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Calderwood lines-up Shay Given replacement

Newcastle United are ready to trump Tottenham Hotspurs' hopes of landing highly-rated Huddersfield youngster Alex Smithies, reports The People.

Reports also confirm that United coach Colin Calderwood was sent by the club's bosses to watch the talented 19-year-old in midweek at The Terriers' draw against MK Dons.

Smithies has been chased by a host of Premiership clubs over the past year, and it is understood that the Magpies are now in pole position to sign him.




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Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 15 2009

Time: 10:50AM

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***** off you don't have a chance, he signed a new 4 year contract 2 weeks ago!
real giant terrier
***** off you don't have a chance, he signed a new 4 year contract 2 weeks ago!
real giant terrier
If the guy is any good at all money talks all languages £3,000,000 sounds a lot , i think the way things pan out now a days with players unable to make it in the premiership and clubs unwilling to agree to a trial a down payment of ex amount of pounds should be made and if no go all money should be returned , Spurs have lost zillions of pounds over players who have failed trying to make the big time . My team for Sundays match at Villa is fitness permitting (1) Cudicini (2) Chimbonda (3) Ekotto (4) Corluka (5) Woodgate (6) King (7) Lennon (8) Palacois (9) Modric (1) Keane (11) Pavlyuchenko . Subs Bale , Huddlestrone, Dawson , Gomes , O`Hara , Bent .
POP
If the guy is any good at all money talks all languages £3,000,000 sounds a lot , i think the way things pan out now a days with players unable to make it in the premiership and clubs unwilling to agree to a trial a down payment of ex amount of pounds should be made and if no go all money should be returned , Spurs have lost zillions of pounds over players who have failed trying to make the big time . My team for Sundays match at Villa is fitness permitting (1) Cudicini (2) Chimbonda (3) Ekotto (4) Corluka (5) Woodgate (6) King (7) Lennon (8) Palacois (9) Modric (1) Keane (11) Pavlyuchenko . Subs Bale , Huddlestrone, Dawson , Gomes , O`Hara , Bent .
POP
Yehh POP...There will be a clause in the new Town contract that allows him to go to a prem club if they offer a fee over a certain figure...Nailled on..
80s terrier
Yehh POP...There will be a clause in the new Town contract that allows him to go to a prem club if they offer a fee over a certain figure...Nailled on..
80s terrier
your right 80's i said all along he will go, the toon can have him for 3million and andy carroll!!!!!!
terrier09
your right 80's i said all along he will go, the toon can have him for 3million and andy carroll!!!!!!
terrier09
How about £1m and Shola Ameobi?
BaldEagle
How about £1m and Shola Ameobi?
BaldEagle
 

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