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Jermaine Jenas says criticism of Premier League players is an ‘absolute joke’

Jermaine Jenas is the latest to stand up on behalf of Premier League players. The former Newcastle United and England midfielder reacting to the criticism that has been levelled at current players, with regard to doing their bit during the virus...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

The torturing of Liverpool fans – Imagine if this had been Newcastle United fans 24 years ago&...

Liverpool fans find themselves in the spotlight, or should that be in the crosshairs… Their team just on the point of crossing the finishing line, only for football to be suspended due to the current emergency situation. The scousers were...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 16:54:17

Liverpool, Spurs and Newcastle United owners are the enemy – Not Premier League players

On 27 February 2020, Liverpool announced their latest financials. For the 20218/19 season, Liverpool made a pre-tax profit of £42m and announced they were seeing ‘sustained growth across all areas of the club’ as they move forward. The...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 12:52:48

Danny Rose says happy to give ‘any’ of his Newcastle United wages to virus fighting fron...

Danny Rose has spoken out about the criticism directed at Premier League players. A number of politicians contributing to a debate that has seen people wanting to make scapegoats of of footballers. The likes of Health Secretary Matt Hancock saying...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

The 20 Premier League Captains reached agreement for this Official PFA Statement to be released

An Official PFA Statement has now been released, having been agreed by all 20 Premier League Captains. Published late on Saturday (4 April), it follows on from the Premier League statement put out on Friday following their meeting. The PFA...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 12:52:48

Newcastle United star unveiled as mystery £19,000 donor to hospital’s virus appeal

A hospital found their virus appeal fund suddenly boosted by a mysterious donor. The anonymous donor contributing £19,000 to their funds to help in the challenges they face. The North Middlesex University Hospital intrigued to find out who had...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

Newcastle United winger has volunteered and is delivering prescriptions to vulnerable people during ...

Along with many other professional football players, Newcastle United’s Jacob Murphy is making a mockery of the scapegoating by politicians and others of footballers during this virus crisis. As well as many players already having financially...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

Manchester City have announced that they won’t be copying shameless actions of Mike Ashley and...

Fair play to Manchester City. A club spokesperson confirming on Sunday that they are doing the right thing during this international crisis. Manchester City well and truly now occupying the moral high ground. (adsbygoogle =...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 16:54:17

Players not happy with proposed pay cut as it could benefit unscrupulous club owners – Report

Friday saw a significant Premier League meeting take place. All 20 clubs connecting by video conferencing to discuss their latest response to the virus crisis. Amongst the items on the agenda was the hot topic of wages for Premier League...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

We asked fans if Andy Carroll, Joelinton and Allan Saint-Maximin have been successes – Results...

On Friday, we asked Newcastle United fans whether Andy Carroll, Joelinton and Allan Saint-Maximin have proved to be successful signings. The trio brought in to score and create goals. Mike Ashley having made no attempt to keep Ayoze Perez and...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

Armchair Fan brings you: My (least) favourite match Part Four – Newcastle 1 Sunderland 2

In the absence of any live football for the foreseeable future, I?ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and visit some of my favourite (and least favourite!) Toon matches since I started attending in the mid-nineties. The past twenty five...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 12:52:48

Mike Ashley pulls the plug on Saturday 3pm retro Newcastle United matches online for fans

Whist the rest of us are in lockdown, Mike Ashley has fled to Miami. After acting disgracefully with regard to both Newcastle United and his retail empire during this virus crisis, Ashley fleeing the scene of his crimes for a place in the sun at...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

Alan Shearer explains his choice of three most classic Premier League matches

Alan Shearer has been talking about his most classic Premier League matches. Appearing on Match of The Day, the Premier League’ greatest ever striker had plenty of matches to choose from. However, he was able to choose only three. ...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 16:54:17

Looks like Adam Armstrong is on his way back to the top

In the summer of 2018, Adam Armstrong made the difficult decision to leave his boyhood club and sign for Blackburn Rovers in a deal worth £1.5 million. It was a disappointing end to what many hoped and thought could have been a long and successful...
Newcastle - 2020-04-05 08:52:30

Steve Harmison tells Mike Ashley to ‘get out of Newcastle’ – Remarkable transforma...

