Best Wishes To Peter Ramage


Peter Ramage will leave the club this summer, but we think the Gerodie lad can still carve out a good career in football, like several players before him who have left the club.

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Peter Ramage – best of luck Peter

Some other center backs, who have left the club, are still doing very well at smaller clubs.

Steven Caldwell is captain of Burnley, and his brother Gary is still playing regularly for Scottish Giants Celtic.

Aaron Hughes is captaining Fulham, and was part of their fantastic relegation escape under Roy Hodgson this season, and Andy O’Brien is at Bolton, who also managed to dodge relegation this season.

So we expect to see young Ramage do very well, and it looks like he may end up at QPR or maybe rejoin Glenn Roeder at Norwich.

Kevin has only known the Ashington-born 24 year-old since January, but he’s taken a liking to the young lad, who bleeds black and white.

Kevin Keegan told Newcastle World TV:

“He’s one of those players you would like to keep around the place,” “He’s got a heart as big as Newcastle city center and he loves the club.”

“But he has to get himself a move where he can play because he’s not 18 or 19 and needs to play on a consistent basis.”

“But, wherever he goes, it will be their gain and our loss as a person around the place.”

“I have known him three or four months, but you only need to be in his company for a week to know that he’s a great lad and I wish him the best of luck.”

We always liked Peter Ramage a lot, because what you see is what you get, and while he may not be the world’s greatest center-back, he’s a very good player, with a great character and a winning temperament.

With those elements of his character, he’s a shoe-in to be a success wherever he ends up.

Ramage made 69 appearances in the famous black and white shirt with 59 starts, and he made his debut against Olympiacos in the UEFA Cup in March, 2005, at the age of 21.

We’re sure he’s proud of those accomplishments, having been born in the same town as Jackie Milburn, and the Charlton brothers.

Best of luck Peter, you’re one of the very best.

Comments welcome.



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15 comments so far

  • Mehzeb

    May 13, 2008 at 9:35 AM

    Comment #1

    Good Bye, and Good Luck.

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  • tapir

    May 13, 2008 at 9:45 AM

    Comment #2

    welcome to Norwich or stoke

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  • dougnufc

    May 13, 2008 at 9:47 AM

    Comment #3

    Good luck, and hopefully he would shine in the Championship

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  • Punk Skunk

    May 13, 2008 at 10:03 AM

    Comment #4

    All the best Rambo, top Geordie lad!..
    …You’ve got an excellent attitude mate!..

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  • Leo

    May 13, 2008 at 10:37 AM

    Comment #5

    hopefully a team like fulham will take him and he will improve his career with more chances in the team

    good look rambo

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  • tony burwood

    May 13, 2008 at 10:45 AM

    Comment #6

    hes ok but not good enough for where we want to be sentiment aside

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  • clinta

    May 13, 2008 at 11:08 AM

    Comment #7

    that’s a fair bit of experience and game time in the pl for a young lad, will look good on the cv, so he’ll do alright.

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  • Eric

    May 13, 2008 at 11:24 AM

    Comment #8

    I would like to wish him well also. Pity he needs to go. Another local gone. I think he would do well at Norwich. Hey, shall we colonise Norfolk? They have got Clark as No 2 and Shola might end up there.It is his decision I believe. KK wanted to keep him. Bit of a bummer that.

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  • Eric

    May 13, 2008 at 12:18 PM

    Comment #9

    Apparently Rambo has gone to QPR who have also signed a goalkeeper from Spurs. Everywhere we go there’s a sperm. Hope you do well young Ramage. It is not far from Wormwood Scrubs – you never know you might bump into Barton. All the best.

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  • TooooooN

    May 13, 2008 at 1:48 PM

    Comment #10

    Despite many people said he is not good enough, i m one of the person that said we should keep him another season. i remember he play couple of time as a left back and did very well. sad to saw him going out but gd luck to him

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  • Hamas (51times)

    May 13, 2008 at 4:29 PM

    Comment #11

    Would have made good backup but he wants first team football so fair enogh. Good Luck at QPR.

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  • CRAIGG

    May 13, 2008 at 5:23 PM

    Comment #12

    Yes said the same last night but good luck to Ramage, Very misunderstood player, Judged too harshly by people who only saw him at LB, Totally different prospect at RB or CB.

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  • Kenneth Bassan

    May 13, 2008 at 7:53 PM

    Comment #13

    Good riddance, he was utter crap., Dosent have what it takes to make it in the prem

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  • gallowgate31

    May 13, 2008 at 8:08 PM

    Comment #14

    I hear he has signed for QPR, good move on his part.

    Shame he didn’t make it at the toon but Good luck.

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  • leather

    May 13, 2008 at 9:53 PM

    Comment #15

    Championship player at best, could not pass and no awareness. Saying that good luck as he never hid and is a battler.

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