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

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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Gareth ThomasHatem Ben Arfa: “I will be released” by Newcastle

Newcastle United midfielder reveals his change in characater

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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Oliver BainesNewcastle United midfielder reveals his change in characater

Newcastle’s Tim Krul injured on international duty

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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Oliver BainesNewcastle’s Tim Krul injured on international duty

England’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

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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Gareth ThomasEngland’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

Newcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

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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Gareth ThomasNewcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

Former Newcastle man Cabaye missing England?

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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Gareth ThomasFormer Newcastle man Cabaye missing England?

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

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

Cambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

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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Gareth ThomasCambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

Moyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

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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Gareth ThomasMoyes the favourite to replace teetering Pardew

Newcastle’s Alan Pardew set for stay of execution

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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Gareth ThomasNewcastle’s Alan Pardew set for stay of execution

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

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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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

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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Gareth ThomasPremier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

Will Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Alan Pardew is possibly facing his final game in charge of Newcastle United this weekend when they take on Hull City at home in the Premier League. Newcastle lie in 20th place in the table and fans have been demanding his departure be confirmed as soon as possible. A fan’s website has emerged called http://sackpardew.com and they state the reasons they …

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Gareth ThomasWill Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

Newcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has received the backing of owner Mike Ashley according to BBC Sport. This is despite a run of bad results and a 4-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday. The 53-year-old Londoner was appointed Newcastle manager in December 2010 and given a five and a half year deal. This was then extended to an eight year …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

Mike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

Mike Ashley has confirmed that Newcastle United are not for sale until AT LEAST the end of next season. The club statement followed rumours in the Daily Telegraph and as a result the newspaper have been banned from St James’ Park. Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards is wholly criticised by the Newcastle United statement for an article which is described as: “disgraceful …

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Gareth ThomasMike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

Newcastle dealt hefty Siem de Jong injury blow

Newcastle United have today announced that new signing Siem de Jong is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines. The Dutch international has picked up a right thigh injury and this will come as a blow to Magpies fans. The 25-year-old attacking midfielder (who can also play striker) joined Newcastle for around £6m in July after graduating from the …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle dealt hefty Siem de Jong injury blow

Villa, Sneijder, Zaha and the 10 most wanted players in the transfer window

So, there is just a few hours to go before paper talk can become reality and the winter transfer window opens. This winter expect some serious cash to be flying with Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool desperate to strengthen their squads to keep them in the frame for Champions League qualification, and Man City and Chelsea mulling over big money strikers. …

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AshleyVilla, Sneijder, Zaha and the 10 most wanted players in the transfer window

Hot stuff: United’s win against Newcastle pics, 10 worst ever toys, ungrateful kids on Twitter

Top stories from Brandish and our pals The ten worst ever toys Great shots of bonkers Christmas day sea swimmers This year’s most ungrateful kids, courtesy of Twitter 10 things we changed our minds about in 2012 – from the unsackability of Arsene Wenger to The Olympics The five best kids TV programmes ever (for adults). Press Gang, Phineas and …

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AshleyHot stuff: United’s win against Newcastle pics, 10 worst ever toys, ungrateful kids on Twitter