Former England and Durham cricket star Steve Harmison has been speaking out about Newcastle United. A lifelong NUFC fan, Harmison has been a regular media pundit commenting on the situation at St James Park. On Friday he has turned the spotlight...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 16:53:12

Is Mike Ashley doing a runner after taking my season ticket money"

Newcastle - 2020-04-03 12:53:38

Newcastle fans to look back and see £30m as good business for player no better than slightly above a...

In a recent question and answer session with Leicester City supporters on social media, Ayoze Perez was asked about his trademark goal celebration, which involves sticking fingers in both ears. Perez said: ?It was back in the days when I used to...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 19:54:27

Is decision to call early end of season to Jupiler League a special case"

Newcastle - 2020-04-03 12:53:38

PFA release public statement amidst claims Premier League players are being made scapegoats

An interesting statement has been released by the PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) regarding the challenges facing Premier League players and those further down the leagues, due to the impact of the virus crisis. The statement from the...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 08:52:42

Manchester United players take unilateral decision to donate millions to NHS

Great to see Manchester United players showing leadership. Friday bringing news of a major donation to the NHS. A big topic of conversation at the minute is how Premier League players are collectively going to do their bit to hell in this virus...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 16:53:12

UEFA urge Premier League not to abandon season as 20 clubs accept restart push back – BBC Spor...

All 20 Premier League clubs are meeting today. Connected by video conferencing, the Premier League owners and their staff deciding what the next steps will be in dealing with this virus crisis situation. Ahead of today’s meeting, BBC Sport have...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 12:53:38

Biggest challenge with Premier League players is not pay cuts, it is if they refuse to play

The position of Premier League players is a hot topic. Unable to play football at the moment, they are sitting at home still earning vast fortunes. People asking why aren’t they making sacrifices, especially when some unscrupulous owners are now...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 16:53:12

Full statement from Premier League Shareholders after Friday’s pivotal meeting – 4 key p...

The 20 Premier League Shareholders (clubs) have met via video conferencing on Friday. Following the meeting a statement has been released this (Friday) afternoon, that full statement is reproduced below. Amongst the topics discussed were the...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 19:54:27

Jamaal Lascelles takes Friday conference call with other 19 Premier League captains on doing the rig...

Friday has seen Jamaal Lascelles discuss with the other 19 Premier League captains, how best to rise to the challenge presented by the virus situation. BBC Sport breaking the news that the Premier League captains all took part in a conference call...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 16:53:12

New report asks whether Andy Carroll, Joelinton and Allan Saint-Maximin have been failures or succes...

Signed to help replace those goals were Joelinton, Allan Saint-Maximin and Andy Carroll. Over on BBC Sport they are asking fans whether numerous Premier League signings are successes or failures but we have concentrated on jut the three NUFC ones...
Newcastle - 2020-04-03 12:53:38

Second Premier League CEO and Manager take ‘significant voluntary pay cut’ – Not C...

Great to see certain Premier League clubs stepping up to the plate during this crisis situation. Clubs where owners and/or senior staff are showing very public leadership to their communities. On Wednesday, it was announced that at Bournemouth,...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 16:52:29

Agent Poul-Erik Petersen denies his client has been in talks with Newcastle United

Poul-Erik Petersen has been forced to come out in the media and comment on Yussuf Poulsen. In Germany, Sport BILD reported that Newcastle had been in talks with the Danish international, with other Premier League clubs also in touch. However,...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 12:52:17

Kevin Keegan ? The promotion charge

Following the previous season?s great escape, Kevin Keegan embarked on a recruitment drive with the intention of getting the club up into the Premier League. In the summer, skilful midfielder Paul Bracewell was added to the ranks from Sunderland,...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 19:53:08

Premier League boss volunteers for pay cut – Puts Newcastle United and other clubs to shame

The reputation of Eddie Howe has gone up yet another notch. The Bournemouth manager becoming the first Premier League one to volunteer to take a pay cut during this current national and international crisis. Bournemouth releasing a statement...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 12:52:17

Main man at BBC Sport includes Newcastle match in favourite top 10 he’s covered in world footb...

Interesting article from BBC Sport. Their chief football writer Phil McNulty picking his 10 favourite and most memorable matches that he has covered in his long career. Going right back to the 1980s he had plenty to choose from, having worked all...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 16:52:29

Why Newcastle United aren’t going to sign Mbappe or Neymar

With the speculation that Newcastle United are to be bought by the Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund (PIF), having allegedly registered a proposed takeover with the Premier League. They have billions of dollars at their disposal and Toon fans will be in...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 08:52:44

Mike Ashley needed to do it at Newcastle United to ‘safeguard the club’s future’ &...

