Newcastle fans celebrate in streets and outside St James' Park as £300m Saudi takeover is completed

NEWCASTLE UNITED fans are celebrating outside St James' Park following Mike Ashley's sale of the club. The Magpies have been taken over by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, who will own 80 per cent of the North East outfit. The deal brings an end to Ashley's 14-year spell as owner of Newcastle, much of which has been clouded by opposition […]

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Man Utd 4 Newcastle 1: Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in dream second debut to fire club top of Premier League table

THERE had been plenty of hype to justify this past fortnight, but Cristiano Ronaldo did not take long to prove his substance yet again. Manchester United’s homecoming Hollywood signing showed an Oscar-winning sense of timing with a poacher’s double to secure victory on his second Red Devils debut. At the age of 36, Ronaldo is primarily a great goalscorer rather […]

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Legendary former Newcastle owner Sir John Hall, 88, doesn't think he will ever see his beloved Magpies win a trophy

SIR JOHN HALL is resigned to his beloved Newcastle not winning another trophy in his lifetime. At 88, the Magpies' former owner admits the club that got so close to winning the Premier League under his chairmanship is now battling to be the best of the rest. DREAM TEAM 2021/22 – IT’S NOT TOO LATE! PLAY DREAM TEAM FOR THE 2021/22 […]

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Newcastle complete £25million transfer of Arsenal star Joe Willock on six-year deal but he WON'T play against West Ham

NEWCASTLE have announced the signing of Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock on a permanent deal. The 21-year-old has signed a six-year contract at St James Park, costing a reported £25million. Willock enjoyed an excellent loan spell at Newcastle in the second half of last season, scoring eight goals in 14 Premier League appearances. The talented midfielder picked up the Prem Player […]

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Newcastle chief Lee Charnley receives £408,000 pay rise despite club taking £1.15m in Government furlough money

NEWCASTLE managing director Lee Charnley received a £408,000 pay rise while the club took £1.15million government furlough money.  Mike Ashley became the first Premier League owner to place the majority of non-playing staff, including the scouting and recruitment departments, on furlough at the beginning of the Covid pandemic.  Under the Government’s job retention scheme, employers could receive grants to cover […]

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West Ham and Newcastle in Mario Lemina transfer battle with Southampton midfielder available for just £7m

WEST HAM are reportedly set to lock horns with Newcastle in the race to sign Mario Lemina. The Southampton midfielder has been on loan at Fulham this season, where he has made 17 appearances. And according to The Guardian, the 27-year-old could be available for just £7million. Fulham do have an option to make the deal for Lemina permanent, but […]

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Newcastle star Callum Wilson ruled out for TWO MONTHS with hamstring KO in devastating blow to injury-hit Toon

NEWCASTLE star Callum Wilson will miss the next two months with a hamstring injury The England hopeful is Steve Bruce's top scorer this season with 10 goals. Wilson, 28, hobbled out of Newcastle's 3-2 win over Southampton on Saturday, and Bruce said: "We hoped it was a grade one tear so he'd be out for two or three weeks. "Unfortunately it's […]

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