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Entries from January 2009

Raitala In Great Demand – Newcastle Must Act Quickly

January 21st, 2009 · 90 Comments

The Finland U21 starlet Jukka Raitala, who we reported on yesterday, is in great demand in the transfer market, and the tough Finnish defender is also interesting both Italian and Dutch clubs, who are interested in signing him. Jukka Raitala – in great demand

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

What Exactly Is Going On At Newcastle?

January 21st, 2009 · 58 Comments

There was the trial game yesterday against Carlisle United which ended 1-1 behind closed doors, but it’s hard to find out who played in that game, with so much secrecy and silence at the club these days. Peter Lovenkrands – expected to sign until end of season – big deal!

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Danny Guthrie Leaves Training Ground On Crutches

January 21st, 2009 · 82 Comments

We may have spoken too quickly yesterday, when we said nobody else was injured yesterday at Newcastle United. Danny Guthrie – on crutches with hamstring injury

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Tags: Alan Smith · Charles N'Zogbia · Danny Guthrie · Injuries · Newcastle News

Haris Vuckic and NK Domzale Quotes On Newcastle Signing

January 20th, 2009 · 258 Comments

Thanks to one of our readers in Slovenia, Uroš, for sending us information from the NK Domzale web-site on our new signing, top Slovenian 16 year-old youngster Haris Vuckic. This includes quotes from the youngster himself and words from the President of the NK Donzle club about the deal, which they seem very happy with. […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

20 Year-Old Finnish Defender Jukka Raitala In Tyneside Trial

January 20th, 2009 · 220 Comments

Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear has handed a third player a trial at the club this week, as he looks to strengthen his squad in the next two weeks. Jukka Raitala – on trial at Newcastle this week

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Tags: Match Reports · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Taylor, Barton and Geremi Play In Friendly Game

January 20th, 2009 · 56 Comments

Newcastle United players Steven Taylor and Joey Barton handed Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear some very rare good news this afternoon in today’s behind-closed-doors friendly with Carlisle United, which ended 1-1. And the main news we can report, is that absolutely nobody was injured this afternoon – amazing.  😀 Stephen Taylor – scored in friendly game […]

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Tags: Newcastle News