Deal for Danny Guthrie’s replacement all but complete

Romain Amalfitano during a league match in France

Amalfitano - Is expected to arrive at St.James' in the coming days

With Danny Guthrie set for a move away from Newcastle United, Alan Pardew and the club hierarchy are just waiting to announce the signing of Romain Amalfitano. Graham Carr and co. have spotted what they think might be the next gem to emerge from France, for a minimal fee – a few hundred thousand even. Although the Reims midfielder has been tight lipped over any potential move away from France, it is understood, and according to L’Equipe that the deal is indeed done, and that he’ll be … Continue Reading …

Newcastle United midfielder confirms he is leaving in the coming weeks

Danny Guthrie in action for Newcastle United at St.James' Park in 2011

Guthrie - Wants first team football on a consistent basis; not happening at NUFC

If Danny Guthrie’s Twitter account is legit, and it does appear that it is – the Toon midfielder has confirmed that he leaving Newcastle United in the coming weeks, to pursue first team football elsewhere. The centre midfielder, who hasn’t managed a consistent role in the midfield this season is eager to play week in week out, and unfortunately, that isn’t going to happen at Newcastle United. It’s a pity really, because Guthrie is a very decent passer of the ball and has a decent strike … Continue Reading …

Newcastle United must attack Norwich City from the start tomorrow

Hatem Ben Arfa training in Benton, Newcastle

Ben Arfa - His creativity and pace crucial for NUFC tomorrow at Carrow Road

Norwich City will most definitely fancy their chances of gaining all three points in tomorrows battle at Carrow Road and rightly so. We’re without Cheik Tioté, Danny Guthrie, Steven Taylor, Mike Williamson and more than likely Fabricio Coloccini as well. Four big losses in that injury list, indeed four members that probably would have started tomorrow. However, we will welcome James Perch … Continue Reading …

Danny Guthrie very impressive in defeat at Manchester City

Danny Guthrie in action for Newcastle United at St.James' Park in 2011

Guthrie - Showed glimpses of real quality today on the ball at Manchester City

A spirited defeat at the Etihad Stadium is the only thing you can call it. Two penalties and an individual mistake from Ryan Taylor presented Manchester City with three opportunities that they gladly took, and despite a late goal from Dan Gosling – Newcastle United recorded just their first defeat of the season. A team without Cheik Tioté, Leon Best, and Sylvain Marveaux, who would have all been … Continue Reading …

Sunderland v Newcastle United : Step forward Shola Ameobi

Joey Barton and Shola Ameobi

Ameobi - Can he extend his extremely good record in Tyne-Wear derbies at SOL?

I think everyone will remember at least two of Shola Ameobi’s many goals against Sunderland throughout the years, and that’s without counting his brace when we thrashed them at St.James’ Park at Halloween. He has a very good record of scoring against SAFC down through the years, and we will need him more than ever tomorrow at the Stadium Of Light. With Andy Carroll out and … Continue Reading …