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Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Newcastle return I’d have been Oba the hill with

A Newcastle return I’d have been Oba the hill with

I was somewhat surprised by the transfer news that former Newcastle United striker Obafemi Martins had secured a return to the Premier League with Birmingham City on a loan deal until the end of the season. The 26-year-old Nigerian striker...read more »

Should Newcastle take the money and run?

Should Newcastle take the money and run?

Newcastle have been pretty inactive in the transfer window so far. They’ve secured Hatem Ben Arfa on a permanent deal and Stephen Ireland may be arriving from Aston Villa on loan, but perhaps the most important thing is that they’ve...read more »

New arrival on the cards as we wave goodbye to Wayne?

New arrival on the cards as we wave goodbye to Wayne?

It’s being reported today that Wayne Routledge’s time at Newcastle is set to come to an end. The winger looks set to return to Queens Park Rangers, the club he signed for Newcastle from a year ago, but whether that’s...read more »

£10 million well spent by Newcastle?

£10 million well spent by Newcastle?

The 1-1 draw in the Tyne-Wear derby against Sunderland yesterday was clearly hugely disappointing for Newcastle. Alan Pardew’s men seemed to be in full control as time ticked away and Sunderland hardly created any chances; that is until Steve Harper...read more »

A dying art in the Premier League

A dying art in the Premier League

Before I start I should probably warn you that this could be classed as a rant, an interesting rant though I hope you’ll agree. It is a topic that has been discussed much before, but now I feel it has...read more »

Newcastle-Villa swap on the cards?

Newcastle-Villa swap on the cards?

The Daily Mail is today reporting that Aston Villa are the latest Premier League club to register an interest in Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton and are prepared to offer Nigel Reo-Coker as bait to get their man. Aston Villa Gerard...read more »

FOUR for Newcastle’s future?

FOUR for Newcastle’s future?

Since Alan Pardew replaced Chris Hughton as Newcastle manager, he has put one task at the top of his list: to sign players to long-term contracts. In recent weeks Steven Taylor, Mike Williamson and Nile Ranger have all signed new...read more »

FIVE things we learnt from Newcastle this afternoon

FIVE things we learnt from Newcastle this afternoon

It was a case of déjà vu for Newcastle at St James’ Park today as for the second time in a week Alan Pardew’s men were denied all three points by an injury time equaliser. Last week it was Sunderland’s...read more »