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Report – Newcastle Want To Sign Frank Lampard

November 19th, 2016 · 11 Comments

In what they are calling an exclusive, the Express are reporting on Sunday that both Newcastle and Brighton are thinking of offering Frank Lampard a one year contract when he finishes his current contract at New York City FC in the MLS. The new contract would be dependent on the clubs gaining promotion to the Premier League […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Colback – We’re Top Dogs Now – The Sky’s The Limit

November 19th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Jack Colback signed on for his home town club as a free agent two years ago last summer and Sunderland were not too happy that after he had joined the Black Cats at the age of 10 he should leave for nothing when he was 24 to join rivals Newcastle United. And the Wearside club […]

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Tags: Championship · Jack Colback · Newcastle News · Premier League

Report – Premier League Signs Massive TV Rights Deal In China

November 18th, 2016 · 53 Comments

There is news being reported by Bloomberg that the English Premier League are taking full advantage of the growing popularity of football in China. They are reporting that the Premier League have signed a three year deal TV rights deal, worth around $650M, which is around £528M using today’s exchange rate – and will go […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Rafa Explains Why A Cup Run Is Positive

November 13th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle were famous or should that be infamous,  for prioritizing the Premier League over the cups over the last 9 years so we never had long cup runs and usually ended up getting knocked out in the early rounds of both the FA Cup and League Cup. Not something you would expect from a club […]

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Tags: Championship · FA Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League

Next Two Transfer Windows Are Key For Newcastle

November 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez is said to be keen to add good players to his squad in January and in the summer transfer window in order that the Newcastle squad keeps improving. And that if we do get promoted this season then we can challenge near the top of the Premier League next season. That’s not too surprising with […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Shearer Surprisingly Backs Fellow Geordie For Promotion

November 7th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Alan Shearer says he would back fellow Geordie Steve Bruce to get Aston Villa promoted this season, even though they had a less than auspicious start to the season under Roberto Di Matteo, when they had just one win in their first 11 Championship games. That win was a 3-0 home win against bottom of the table […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League