UK time is: 22:23:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Viduka prepares to leave Newcastle United

Newcastle United are preparing to part company with 33-year-old Australian striker Mark Viduka. The high-earning frontman currently earns a staggering 5 million in wages alone from the Magpies, but has only played 32 games, scoring 7 goals in his entire Tyneside career.

Toon owner Mike Ashley is desperate to trim his 73 million wage-bill at the club, and off-loading highly-paid players is a priority, it has been reported.

The Australian International is expected to return to his homeland, and join Melbourne Knights, says The Daily Mail.

While Viduka himself has said: 'Ideally I`d love to play another year for Newcastle but if it`s not to be then it`s not to be.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 18 2009

Time: 10:22AM

Your Comments

For the purpose of accuracy, there is no such team as the Melbourne Knights, there is a team named Melbourne victory though. The Knights were the team that Viduka played for prior to moving too Europe, they were [i think] a Croatian or Bosnian club, I believe that the Victory [who are quiet a newish club] have no connections with the Knights ...Just a little bit of info i thought i would share with you
Aussie'spur
I do like "Dukes" tho, if only he could stay free from injury ??
Aussie'spur
uh, the Knights do exist, theyre just not in the A-League - http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/aussies-abroad/knights-chasing-viduka-coup-172842/
fulham4life
With playing stats like that I'm surprised you're not positively over the moon about Viduka going! The only player who gets such a high rate of pay / games played is Michael Owen, and at least his scoring rate is better.
fifthcolumnblue
He's a fat waste of space, happily see him melted down for glue.
BaldEagle
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Liam Sweeney and John Alder (Monday July 21 2014)

Ben Arfa Saga Is A Real Shame (Thursday July 17 2014)

Janmaat Gets His Confirmation (Thursday July 17 2014)

Surely It's Too Late For Grenier? (Thursday July 17 2014)

French Riviere On Tyne (Thursday July 17 2014)

NUFC Edge Closer to Striking A Deal (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Toon on TV (Monday July 14 2014)

Janmaat Close To Sealing Deal (Monday July 14 2014)

NUFC Expectations (Monday July 14 2014)

NUFC Complete 6 Year Cabella Deal (Sunday July 13 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rexn 222
2. OldLeazes 211
3. officemonkey 185
4. Toon_NoMatterWot 173
5. AMac 171
6. carlosvendetta 146
7. billybobcat 115
8. Wilco 75
9. johnjohnson 70
10. Kim Jong Un 65

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Swindon Was Okay - Koeman
Southampton : 22/07/2014 19:55:00
Forster Offer Rejected?
Southampton : 22/07/2014 19:48:00
Hunt Completes Forest Move
Crystal Palace : 22/07/2014 19:38:00
Campana Departs Selhurst
Crystal Palace : 22/07/2014 19:35:00
Stoke secure marquee Bojan signing
Stoke : 22/07/2014 18:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are we stronger than when we finished 5th?
Suggested By:  TNMW
Yes, there's absolutely no doubt we are 15%
Divvent be stupid man, what planet yee from? 85%