Author Archives: David Wright

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‘He’s got all the clubs in the bag’ – Cole raves about Newcastle star but criticises one thing

By | 1st December 2019

Joe Cole has been raving about Jonjo Shelvey after the Newcastle United midfielder scored a sublime goal to earn a 2-2 draw against Manchester City at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon. Shelvey, 27, made himself the Magpies’ top goalscorer this season with an effort from outside the penalty area that no goalkeeper in the […]

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‘They’re more exciting’ – Jenas makes bold claim about Bruce and Benitez at Newcastle

By | 1st December 2019

Jermaine Jenas has made the bold claim that Steve Bruce has improved Newcastle United since replacing Rafa Benitez in the hotseat at St James’ Park. Bruce’s arrival in the summer led to major criticism from supporters and despite some decent results this season, a good portion of the fans are still not happy with the […]

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‘He’s developing nicely’ – Joe Cole hopes to see Toon ace play for ‘bigger club than Newcastle’

By | 1st December 2019

Joe Cole has admitted that he hopes to see former Liverpool team-mate Jonjo Shelvey play for a “bigger club” than Newcastle United in the future. Shelvey, 27, scored a wonder strike for the Magpies on Saturday to earn them a 2-2 draw against Manchester City and is currently the Tyneside club’s leading goalscorer with three […]

View: 28-yr-old to be axed in two changes – Newcastle predicted XI v Manchester City

By | 29th November 2019

OPINION Steve Bruce is predicted to make two changes to his starting line-up ahead of Newcastle United’s clash against Manchester City at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon. Bruce has confirmed, as quoted by the Chronicle, that DeAndre Yedlin has suffered a hip injury ahead of the match, meaning that he is a doubt to […]

Chris Waugh shares Newcastle-Xhaka update after Arsenal sack Emery

By | 29th November 2019

It remains to be seen how Arsenal’s decision to sack Unai Emery will affect Newcastle United’s interest in Granit Xhaka, according to The Athletic journalist Chris Waugh. The reporter claimed via a live Q&A session on The Athletic’s website on Friday that the Magpies do hold a “genuine” interest in the 27-year-old midfielder, who made […]

Senior player could be dropped by Bruce for Newcastle v Man City – Chris Waugh

By | 29th November 2019

Steve Bruce could drop Paul Dummett and replace him with Fabian Schar for Newcastle United’s clash against Manchester City at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon, according to The Athletic journalist Chris Waugh. The reporter claimed via a live Q&A session on The Athletic’s website on Friday that while Florian Lejeune is close to returning […]

‘There’s a stigma with him’ – Pundit suggests Bruce tactics hinder big-name Newcastle player

By | 27th November 2019

Ex-Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton has suggested that Steve Bruce’s tactics might be hindering Jonjo Shelvey at Newcastle United. Shelvey may have scored a couple of goals this season but on the whole, his performances have been criticised by sections of fans, who are not impressed by the midfielder’s work-rate. Hutton is a fan of […]

Florian Lejeune sends Instagram message to Newcastle star Allan Saint-Maximin

By | 27th November 2019

Florian Lejeune has egged on Allan Saint-Maximin after the Newcastle United forward claimed that the “best is yet to come” from him. Saint-Maximin, 22, was one of only a couple of Newcastle players who impressed on Monday night in the 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa at Villa Park. The Frenchman has since taken to his […]

Newcastle hunt to sign £20m+ player could be scuppered due to Steve Bruce’s past – report

By | 27th November 2019

Newcastle United’s pursuit of Jarrod Bowen could be scuppered by Steve Bruce’s poor relationship with Hull City owner Assem Allam, according to the Shields Gazette. The newspaper claims Bruce did not leave the KCOM Stadium on good terms in 2016 and that fractured relationship with his former club could have an adverse effect on Newcastle’s […]

Many Newcastle fans rage over ‘awful interview’ by senior Magpies man: ‘Clueless’, ‘Shocking’

By | 27th November 2019

OPINION Newcastle United were in a decent run of form before their trip to Aston Villa on Monday and whatever shred of hope fans had about manager Steve Bruce seems to have been washed away with an interview he gave after defeat in the West Midlands. It was a wretched display by the Magpies as […]