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Entries Tagged as 'Scouting Network'

Newcastle Linked With Two Center-Backs For Summer Move

April 28th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle would usually be linked with a lot more players at this time of year, but since we are second bottom of the Premier League and two of three teams to be relegated next month – the news has generally been muted. However, there are reports in Portugal that we have been watching 21 year-old […]

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Why Newcastle Must Not Allow This With Summer Transfers

April 27th, 2016 · 84 Comments

Newcastle spent £52M last summer on transfers and even when we didn´t have a manager the transfer business went merrily along with Graham Carr identifying the players who were coming into the club – whether they were necessary or not. So we signed Gini Wijnaldum, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Chancel Mbemba and Florian Thauvin whether the Newcastle […]

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Rafa Benitez About To Make First Signing For Newcastle

April 8th, 2016 · 6 Comments

It looks like Rafa Benitez is moving in with what could be his first signing for Newcastle United and it’s young 16 year-old Spanish playmaker Luis Vacas. There are various reports in Spain that Luis Vacas is now on Tyneside and having a trial at the club and training at Benton, with a decision to […]

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Report Graham Carr Could Leave Newcastle

March 22nd, 2016 · 11 Comments

There is a report today that Newcastle’s Chief Scout Graham Carr may leave the club in the summer after Rafa Benitez has come into the club and will be given full control of all transfers into and out of the club. That’s something Graham Carr has been controlling for a number of years now as the […]

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Benitez – I Can Work With This Board Member

March 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Graham Carr did very well when he first joined us from Tottenham in February as Chief Scout and some of his initial signings like Cheick Tiote, Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and Mathieu Debuchy were very good. But over the last couple of years they have not been so good and Remy Cabella, Manu Riviere and Florian […]

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