Newcastle - 2020-04-02 16:52:29

Newcastle United – Is this the one that got away"

Newcastle - 2020-04-02 12:52:17

New setback to hopes of early return of Chinese Super League

The Chinese Super League season was originally due to begin its season on 22 February 2020. However, with the outbreak of the Coronavirus, an announcement was made in January that the league season was postponed until some point in the future when...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 19:53:08

Chair of parliamentary committee condemns Mike Ashley for what he’s done at Newcastle United

Mike Ashley has had more than his fair share of headlines in recent weeks. Retailer and owner of Newcastle United, Ashley has been held up as one of the worst examples of rich and powerful people who are looking after number one, rather than acting...
Newcastle - 2020-04-02 12:52:17

Toon For Change new statement calling on Mike Ashley to return money to fans – Case studies

A Newcastle fans group have called on Mike Ashley to give some of the club’s most committed supporters a bit of reassurance and support in these difficult times. Toon For Change have asked the club to refund all 2020/21 Newcastle United season...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 16:54:00

‘I’m baffled why anyone gets upset when you say it’s important to finish the 2019/...

It is now 24 days since Newcastle United last played a Premier League match. Allan Saint-Maximin scoring the only goal against a 10 man Southampton team, to send NUFC eight points clear of the relegation zone. Who knows how many days it will be...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 08:53:21

Mike Ashley closes down entire Newcastle United scouting department – Puts them on extended le...

The Newcastle United scouting department has been disbanded for the foreseeable future. Mike Ashley closing the club’s scouting department, putting all of the recruitment staff on furlough leave. The decision includes Head of Recruitment Steve...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 16:54:00

Simon Jordan launches brutal verbal attack on Mike Ashley – Classic

Simon Jordan has long been a thorn in the side of Newcastle United fans. The one-time Crystal Palace owner time after time taking the side of Mike Ashley and ridiculing NUFC supporters. Simon Jordan repeatedly defending the indefensible where the...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 12:52:58

Clarification NUFC takeover paperwork from Mike Ashley and PIF handed to Premier League 8 days ago &...

Late on Sunday night it was reported that a Newcastle United Takeover had moved a major step closer. The report from The Telegraph said that the Premier League had been approached and formally informed that a buyout bid is in progress to try and...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 12:52:58

Sky Sports give 4 options for Newcastle United player of the season (so far) – Voting up to no...

Sky Sports have asked fans to vote on who is the Newcastle United player of the season, so far. Football of course suspended at the minute but seven months worth of action to judge on and less than a quarter of the season remaining. Sky Sports...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 16:54:00

NUST make new updated statement on Mike Ashley taking 2020/21 Newcastle United season ticket money

The NUST (Newcastle United Supporters Trust) have made a new updated statement on the 2020/21 Newcastle United season ticket payments. This leads from Mike Ashley refusing to stop direct debits being taken for full payment of 2020/21 season ticket...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 12:52:58

Sports Direct sources say Mike Ashley desperate to sell Newcastle United ‘wants done with it&#...

An exclusive on Wednesday, reports that Mike Ashley is now desperate to sell Newcastle United as soon as possible. So long as the PIF financed deal comes up with the amount of money that is around the ballpark figure he is looking for, Ashley will...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 19:53:25

Mike Ashley exploits government virus clause to delay publishing Newcastle United accounts

The Newcastle United accounts for last (2018/19) season were due to be filed by 31 March 2020. These accounts taking us up to 30 June 2019 and allowing us to see what Mike Ashley had been up to in that time. However, there is news on Wednesday...
Newcastle - 2020-04-01 12:52:58

Having worked with people like Mike Ashley, it is important to understand that this is the way they ...

In this time of zero football, although what Steve Bruce serves up on a normal Saturday could be classed as zero football… This and the recent antics of our illustrious owner, has led me to share some thoughts on those like Mike Ashley who are...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 12:53:14

Crazy times but I think that something good may come from it. I feel that Mike Ashley will move on&#...

