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Entries from June 2007

Newcastle Transfer Update on Holland’s Maceo Rigters

June 21st, 2007 · 9 Comments

We’ve resisted reviewing the  transfer of Maceo Rigters to Newcastle until now – because we’re not sure why we would need another striker. However, Rigters may be a good buy for Newcastle.  This is the player who scored in the 89th minute for Holland against England in the classic Under-21 semi-final last night. Let’s see why […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Rozehnal Transfer Saga Drags On

June 21st, 2007 · 6 Comments

The latest we know about the David Rozehnal transfer is that Newcastle have increased their bid to PSG from ₤2M to just under ₤3M – and the news a couple of days ago was that our competition – Burussia Dortmund – had pulled out.  David spoke yesterday to Sport – so let’s take a look […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Steven Taylor: “Raw Defender with Huge Potential “

June 20th, 2007 · 12 Comments

Sam Allardyce talked today about young Steven Taylor – who goes to battle against Holland tonight – along with his England Under-21 compatriot James Milner. These two were arguably our best players last season and should turn out to be stars of the future for Newcastle. Sam Allardyce talked about Steven Taylor today – and […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Major Newcastle News Stories – 20th June – 2007

June 20th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Here are the major news stories associated with the Newcastle club for today – in no particular order of priority. The big news today is the shocking attack by masked gunmen on Oba Martins and his friend in Lagos, Nigeria on Monday evening.  Oba’s lucky to be alive – if the truth be told.

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Tags: Daily Roundup

Newcastle Transfer Update on Habib Beye and Bakari Sagna

June 20th, 2007 · 19 Comments

Two defenders who Newcastle are being continually linked with are Habib Beye of Marseille and Bakari Sagna of Auxerre. Both are full backs and we think both would be good signings for the club. Let’s take a look at them and see how likely their transfers to Newcastle are. Habib Beye

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Transfer Update on Rozehnal, Shorey and Hyypia

June 20th, 2007 · 23 Comments

The news yesterday seemed very positive in our attempts to sign the 6’3″ Czech Republic International David Rozehnal. Let’s take a look at that situation and other moves we can make for center-backs. We’ll also take a look at the current situation at left back. Sam Allardyce

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours