Long-serving Newcastle keeper Steve Harper plays his final game for the club against Arsenal this afternoon. The St James' Park crowd marked the occasion with a minute's applause and chanting for Harper in the 37th minute in recognition of Harper's squad number. The veteran goalie was clearly moved by the tribute and was seen crying.
The Newcastle team against Arsenal today is almost as expected, with Steven Taylor coming back in to partner Fabricio Coloccini in central defense, after he missed the game at QPR through illness. Mike Williamson doesn't even make the bench today and as expected veteran goalkeeper Steve Harper will start his final game for Newcastle, after [.
That's what this game is all about. The last game of the season before the boys head off for their holidays and us on the other side of the white line, scour the inter-web in hope that we've signed someone spectacular. One last effort is needed for the boys. Our record since the 2nd week of March stands at 8 wins and 2 draws in all competitions.
Alan Pardew will be hoping he can finish off what has been a very poor season in the Premier League with a win against the visiting Arsenal side. Arsene Wenger- his Arsenal side are in form Ever since Wenger joined Arsenal in 1996 he has had Arsenal in the top four and has always qualified [...]
Alan Pardew held his press conference this afternoon, and he was asked about Steve Harper and Fab Coloccini possibly playing their last games for the club onSunday. Newcastle captain and manager together for next season? Sunday will be Steve Harper's last game for Newcastle after 20 years at the club, and Alan Pardew [.
Steve Harper was signed from his local club Seaham Red Star in the summer of 1993, when he was 18 years old by Kevin Keegan, who was then manager of Newcastle United. Steve Harper been at Newcastle for 20 years But Steve spent many seasons backing up Shay Given, who played close to 470 [...]
We were shocked to the core when on 27th November of 2011, the news came though that Newcastle great Gary Speed had taken his own life at the young age of just 42, when everything seemed to be going for him. Steve Harper has battled depression We learned after his untimely death that Gary, [...]
On Sunday, it's going to be a fairy tale ending to the Newcastle career of Steve Harper, who will play his last game for Newcastle against Arsenal at St. James' Park. Steve Harper 20 years at Newcastle phenomenal loyalty It seems that Steve will now not make the 200 appearances at Newcastle as [...]
There's a story in the Daily Mail today that Newcastle are interested in Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, and will go head to head with Liverpool for the goalkeeper in the summer. Rob Elliot - played very well this season Steve Harper is leaving the club after twenty years service at the club, and he wants [.
With Tim Krul out for the rest of the season, and Rob Elliot now nursing an ankle injury, Steve Harper could still have some first team appearances remaining in his Newcastle United career, which at the most has five games to go, since Steve will leave the club in the summer, when his contract runs [.
It could be that Newcastle have a goalkeeping problem through the end of the season, with Tim Krul definitely out with a dislocated shoulder, and Rob Elliot picked up an ankle injury and was seen to be limping in yesterday's disastrous 3-0 defeat against Sunderland. Tim Krul dislocated shoulder We suppose Rob's ankle injury [.
It's not really surprising that Steve Harper's career at Newcastle will end in the summer, when his current contract runs out, after 20 years at Newcastle since Kevin Keegan signed him from Seaham Red Star back in 1993. Steve Harper will leave Newcastle in the summer He has played 198 times for Newcastle after [.
Full-back Massadio Haïdara, central midfielder Vurnon Anita and winger Sylvain Marveaux ll start tonight in the European tie with Russian side Anzhi. Teams: Newcastle United (4-3-3): Rob Elliot; Davide Santon, Steven Taylor, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Massadio Haïdara; Vurnon Anita, Cheick Tiote, Yohan Cabaye (c); Sylvain Marveaux, Papiss Cisse, Moussa Sissoko Substitutes: Steve Harper, James Perch, Gael [.
Newcastle rocked by double injury blow - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Newcastle United suffered double injury blow as skipper Fabricio Coloccini is set to miss most of the action in March due to back injury while goal keeper Tim Krul will be side-lined for five weeks after hurting his ankle badly.
Newcastle make seven changes to the side that startedagainstMetalist Kharkiv on Thursday night, with Rob Elliot making his Premier League debut in goal in place of the injured Tim Krul. Thechangeswere much as expected and infactit's the team we though would start this afternoon, but Steve Harper is not fitbecauseof a knee injury and 19 [.
Tim Krul will not play against Southampton tomorrow, and Rob Elliot will get a big chance in the Newcastle first team, and he will make his Premier League debut tomorrow afternoon at St. James' Park. Rob Elliot will start in goal tomorrow And we're sure Rob will be a great welcome from the Newcastle [.
Newcastle United have issued a statement regarding goalkeeper's Tim Krul's injury and he will be seeing an ankle specialist before any more updates are given. Tim Krul after the game last night There had been a news report on BBC Radio Newcastle that Tim would be out for five weeks, and probably in response [.
Things were going just too well so now we have some bad news that Tim Krul is facing several weeks out of the side with an ankle injury he picked up in the closing minutes of the 1-0 win against Metalist Kharkiv last night. Tim Krul out up to five weeks? And as [...]
News today that Newcastle are eyeing a move for Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland, who at 19 is one England's most promising goalkeepers, and of course he represented GreatBritainin the London Olympics last summer. Jack Butland a Newcastle target in January And since Steve Harper will be leaving the club when his contact expires [.
Newcastle are unchanged from last week when we lost to Manchester City for the important game against QPR this afternoon. Gabriel Obertan returns to the bench after recovering from his toe injury, and both Ameobi brother and veteran goalkeeper Steve Harper are on the bench today. Shane Ferguson, Gale Bigirimana and Sylvain Marveaux make up [.
