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Chris Waugh names uncapped £22,000-a-week Newcastle ace who could ‘excel’ at int’l level

By | 23rd August 2019

Chris Waugh has suggested that Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden has what it takes to excel for England.  The £22,000-a-week ace [Spotrac] won three caps for the Three Lions’ U21s side when he was younger, but has never featured for the senior team. And Waugh believes that he has the talent to change that stat. Commenting on an […]

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‘Alarm bells’ – Martin Keown delivers frank Newcastle verdict ahead of clash v Tottenham

By | 23rd August 2019

Newcastle United could be in trouble this season, with manager Steve Bruce in a “difficult position”, according to Martin Keown.  The Magpies have lost their opening two games of the new league season, and face a tricky visit from Tottenham on Saturday. And Keown is not confident of their chances. Writing in a column for the Daily Mail, […]

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Confirmed: Tottenham key player ruled out of clash v Newcastle

By | 23rd August 2019

Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has been ruled out of Sunday’s clash against Newcastle United. Spurs’ club-record signing will miss the game against the Magpies with a minor injury, with Ryan Sessegnon and Juan Foyth also set to miss out. Pochettino revealed the news in his pre-match press conference, as quoted […]

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‘Believe it when I see it’ – Mark Douglas outlines where Ashley stands on Newcastle takeover

By | 23rd August 2019

Newcastle United is still on the market, but Mike Ashley is not actively seeking to sell, according to Chronicle journalist Mark Douglas.  The Toon Army were heavily linked with a buyout over the summer, with the Dubai-based Bin Zayed Group touted as potential suitors, but nothing concrete came of the reported interest. And while Douglas remains doubtful over a new owner […]

Steve Bruce slams former player as Newcastle war of words escalates

By | 23rd August 2019

Steve Bruce has slammed former player Michael Chopra over his claims that the Newcastle United squad don’t work on their shape in training. The Magpies’ boss hit back at Chopra, who told talkSPORT that a number of Newcastle’s squad had told him that they didn’t know their roles within Bruce’s system this season. Bruce fired […]

Reliable journalist: 27-year-old could leave Newcastle, Euro club interested in late summer deal

By | 23rd August 2019

Verona are interested in Newcastle United defender Achraf Lazaar, according to journalist Nicolo Schira. The Calciomercato journalist claimed that a return to Italy is most likely for the former Palermo left-back, with European clubs having until the beginning of September to complete transfers. Schira revealed the news on his personal Twitter account on Thursday evening, […]

‘Absolutely crazy’ – Lee Clark hits out at contentious comments from Newcastle first teamer

By | 23rd August 2019

It is “absolutely crazy” that there are questions being asked of Newcastle United’s application in their warm-ups for Premier League matches, according to former Toon ace Lee Clark.  The Magpies have lost their first two games of the new season, including a 3-1 defeat to Norwich City last Saturday, with Paul Dummett seemingly questioning criticising the coaching […]

View: Joelinton struggles could continue after advice from Newcastle teammate short of the mark

By | 23rd August 2019

OPINION The opening two weeks of the Premier League have been nothing short of dreadful for Newcastle United. Steve Bruce has taken the reigns during pre-season, and his Magpies side already look short on confidence after two defeats in which they never really put up a fight. His five-at-the-back formation has led to his two […]

Mark Douglas makes definitive claim about BZG attempted Newcastle takeover

By | 23rd August 2019

The Bin Zayed Group never had the money to buy Newcastle United this summer, according to Chronicle journalist Mark Douglas. The Dubai-based consortium were heavily linked with a move for the Toon Army earlier this year, but rumours eventually fizzled out after a fraught and largely speculative takeover process. And Douglas is of the opinion that the group never had the […]

Jermaine Jenas predicts Tottenham v Newcastle, suggests one player is crucial to result

By | 23rd August 2019

Jermaine Jenas has suggested that Son Heung-min’s return from suspension will help see Tottenham cruise to a “comfortable” win in their clash against Newcastle United in North London on Sunday. Son has missed the first two matches of the new campaign after being handed a three-game ban at the end of last season. And with […]