á Newcastle United - Weekend Tittle Tattle
UK time is: 02:25:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 30 2007

Time: 9:06AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Another missed chance last summer to put things right and our lack of foresight costs us again. Well done the management.
BaldEagle
Report Abuse
30/04/2007 10:22:00

barnes looks seriously handy, much like his name sake John. Lets hope we get him before he's 36.
SirLes
Report Abuse
30/04/2007 14:19:00

Good prospects. Don't fancy Porritt coming with his agent though.
Roy4Triggs
Report Abuse
30/04/2007 14:25:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Newcastle Heading To The States (Monday June 1 2015)

Newcastle Target Six Signings? (Monday June 1 2015)

Head Coach Merry-Go-Round (Monday June 1 2015)

Coloccini's Gutierrez Praise (Monday June 1 2015)

Audio - Vieira In The Frame? (Monday June 1 2015)

Stalling Tactics (Monday June 1 2015)

NUFC Reality (Monday June 1 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. West Ham 38 12 11 15 -3 47
13. WBA 38 11 11 16 -13 44
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35

Breaking League News

Sunderland Want Dyche?
╗ Burnley : 01/06/2015 18:11:00
Taylor: No Other Place I'd Want To Be
╗ Swansea : 01/06/2015 18:00:00
New Sporting Director Announced
╗ Burnley : 01/06/2015 17:56:00
Baggies Tracking Released Hammers Striker
╗ West Ham : 01/06/2015 17:52:01
Newcastle Heading To The States
╗ Newcastle : 01/06/2015 17:26:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 6%
Janmaat 2%
Williamson 1%
Coloccini 1%
Dummett 0%
Anita 22%
Colback 0%
Sissoko 2%
Riviere 1%
Gutierrez 65%
Cisse 0%
Sub - Gouffran 0%