Bafe Gomis has trained well at Lyon this week and according to manager both Gomis and Briand "are candidates for the team." "There is no problem, they worked well." Both players rejoined the first team group after being forced to train with the reserves earlier because both had been expected to leave Lyon in the [.
Alan Pardew has admitted in the Evening Chronicle today that if Newcastle had brought in another striker like Loic Remy, Newcastle would have had to borrow the money, until they got the Premier League money between £60M and £100M next May but the truth is an awful lot of other Premier league clubs [.
Newcastle are aiming to draw a line under their disastrous summer transfer window by starting to plan for their January targets. High on the list of priorities is Iceland international Alfred Finnbogason. The Heerenveen striker, who scored 24 goals in last season's Eredivisie, was reportedly offered to the Magpies for around £5m over the summer.
The FA is to review the work permit rules in existence, thatallows foreignplayers to move to England, as the FA is increasingly concerned that the top players in England are preventing young English players from developing their game. Greg Dyke new FA Chairman Under the existing rules, any player from the European Union simply [.
There is news in the local papers today that Mike Ashley has told the Chief Newcastle Scout Graham Carr, and Director of Football Joe Kinnear, to begin their scouting in earnest ready for the January transfer window, when the Newcastle owner things there are better deals to be had than in the summer.
The expectation of Newcastle fans has now been suitablylowered for this season,after we failed miserably to add to the strength of our squad in the summer, and we did the minimum amount possible by only bringing in a striker to replacethedeparted Demba Ba, albeit Loic Remy is only on a seasonlong loan deal.
Over the last two summers Newcastle have had very little transfer activity, and this summer we have only managed to bring in one player so far - Loic Remy and that was only a loan deal, and when Newcastle leave it this late in the transfer market, just 57 hours left anything can [...]
Lyon's Bafetimbi Gomis is still probably Newcastle's first choice in the transfer window, and we are supposed to be negotiations for him and according to Sky Tyne and Wear his wages are the stumbling block- and Newcastle will not raise their current wage offer so again if this is true we seem to [.
We never through it would get this late in the transfer window before Newcastle made their first permanent striker signing, and it seems Newcastle are back in talks with Lyon over the potential Bafetimbi Gomis transfer, and maybe we are still trying to get Demba Ba from Chelsea but it will be difficult to [.
We don't think there's any chance that Joe Kinnear would ever success Alan Pardew as manager of Newcastle for the long-term, and you have to remember if Joe take up management again, he would literally be risking his life, because of his heart condition. Joe Kinnear wants to help Alan Pardew Joe Kinnear was [.
Alan Pardew has been interviewed in the local papers today and says he doesn't have to sell before he buys but that's hardly earth-shattering news, after Newcastle have spent at most £2M this summer, and that was the loan fee for Loic Remy from QPR, and Newcastle have spent the least of any club [.
News today that Arsenal are likely to make an improved offer for Yohan Cabaye this week, and they may go up to £15M, but we would expect Newcastle to turn that bid down immediately whatever Yohan Cabaye may say or do. Yohan Cabaye hopefully the price will go up Yohan's already dropped out [...]
The signing of Loic Remy a week last Monday was a real shot in the arm for the Newcastle fans, but unfortunately we haven't been able to follow that up with the signing of Bafe Gomis or Darren Bent, and it now looks like Bent will go to Fulham on a season-long loan deal. Loic [...]
A comment that Alan Pardew made yesterday kind of stood out to us, and the Newcastle manager said that there were some difficult issues that Joe Kinnear was having to face in his first transfer window in his new job at the club but that's part of his job to solve those issues. [...]
An interview published in the Journal today with Alan Pardew as the Newcastle manager saying that Newcastle want to broaden their scouting activities to take in English based players, but that's not the first time we've heard that from Pardew this summer. Alan Pardew must keep out eye on English based players This is [.
We now know that Fulham are back in for Darren Bent of Aston Villa, and news that Joe Kinnear will finally be meeting with the England striker's representatives today, but of course the fee still has to be agreed for the player with Aston Villa. Darren Bent Joe Kinnear meeting today And Newcastle are [.
We reported earlier today that it was good that Joe Kinnear had not given any interviews for quite a few weeks, but it seems we were tempting fate and Joe has been interviewed in the Mirror today. Joe Kinnear - upbeat on Newcastle Joe made a terrible start on his return to Newcastle in [...]
There was some good news last Thursday about Papiss Cisse staying at Newcastle, and finally agreeing to wear the Wonga insignia, and we were very pleased with that because Papiss is a great natural striker and in his one and a half seasons on Tyneside, he's scored 26 goals in 61 appearances, and some [.
Before embarking on the one week training camp at SC Braga's facilities in Portugal ten days ago, Alan Pardew had said how he admired Portuguese players, because they were very good technically and good professionals. Alan Pardew we should check out players in Portugal And at that time Newcastle were even linked with Rolando, [.
We're sure that Alan Pardew is as frustrated as the Newcastle fans at the moment, at the distinct lack of progress seemingly being made on the transfer front this summer by Newcastle, and our new Director of Football Joe Kinnear. Newcastle players limbering up in Portugal Photo from Portuguese reader Paulo Martins Alan arrived back [.
