Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Weekend Tittle Tattle

Weekend Tittle Tattle

Interestingly enough it`s a combo of the young and the old this weekend making the papers as the summer transfer bus wheels up to Fleet Street. Starting with age before beauty, Sol Campbell is linked with us for the second season running as an old head to bring on the likes of Taylor. Given his sterling season he`s come back into the reckoning a year after Glenn Roeder decided he was too old for us. Get that one? Me neither. Like with Woodgate I suspect Glenn has been left to rue a missed chance to put together a formidable defence.

Skipping down a generation and it`s a couple of youngsters linked. Nathan Porritt, a Boro youth team player, is one surprise inclusion whilst the other is Derby`s Giles Barnes, no stranger to being connected with us. Porritt`s agent, Peter Harrison, has confirmed that his client will not be signing professional terms with the Beasts. Barnes meanwhile has been told he`s got a great future with Derby. However with the Rams bottling automatic promotion and looking out of shape for the play offs (especially given Barnes is injured) expect the Spurs and Newcastle shaped vultures to be hovering.



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Monday April 30 2007
Time: 9:06AM

Comments

0
Another missed chance last summer to put things right and our lack of foresight costs us again. Well done the management.
BaldEagle
30/04/2007 10:22:00
0
barnes looks seriously handy, much like his name sake John. Lets hope we get him before he's 36.
SirLes
30/04/2007 14:19:00
0
Good prospects. Don't fancy Porritt coming with his agent though.
Roy4Triggs
30/04/2007 14:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Officials - Manchester City v Newcastle (20/1/18)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Manchester City and Newcastle United this Saturday.

NUFC FA Cup Game Confirmed

Newcastle found out their FA Cup opponents tonight.

Midfielder Set For Exit

Confirmation from Newcastle may be a while considering we're always left hanging

Like A Flame To The Gas

We live in a world of frustration with one thing or another going on. Moreso up here.

Newcastle United Archived Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Darlow17%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles0%
Clark0%
Dummett23%
Shelvey17%
Diame11%
Ritche5%
Perez11%
Atsu0%
Gayle0%
Sub - Joselu11%
Sub - Merino5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Rexn97
2.PieMag86
3.crooktownmags79
4.Toon_NoMatterWot73
5.markylad7441
6.The Owl37
7.Mcnamee6728
8.officemonkey28
9.billybobcat26
10.Bruce6826
Write for Vital Football