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Entries from May 2007

Antoine Sibierski Rejects Newcastle Offer

May 22nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

News that Antoine Sibierski has turned down Newcastle’s one year contract offer has just broken the news wires. Antoine has been holding out for a two year deal since he thinks he is fit enough and good enough – to last at least another two years in the Premiership. Antoine Sibierski

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Are Newcastle a TakeOver Target?

May 22nd, 2007 · 11 Comments

The price of Newcastle’s shares on the stock exchange have been rising since March. Yesterday saw another active day of trading in the shares and the club now has a capital market value of £110M – up about 30% since March. Fresh rumors are starting to circulate in the City about the possible interest of […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Sam Allardyce Gets His Men

May 22nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

It is understood that Mike Forde – Performance Director at Bolton – has turned down a new improved contract offer from the club yesterday – and it is looking increasingly likely he is set to join Sam Allardyce at Newcastle. The other key member of Sam’s back-room staff at Bolton, Mark Taylor, who is Head […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Newcastle United Blog – Goals for The Site

May 21st, 2007 · 17 Comments

We’ve been in operation on this Newcastle United Blog for four weeks now – and we’ve been pleased with the response of our readers. We’d like to reiterate our goals for the Blog – so it’s clear what we are trying to achieve on this site.

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Tags: Site News

Allardyce After Experienced Center-Back

May 21st, 2007 · 12 Comments

Sam Allardyce is well aware he needs to get in an experienced center back at Newcastle to help mentor his up and coming youngsters – including Steve Taylor and Peter Ramage. If Sam cannot prise Sol Campbell away from Harry Redknapp’s Portsmouth – then he will probably go after Sam Hyypia of Liverpool. Another center […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players

Newcastle Deserve An Answer From Michael Owen

May 21st, 2007 · 57 Comments

There is a report in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today – by Alan Oliver – that Arsene Wenger may be interested in Michael Owen. This is yet another report surrounding Michael Owen and whether he will stay at Newcastle United or take advantage of an out-clause in his contract – which we now understand is […]

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Tags: Michael Owen · Newcastle News · Players