Tag Archives: Nowt but Newc Natter

Chronicle journo issues takeover update on suitor who has ‘designs’ on Newcastle

By | 17th December 2019

GACP Capital have been bought out of their stake in Bordeaux, and still have “designs” on Newcastle United, according to Mark Douglas.  The Chronicle journalist shared the report via his personal Twitter account on Monday afternoon. Joseph DaGrosa, the co-founder of GACP, has been linked with a move for the Magpies before, as per the Shields Gazette, and it is […]

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Report – Newcastle agree deal for midfield starlet, player set to join in Jan

By | 17th December 2019

Newcastle United have agreed a deal to sign teenage midfielder Reagan Thomson, according to The Sun.  The 16-year-old currently turns out for Scottish side Queen’s Park, and it is understood that the Toon Army have fended off interest from Rangers to secure his signature. The youngster will join up with the Magpies when the transfer window opens next month, […]

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View: Surely time for Newcastle to act as Sky pundit talks up ‘very good’ reported Jan swoop

By | 16th December 2019

OPINION While it might be unlikely to happen, it would be a pleasant surprise if Newcastle United were to make some exciting moves in the January transfer window. There have been some encouraging noises on that front, with the latest being the Football Insider report from last week that the Magpies are targeting Everton utility […]

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View: Newcastle star of recent weeks came down to earth with thud v Burnley, he was way off pace

By | 16th December 2019

OPINION Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Burnley was an extremely disappointing result for Newcastle United, slamming the brakes on the momentum of a few positive results in recent weeks. There were barely any Newcastle players who performed to the level that they have recently, with the team seeming to pay the price for the absence of injured stars like […]

View: No arguing with Sky pundit as he rips into Newcastle regular who needs ‘a lot of work’

By | 15th December 2019

OPINION There’s no doubt that Newcastle United winger Miguel Almiron has performed way below expectations since his January move from Atlanta United. Admittedly those expectations were rather sky-high, as was his price tag (by Newcastle’s standards), but the Paraguay international has still fallen well below the desired standard. That’s certainly the opinion of former England […]

View: Carroll and Joelinton both to start in four changes – This Newcastle XI could bash Burnley

By | 14th December 2019

OPINION Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce would be wise to make four changes to his Magpies team to face Burnley on Saturday afternoon. The Toon boss is having to deal with a few different injury problems, with Allan Saint-Maximin out for a month and Ciaran Clark set to miss the Turf Moor clash as […]

Verdict: Schar set to return in three Bruce changes – Predicted Newcastle XI v Burnley

By | 14th December 2019

OPINION Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce is expected to make around three changes to his starting line-up for Saturday afternoon’s trip to Burnley. The Magpies head to Turf Moor looking to continue their recent positive run of form, but will no doubt find Sean Dyche’s side stiff opposition. Allan Saint-Maximin is out injured, while Sky Sports […]

Newcastle plot multi-million £ Jan raid for 23y/o battler from PL rivals – Transfer Talk

By | 13th December 2019

Newcastle United are keen on signing Everton defender Mason Holgate, according to Football Insider.  The 23-year-old has established himself as a regular for the Toffees in recent weeks, starting seven consecutive matches at the heart of defence. It is understood that he is valued at around £14 million by the Merseyside club, with the Magpies […]

Phil Thompson drools over ‘wonderful’ Newcastle 27y/o in PL prediction for Toon v Burnley

By | 13th December 2019

Phil Thompson has heaped praise on Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey for his recent form, but doesn’t believe it will be enough to prevent his side form losing to Burnley on Saturday.  The 27-year-old Toon playmaker has five goals so far this season including three in his last three matches, but Thompson still expects the Clarets to edge the meeting at […]

‘Terrific battle’ – Mark Lawrenson issues prediction for Newcastle v Burnley

By | 13th December 2019

Mark Lawrenson believes that Newcastle United will lose to Burnley this weekend.  The Magpies go into the game on the back of a three game unbeaten run, but Lawrenson believes that will end at Turf Moor. Speaking to BBC Sport, he said: “Burnley have lost their past three games, conceding 11 goals in the process, which is not […]