Archive for tag: Steven Taylor to stay at Newcastle.

Steven Taylor reveals contract talks are taking place.

July 16th, 2010 | 80 Comments |

Taylor - New contract should be sorted soon.
Taylor - New contract should be sorted soon.
It’s been one of the most hotly debated topics of the summer, certainly amongst Newcastle fans anyway, and that is the subject of Steven Taylor and his new contract.

The will he/won’t he saga has rolled on for some time now and rumours have been perpetuated by the wall of silence that has sourrounded the Taylor camp as speculation flew around.

Whether that silence was a good or bad thing is one that can be debated. On one hand there has to be respect for the negotiations as it is no longer club policy to air dirty laundry or private details in public whilst on the other hand it must be realised that the sound of silence is carte blanche for reporters, almost like an oil to help the rumour mill start to turn. That silence has been broken today and Taylor has revealed that his agent, Paul Stretford, is in talks with the club, and that he himself is having very little imput in the negotiations of it all. (more…)

Taylor and Nolan to leave Toon? No chance.

May 21st, 2010 | 150 Comments |

These two are going nowhere.
These two are going nowhere.
The last few days have seen various media outlets peddling rumours about inbound transfers at Newcastle United. It has also been working the other way aswell, with a couple of players linked with moves away from the club.

As ever, one of those is Steven Taylor who seems to be attracting the usual transfer window gossip. You all know the drill by now. Aston Villa, Tottenham and probabaly Everton at some point will all be linked with a bid to tempt Taylor away from Tyneside. Perhaps a lot of it is being perpetuated by the fact that Taylor only has one year remaining on his current contract, something that will no doubt be talked about when the team return to pre-season training in early July. Chris Hughton has today had his say on Taylor: (more…)