Our Man Of The Match For Saturday

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Newcastle should have wrapped up the game on Saturday at home to Swansea in the first 30 minutes. But we were again woeful with our finishing and could only manage a 1-1 [...]

Fans Have Their Say On Newcastle’s Current Difficult Predicament

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It looks like Newcastle are in another serious relegation scrap with the distinct possibility we could be relegated for the third time in nine years under intransigentowner Mike Ashley. While nobody really [...]

Rafa Benitez Looking To Sign Pepe Reina As A Free Agent?

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Rafa would love to get Pepe Reina to Newcastlefor say two or three years so he can help steady the Newcastle defense. Another reason Rafa wants Pepe is he is a winner [...]

Newcastle Again Linked With Talented 23 Year-Old Left Back – But Only On Loan Deal

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez told reporters on Friday that he is looking to strengthen the squad in every single position that's a statement for the next two transfer windows we assume. [...]

Disappointing Newcastle Miss Big Opportunity – Lose Ground To Relegation Rivals

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For some reason Newcastle just don't look the part at home this season we seem to pay much better away from home. Newcastle could only draw 1-1 at home to bottom [...]

Alan Shearer So Disappointed – Newcastle Had Enough Chances To Win 3 Games

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Like most Newcastle fans, Alan Shearer was really disappointed with the 1-1 home draw against bottom of the league Swansea yesterday. It's what Alan had called a huge game for both teams [...]

Rafa Delivers Some Unsettling News On The Transfer Window

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It could have been so different yesterday if Newcastle had a striker who could take good chances to score. We could have scored some goals in that first half that would have [...]

Disappointed Fans Flood To Twitter To Vent Their Frustrations

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It was a game we had to win against a bottom of the league side at home and we couldn't do it. Once again we missed too many chances in the [...]

Newcastle Defender – Wants Good Run Started Soon – For The Fans

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If we had been beaten yesterday by Swansea, it would have been a disaster. As it turns out we drew 1-1 butin the firsthalf we were dominant and created some chances, but [...]

Sky Pundit – You’re Talking 52,000 Fans Every Week – And Newcastle Can’t Buy Anybody?

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Paul Merson predicted that Newcastle would beat Swansea on Saturday 2-0, so that was the kiss of death on the win right there.

Darlow, Shelvey, Diame, Gayle, And Perez All Start Against Swansea City

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Rafa Benitezhas just announced histeam to play Swansea City this afternoonin what is a vital home game against a team 6 points below us in the Premier Leaguetable. The only surprise s [...]

Predicted Newcastle Team To Start Against Swansea

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This is a critical home game for Newcastle this afternoon against Swansea City, who are 6 points behind Newcastle on 16 points and joint bottom of the league with West Brom. It's [...]

Rafa Benitez Wary Of Swansea City Under Carlos Carvalhal

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Rafa Benitez expects a tough game this afternoon against fellow relegation fighters Swansea City who are a full 6 points behind Newcastle. But there could be signs of revival with Carlos Carvalhal [...]

Lascelles A Strong Leader With Good Character – But He Can Still Improve

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Rafa Benitez when he arrived at Newcastlealmost two years ago he quickly picked out Jamaal Lascelles as not only a good young player buta strong leader. He quickly impressed Rafa, and it [...]

Rafa Thought He Could Sign A Player Last Week – But Couldn’t – Needs Help

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Rafa Benitez is having a tough time trying to get new players into the club during this January transfer window. Newcastle have had an agreement since last summer to bring in left-sidedBrazilian [...]

Sir John Hall Worried About Relegation – Wants Newcastle Sold Quickly – Club Can Be Great Again

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Sir John Hall has been interviewed in the Star today and talks about the takeover, which has badly stalled due to Amanda Staveley and Mike Ashley being unable to agree on a [...]

Rafa Still Doesn’t Know Transfer Budget – Good News On Injury Front

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There have been some worries during the week about whether Jamaal Lascelles would be available for the very important game tomorrow at home to bottom of the table Swansea City But Rafa [...]

Newcastle Could Be Close To A Striker Breakthrough

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Sky Sports are reporting that West Ham are keen to sign Newcastle center-back Chancel Mbemba who has little playing time under Rafa Benitez. The Magpies are said to be willing to let [...]

