Author Archives: Jonathan Jarvis

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View: Protest update from Sky Sports journo surely shows what Newcastle fans need to do next

By | 18th July 2019

OPINION Half the time, when a group is trying to protest something, the hardest thing for them to do is get their voice heard by a wider audience.  They might be able to get up and running with a clear set of philosophies and aims, and they might even have some good early success with their campaign, but somewhere along the line […]

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Report: Sports lawyer outlines possible sanctions Newcastle may face over Steve Bruce deal

By | 17th July 2019

Sheffield Wednesday could seek to apply for sporting sanctions against Newcastle United, according to sports lawyer Gregory Ioannidis.  The Magpies announced that Bruce would be taking over as manager on Tyneside on Wednesday, but the move was met with a statement from the 58-year-old’s former club, Sheffield Wednesday, as reported by the Chronicle. The statement suggested that there were still legal matters […]

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Paul Gascoigne delivers verdict on Newcastle swoop for Steve Bruce

By | 17th July 2019

Steve Bruce is a “great appointment” for Newcastle United, according to Paul Gascoigne. The 58-year-old was revealed as the new Toon boss on Wednesday after a lengthy search to find a successor for Rafa Benitez, who left the club at the end of June. And Gazza believes that Bruce can be a success on Tyneside. Speaking to talkSPORT, he […]

Lee Ryder delivers verdict on Newcastle debut quintet v Wolves, calls one ‘exciting talent’

By | 17th July 2019

Lee Ryder has delivered his verdict on Newcastle United’s five young debutants on Wednesday.  The Magpies were soundly beaten 4-0 by Wolves in their first game in the Premier League Asia Trophy preseason tournament, with Matty Longstaff, Sorensen, Kell Watts, Tom Allan and Owen Bailey all making their first team bows. And even though Allan scored a late own goal, […]

‘Simply wrong’ – Richard Keys blasts claim about Steve Bruce Newcastle appointment

By | 17th July 2019

Richard Keys has blasted suggestions that Steve Bruce was 11th choice for the Newcastle United manager’s job.  The 58-year-old was appointed as Toon boss on Wednesday after a protracted search period for Rafa Benitez’s replacement, as confirmed by the club. But a report from Sky Sports News, as cited by the Daily Mail has suggested that Bruce was as far […]

Mick Quinn delivers one word Twitter verdict on Newcastle Steve Bruce appointment

By | 17th July 2019

Mick Quinn has claimed that he is “underwhelmed” by Newcastle United’s appointment of Steve Bruce. The 58-year-old boss was finally confirmed as the new Toon manager on Wednesday, just hours before the Magpies took a 4-0 thrashing from Wolves in a preseason friendly in China. And Quinn didn’t mince his words when delivering his verdict on both developments. […]

£70,000-a-week Newcastle ace delivers adamant verdict on Toon future amid mooted summer exit

By | 17th July 2019

Jonjo Shelvey has claimed that he is not leaving Newcastle United this summer. The £70,000-a-week ace [Spotrac] has been linked with a move away from the Magpies this summer, as reported by the Northern Echo. But the midfielder is adamant that his future remains on Tyneside. As quoted by the Chronicle, he said: “I won’t be […]

Kevin Nolan identifies best boss Newcastle could realistically hope to appoint this summer

By | 17th July 2019

Steve Bruce is the best manager that Newcastle United could realistically hope of appointing at the moment, according to Kevin Nolan.  The 58-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacancy at St. James’ Park, as reported by the BBC, and Nolan thinks that the Magpies would do well to land him. Speaking on Radio 5 Live, when asked if […]

Report details reason for Newcastle link to 52y/o, makes UAE takeover claim

By | 17th July 2019

Bruno Genesio was Peter Kenyon’s preferred candidate for the vacant Newcastle United job, according to L’Equipe.  The former Lyon manager was unexpectedly linked with the hot seat at St. James’ Park on Tuesday, as reported by French outlet Le Progres. But L’Equipe have claimed that the 52-year-old would only every have been brought in had Kenyon completed a deal for […]

View: Michael Chopra claim on Saudi takeover attempt on Newcastle will surely have fans seething

By | 16th July 2019

OPINION This time a month ago, who would have thought that ex-Newcastle United star who was doing the most speak to against the Mike Ashley regime would be Michael Chopra? The former forward is, no offence to him, a relatively forgotten figure in the English game, and compared to other, more striking names, he perhaps doesn’t command the same instant respect as […]