?The old believe everything: The middle-aged suspect everything: The young know everything.? – Oscar Wilde It seems like yesterday that I was 13 years old, standing at the front of the Gallowgate, resplendent in my best Chester le street market...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 16:54:25

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return

?I?m away to the match pet? I?ll see you later tonight, order a Chinese takeaway ? I?ll have the chicken chow mein, egg fried rice and some curry sauce? just in time for the highlights? I remember saying this with just a little more enthusiasm than...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 08:55:39

Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley exposed as we look back at what they said on 11 August 2019

Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley were desperate to get a message out last August. They wanted to launch an attack on Rafa Benitez. Mike Ashley had already done that in his embarrassing piece in collusion with Martin Samuel in The Mail, as well as...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 16:54:25

Newcastle United goalkeeper travels to stay in London to see out lockdown period

Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman has been talking about what he is up to during this lockdown period. On loan at Swansea for the season, the now 23 year old (his birthday was in early March) has revealed that he has travelled to London...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 12:53:14

Lionel Messi makes key personal statement – Are Premier League players willing to follow"

Newcastle - 2020-03-31 12:53:14

Respected journalist source now tells us Newcastle United Takeover is closer than it has ever been b...

An ‘exclusive’ late on Sunday night reported that a Newcastle United Takeover had moved a major step closer. The report from The Telegraph said that the Premier League had been approached and formally informed that a buyout bid is in progress...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 08:55:39

Tottenham follow Newcastle United lead – Daniel Levy explains why

Tottenham have made headlines on Tuesday. Daniel Levy releasing a statement (see below), explaining their latest moves in reaction to the current national/international crisis. The Tottenham boss setting out the background to making some big...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 16:54:25

Pressure piles on Mike Ashley as Frasers Group (Sports Direct) share price continues in freefall

Mike Ashley will be feeling the pressure even more, after a very bad Monday to add to his recent collection of other very bad days. The Newcastle United owner and Frasers Group (formerly Sports Direct International Group) boss most definitely...
Newcastle - 2020-03-31 08:55:39

BBC Sport visitors name in order the top 10 best ever Premier League strikers

Alan Shearer last week named his best ever 10 Premier League strikers of this modern era. The short list was drawn up by the Match of The Day commentary team. The Newcastle United legend putting himself, rightfully, at the very top. ...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 16:52:51

Premier League crisis solution laid out – Five point plan

How DO we finish the 2019/20 Premier League season" That is the question on everyone’s lips. Well alright, the first question on everyone’s lips is obviously when is this bloody virus and the problems it’s causing going away, but you know...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 12:53:05

I have never felt more ashamed to be a Newcastle United fan than I am after latest Mike Ashley move

Mike Ashley has managed the impossible. I didn’t think it was possible to feel more ashamed to be a Newcastle United fan but Monday has brought an unprecedented low. Supporting this football club for decades, I have become well used to...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 16:52:51

Comment: It’s late 1970s – How would we have coped as Newcastle fans with this crisis ba...

We’ll go back in time 40 years or so to the late 1970s, a time when I was now a regular at St James Park and went to matches with friends from school. No doubt many of you will recognise many of the references below if you were also a...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 16:52:51

Weekend Premier League talks on concentrated 92 live TV games in limited period to get season done

The challenge of how best to approach the question of completing the 2019/20 Premier League season has been the subject of talks this weekend. The Independent revealing that the football authorities have been in new discussions about how to get the...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 12:53:05

Premier League formally informed of Newcastle United Takeover approach – Report

An ‘exclusive’ late on Sunday night, has reported that a Newcastle United Takeover has moved a major step closer. The report from The Telegraph says that the Premier League have been approached and formally informed that a buyout bid is in...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 12:53:05

Mike Ashley makes Newcastle United staff ‘furloughed workers’ so government will pay the...

It has been revealed that Mike Ashley has ordered an email to be sent to Newcastle United staff on Monday morning. That is staff who aren’t coaches or players. Mike Ashley has had it sent out in Lee Charnley’s name according to the Chronicle,...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 16:52:51

Bizarre Celtic fans reasoning on why Edouard isn’t interested in signing for Newcastle United ...