Liverpool tba Newcastle United (4-4-2): Tim Krul; Vurnon Anita, Steven Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Davide Santon; Hatem Ben Arfa, James Perch, Yohan Cabaye, Jonas Gutierrez; Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba Substitutes: Steve Harper, Shane Ferguson, Mike Williamson, Gael Bigirimana, Gabriel Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Shola Ameobi
Steve Harper has always been a great team player in the 19 years since Kevin Keegan signed him from Seaham Red Star in the summer of 1993. Steve Harper - shown in action for Newcastle this season Steve has played 197 times for Newcastle and he's hoping he can crack the 200 barrier this season, [...]
It turns out that Steven Taylor was very close to making the game last Sunday, but he failed a late fitness test, but he should be ready for the next game in two weeks time, and local lad Steven needs no help to get motivated for games against the old enemy Sunderland. Steven Taylor [...]
Alex Ferguson has been talking about some of Newcastle's top players who will play in the game this afternoon at St. James' Park which will be packed full and he thinks Ben Arfa is an excellent player, and he thinks Papiss Cisse has scored some fantastic goals since he joined Newcastle from SCFreiburgin [.
The one negative that came out of last night's game for Newcastle was that goalkeeper Rob Elliot suffered a first-half injury during his home debut for Newcastle, and that will keep him out of the squad for Sunday's game against Manchester United, but Tim Krul is still not fit again from his elbow injury.
We first heard it from young Gael Bigirimana, and today Steve Harper has mentioned that Alan Pardew was hardly a happy man in the dressing room after the 2-2 draw at Reading where Newcastle were nowhere near their best form, and gave the ball away far too many times. Alan Pardew not a happy [...]
Newcastle's battling performance yesterday after we went behind at Reading, was the reason we came away with a point from the Madejski Stadium, but in truth the performance was not acceptable, and we will have to improve a lot in the coming weeks, if we are to start climbing that Premier League table.
There are a number of good things that Alan Pardew will be able to take out of the game yesterday, but there are also some things about Newcastle's play, that will be worrying to the Newcastle manager. James Perch saves Newcastle when his kicks ball clear from Pogrebnyak Here are some of the positives from [.
Before the game last Thursday we thought that Newcastle's third string goalkeeper, Rob Elliot, was an average goalkeeper at best but we've been proved wrong (what again?), and Rob has put in two very good performances for Newcastle, without making one mistake, and he's still young at on;y 26, and has ample time [.
Highlights of today's game between the Magpies and Chris Hughton's Norwich City. Teams / Match facts. Newcastle United (4-4-2): Steve Harper (G), James Perch, Mike Williamson, Steven Taylor, Davide Santon, Hatem Ben Arfa, Vurnon Anita (Gabriel Obertan 69), Yohan Cabaye, Jonas Gutierrez (C), Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba.
There's not too much of a surprise with the side Alan Pardew has picked today for the game against Norwich, and it shows 7 changes from the side that started on Thursday night against Maritimo, but it's the side we had expected, in our match preview. Steve Harper returns in goal, James Perch is at [.
Steve Harper will be playing in Europe tomorrow night in Madeira, when we play Maritimo in the group stages of the Europa League, and it's been six seasons since we last played in a European group game. Steve Harper got the hump last summer And after Demba Ba's comments about being benched on Monday [.
Tim Krul is ruled out for the next two or three matches with an elbow injury picked up on duty with Holland, and it looks like veteran 37 year-old goalkeeper Steve Harper will be in the nets on Monday night at Everton. Steve Harper likely to play on Monday night Notice that Tim is [...]
Steve Harper seemed to be on his way out of Newcastle last season, when Rob Elliot was signed from Charlton and seemed to be the number two goalkeeper to Tim Krul. Steve Harper - back as Newcastle number two And the Easington-born 37 year-old even went on a short loan spell to Brighton lastseason, and [.
We don't want to over play it, but with the season not yet a month old, Newcastle have already
suffered injuries to Ryan Taylor, Cheick Tiote, Danny Simpson, Fabricio Coloccini and now Tim Krul,
and add to that the fact that players like the Ameobi brothers and Shane Ferguson have yet to be
available for [.
Alan Pardew has named seven changes for Newcastle United's Europa League fourth qualifying round
second leg tie against Atromitos tonight. Teams: Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul; Danny
Simpson, Mike Williamson, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Ryan Taylor; James Perch, Gael Bigirimana;
Gabriel Obertan, Dan Gosling, Sylvain Marveaux; Demba Ba Substitutes: Steve Harper, James
Tavernier, Yohan [.
Steven Taylor is the only player who is still at Newcastle who played in our last European game at
St. James' Park back in Match of 2007, when we beat AZ Alkmaar 4-2, and were three goals up after
only 23 minutes of that game. Steve Harper was a sub on the bench with Shay [...]
Newcastle United v Arsenal full match video first half. Newcastle United v Arsenal full match video second half. Score and Goalscorers. Newcastle United 0, Arsenal 1 (Koscielny 51). Teams Newcastle: Harper, Coloccini, Yanga-M'Biwa (Campbell 80′), Debuchy, S Taylor, Cabaye (Anita 57′),Ben Arfa, Gutierrez, Tiote, Cisse, Gouffran (Marveaux 64).
With today's game against Norwich City seeing Alan Pardew's predecessor, Chris Hughton, returning to St James' Park for the first time since his sacking in December 2010, there has been far more of the usual pre match words from the managers on both sides. On the Pardew side, amongst other things, he has been anxious [.