Controversial Joey Barton takes to Twitter again!

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I don’t think there is a footballer on the planet who divides opinions more than Joey Barton of QPR. The midfielder is considered a maverick and a genius by some but a vile individual and fool by others. Today, he has taken to Twitter once again to air his views. Joey Barton is 32-years-old and the Merseysider broke onto the …

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Pardew picks up Manager of the Month Award

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He was a certainty to be sacked, but Pardew has turned things around for the Toon Army… Newcastle United boss, Alan Pardew has collected the Barclays Premier League Manager of the Month award for November after guiding the Toon Army to three wins out of four. Pardew’s time was almost up at Newcastle, with fans calling for his head; the former …

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Newcastle – Schwarzer targeted to fix goalkeeping crisis!

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Newcastle United are experiencing something of a goalkeeping crisis. Tim Krul is currently on the treatment table and back-up keeper Rob Elliot was taken off injured against Chelsea on Saturday. Third choice Jak Alnwick came on as a second half sub versus Chelsea for his professional debut and helped Newcastle hang on for the win but now Alan Pardew needs …

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Arsenal – Gunners want Newcastle’s Sissoko?

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Arsenal’s midfield has come under some criticisms this season and according to the Daily Mail, Arsene Wenger could be set to change to with the addition of Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko. Alan Pardew is understood to be worried about the offer of a big club. Moussa Sissoko is 25-years-old and joined Newcastle from Toulouse in January 2013. Sissoko, joined Toulouse …

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Newcastle and Leicester fight for Luciano Vietto

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Newcastle United and Leicester City are reportedly in a fight to sign young Argentinean striker Luciano Vietto. According to TalkSport the Premier League clubs will have to beat Roberto Mancini’s Inter Milan to his signature if they want to secure him in January. Luciano Vietto joined the Racing Club youth academy and graduated into the first team in October 2011. He …

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Newcastle United winning race for Burnley star?

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Burnley were promoted to the Premier League last season in large part thanks to the goals of Danny Ings, their England Under-21 striker. Now the Daily Mirror believe that Newcastle United will swoop for Ings, whose contracts expires at the end of the 2014/15 season. Danny Ings was born in Hampshire and began his career with Bournemouth on the South …

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Newcastle’s Pardew admits he wants Andy Carroll return

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Striker Andy Carroll became the most expensive British footballer of all time when he was sold by Newcastle United to Liverpool for £35m in January 2011. Now the Daily Mail carry the quote from Alan Pardew who has admitted he would love to bring Carroll back to St James’ Park. Andy Carroll began his youth career at Newcastle United and …

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Premier League set for January Andre Ayew battle

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Premier League clubs are beginning to think about their January transfer targets and according to the Daily Star, Andre Ayew is one of them. Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United and Manchester United have all been linked with the winger who could be available for a tiny fee of £1.5m. Andre Ayew joined Marseille in 2005 and progressed through their youth academy …

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Hatem Ben Arfa: “I will be released” by Newcastle

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Hull City’s on loan winger Hatem Ben Arfa says he knows that his parent club Newcastle will release him at the end of this season so he has to prove himself. Inside Futbol carry the quotes from the 27-year-old Frenchman. Ben Arfa started his professional career with French giants Lyon in 2002 and was quickly labelled as a hot prospect for …

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Newcastle United midfielder reveals his change in characater

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Newcastle United winger Gabriel Obertan was once deemed surplus to requirements at St James Park, but after a handful of promising performances, has the Frenchmen earned his way back into the first team picture? Obertan started his first Premier League game in two years last Saturday against Leicester and rewarded his boss with a winning striker. Obertan has since revealed …

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Newcastle’s Tim Krul injured on international duty

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The curse of the international duty injury has struck Newcastle United after goalkeeper Tim Krul damaged elbow ligaments whilst away with the Netherlands. The Toon goalkeeper picked up the injury on Saturday whilst training with the Dutch squad according to BBC Sport. Without a league win this season, Pardew’s men will desperately miss the safe hands of Krul. Rob Elliott will …

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England’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

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Yesterday we reported the news that Newcastle United were set to make an offer for former striker Andy Carroll with West Ham United ready to offload him. However, now the Newcastle Chronicle understand that Carroll is not interested in a move back to the North-East. Andy Carroll has had a torrid time of injures since leaving St James’ Park in January …

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Newcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

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Andy Carroll cost Liverpool £35m in January 2011 when he made the deadline day switch to Anfield from Newcastle United. However, despite probably feeling on top of the world, this wouldn’t last long in a dreadful, injury hit stay on Merseyside. Liverpool allowed him to move to West Ham but has since suffered even more with injuries and so Chronicle …

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Former Newcastle man Cabaye missing England?

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Former Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye has admitted that he does miss life in England. The London Evening Standard report that the 28-year-old is unhappy with not being a first-team regular in France with PSG. Yohan Cabaye joined Newcastle United in June 2011 from French Ligue 1 club Lille. He would play 79 times in the Premier League for the Magpies, …

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Manchester City update – Reus enquiry made? Plus, is Toure off in January?

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According to reports today, Manchester City have launched an official enquiry for German and Dortmund play-maker, Marco Reus. The Express have suggested that City have enquired as to the availability of the midfielder but understands that Klopp may be reluctant to play ball. Reus is set to activate his new release clause of just £20m in the summer of 2015 if he …

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Cambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

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Cambridge City ply their trade in the Southern Premier Division, the feeder tier below the Conference North and South. They aren’t used to making the news about their sporting escapades but they have done following a mid-week debacle on the pitch. Striker Andrew Phillips, formally of Histon, has been forced to apologise to supporters, the club and his teammates after …

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Moyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

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David Moyes has become the favourite to replace Alan Pardew should the Englishman receive the sack from current club Newcastle United. The Daily Star believe this is the case with the former Everton and Manchester United boss out of work. We reported how Alan Pardew had been given a ‘stay of execution’ at Newcastle by owner Mike Ashley, despite a terrible run …

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Newcastle’s Alan Pardew set for stay of execution

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Newcastle United fans will have mixed feelings at the news that disliked manager Alan Pardew will not be sacked yet. BBC Sport report that despite poor form and fans protests, his job is not yet coming to an end. Alan Pardew is currently working under his bumper 8-year contract at Newcastle and this perhaps could be why his sacking has …

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Capital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

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The second day of fixtures took place last night in the Capital One Cup third round that saw Manchester City hosted Sheffield Wednesday, Chelsea welcomed Bolton Wanderers, Championship side Nottingham Forest travelled to Tottenham Hotspur whilst struggling Newcastle United took on equally struggling Crystal Palace. Here is Brandish’s round up of the second half of Third Round fixtures in the …

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Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

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The Premier League is back following our midweek action in the Champions League and Europa League. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from a resounding defeat in Germany to Borussia Dortmund as they face Aston Villa away, Saturday may be Alan Pardew’s last game in charge of Newcastle as they take on Hull City, Leicester host Manchester United whilst …

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