Found January 01, 2013 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew has come out and said that Demba Ba is a victim of the sharks that act as agents for the striker, and who seem to have leaked all kinds of information about Ba’s contract at Newcastle – and surely the authorities – like the FA – should be taking some action on their [...]

Pardew hints at Debuchy deal

Manager Alan Pardew has fuelled reports that Newcastle are close to a ?5million deal for Lille defender Mathieu Debuchy. The France international right-back has been a long-term target for Newcastle, but Debuchy is expected to finally arrive at St James' Park when the transfer window opens. Pardew refused to speak specifically about the 27-year-old, but admitted the Magpies...

Alan Pardew Confirms It – Demba Ba Off To Chelsea

Alan Pardew has confirmed that Demba Ba will join Chelsea, and that follows Newcastle’s 11  defeats in the last 13 league games, and things at the moment look very bleak on Tyneside. Demba Ba - waving goodbye – I’m off The 27 year-old Senegal striker was left our of Newcastle’s squad for the game against [...]

Pardew: Time to say goodbye Ba

Liverpool moved up to eighth in the Premier League table as they comfortably beat Sunderland 3-0 at Anfield. The Reds scored twice before the break through Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez with the Uruguayan adding his second after the interval to secure the points for the home side. With manager Brendan Rodgers back on the bench after illness, this was Liverpool's fifth win...

Pardew Upbeat – Hints At New Signings On The Way

Alan Pardew seems upbeat, even though Newcastle are now just two points above 3rd bottom placed Wigan Athletic after yesterday’s games, and we have a tough game tonight against Everton at home, although it would appear that Demba Ba will still be a Newcastle player – and should play in this game. Alan Pardew – [...]

Alan Pardew Wants Player Of Mathieu Debuchy’s Stature

It seems almost certain that Newcastle will make their first signing of the January transfer window later this week, when Mathieu Debuchy flies into Newcastle to have a medical and sign along the dotted line, and it will be win-win situation, since Mathieu was desperate to join Newcastle in the summer,  but his club Lille kept moving the goal posts as far as his transfer fee [...]

Alan Pardew’s Somber Message To Newcastle Fans

We have just 20 points from our first 20 games of the season, and that’s two points short of where we were after 20 games in our relegation season four year ago, after we had just been hammered 5-1 by Liverpool at home in our 20th league game of that season. Alan Pardew – has [...]

Pardew Under Big Pressure – We’ve Had A Terrible Run

I cannot remember a time when Newcastle have gone through such a bad patch, certainly not over the last twenty years, having lost nine of our last eleven games in the Premier League and we’ve taken only 7 points from the last 14 league games. Alan Pardew – under pressure That’s an average of one [...]

Alan Pardew On Demba Ba Farce – What Will Be Will Be

The new circus that sees Demba Ba’s agents courting other clubs has already begun, and one set of talks – the widely reported talks held last night with Chelsea – have already broken down – but we are likely to get this stuff going on through the end of January, or until some club comes [...]

Shola Ameobi Omitted From Final Nigeria Sqaud

It’s looking like Alan Pardew and Newcastle will have Shola Ameobi at Newcastle over the next six weeks after the 31 year-old Newcastle striker was omitted from the final Nigerian squad for the African Cup of Nations to take place in South Africa. Shola Ameobi – has one sub appearance for Nigeria in November in [...]

Debuchy on his way to Newcastle

Newcastle have agreed a deal to sign France international defender Mathieu Debuchy from Lille . Press Association Sport understands the Magpies have finally reached an agreement with the Ligue 1 side on a six million euros transfer after failing to land the player despite protracted talks during the summer. The 27-year-old, a former team-mate of midfielder Yohan Cabaye, has made...

Chelsea Trigger Ba’s Release Clause

Newcastle United have confirmed that Chelsea have made an offer that triggered Demba Ba’s release clause, with Alan Pardew saying the deal is “done”.

Things Will Soon Not Look So Desperate On Tyneside

Newcastle have a massive game on Wednesday night, and it’s just a pity and a huge distraction that we have all the shenanigans going over Demba Ba potentially leaving the club, if a bigger club comes in and pay the huge wage he is looking for. Alan Pardew – desperate for a win That’s about [...]

Everton holds off Newcastle in win

Victor Anichebe scored the winner as Everton's 2-1 victory plunged Newcastle deeper into crisis as a difficult day on Tyneside ended in depressing style. The striker needed just two minutes to steer home Nikica Jelavic's cross to complete a comeback which saw the Toffees condemn the Magpies to a ninth defeat in 11 league games. That was the last thing manager Alan Pardew...

Chelsea triggers Ba release clause

Demba Ba's Newcastle exit moved a step closer Wednesday afternoon when Chelsea finally triggered the release clause in his contract. The Blues have been given permission to talk to the 27-year-old Senegal international after meeting the £7million figure stipulated in the deal he signed with the Magpies during the summer of 2011. Ba has been withdrawn from the Newcastle squad...

Mathieu Debuchy: Good move for Newcastle?

Mathieu Debuchy’s seemingly imminent move from Lille will give Newcastle a timely boost after a stuttering first half of the season. With the defence leaking 11 goals in their last 2 games, it is clear that reinforcements are needed. The Frenchman is an attack minded full back but has impressive defensive skills. His performance against England at Euro 2012 was a reminder of this...
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