James Rutherford on Sunday, February 23 2020

Newcastle must sign 2-goal hero this summer instead of England international

Before January 18th, it was hard to imagine Jetro Willems not signing for Newcastle.But a season-ending injury against Chelsea threw his future into doubt.The Dutch defender returned to Frankfurt, while Newcastle brought in a replacement. That man was Danny Rose, a player who was desperate for a cha

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James Rutherford on Saturday, February 22 2020

'He isn't capable': Some Toon fans react to big Bruce claim after latest defeat

Has the penny finally dropped for Steve Bruce? His Newcastle side were once again atrocious, losing 1-0 to a Crystal Palace side who hadn’t tasted victory since Boxing Day. If it wasn’t for Martin Dubravka, we would have lost by a lot more than just one goal. Despite another toothless attacking perf

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James Rutherford on Saturday, February 22 2020

'Carrying the Newcastle team': Some Palace fans were very impressed with Toon player

If it wasn’t for Martin Dubravka, Crystal Palace would have won by a lot more. The Eagles hadn’t won a single game since the turn of the year, but they were rampant against Newcastle. If you’re enduring a tough spell, Steve Bruce’s men are the team you want to play. And in hindsight, Palace probably

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James Rutherford on Saturday, February 22 2020

'Arguably our best': Some Toon fans are 'baffled' by Bruce decision

Isaac Hayden must be wondering what he has to do to get in this Newcastle team.The 24-year-old has started on the bench in the past three games, with Steve Bruce opting for Sean Longstaff and Nabil Bentaleb.However, the pair are really struggling. In the latest defeat to Crystal Palace, it was clear

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James Rutherford on Saturday, February 22 2020

Opinion: Newcastle players could heavily impact takeover hopes in coming weeks

Takeover theories are running riot at Newcastle right now. Some think it’s not happening at all. Some believe it’s all going on in the background, which is why there’s now radio silence. Others believe the hold up could be down to Newcastle’s position in the table. The Magpies are currently 13th, se

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James Rutherford on Saturday, February 22 2020

£27m man could embarrass Steve Bruce today after reported January snub

Newcastle United failed to sign a striker in January. And it is a decision that continues to plague them.A plethora of forwards were linked with a move to St James' Park, but by the end of the window, two midfielders and a defender had arrived instead.And one man who was linked with Newcastle could

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James Rutherford on Friday, February 21 2020

£8.8m Toon man must replace Ciaran Clark against Crystal Palace

As well as losing 4-0 to Arsenal on Sunday, Newcastle also lost a player.Ciaran Clark hobbled off in the second half, and reportedly left the ground on crutches.While there has been no confirmation, it seems all but certain that he'll miss this weekend's trip to Crystal Palace.(Photo by Richard Heat

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James Rutherford on Thursday, February 20 2020

'Average', 'stupidly sold': Talk of £1.75m man returning divides Toon fans

Once upon a time, Adam Armstrong seemed destined for big things at Newcastle United.He was the shining light of the academy, scoring goals in all age groups, as well as excelling for the England youth sides.It seemed like he would follow in the footsteps of Andy Carroll, emerging from the reserves t

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James Rutherford on Thursday, February 20 2020

Bruce has the perfect opportunity to make vital Toon change on Saturday

Newcastle have played a flat back four just once this season, with Steve Bruce unwilling to deviate away from a rigid defensive five.However, with the Magpies' form worsening and the attack failing to improve, the time to change is upon us.And with Crystal Palace up next, the trip to Selhurst Park i

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