Second Dubai Group Interested In Buying Newcastle – Willing To Pay £350M

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The Mail (CraigHope) are reporting that a second group based in Dubai is interested in buying Newcastle and they are engaged in duediligence on Newcastle's financialaccounts. The takeover led by Dubai-based Amanda [...]

Rafa’s Patience Reported Wearing Thin After No Success In Transfer Window

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There is a report in the Shields Gazette today that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is getting more and more frustrated as the January window progresses and the club are unable to bring [...]

BBC Pundit On Rafa Benitez – Others Have It Even Harder

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BBC football Mark Lawrenson says that Rafa Benitez could well have a second successive January transfer window when no players are brought into the club. If that happens we will have a [...]

Swansea City Suffering From One Of Newcastle’s Previous Maladies

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There have been reports that West Ham want Jonjo Shelvey this month, but we'd be really surprised if Rafa would OK that move and help a club also struggling with relegation. Jonjo [...]

Newcastle LInked With New Midfield Target As Benitez Desperate For Reinforcements

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Rafa Benitez is trying his best to bring in some talent to the Newcastle squad this month. But he doesn't seem to be getting much help from the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley [...]

This Is The Extremely Weird Situation That Currently Exists At Newcastle

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With Newcastle's absent owner Mike Ashley now back from his long Christmas vacation there is news in the Chronicle that's not too surprising Rafa will seek to talk to Ashley about [...]

Benitez Determined Team Keeps Improving During Second Half Of Season

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If Newcastle cannot strengthen the squad this month then fans will have to rely on the players we already have at the club to avoid relegation. That plus the experience and talent [...]

Swansea City The Most Important Game Of The Season So Far

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Newcastlehave come into a bit of form of late, and in our last four league games, we have taken a good 7 points, and that was aftertaking only a single point in [...]

Frustrated Rafa Cannot Get Hierarchy To Sign Off On Transfer Deals He’s Already Set Up

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Newcastlehave been linked with two new transfer targets today goalkeeper Martin Dubravka from Sparta Prague and Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare both on loan. And it may be that Rafa [...]

Ashley Back From Vacation – Takeover Talks Ongoing – Wins Can Help Ms. Staveley Seal The Deal

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News that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley returns from his American vacation today, and maybe he'll get more involved with the takeover talks still ongoing between Ashley's people and those of Amanda Staveley [...]

Newcastle Keen And Linked Heavily With Surprising New Transfer Target

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According to talkSPORT Rafa Benitez is interested in taking Crystal Palace left-back Pape Souare to Newcastle on loan for the rest of the season. And you would think that Palace would not [...]

Newcastle 5th Top Of Festive Season Mini-League – What’s Possible Under Amanda Staveley

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Sky Sports have issued the table of the Premier League over the four vital Premier League games when Newcastle picked up two wins and a draw 7 valuable points. And it [...]

Rafa Hopes To Make First Signing Before This Weekend

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With some of Newcastle's other goalkeeper targets not available in January Rafa Benitez has turned his attention to signing goalkeeper Martin Dubravka from Sparta Prague on loan. The news is in the [...]

Newcastle In Prime Position To Sign Sturridge – But There’s A Hitch

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Rafa Benitez is trying to sign Daniel Sturridge on loan for the rest of the season, and there are reports in Liverpool that the deal is close. But the stumbling block seems [...]

Promising Young Star Now Unlikely To Make It At Newcastle

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News today that England U20 striker Adam Armstrong has joined Blackburn Rovers on loan until the end of the season. The 20-year-old local lad has spent the first half of the season [...]

Rafa Benitez Fighting To Keep Newcastle In Premier League

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Most fans were hoping that Newcastlecould bring a couple of players in early in the January transfer window to give us some momentum. Rafa wanted all players in by January 20th, so [...]

Tough Draw In The FA Cup – What Team Will Benitez Play?

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Newcastle were given a tough draw in the FA Cup 4th round last night when we were drawn away to the winner of the Chelseavs. Norwich replay. The boring tieat Carrow Road [...]

Benitez Now In A Difficult Position To Strengthen Squad This Month

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The Sun is reporting that Mike Ashley has told Rafa Benitez he must essentially sell before he can but this month. If that's true, it's going to be very difficult for Rafa [...]

Rafa Benitez Will Be Tested This Month – Let’s Hope He’s Successful

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Newcastle have been linked with a move for Joe Hart currently on loan at West Ham, but we would be very surprised if there is much transfer business done this month between [...]

