Good news today that Newcastle's U21 sevens side won their first game in Hong Kong today. NewcastleU21s seven side and opposition before the kick-off today Newcastle won 2-0 with a couple of goals from Sammy Ameobi, against Hong Kong Football Club Captain's Select side. And Sammy scored both his goals in the first half in [.
Newcastle have today offered a new one year deal to former Walker Central play-maker Michael Richardson. Michael Richardson offered one year deal Newcastle want to keep the 21-year-old and could well send him out on loan at the beginning of next season, to get mor first team experience, after he had loan spells last [.
Newcastle United have sent a strong squad to try to retain the HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens title this weekend, and included in the squad are Sammy Ameobi and James Tavernier, who have both played for the first team. James Tavernier will captain the side in Hong Kong This is the squad that we [.
We are starting the poll for the Newcastle United Blog Player of the Season today and you are allowed one vote. Fabricio Coloccini winner of the poll last year For the polling this year we will not include any of the five Frenchmen who arrived in January, and also we'll not include Demba [...]
We heard today that San Lorenzo President Matias Lammens will meet with Fabricio Coloccini soon, to attempt to get him to the San Lorenzo club this summer. Steven Taylor - hopes Colo will stay Steven Taylor has talked today about how the players at Newcastle are desperate for Colo to stay at the club, but [.
We were hoping this thing would just go away, and Fabricio Coloccini would be happy to stay at Newcastle and see out the remaining three years of his contract, but it doesn't look that way with the San Lorenzo President Matias Lammens saying he's coming to England to try to get a deal done for [.
Watch out when you switch agents in football, as Steven Taylor has just switched to have the same as Joey Barton and guess what Steven is now supposedly wanted by Marseilles. Steven Taylor going nowhere this summer The news is in today's Journal, and the Scot Willie McKay is Steven's new agent, [...]
It must have been a harrowing experience in January for the five new French players who arrived and at the time we had just been beaten at home 2-1 by Reading, and we thought that was the low point of the season we were wrong. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa things will be better next season [...]
The Newcastle Journal this morning reported that Newcastle were keeping tabs on PSG defensive midfielder Blaise Matuidi. Blaise Matuidi Newcastle keeping tabs on player Newcastle were first linked with Matuidi back in March of 2011, and there is a decent chance that PSG could make the 12 times capped French International midfielder available in [.
There was news yesterday that Samuel Eto'o from Anzhi has urged St. Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to join him at his Russian club, and of course Anzhi were eliminated from the Europa League earlier this year by who was it again oh yes Newcastle. We smashed then 1-0 in the two legged [...]
We reported on the comments made by the San Lorenzo President yesterday, that he was going to meet with Fabricio Coloccini with a view to getting him to the Buenos Aries club this summer. Mike Ashley - determined to keep Coloccini But it seems Newcastle have heard this all before, and the same thing happened [.
Mike Ashley, Derek LLambias and Mike Ashley met in London yesterday to go over what the heck happened last season, when Newcastle found themselves fighting relegation and finally finished up 5th bottom of the Premier League, and that was after we were 5th top in the previous season. Derek LLmabias constructive meeting Derek LLambias [.
In 2005, Liverpool were interested in signing Michael Owen, after he had spent a year at Real Madrid, but they didn't want to pay more than the £8M they had received from Real Madrid the year before. Michael Owen - while at Newcastle Then Newcastle moved in and offered a staggering £17M ( money Newcastle [.
We noticed this year that Shola Ameobi got very little playing time under Alan Pardew, even though we were short of strikers and didn't replace Demba Ba in January, after he joined Chelsea. Shola Ameobi - could ask for a transfer this summer Shola signed a three year contract just after Alan Pardew arrived two [.
News in the Newcastle Journal today that Andy Carroll, at about £15.5M, is just too expensive for the club, and Newcastle will again try to push a deal through for St. Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Newcastle's top target It doesn't surprise us the Magpies will not go after Andy Carroll, and we [.
The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew's position as manager was said to be "safe" last night, after meeting with Mike Ashley and others to review last season, which was a complete disaster in the Premier League. Alan Pardew - will stay on as Newcastle manager A club source has informed the Evening Chronicle that Pardew will [.
We thought £15M would scare Newcastle away from signing Andy Carroll from Liverpool, but the results of our poll are that most fans still want him signed. Andy Carroll no interest yet from Newcastle Newcastle fans by 57% to 43% think Newcastle should still go out and try to sign the Gateshead lad for [.
We were wondering why we didn't see more of Vurnon Anita in the second half of the season, and once the five Frenchmen came in during the January transfer window, the Dutch International's first team appearances seemed to be curtailed. Vurnon Anita more chances next season Alan Pardew today has talked about his central [.
We scored 45 goals last season and conceded 68 goals, the most we have ever conceded in the Premier League ever. Captain Coloccini makes a huge difference at the back And it was obvious in the run-in to the season that we had great difficulty scoring goals, and scored only three goals in [...]
I've been asked a number of times this week to put a poll up on what readers think of Alan Pardew staying on as the Newcastle manager. Alan Pardew Newcastle manager We didn't want to put this up during the season, but there's no reason we cannot now gauge how supporters feel good [...]
