Newcastle United have a stronger midfield than their opponents tonight

Cheik Tioté takes a breather against Arsenal.

Tioté – Will be crucial tonight if he can keep his discipline for the 90 minutes

Tonight’s game is a game people have relished for many many years. Newcastle United and Manchester United locking horns always seems like quite a big game, a game between two big sides when reality there is one far superior side lining out on most occasions and it hasn’t been us for quite a while. However, a home tie against the Red Devils always brings excitement and we are sure to have … Continue Reading …

Cheik Tioté reveals he rejected move to Chelsea in January window

Cheik Tioté takes a breather against Arsenal.

Tioté - Opted to stay at Newcastle United in January despite Chelsea interest

In an interview with a Sunday tabloid Cheik Tioté revealed why he opted to stay at Newcastle United and sign a 6.5 year long deal.
Tioté who we know already is one of Newcastle United’s best players this season signed from FC Twente for a small fee of £3.5m, compared to what he is worth at this moment in time. He played his part in the World Cup with Ivory … Continue Reading …

Why Cheik Tiote’s new 6½ year deal fails to excite

Cheik Tiote's goal vs. Arsenal

Tioté - Increases his wage from a humble £8,000 to £40,000 in a day

One man who won’t be short for money for years to come is our very own Cheik Tiote, after signing a new six and a half year deal with Newcastle United. Tioté, who had been linked with moves to Chelsea, Arsenal and even Manchester United put pen to paper on a rather outrageous deal in all honesty. It is one of the longest contracts I have ever heard of in football and if we’re to be realistic … Continue Reading …

Newcastle United have the quality to beat Birmingham tonight

Cheik Tiote in action against West Ham, in a 1-2 Newcastle United win at Upton Park.

Tioté - Very important again tonight but needs to watch his discipline

All the talk ahead of tonight’s match between Birmingham City and Newcastle United is the about the upcoming battle between Nikola Žigic and our very own Mike Williamson. Žigic is 6’8 whilst Mike stands at a modest 6’4. There’s little doubt that Birmingham will try pick out their big man on every occasion tonight and it will be up to us to stop him. However, last weeks last gasp goal from Žigic … Continue Reading …