This Transfer Could Allow German Player To Move To Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez is trying to bring in a senior goalkeeper on loan this month, and there is some news regarding the possibility of PSG's Kevin Trapp arriving on Tyneside. There are reports [...]

Report – Rafa Benitez Wants David Lutz And Other Top Players In January

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There's a report from Keith Downie of Sky Sports that Rafa Benitez wants to bring some top players into Newcastle this January, but that it will be difficult to get the players [...]

Report – Newcastle Negotiating The Signing Of Real Madrid Right-Back On Loan

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Moroccan International Achraf Hakimi joined Real Madrid as an 8-year-old back in 2006, and there's news today that Rafa Benitez wants to get the 19-year-old to Newcastle in January according to a [...]

Rafa Benitez Talks About Freddie Woodman And His Current Situation

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Freddie Woodman was a little bit nervous at the start of his debut forNewcastle on Saturday against Luton Town. He delayed two clearances and was lucky to get away withthose mini-mistakes. But [...]

Rafa Benitez Could Keep Playing His Strongest Side In FA Cup

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It was worrying to see Jamaal Lascelles leave the field after we had gone 1-0 up on Saturday through Ayoze Perez. But it was good news on the captain yesterday and he [...]

Our Man Of The Match – A Player Coming Into Top Form

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The top scorers for Newcastle before the last two games were Joselu and Dwight Gaylewith 3 goals each. Ayoze Perez has scored three in the last two games and yesterday in the [...]

Newcastle Player Needs Time Out On Loan To Gain Experience

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It was good to see Freddie Woodman finally make his debut yesterday in the 3-1 FA Cup win against Luton Town he's waited a long time for it. Freddie played OK, [...]

Good News – Rafa And Ashley Agree On What’s Needed In January

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This saga of Mike Ashley supposedly wanting to sell Newcastle United is dragging on and on and on ........ Ashleyis up against an expert financierand negotiator in Amanda Staveley and her PCPCapital [...]

Report – Newcastle Expect To Make First Signing In Coming Week

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We watched the Norwich vs Chelsea game yesterday (0-0) and 21-year-old Kenedy was playing at left wing back, and he looks a good technical player who can grow into an excellent player [...]

Rafa Benitez Trying To Persuade Liverpool Striker To Join Newcastle

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There was news a couple of days ago that Newcastle were likely to miss out on getting Liverpool striker Danny Ings to the club. Manager Jurgen Klopp and the player himself seem [...]

Report – Newcastle Interested In New German Transfer Target

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The Mail are reporting today that Newcastle are keen on PSG German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp. Rafa wants to bring in a new number one goalkeeper this month, and we have already been [...]

Newcastle 3 Luton 1 – Video Highlights

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Here are the video highlights this afternoon of Newcastle'sgood 3-1 win against Luton Town. Newcastel scored three goals in nine minutes in the first half to seal the win. So we are [...]

Rafa – I Am Pleased With Everything – After 3-1 Win Over Luton

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In front of an excellent crowd od over 47,000 at St. James' Park this afternoonNewcastle scored three goals in the first half to beat Luton Town 3-1 and go into the draw [...]

In-Form Perez Gets Brace – Newcastle Beat Luton 3-1 – Into 4th Round Of The FA Cup

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Newcastle beat Luton Town 3-1 this afternoon with three quick goals in the first half to lead 3-0 at halftime. Luton got one back in the second half to make it 3-1, [...]

Freddie Woodman Makes Debut Against Luton Town In Very Strong Side

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Manager Rafa Benitez has just announced his team for the home tie against Luton Town at St. James' Park this afternoon. Luton currently have 54 points from their 26 games and are [...]

Newcastle Loan Deal For England Goalkeeper Unlikely To Happen

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There is news today in the Mirror that Newcastle United may be interested in bringing Joe Hart to Newcastle on a loan spell this month. Rafa wants another goalkeeper in this month, [...]

Rafa Ready To Go After His Transfer Targets – Still Waiting For Go Ahead From Ashley

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You cannot say that Rafa Benitez is not an excellent worker and he has worked closely with Head of Recruitment Steve Nickson they came up with their targets for this month. Last [...]

Predicted Newcastle Team To Play Luton Town Today

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I was duped this morning into believing Newcastle had been sold. It was a tweet supposedly from Sky Sports but it wasn't I'm sorry about that, and I have deleted [...]

