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How do Newcastle compare in the transfer market?

July 28th, 2010 | 111 Comments |

Not many of these have taken place, yet.
Not many of these have taken place, yet.
I’m not sure how to view this transfer window to be honest with you. Not just from our perspective, but also on a wider scale.

To me things seem quiet, much quieter than usual anyway. Obviously you have Manchester City chucking cash at anything that moves, but beyond that there doesn’t seem to be a great deal going on.

Newcastle have now signed two players, James Perch and Dan Gosling, and Sol Campbell is expected to be the third signing at St James’ Park should the widely publicised deal go ahead. How does that stack up against the rest of the league though? Are we any worse off than the rest of the teams? Are we about average? Or are we holding our own? (more…)


Sol Campbell close to Toon move?

July 18th, 2010 | 46 Comments |

Campbell - Tooning in at Newcastle?
Campbell - Tooning in at Newcastle?
I guess it was inevitable that at some point over the summer Sol Campbell would be linked with a move to Newcastle.

That rumour has resurfaced again, and there are even claims from some quarters that hint that a deal may already be in place.

I doubt that though as Campbell was off getting married yesterday so it’s unlikely any deal will happen any time soon, taking into account extravagant honeymoons and the like that may or may not be taking place. None of that really concerns me though. What does concern me is whether or not we can be expecting a new central defender in the shape of Campbell on Tyneside, and whether or not it would be a good move for Newcastle both now and in the future. (more…)