Since 2003 Chelsea Football Club has had the pocket money of a man worth 13.4 billion to fund its frolicking at footballs top table. Mike Ashley with a piggy bank of 700 million pounds has 1/19th of Abramovich’s wealth. The Russian mogul has spent give or take 600 million pounds on players in 8 years, working out at approximately 75 million pounds a year for transfers. By sticking with ratios Ashley should have spent 1/19th [...]
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 [...]
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. William Ernest Henley was twenty six years old when Birmingham City FC was established and i doubt the esteemed poet would have thought his words would be used in connection to a closing season for a North East football club. Newcastle United FC face the Brummy Army this [...]
As every NUFC fan will be aware of, yesterday Newcastle United FC released images of their official 2011/2012 FA Premier League (we’re safe) home kit and goalkeeper kit. The kit sponsor is still with Northern Rock while the kit design still lies with Puma. The home strip is available with the standard NUFC badge or an alternative gold badge. NUFC Goalkeeper Kit 2011/2012 NUFC Home Kit 2011/2012 There isn’t too much to say about the [...]
Stephen Ireland now joins the ranks of the lost and wounded while Liverpool lie waiting with baited breath this weekend as they go in search of maintaining their mini revival after a disastrous early start to the season. With Tottenham slipping up more often than an episode of Dancing on Ice, the Merseysiders must feel a resounding victory over the Toon Army will help revive European dreams. This is a dream also held by a [...]
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 [...]
Kevin Gameiro Possible Transfer Target for Newcastle United FC With 20 goals from 35 games this season FC Lorient striker Kevin Gameiro is proving to be one of the hottest prospects in European football. Having scored some crucial goals for his club this season, including the equalizer against league leaders Lille with a clinical left foot volley last Sunday. The 5′ 7″ striker would cost around £9 million. With Alan Pardew sending his scouts to [...]
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 [...]
From Devils to Pools A nil all draw with the current champions is more than acceptable as we move towards consolidation of our Premier League status and maintain our momentum for a top ten finish. The attention now turns from the Red Devils to Mr Holloway’s Blackpool. This puzzling little team trains on beaches in winter and defies the odds over and over again a bit like a 90′s Boyband reunion tour. It boasts the [...]
Moussa Sow - Possible Transfer Target for Newcastle United FC Moussa Sow, 28 Ligue 1 starts this season, scoring 21 goals. Firing himself to the top of the goal scoring tally in France’s Ligue 1 and firing his club (Lille OSC) to the top of the table. With the help of other NUFC target Gervinho, Lille OSC have recorded some very impressive results in the French Ligue 1 which week in, week out is producing outstanding games [...]
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