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Entries from May 2007

Owen Comes Through England B Game Unscathed

May 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

England B won their game last night 3-1 against Albania with Stuart Downing scoring two and Alan Smith scored the third. It’s the first time Owen has played 90 minutes for England for some time – and is another step in his rehabilitation back to full fitness. Michael captained the side. Both Steven Taylor and […]

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Tags: Michael Owen · Newcastle News · Players · Steven Taylor

Newcastle Pursue Barcelona’s Eidur Gudjohnsen

May 25th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Newcastle United manager Sam Allardyce is reported to be tracking Icelandic striker Eidur Gudjohnsen, according to Lee Ryder in tonight’s Evening Chronicle. Gudjohnsen is considered certain to depart Barcelona – who he joined only last summer (June 14th, 2006).  Many thought that was not a good move for him – because it would be difficult […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Chase Whiz Kid Dimitri Payet

May 25th, 2007 · 12 Comments

News broke today that Dimitri Payet , currently playing for FC Nantes Atlantique in Ligue 1, and one of the bright sparks of French football – is a Newcastle target. While we have no idea if there is any truth to this – he looks an exciting player who has come through the ranks at […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Board Requesting Ashley Meeting is Precurser to Sale

May 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments

It is being reported by the BBC that the Newcastle United board have requested a meeting with prospective owner Mike Ashley – presumably for next Wednesday – to discuss his plans for the club. English Billionaire Ashley bought up Sir John Hall’s 41.6 per cent stake in Newcastle for £55million and has since tabled a […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Allardyce After Baines – Sign Him

May 25th, 2007 · 11 Comments

We expect a whole new back-line to be brought in before the season starts and Baines is already known by Steven Taylor and James Milner (two of our best players last season) as all three are starters on the England under 21 team. Baines is only 22 and made his debut for Wigan Athletic in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players

Major Newcastle News Stories – 25th May 2007

May 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on Major Newcastle News Stories – 25th May 2007

Here are the major news stories associated with the Newcastle club for today – in no particular order of priority.

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Tags: Daily Roundup