Rafa Hints At Staying At Newcastle For A Long Time

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Rafa Benitez has said he wants to win the FA Cup with Newcastle in the future, but he will remain realistic for this season. Rafa should put out a strong team today [...]

Rafa – Newcastle Must Stay A Premier League Club – We Have Massive Problems

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Rafa Benitez had given a long interview in the Chronicletoday, and he admits that the importance of the FSA Cup has diminished over the last several years because of the massive money [...]

Rafa’s Calm Demeanour Even Though No Transfer Funds Available – Does He Know Something?

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We were hoping to hear some good news about the January transfer window at Rafa's press conference this afternoon but we did not hear any. It's still the same in that [...]

Benitez Still Doesn’t Know What Budget He Has For January Transfers – That’s Unacceptable

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Rafa Benitez gave his press conference this afternoon and the shock was that he still hasn't been told what budget he has for this month's transfer window. We hope Mike Ashley will [...]

Rafa Targets Four New Signings In January – But Not Andy Carroll

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Sky Sports is reporting that Rafa Benitez wants four new signings brought into Newcastle this month. But one of them will not be Andy Carroll. They report that after Rafa had talks [...]

Fans Disagree On Whether This Transfer Target Can Do The Job At Newcastle

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There's some disagreement amongst Newcastlefans about who seems to be our number one striker target now Watford captain Troy Deeney. In the last three seasons in the Premier League with Watford [...]

Rafa Interested In Algerian Winger As Newcastle Owner Remains Absent

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Corriere dello Sport are reporting that Newcastle are interested in left-winger Mohamed Fares who plays for Hellas Verona in Serie A. Former Newcastle assistant manager Fabio Pecchia is the head coach there [...]

Newcastle Miss Out On Top Transfer Target – Another Target Looks Doubtful

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Danny Ings was one of our top strikertargets this month but news today that Liverpoolmanager wants to keep the striker at Liverpool and says that Danny will get some playing time through [...]

Benitez Will Use Fringe Players In FA Cup, But We Still Need To Beat Luton Town

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Rafa Benitez will give a chance to some of our fringe players on Saturday when League Two leaders Luton Town will be our opponents at St. James' Park. We are in a [...]

Newcastle Goalkeeper And Rafa’s Principles – We Know It’s A Squad Game

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Karl Darlow has come back into the side over the last coupleof games and has kepttwo clean sheets after we picked up a point at home to Brighton and all 3 points [...]

Newcastle United Ranked In New List Of Richest Football Clubs

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Newcastle United has been ranked as one of the richest clubs in the world in the inaugural Soccerex Football Finance 100. This particular ranking is based on the amount of potential owner [...]

Rafa Benitez Wants Michy Batshuayi At Newcastle This Month

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has said he will not stand in the way of players wanting to leave Chelsea this month to improve their chances of playing for their country in this [...]

This Is Why Rafa Benitez Wants To Sign Troy Deeney In January

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There's an exclusive report in ESPN that Newcastle are after Watford striker Troy Deeney. Newcastle have presumably made an inquiry for the player and if this is true Rafa probably wants him [...]

Newcastle Make Ambitious Move For Top England Winger

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The Walcott made one of his rare appearances for Arsenal in the 2-2 draw against Chelsea at the Emirates last night in an entertaining game, and that was only his 5th appearance [...]

Strong Defense And Clean Sheets The Key To Survival For Newcastle

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In the first 9 games of the season we picked up a good 14 points, and in those games, we conceded 8 goals. In the next 9 games things were a lot [...]

These Are Players Who Could Be Leaving Newcastle This Month

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The Mirror is reporting that Henri Saivet, Jack Colback and young Jamie Sterry are available to leave Newcastle this month with Jamie likely to get first team experience out on loan. [...]

Rafa Almost Certain To Give Fringe Players Their Chance In FA Cup

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It's not too surprising that Rafa Benitez will probably rest our top players for the upcoming 3rd round of the FA Cup on Saturday at home to League Two side Luton Town. [...]

Newcastle Aggressively Pursue Two Strikers – Bids Have Been Made

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The Northern Echo are reporting that Newcastle have put in bids for two strikers Danny Ings of Liverpool and Islam Slimani of Leicester City. The report is that Newcastle have put [...]

Takeover Update – Amanda Staveley Registers New Company – Holding Company To Acquire Newcastle?

