Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Newcastle in for Cuellar

Newcastle in for Cuellar

According to the Daily Mail Newcastle are to lodge a £5m bid for the Rangers defender. Walter Smith is known to be keen to hold on to the defended. He was the lynchpin that held together the mean Ranger defence last season.

By all accounts the defender is well respected and courted by several teams in England. Kevin Keegan is known to be keen on the 6'3' Spaniard who could be a great partner for Taylor or Faye. He has even said Cuellar is the best defender in Britain.

Faye has been linked with a move to Blackburn but since Mark Hughes moved to Manchester City, that interest seems to have died. However it could be revived if Big Sam gets the job at Blackburn. Personally I would love to see the Spaniard here to battle with the increasing impressive Taylor and the solid Faye for a berth in the Newcastle defence.

A final note of caution, can anybody remember the last defender we bought from Rangers? £8m for Boumsong, my last memory of whom will be allowing Peter Crouch past him in the penalty area then deciding to rugby tackle him!



Writer:TerryHugill
Date:Tuesday June 17 2008
Time: 12:54PM

Comments

0
All I would say to the Toon Army is: remember what happened last time you signed a big money defender from Rangers. Yes, you got Mr Boumsong, and you paid £8 million for him. Cuellar is a decent defender and equipped himself well in Europe for the Huns, but you've been burned already. On another note, if you're thinking of trying to sign real quality from the SPL (Aiden McGeady), forget it, he's going nowhere.
The Green Griffin
17/06/2008 18:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Newcastle To Reveal Mbemba Diagnosis

News of the diagnosis should be revealed imminently.

Welcome To The Cheap Seats

As the song by The Wonder Stuff went.........

United Prepare For A Second Pre-Season.

Newcastle look forward to an 18 day break.

Toon Kids Suffer Another Defeat

The under 21's suffered another defeat last night

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

Ken Waugh
Profile
TNMW
Profile
Ian Smith
Profile
Rexn
Profile
BowburnMag
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Elliot8%
Janmaat5%
Taylor2%
Coloccini1%
Aarons2%
Shelvey17%
Tiote40%
Sissoko1%
Wijnaldum1%
Townsend6%
Mitrovic17%
Sub - Perez0%
Sub - Saivet0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 5:30PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 14 2016 8:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 20 2016 1:30PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot74
2.BLACKBOB46
3.billybobcat29
4.keggy_keagal23
5.officemonkey23
6.Mcnamee6715
7.Sir Laz13
8.The Owl13
9.daftladguy8
10.crooktownmags6