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Oct
26
2011

Yohan Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye after scoring the winner vs Wigan 22/10/11 D.O.B: 14th January 1986 (now 25) Birthplace: Tourcoing, France Height: 5ft 9in Playing Position: Central Midfielder Youth Career: Tourcoing 1992 – 1998 Lille OSC 1998 – 2004 Senior Career: Lille OSC 2004 – 2011 Newcastle United 2011 – Present International Career: France ( 8 caps ) Yohan Cabaye Captioned as the Kevin Nolan replacement upon arrival, Yohan Cabaye’s stature at the club couldn’t have grown more in his first […]

Oct
4
2011

Demba Ba

D.O.B: 25th May 1985 (now 26) Birthplace: Sèvres, France (French – Senegalese) Height: 6ft  2in Playing Position: Striker Youth Career: Port Autonome du Havre 1998 – 2000 Frileuse 2000 – 2001 Montrouge 2001 – 2004 Watford 2004 – 2005 Senior Career: Roeun 2005 – 2006 Mouscron 2006 – 2007 1899 Hoffenheim 2007 – 2011 West Ham  2011 Newcastle United 2011 – Present International Career: Senegal ( 10 Caps, 3 Goal ) Demba Ba Demba Ba may […]

Sep
25
2011

Rob Elliot

D.O.B: 30 April 1986 (now 25) Birthplace: Greenwich, England Height: 6ft 3in Playing Position: Goalkeeper Youth Career: Erith Town Charlton Athletic Career: Charlton Athletic 2004 – 2011 Bishop Stortford (loan) – 2004 Notts County (loan) – 2005 Accrington Stanley (loan) 2005- 2006 Accrington Stanley (loan) 2006 – 2007 Newcastle United 2011 – Present Rob Elliot After baffling Tyneside with a suspicious transfer from Charlton Athletic (with only days to go in the transfer window), Rob Elliot was not […]

Aug
31
2011

Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor pictured left with Steven Taylor Right – Image from shieldsgazette.com D.O.B: 19 August 1984 (now 27) Birthplace: Liverpool, England Height: 5ft  8in Playing Position: Right Back/Right Midfield (Left Back apparently) Career: Tranmere Rovers 2002 – 2005 Wigan Athletic 2005 – 2009 Newcastle United 2009 – present International Career: England U21 ( 4 Caps ) Ryan Taylor Having penned his name into Geordie folk law after curling a luscious free kick past Sunderland to win […]

Aug
9
2011

Ober-toon (Gabriel Obertan)

D.O.B: 26 February 1989 (now 22) Birthplace: Pantin, France Height: 6ft 1in Playing Position: Winger Youth Career: Paris-Pantin – 1997 – 2001 Paris – 2002 – 2003 PSG – 2003 – 2004 Clairefontaine – 2004 – 2005 Bordeaux – 2005 – 2006 Senior Career: Bordeaux – 2006 – 2009 Lorient (Loan) – 2009 Manchester United – 2009 – 2011 Newcastle United 20011 – Present Gabriel Obertan When the young Frenchman signed for Manchester United in […]

May
26
2011

Sammy Ameobi

Shola Ameobi (left) & Sammy Ameobi (right) Image from chroniclelive.co.uk D.O.B: 1st May 1992 (now 19) Birthplace: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England Height: 6ft 3in Playing Position: Winger/Striker Youth Career: Newcastle United 2008-2011 Senior Career: Newcastle United 20011 – Present Sammy Ameobi Younger brother of Newcastle’s very own Shola, Sammy Ameobi is one of the young stars who has recently came through the NUFC academy (guided by Peter Beardsley) into Alan Pardew’s prospective new look squad in preparation […]

May
10
2011

Danny Simpson

Image from chroniclelive.co.uk D.O.B: 4th January 1987 (now 24) Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, England Height: 5ft 8in Playing Position: Right Back Youth Career: Manchester United 2003 – 2006 Senior Career: Manchester United 2006 – 2010 Royal Antwerp (Loan) – 2006 – 2007 Sunderland (Loan) – 2007 Ipswich Town (Loan) – 2008 Blackburn Rovers (Loan) – 2008 – 2009 Newcastle United (Loan) – 2009 – 2010 Newcastle United 2010 – Present Danny Simpson Ater playing an […]

Apr
29
2011

Tim Krul

Image from people.co.uk   D.O.B: 3rd April 1988 (now 23) Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands Height: 6ft 2in Playing Position: Goalkeeper Youth Career: ADO Den Haag 2001-2005 Newcastle United 2005-2006 Senior Career: Newcastle United 2006 – Present Falkirk (Loan) 2007-2008 Carlisle United (Loan) 2008-2009 International Career: Holland U21 ( 10 Caps ) Holland (1 cap) Tim Krul The Young Dutch shot-stopper has shown extreme promise and talent since signing for the Magpies on July 1st 2005.  Krul made his Newcastle debut […]

Apr
25
2011

Jonas Gutierrez

 Image from football.co.uk D.O.B: 5th July 1983 (now 27) Birthplace: Sáenz Peña, Buenos Aires, Argentina Height: 6ft Oin Playing Position: Winger Youth Career: Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield – 1999-2001 Senior Career: Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield – 2001-2005 RCD Mallorca – 2005-2008 Newcastle United FC 2008-Present International Career: Argentina ( 20 Caps, 1 Goal ) Jonas Gutierrez Jonás has been an NUFC fan favourite since his controversial move to Tyneside. The player who celebrates his goals […]

Apr
6
2011

Fabricio Coloccini

Image from footie.co.za D.O.B: 22nd January 1982 (now 29) Birthplace: Cordoba, Argentina Height: 6ft  Oin Playing Position: Centre Back Youth Career: Argentinos Juniors – 1997-1998 Senior Career: Boca Juniors – 1998-1999 Milan – 1999-2004 –> San Lorenzo (Loan) – 2000-2991 –> Alaves (Loan) – 2001-2002 –> Atletico Madrid (Loan) – 2002-2003 –> Villarreal (Loan) – 2003-2004 Deportivo La Coruna – 2004-2008 Newcastle United FC - 2008-Present Fabricio Coloccini Nicknamed ‘Colo’ by the Newcastle United faithful, Fabricio […]

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