Celtic fans are panicking about losing their star player. Odsonne Edouard has 46 goals in 59 league starts (plus 22 sub appearances) for Celtic and that includes 22 in 25 starts this season, as he improves year on year. Newcastle United have been...
Newcastle - 2020-03-30 12:53:05

Yohan Cabaye doesn’t sign for PSG – Newcastle United sliding doors moment

Sliding Doors Moment: Episode 1 – What if Yohan Cabaye had not been sold to PSG in January 2014" January 18th 2014. In a small corner of East London, Yohan Cabaye stands over the ball 20 yards from goal, in front of the end housing the...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 16:52:08

As a Newcastle United exile since the 1970s, it still is a privilege to share my support and passion

Born in the year when Newcastle United made history by playing the first ever league match under floodlights and proud to be raised in Hazlerigg. As an exile since the 1970s, it still is a privilege to share my support and passion with our...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 19:52:38

Favourite 11 Newcastle United players of my lifetime as an NUFC fan – These are the top five

Who are your favourite Newcastle United players" There?s obviously no football on currently to discuss, nor will there be in the immediate foreseeable future. That fact, coupled with a news story about Nolberto Solano, inspired me to write...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 12:52:41

Rio Ferdinand tells people to not just think about their own gain – The ultimate irony

Rio Ferdinand must be the ultimate person when it comes to lacking self-awareness. A total failure, time and time again, to give any consideration to his own personal behaviour. It is as though he is a completely different person, unable to...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 12:52:41

Newcastle United targeting Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick on frees – Report

Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady are targets for Newcastle United this summer, according to a report on Sunday. In an ‘exclusive’ from Teamtalk, they say they have been told Steve Bruce is interested in signing the Burnley pair. One big...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 19:52:38

UEFA boss says 2019/20 Premier League season ‘probably lost’ if not starting by this dat...

Aleksander Ceferin has been talking about the challenges ahead for the Premier League and those in other countries, to successfully complete their current league seasons. The UEFA President says there are currently three ‘options’ that have...
Newcastle - 2020-03-29 12:52:41

Will Premier League players be willing to follow amazing lead shown by Juventus"

Newcastle - 2020-03-29 12:52:41

Interesting to see what happened to Frasers Group (Sports Direct) share price after Mike Ashley apol...

Mike Ashley has been held up as an absolute disgrace in most people’s eyes when it comes to this current crisis we all face. One of a small group of very high profile and very rich people, seen as only interested in looking after themselves,...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52

Favourite 11 Newcastle United players of my lifetime as an NUFC fan – The countdown beginsR...

Who are your favourite Newcastle United players" There?s obviously no football on currently to discuss, nor will there be in the immediate foreseeable future. That fact, coupled with a news story about Nolberto Solano today, inspired me to write...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 19:53:35

Steve Bruce says sights set on Europe, Top Eight and competing to win a cup every season

Steve Bruce is on an enforced break at the minute, the health emergency bringing  football to a halt in mid-season. No news as yet of when football might resume but it looking like June 2020 at the very earliest, if the virus situation...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52

Clubs revolt over decision by authorities to cancel their season

The FA have provoked a revolt by clubs after releasing a statement of intent. For Newcastle fans it was positive news on Thursday as The FA declared on the FA Cup that they were ‘reviewing all options as we seek to complete these competitions...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52

‘Newcastle United give me memories, comfort, a place to call home, pride, a belief that I am n...

Today somebody asked me ?why?" You see, for me, it all began in the 1970s with Newcastle United, around August 1977 to be a little more precise. Richard Dinnis the schoolteacher, managing the likes of Bird and Burns, Craig, Cannell and Cassidy to...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52

Former Newcastle United star Nobby Solano now apologises for arrest in Peru

Former Newcastle United star Nobby Solano has now apologised after being arrested by Peruvian police. Solano arrested for being away from his house in Lima, during tight quarantine hours set up to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. An 8pm...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52

Martin Dubravka says how he thinks this season will end after voted second in player of the year awa...

Martin Dubravka was one of eleven nominations for Slovakian player of the year. He finished fourth last time (2018) and the winner has just been announced for 2019, the public in Slovakia having voted to decide. This time the Newcastle United...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 16:52:36

Joint official statement released by Premier League, EFL and PFA after Friday meeting

After a meeting on Friday of the Premier League, EFL and PFA, they have released a joint statement regarding dealing with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The three organisations agreeing to work together on how to mitigate the...
Newcastle - 2020-03-28 12:51:52
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