Ryan Taylor had surgery in Vail, Colorado last Saturday by the world-famous Dr. Steadman, and the surgery on his right knee went well very well. Ryan Taylor a few months ago before hos second knee injury We learned about Steadman a few years ago when he operated on players like Ronaldo (of Brazil), [.
In Alan Pardew's press conference this afternoon there was video of Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias at the Benton training grounds, going around shaking hands with the players and Mike even (tryingto) kick a ball. LLambias and Ashley they visited training today at Benton It seems Mike made one of those fleeting visits of [.
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul is just one of the Newcastle stars who were missing for much of this season, which is one of the reasons Newcastle did so badly in the Premier League. Tim Krul was injured during the Sunderland defeat The 5 times capped Netherlands international dislocated a shoulder in the second half [.
Luck may be coming back to Newcastle, as Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta was substituted in added time in the 4-1 win against Wigan last night that sent Wigan down to the Championship and madeSunderlandsafe. Mikel Arteta serious doubt for Newcastle game Arteta picked up a calf injury, and it's very doubtful he will [.
Shola Ameobi came on as a substitute last week at West Ham for the first time for a while, and with his first kick of the game, the 31 year-old seemed to injure his knee, and the news today is that he's out for the rest of the season. Shola Ameobi out for the [...]
Newcastle United will play QPR on Sunday, and it seems like a win will give us safety in the Premier League this season. Harry Redknapp Newcastle swill be safe It's also a chance for Newcastle to get the double over QPR, after we beat them 1-0 at St. James' Park earlier in the season. [...]
One thing Newcastle must address after the season closes, is why we have picked up so many injuries this season, and only last week two of our new French players Massadio Haidara and Moussa Sissoko picked up injuries in training. Moussa Sissoko likely out for the season And it looks as though Moussa's [.
It seems that Ben Arfa's hamstring is still not right, even though a specialist had said recently it was 100% but Ben Arfa can be a match winner, and he looked good in that first half on Saturday at West Ham. Ben Arfa still having trouble with his hamstring It seems manager Alan [...]
If Newcastle are going to survive a potential catastrophic relegation this season, we need to see some of our top players play near their very best form in the last two games of the season, and we need some players to step up and score some goals too. Ben Arfa - coming into top form [...]
One of the things that Mike Ashley and Derek LLambias should ask Alan Pardew for, when they have their enquiry into what (the heck) happened this season, is how come we have picked up so many injuries, and too many of them in training. Moussa Sissoko - could miss QPR game Only last week Massadio [...
Fabricio Coloccini has been out since February 24th, when he injured his back in the 4-2 win over Southampton at St. James' Park, and he has missed the last 12 games. Colo with Pardew can he save us And after that game who would have thought we would be in a relegation dog-fight [...]
When Davide Santon sustained his hamstring injury against Fulham, and it looked a bad one, it didn't look like he would return this season, and Alan Pardew has today said that's indeed the case. Davide Santon being carried off against Fulham Alan met with reporters today, and he was asked about the status of [.
It's not too often we get good news at Newcastle these days, but it's always good to start a day off with it and the news is that Papiss Cisse is fit to play against Liverpool on Saturday. Papiss Cisse fit to play against Liverpool The news is in the Shields Gazette and [...]
Alan Pardew could have three players back on Saturday, for the very important game against Liverpool at St. James' Park, but it may be that only one returning player actually starts the game. Cheick Tiote back against Liverpool The three are Cheick Tiote, Fabricio Coloccini and Sylvain Marveaux, and that order is probably indicative [.
I had an appointment with one of my doctors last Friday morning, and I told him about Ryan Taylor's new ACL injury, although one thing I didn't know was if it was the same knee he injured in August but it's yet another Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury. Dr. Richard Steadman worlds' expert on [...]
The Evening Chronicle is reporting today that Papiss Cisse is now in Paris to see a specialist about a rib injury, after he suffered some discomfort after the 1-1 draw at West Brom on Saturday what a way to start the day! Papiss Cisse in Paris for diagnosis The Senegal International suffered the [...
Liverpool striker Suarez disgraced himself and his club Liverpool yesterday, when he participated in cannibal tendencies by trying to take a bite out of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. Suarez bites Ivanovic incredible So something like an eight or nine game ban would seem logical, if only that he received a seven match ban when [.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is hoping that he will have captain Fabricio Coloccini back, hopefully on Saturday against Liverpool, and Colo is back in training again after his back problem. Fabricio Coloccini hopefully back on Saturday In the 11 games since Coloccini injured his back on February 24th, we have won only three times, [.
We learned with some despair yesterday that both Cheick Tiote and Sylvain Marveaux will miss the game at West Brom today, after both seemed to pick up injuries this week in training. Coloccini and Pardew earlier this season This cannot all be bad luck as even now out players seems to be going down like [.