Newcastle gave out many signals over the last few weeks, that Alan Pardew and his coaching staff, including the popular John Carver would not be fired, and sure enough, we learned yesterday that the management team will be kept in place for next season. Pardew and assistant Carver one season to prove themselves But [.
With Tony Pulis leaving Stoke City yesterday, there has been some topical discussion what Stoke does best playing the long ball, but when you look at wich team attempted most long passes last season. Alan Pardew has Newcastle top of the long ball league But Stoke are half way in the league table [...
With Tony Pulis leaving Stoke City by mutual consent today, and Alex Ferguson retiring from Manchester United the second longest serving Premier League manager is now Newcastle's Alan Pardew. Alan Pardew with Tony Pulis Arsenal's Arsene Wenger is now the longest serving and he's been in the Arsenal job since 1996, and the Frenchmen has [.
Alan Pardew will meet with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley today and they will discuss just why things went so wrong this season in the Premier League. Mike Ashley - wants to understand what went wrong? Also attending the meeting will be Alan Pardew's coaching staff, Managing Director Derek LLambias and Chief scout Graham [.
With Alan Pardew having his showdown meeting with Mike Ashley today, we should have guessed that somebody somewhere, would send out a tweet that Alan has been sacked. Alan Pardew wild and daft rumors It only takes somebody to tweet that Alan Pardew has been fired for it to spread like wildfire especially [.
There were reports tonight that Andy Carroll is stalling on a move to West Ham after the Hammers and Liverpool were said to have agreed on a fee of £15M. Andy Carroll waiting for Newcastle Andy doesn;t have a future at Liverpool, we all know that, but it seems the Geordie lad would love [...]
The money each club got in the Premier League for last season has just been released, and Newcastle are in 13th place with £45,168,771 approximately but this is more than £9M less than we received last season,whenwefinishedin 5th place in the league. We had forecast last week that would bearound£8.
It has been reported that Arsenal are close to sealing the deal for The Montenegro international and Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic. While the Gunners sealed the final Champions League place in the Premier League with victory at Newcastle, Fiorentina missed out despite beating Pescara 5-1.
Jovetic scored in the game, but it could be his last in Viola colours, as Metro reports that his agent, Fali Ramadani, is in the Capital to put the final touches to a deal that could cost the Gunners nearly £25 million.
Eric Steele began his playing career as a goalkeeper at Newcastle United in 1972. His next club was Peterborough United where he established himself as first-choice keeper and set a record for most consecutive league appearances (124) that still stands today. Within the next 12 years he moved from club to them, to Brighton & Hove Albion, then Watford, and finally Derby County.
Gareth Bale of Tottenham (Google Creative Commons)
With the English Premier League season now over, clubs and their fans have a chance to look back and reflect: "Was this season a success? A failure? Could we have finished higher? Why?"While there will be varying opinions on such topics, what cannot be disputed is the detriment that injuries cause a team over the course of a season.
Newcatsle progressed to the play off rounds tomorrow and the quarter finals, as they won their third and final group game today, when they defeated Leicester 2-0 so the lads scored nine goals in the group and conceded none in the three games today. Newcastle and Leicester sevens before today's game Newcastle willwill now [.
There's an old adage that when you go through severe hardships in life if it doesn't kill you it makes you stronger. Alan Pardew - I'll be better after last season And since Alan Pardew has survived in his job of Newcastle manager for next season, he should become a much better manager [...]
In Newcastle's second group game today, the U21 sevens side beat Southern District 5-0 and we are top of the group with one game to go later today. Michael Richardson warming up he scored two goals in second game Brad Inman scored the first goal and then both Sammy Ameobi and Michael Richardson grabbed [.
James Tavernier didn't come through as much as we thought he would last season, but he still has two years left on his contract, although time may be running out if he is to make an impact in Newcastle's first team. James Tavernier leads Newcastle sevens side in Hong Kong James is in Hong [...]
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), [.
Pop band One Direction appear to be making plans for careers in football when the bubble bursts on their music careers. After recently training with Newcastle, the group have now taken part in a Real Madrid training session. Jose Mourinho handed out personalised shirts to the lads, before they lined up in a wall to [.
Mathieu Debuchy has been interviewd today in the local press, and he freely admits last season was just not good enough for a team such as Newcastle United. Mathieu Debuchy it's not been good enough Mathieu has played well in some games since he arrived, and he's also had some poor games, such as [..
Massadio Haidara, the 20 year-old French U21 left back, seems to have settled in well since arriving in January for £2M from Nancy. Massadio Haidara played 8 times for Newcastle last season And Newcastle fans have already taken to the youngster, after he received that terrible tackle from Callum McCallum, which went completely unpunished [.
Nws is coming through that West Ham have agreed to pay £15M to sign Liverpool striker Andy Carroll. Andy Carroll he's not worth £15M We reported this morning that West Ham were in negotiations with Liverpool and the nest step would be the fee, and once that was agreed Newcastle would decide whether to [.
Wonga were not welcomed with open arms by the Newcastle fans , but there are a few good things they are doing, and one of which was to return the name of St. James' Park to the Newcastle club. Peter Beardsley - overlooking the current eye sore of the Gallowgate roof And work is about [...]