Yohan Cabaye – On a good day he could draw comparisons with the excellent Robert Lee, intelligent and a great passer of the ball, but can also put his foot in. On a bad day I’m starting to have nightmares at times where I see Emre…
Lovenkrands is guaranteed a great reception if his path crosses United’s again, if not for his goals tally, but for his passion, tremendous workrate, important goals, and most of all, his love and commitment to the club, thank you Peter.
Newcastle United have announced the departures of eleven players, including Guthrie, Lovenkrands and the disastrous Alan Smith, a player who must have cost the club around £20m and not even one goal in five years to show for it.
I reckon it would be a pretty startling, but welcome, statistic if United went into the 2012/13 Premier League season with Captain Coloccini at the ripe old age of 30, out on his own as the voice of experience in the Newcastle dressing room.
It might not be much of a title at the moment but here goes; Shola Ameobi – I hereby declare you to be Newcastle United’s finest striker….until Demba steps off the plane that is, or god forbid we actually buy another proper forward to play with Ba.
Cracking goals but cup heartache if you had set your sights on Wembley.
Was Pardew right to rest a couple of players and make the league his priority, unlike recent years I would say yes this time around. Read our exclusive match report and give your reaction to today’s ninety minutes.