Alan Pardew has said that he cannot have Hatem Ben Arfa play too much before the end of the season, because if the Frenchman plays too much and is fatigued, he could tear the hamstring again for a third time which would not be good. Ben Arfa in action against Liverpool So [...]
When this season is over one question that should be asked and answered, is how come Newcastle players have picked up so many injuries this season, and too many in training. Alan Pardew two more injuries And Alan Pardew has just said that French U21 International Marveaux is injured, and will miss the game [.
Apparently even Diouf's fearsome new bodyguardcouldn'tsave him from an arse-whuppin'
It's been a slow last couple of days on the footballing front but it's worth all the clock-watching when a story like this comes along.
El-Hadji Diouf has been beaten up by a gang of kids after the Leeds forward was reportedly bundled into the toilets of the "Five" restaurant in Dakar and subsequently pulped for calling them all "poor".
In which RKC Waalwijk midfielder Jeff Stan goes in for a penny, in for a pound and completely wipes out the referee with a perfectly executed double-footed thunder lunge during RKC's Eredivisie game against NEC Nijmegen on Sunday afternoon...
In which, over in the Belgian Pro League, Lokeren goalkeeper Boubacar Barry goes flying across his goal to make a save against Club Bruggeand duly knocks himself out sparko doolally after copping a goalpost in the face in the line of duty this was after just four minutes of the game had elapsed.
RememberPieter Rumaropen? The striker who caused uproar when hehospitaliseda referee by sucker punching him in the face over a dodgy penalty call in the Indonesia Super League at the weekend? Well, you'll be no doubt glad to know that he's been banned for life today for hisappallingconduct.
Never mind biting, Indonesian striker Pieter Rumaropen is facing hefty punishment after the Persiwa Wamena player delivered a nasty left hook to the referee's face after taking umbrage at a debatable penalty decision.
The incident occured during the Indonesian Super League match betweenPersiwa Wamena and Pelita Bandung Raya on Sunday evening when, with the scores level at 1-1 and just a few minutes left to play, referee Muhaimin awarded a penalty to Pelita despite their defender appearing to take the ball.
After feasting uponst Branislav Ivanovic's flesh at Anfield yesterday, the PFA have offered to help Luis Suarez curb his cannibalistictendenciesby putting him on a strictly vegan dietone of their anger management counselling courses.
Valencia centre-half Adil Rami has incurred the wrath of the club's fans after injuring his foot while dancing at a charity event and putting himself out of action for the club's La Liga fixture last weekend.
Rami was making an appearance on stage at a charity concert held by his former club Lille a while back and was coerced into throwing some shapes to 'Gangnam Style'.
A mob of masked andseverelypeeved Huracan fans have stormed the club's dressing room after a training session yesterday and set about flogging several shades out of some of the players after the Argentinian side limped out of the national cup on Wednesday evening.
"What's got two functioning shoulders and doesn't give a shit?"
An Arsenal fan has somehow managed to snag himself an insurance payout after he dislocated his shoulder while throwing a hissy fit following Aaron Lennon's goal in the North London derby in early March.
Liverpool Centre back Daniel Agger will miss the final games of Liverpool's season after the club doctors confirmed the 28 year old will undergo a pro-active treatment to strengthen the condition of his back.
Agger enjoyed his best ever season for Liverpool in terms of injury-avoidance, starting every league game bar a one game suspension.
FC Copenhagen wrapped up their tenth Danish Superliga title at the weekend with a goalless draw against Brondby, which right-back Lars Jacobsen (briefly of Everton) celebrated by catching sight of TV reporter and ex-Copenhagen strikerPeter Moller interviewingNicolai Jorgensen on the touchline, breaking from the huddle and flooring his former teammate with a hurtling sliding tackle.
Over in the Romanian fourth division the players' safety is of the utmost importance, therefore specialised research teams are employed to spend countless hours forwarding the technology used to protect and treat injuries that may occur on the pitch.
During Saturday's game betweenPolitehnica Timisoara andTimisul Urseni, one of the research department's most futuristic devices made its debut when an injured player was left in need of an escort from the field.
Paddy Crerand has today revealed that it is unlikely that we will see Darren Fletcher play for Manchester United again. Speaking to Beyond The Pitch, Crerand expressed his disappointment for Fletch, but he doesn't think the Scot has any chance of coming back.
"I love Darren Fletcher and I hate to say this, but I wouldn't expect to see him playing again for Manchester United," said Crerand.
Ashley Young made a great start to his Manchester United career, much to the surprise of many fans, myself included, who hadn't been able to understand why we had spent so much on only a half decent player who was in the last year of their contract.
Still, he came out with all the right stuff when he signed, talking about us being the biggest club in the world and how it was a dream come true.
Charlie Adam was in the wars yesterday evening. Having just about come through a leg-breaker of a lunge from Sunderland's Craig Gardner, the Stoke midfielder also got into a bit of a dust-up with an advertising hoarding at The Britannia...