Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Heading Oba to the Gunners

Heading Oba to the Gunners

As many UFO fanatics have often claimed - there`s a conspiracy. It`s interesting that the week before Henry`s seemingly pre-planned move to Barcelona the papers were full of stories revealing that Oba Martins has a release clause within his contract. The fact that when Valencia and Juve were heavily linked to the forward this release clause managed to stay safely under wraps doesn`t go unnoticed. However when Wenger`s mob gets linked suddenly it becomes common knowledge.

The plot thickens when you read that Jonathan Barnett has become the player`s agent. This is the same Jonathan Barnett that has continually bled us dry with Kieron Dyer, aggravated for trouble with Richard Wright and was no way impartial when his client was being heavily linked with Leeds back in 2001/2002. I`ve a funny feeling I know where the release clause leak came from. 10% of any cut of £13m leads to one hell of a cosy year back in London.

The talk is that we`ll be offering Martins a new improved contract that rips up his current one with the get out clause in. However I`d take a sensible wager that Arsene has successfully unsettled our forward in the wake of Va Va Voom`s departure. Expect some more developments this week.

Join Vital Newcastle United

It's easy to register for Vital Newcastle United, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!) To visit the Vital Newcastle United message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Newcastle.



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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Thursday June 28 2007
Time: 9:36AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
see ya lol and if you think Smith is coming to your crappy club you got another thing coming, he is going to Boro, so suck them lemons
Homer Simpson
28/06/2007 09:39:00
0
oh yeh and the mackems are great!!
Homer Simpson
28/06/2007 09:40:00
0
Crap patter and an even worse user name.
BaldEagle
28/06/2007 09:48:00
0
Baldeagle is a great name mate, did you think that up yourself doh! You dont seriously expect Martins to stay do you, he is going to Arsenal
Homer Simpson
28/06/2007 09:51:00
0
they need a replacement and i hear arsene is very keen that he plays for them, and given the choice arsenal or newcastle its gotta be Arsenal everytime
Homer Simpson
28/06/2007 09:53:00
0
Barnett is also Ashely Cole's agent. Not a much loved figure around Arsenal either.
Amos.
28/06/2007 10:05:00
0
Homer, You can have him he's **** maybe a player for the future but at your loss of Henry i cant see him filling his boots and i can see a poor season for the gunners again.13million bargin i say get him sold Now
davidmillzy
28/06/2007 11:16:00
0
I'm not a Gooner lol, i just dont like Newcastle very much 'they think they are better than they are' if i was to support a team in the prem it would probably be boro, as at least they admit when they have a bad game, if i had to pick a team up north it would be Sunderland. I just think He would prefer to go to Arsenal, lets be honest who wouldn't. I quite like Alan Shearer though he is a pretty good bloke, just a shame about the rest of them Chavs
Homer Simpson
28/06/2007 11:54:00
0
obafemi is a magpie so dont get happy... he aint goin newhere lol
Toon4LiFe
28/06/2007 12:19:00
0
all over the back of the sun today, it states "Big sam wants martins to stay but knows he might ask to leave if a club of Arsenals stature makes a formal offer" what a kick in the teeth if he goes, i hope for your sake this is just paper speculation
pandapops
28/06/2007 17:19:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

NUFC Captain Speaks on Sels Abuse

Jamaal Lascelles said his bit on the fall out after the abuse of Newcastle keeper Matz Sels.

The Managers View On Newcastle & Norwich

The NUFC and Norwich managers had their pre-match interviews today.

Match Day Officials v Norwich (28/9/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Norwich City this Wednesday.

Most Successful English Trophy Hauls

Well the new season is definitely upon us as we go into October, and amongst the 10 most successful English sides in football history - there are a number who are unlikely...

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

Ken Waugh
no email
Profile
TNMW
Editor email
Profile
Ian Smith
no email
Profile
Rexn
no email
Profile
BowburnMag
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle v Norwich
Suggested By:
Newcastle win56%
Norwich win33%
Draw11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
3 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
4 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
5 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
6 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
7 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
8 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
9 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Sep 28 2016 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Preston North End (H)
Capital One Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot118
2.PieMag63
3.officemonkey50
4.Mcnamee6745
5.Pellet42
6.keggy_keagal36
7.billybobcat23
8.The Owl23
9.McCreery19
10.Rytoon16