Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Fred Lets Bolton Take Anelka

Fred Lets Bolton Take Anelka

... who has signed a four-year deal with Bolton with a club record £8million transfer from Fenerbahce.

The 27-year-old, who has had previous stints in England with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City, successfully completed a medical with Wanderers to become their record signing, the fee dwarfing the previous top mark of £3.5million paid to Wimbledon for Dean Holdsworth in 1997.

He was a long-term target of ex-Toon boss Graeme Souness and they had talks 12 months ago. Fenerbahce wanted £5m but Shepherd wouldn't go beyond £4m. As it happens he splashed out £8m on Rangers defender Jean-Alain Boumsong instead.


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

Writer:
Date:Friday August 25 2006
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
LONG TERM TARGET LOL REPORTS REPORTS REPORTS IT ALL BULL ****
geordie boys
26/08/2006 15:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Shearer Work Pays Off

Aside from Alan Shearer being a Newcastle legend and still the Premier League's highest goalscorer, he has been doing other things of note.

Newcastle United Injury News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Toon Defender Looks For Final Chance

To say Haidara has been unlucky with injuries is an understatement

The Divorce That Newcastle Desperately Needs.

Supporting Newcastle United through The Ashley Years has been akin to a loveless marriage

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None4%
1-312%
4 or 541%
6 or 730%
More than 713%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.CuckFan223
2.Toon_NoMatterWot113
3.MickMartin67
4.Mcnamee6741
5.billybobcat40
6.The Pyrry30
7.crooktownmags28
8.keggy_keagal27
9.markylad7427
10.The Owl27
The Vital Football Members League