Newcastle United summer transfers resume

Posted by: Screacher · August 31, 2011 · 2 Comments 

I said on Feb 1 that I would judge the business when the transfer window closed on August 31st. Well, here goes. We have failed miserably to replace Andy Carroll. I’m not as gutted as some regarding AC’s departure, but I think Demba Ba is not an adequate replacement. Negative.

the Black and Whites of Newcastle United [Magpies Zone]

We have lost Kevin Nolan, Joey Barton and, er, Wayne Routledge from midfield. Both the first two had plus and minus points, but we have …

Italian fullback Davide Santon finally signed for Newcastle United

Posted by: shearyadi · August 30, 2011 · Comment 

There were some mixed emotions after the 20-year-old former Inter Milan defender has signed a five year deal with the Magpies, and will become direct replacement for Jose Enrique who transfered to Liverpool this season. We have also completed the signing of 25-year-old the Addicks goalkeeper Rob Elliot.

Davide Santon during the international friendly match Italy U21 and England U21 [Magpies Zone/GettyImages/DayLife]

Alan Pardew said after the signing of Santon that He is a quality left-back and an established international who also gives us flexibility in defense.

“Davide is …

Newcastle still lacks of depth in key areas

Posted by: Clarky · August 29, 2011 · 2 Comments 

In my honest opinion, we need more than a left back and striker. We now don’t have a single Premier League class full back – Simpson, Ryan Taylor are at best squad players, and Perch is worse than useless.

Ryan Taylor takes a free-kick during the match against Fulham [Magpies Zone/GettyImages/DayLife]

Shane Ferguson could be terrific but we can’t depend on him at this stage. We need another center back. I said this long before Williamson got injured, but it is is now a high priority. I …

Newcastle United got help from the Best

Posted by: shearyadi · August 28, 2011 · Comment 

While the visiting team has tasted the European soil before today’s meeting with Newcastle today, the result seems to show that we’re also should be there next season.

Leon Best scores his second goal against Fulham [Magpies Zone/GettyImages/DayLife]

Without Ameobi who has a slight injury, AP recalled Leon Best to partnered with Peter Lovenkrands as United front men. Obertan filled the empty slot on the right wing where used to have Barton to fill in. And from my point of view, he’s done a very …

In search for the truth for Newcastle United supporters

Posted by: shearyadi · August 27, 2011 · Comment 

This would be sounds classic, and probably also applied to most of any football club supporters everywhere. What so called football supporters are often divided into two major sides, one with more reasonable thoughts of what happen to their club, while on the other side there are supporters who see things the way they wanted it to be.

Toon Army start waving now for a new way to get better [Magpies Zone]

I have been looking around for a while since the first news about Joey Barton’s putting on …

howay the lads