The news over the weekend thing to recruit his former Wimbledon player Mick Harford, and most Newcastle fans so distrust Joe Kinnear, that we wondered if this was a kind of coup to build up his coaching team, in case Alan Pardew falters at the start of this season. Joe Kinnear mistrust surrounds this [.
The Evening Chronicle is reporting that the deal to bring Mick Harford to Newcastle United has fallen through at the last minute, but that Newcastle will continue to increase the number of folks scouting out talent for the Tyneside club. Mick Harford deal called off There had been some concern yesterday about what Mick [.
More news today on what Mick Harford's new job will be at Newcastle, and Mick will be tasked to find some talent in the lower leagues, as presumably Joe Kinnear looks to expand the scouting network at Newcastle. Mick Harford assistant to Joe Kinnear Mick will become an assistant to Director of Football Joe [.
With the news today that Joe Kinnear is about to appoint Mick Hartford, who is a coach, as his assistant, it's not clear to us what Joe is doing, when Alan Pardew is in charge of all coaching at the club. Joe Kinnear unsettling influence at Newcastle We have to remember that when Joe [...]
The initial plan was for Director of Football Joe Kinnear to accompany the Newcastle squad to Motherwell on Tuesday night, but Joe didn't make the trip, and instead was watching some of the Newcastle youngsters as they went down 3-0 to Hamilton Academicals at Benton. Joe Kinnear keeping low profile so far so good [.
Directors of Football are responsible for all the transfers into and out of a club, and are not very often interviewed, and the manager is the face of the club to the public and to the fans. Joe Kinnear can he be diplomatic? And that's how we'd like it to be at Newcastle, with [...]
Alan Pardew has talked to the press today, and in one interview he describes how he sees it working with Joe Kinnear, Graham Carr, Lee Charnley and of course Mike Ashley, and Alan seems to have a good handle on it, and explains it well. Alan Pardew taking the training on Saturday This is what [...]
Newcastle are starting to make bids for players in the transfer market, and there are reports that Newcastle are not only interested in St. Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but also in their top 18 year-old center-back Kurt Zouma, and if the news is to be believed in France Football, Newcastle will launch a £25M bid [.
Joe Kinnear has been brough into the club to be another football person involved with recruiting players to Newcastle, and not only that, but as Director of Football, Joe is in the lead on this, and will need to communicate closely with Alan Pardew and Graham Carr, who now report to him. Joe Kinnear [.
The Daily Mirror is reporting that Joe Kinnear has decided to go after to English stars Darren Bent and James Tomkins and they are two of Alan Pardew's top transfer targets. James Tomkins new top center-back target Newcastle were first interested in James Tomkins a year last January when our bid of [.
Joe Kinnear couldn't make the fans meeting on Monday night because he was meeting with Newcastle Chief Scout Graham Carr, and the news coming through this morning ia that meeting was very productive so we'll take that as some good news today. Joe Kinnear productive meeting with Graham Carr It seems that Newcastle's [.
The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle are making a £12M move for 27 year-old French International striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. Andre-Pierre Gignac - 27 year-old Marseilles striker The Frenchmen plays for Marseilles, and he has played 16 times with four goals for France, and he has been described as an English style center-forward but he [.
Birmingham City manager Lee Clark has revealed there have been two offers from Premier League clubs for Nathan Redmond that have been accepted, and we wonder if one of them is from Newcastle United we hope one of them is from Newcastle United. 19 year-old Nathan Redmond two offers accepted And another offer [.
Joe Kinnear's new job is basicallyrecruitmentat all levels of the club, and one reason Mike Ashley seems to have brought Joe in is to have another voice on which players to sign again at all levels of the club but ourrecruitmenthas been good at the first team level but a failure at [...]
Wendy Taylor is the head of media at Newcastle, and she and new Supporter Liaison Manager Lee Marshall have been communicating with NUFC Fans United for a while now, and helped to set up last night's meeting with the fans. Wendy Taylor Newcastle's Head of Media with Bobby Neither Wendy nor Lee spoke [.
We knew that Mehdi Abeid has been told to leave Newcastle and that he was looking for another club, but news today in theNewcastle Journalthat 23 year-oldRomainAmalfitano has also been told to look for another club. Romain Amalfitano didn't work out for the 23 year-old Romain was signed from Reims last summer as a [.
Joe Kinnear has again damaged his standing with Newcastle fans by personally criticizing Newcastle's goalscoring legend Alan Shearer, after Alan had said Joe had made Newcastle into a laughing stock with his ridiculous talkSPORT interview last Monday night. Joe Kinnear really a dustman at heart? Joe didn't exactly answer the criticism handed out by [.
As we mentioned over the weekend, Joe Kinnear has been invited to a fans' meeting tonight, set up by NUFC Fans United, who were responsible for negotiating with Newcastle and John Hall to get the old St. James' Park gates restored and back at the ground. Joe Kinnear while manager at Newcastle The main [.
Newcastle's Director of Football Joe Kinnear gave a long interview with Sky Sports yesterday, and it was before a Charity cricket match just north of London, where Joe Kinnear is still stationed. Joe Kinnear gave out too much information And like most Newcastle fans we cringed when we heard Joe had given another interview [.