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There was news yesterday that AmandaStaveley has registered a new companyin London and the thinking is that it could be aholding company should she be successful in buying Newcastle United. If this [...]

Newcastle’s Spanish Transfer Target Is Available – If Rafa Moves For Him

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The news from Spain is that Real Madrid are all set to pay the €20M releaseclause in Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga's contract. He will become a free agent in the summer, [...]

Pundit Finally Gets Unbreakable Bond Between Rafa And Fans – He’s A Champions League Winner – They Are Proper Fans

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Newcastle had a vital win yesterday to make it 7 points from our last four games, and we continue to beat those in the lower half of the table and that's [...]

There’s No Way Back For Mike Ashley – Six More Wins And Takeover Is Inevitable

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Alan Shearer started the New Year by saying that he hopes the takeover happens and that's what all Newcastle fans are hoping and praying for. If that happens soon and with [...]

These Were Newcastle’s Best Two Players In Stoke Win

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It is not surprising that goalkeeper Karl Darlow is our Man of the Match in the terrific 1-0 win at Stoke City yesterday. Karl made great saves in both halves and when [...]

Report – Newcastle May Have Already Put In Bid For This 28-Year-Old Transfer Target

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Newcastle were after Benfica defensive midfielder Andreas Samaris the summer, but at £17M he was too expensive, and a deal couldn't be made. But we reported a couple of weeks ago that [...]

Newcastle After The New John Stones – Celtic Also Interested In 22-Year-Old

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Newcastle have been watching Dundee center-back Jack Hendry this season, and we reported last month that Newcastle could go after the 22-year-old in January. He seems to be available for just £1.5M [...]

22-Year-Old Showed His Class For Newcastle Yesterday In The Terrific Win At Stoke

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Newcastle were worthy winners at Stoke yesterday, and we were the better team for the first 75 minutes of the game, and at that time were ahead from a good goal by [...]

Rafa Benitez Opens Up About His Players

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Rafa explained his team selection after the game, and it's always tricky when you have 4 games in 9 days and two in the last three games. Players will be tired and [...]

Brilliant 1-0 Win At Stoke Lifts Newcastle Into 13th Place In The League

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It was Ayoze Perez who claimed all 3 points for Newcastle this afternoon at Stoke that takes us to 22 points from our 22 games played and up to 13th position in [...]

Benitez Pleased With Great Win – Our Players Worked Very Hard – BBC Video

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Rafa gave his interview on BBC after the game, but anybody looking at this interview without the sound would think we had lost the game. But Rafa's words were that he was [...]

Delighted Newcastle Fans Flood To Twitter – “What An Emotional Rollercoaster It Is Supporting This Club”

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It was a massive 1-0 win today at Stoke and just to put things in perspective over the holiday period we have collected two aways wins and a home draw for [...]

Alan Shearer Delighted With Massive Newcastle Win

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It was a goal from Ayzoe Perez on 73 minutes that gave Newcastle only our 6th win of the season and a second double we have beaten Stoke City twice like [...]

Five Changes – Manquillo, Murphy, Shelvey, Perez, Diame All Start At Stoke City

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Rafa Benitez has just named his side to start at Stoke City this afternoon in a game between two sides fighting relegation this season. Newcastle are5th bottomof the league and Stoke are [...]

Our Man Of The Match On Saturday – Who Else?

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A Happy New Year everybody. And let's hope we can do much better in the second half of this season it's very possible. And the transferwindow is now officiallyopen for business. [...]

Chris Hughton – On What It Takes To Play For Newcastle In A Brilliant Arena

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It was good to see Chris Hughton back at St. Jame's Park on Saturday as the Brighton manager, and his side played well to get a 0-0 draw. Of course, we would [...]

Going Into 2018 – How Newcastle Compare With Relegation Season

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We'll keep an eye on how we compare with our relegation season of two years ago as a way to gauge how well (or otherwise) we are doing to avoid relegation this [...]

Can Newcastle Get Off To A Great Start To 2018 And Beat Stoke?

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We are at Stoke this afternoon in another crucial game, and the Potters were hammered 5-0 at Chelsea on Saturdaybut rested a number of their top players in preparation for the visit [...]

The Predicted Team To Start At Stoke City Today

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This is our fourthgame in the last nine days so someNewcastleplayers could be weary. In the last three games, we have taken 4 points, so that's not too bad, given our previous [...]