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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Newcastle Leading The Pack To Sign Young Owls Striker

February 27th, 2016 · 92 Comments

News in The Sun today that Newcastle are in the lead to sign Sheffield Wednesday youngster George Hirst, who is the son of the former Wednesday striker David Hirst, who scored 128 goals in 359 appearances form 1986-1997 for the Owls. George is just 17 but scored two goals for the England U-17 side against […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Hint At Pending Transfer Deals This Summer

February 26th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle will be in the summer transfer window for sure, but our targets will change depending on whether we are a Premier League club or a Championship club in May. If we do get relegated then it will be important to retain as many good players as possible and whereas last time  we went down the […]

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Newcastle Scouting Top Midfielder In Europe

February 25th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Newcastle United have been scouting Anderlecht’s Dennis Praet, who is an attacking midfielder for the Belgium club and he could be one of Newcastle´s targets in the summer. And if we do go after him it should be an advantage that two of his former team-mates at the Belgium club – Chancel Mbemba and Aleksandar […]

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Tags: Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Numb At The Incompetence Since Newcastle Finished 5th

February 24th, 2016 · 36 Comments

In May of 2012 Newcastle finished the league in 5th position – the highest since Sir Bobby Robson was sacked for only finishing in 5th place in 2004 and missing out on a Champions League position. How standards have dropped at Newcastle over the years. In fact almost four years ago we have a very […]

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Not Signing This Player Exposes Newcastle´s Transfer Policy

February 23rd, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle scouted West Ham play-maker Dimitri Payet a number of times – since he was French playing in France – but the powers that be at Newcastle decided not to sign him because he was too old. At the time that´s what we reported last summer, as to why Newcastle […]

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