Kevin Nolan To West Ham – Don’t Be Daft


We should first of all say it’s a Sunday today, so there will be some silly reports in the football pages of the Sunday papers.

Kevin Nolan – this lad is going nowhere

And true to form,  there’s a good one today, that West Ham want to sign the Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan.

But why would Kevin want to play in the Championship for a second season in the last three?

We’re just joking, honestly,  but surely West Ham should be more concerned about securing their Premier League status right now, rather than talking about getting new players in during the summer.

If the Hammers are relegated, they will need to unload some players, and Newcastle have been linked with forward Freddie Sears, who had a good game yesterday.

West Ham looked poor in getting hammered 3-0 at Chelsea late yesterday afternoon, and Fernando Torres finally scored his fist goal for Chelsea, and it seems that the three Ws, West Ham, Wolves and Wigan keep ending up in that bottom three.

West Ham at the moment are rock bottom of the league, and have been in the bottom three most of the season, and are currently two points from safety, and Newcastle did the double  over them this season.

They have away games at Manchester City and Wigan, and home games against Blackburn and Sunderland, and they’ll have to start picking up some points if they are  to stay up.

And their best player, former Newcastle midfielder Scotty Parker, who rightly picked up the PFA Player of the Season award last week, is currently out injured.

It’s not surprising that teams would be interested in trying to get Nolan, because he’s been in superb form for the last two seasons for Newcastle, but the Tyneside club are close to agreeing a new long term contract with the Liverpudlian, and the hope is that the new contract can be announced fairly soon.

Unfortunately for Newcastle fans, it seems that Kevin Nolan picked up a slight groin strain yesterday at Blackpool.

But as for Kevin Nolan going to West Ham, there’s no chance at all of that happening.

Comments welcome.



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18 comments so far

  • magsince96

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:24 AM

    Comment #1

    1st!

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  • Stuart

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:35 AM

    Comment #2

    Well done magsince96, you’re medal is in the post. I’m sure this is a glorious acheivement for you haha!

    No chance at all of this happening, why would our captain want to f**k off back to the championship?

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  • nimo

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:44 AM

    Comment #3

    Only thing I don’t agree with here is Scott Parker being rightly given the Pfa player of year. He’s a good player in a poor team. Bartons been better, nasty for me has been the best by far. Rooney has been class bale modric better Kevin Davies been better to name a few in my opinion

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  • DerkaSayWhat

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:46 AM

    Comment #4

    Could see this happening….

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  • davcon22

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:52 AM

    Comment #5

    no chance!!

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  • connor_nufc

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:55 AM

    Comment #6

    He didnt get pfa player of the year. gareth bale got it

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  • Brutooon

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:56 AM

    Comment #7

    He is an excellent captain but as a centre midfield, he does do much of his job

    YES he is good in headers and “running from midfield” but his best form this season is if he play behind a tall striker (i.e Carroll and maybe Best) and from setpieces

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  • nimo

    Apr 24, 2011 at 9:58 AM

    Comment #8

    yeah it was football writters but strill didnt deserve it for me

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  • connor_nufc

    Apr 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM

    Comment #9

    He only looks good cause he plays in a very poor team

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  • The Entertainers

    Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 AM

    Comment #10

    Hey it’s Newcastle united folks, anything is possible!
    But to sell Nolan, would ‘be’ like getting rid of Bobby Robson, Chris Hughton or Andy Carroll…..oh wait a minute we did!
    Ok I say that tongue in cheek, but nothing surprises me’ anymore in football, albeit I would ‘be’ absolutely furious if we sold in my opinion one of our top 5 players AGAIN!
    The Carroll money should prevent us from doing that so soon. Yes Jose is different as I believe his head has been turned, and after sticking with us, I’ll bare him no grudges if the best Newcastle left back I’ve ever seen does move on to pastures new, as unfortunate as it may be

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  • davybtoon

    Apr 24, 2011 at 10:10 AM

    Comment #11

    why th hll would nolan n barton want play championship footie with west ham there goin DOWN

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  • dave 1961

    Apr 24, 2011 at 10:23 AM

    Comment #12

    Nolan will go to Liverpool to be with his bast mate.

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  • Lee Dodd

    Apr 24, 2011 at 11:15 AM

    Comment #13

    What a Load of Shite – The West Ham Game Him and Scott Parker Had a Big Bust Up Do you Think he would Go there . Other papers are saying he will Shortly Be signing a New 5 Year Contract at Newcastle With Joey Signing a New 3 Year Deal So The People Can Just Go Forth and Multiply !!!! Oh Yea have Just heard Mike Ashley And Del Boy are in Spain today to Sign Lionel Messi – Ronaldo and 2 others Got it from The Daily Mail !!!!!!!

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  • Phil K

    Apr 24, 2011 at 11:43 AM

    Comment #14

    I wouldn’t trust those in charge at Newcastle NOT to do this.
    Yes, Carroll put in a transfer request and then tried to con the fans he hadn’t.
    And remember – Nolan was gushing what a great move THAT was.
    The close season is where we will find out if next year is going to be a nightmare for the fans or not.

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  • Jezza

    Apr 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

    Comment #15

    Nolan to West Ham seems unlikely at this moment in time. However let’s not kid ourselves, if West Ham or any other club put in a decent bid in the summer, the FCB will sell Nolan in a flash.

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  • nightfa11

    Apr 24, 2011 at 3:20 PM

    Comment #16

    nolan has a good influence on the team..can score golas..& is a leader…BUT the team plays better when hes left out of the squad..

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  • veto

    Apr 24, 2011 at 7:01 PM

    Comment #17

    @nightfa11

    there really is no logic in that statement , if he’s not in the team , our highest goalscorer this season isnt in the team , take away his goals and were in trouble.
    we dont play better when he’s not in the squad at all if you look at the statistics ,

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  • nightfa11

    Apr 24, 2011 at 8:10 PM

    Comment #18

    its not about the stats…but playing style..

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