Laurent Robert is in danger of establishing himself as a hero on Tyneside.
The French winger served up a shooting master class at St James' Park on Saturday to pave the way for a 4-0 demolition of Tottenham, and left the
field to a standing ovation when, wearied by the illness which had kept him up the night before, he was substituted 11 minutes from time.
After being left on the bench the other day England captain David Beckham wants Alan Shearer to return to the international side.Newcastle striker
Shearer retired from international football after Euro 2000 and so missed England's run to the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South
But the 33-year-old is still one of the most feared strikers in the Barclaycard Premiership and is riding high in the scoring charts with 18 goals
Shearer is awesome and a model pro he should be back in th eEngland setup,even if he doesn't start every game what a influence to the younger players
he would be.
Newcastle book their place in the last 16 as they win 3-1.
Although the score was 3-1,the visitors hit the bar and forced Shay Given into some good saves before the break.It was only two second-half goals from
Shola Ameobi that spared Newcastle's blushes after battling Valerenga had given them a UEFA Cup scare.
Newcastle on Thursday confirmed that manager Sir Bobby Robson has signed a new contract and will remain in charge until the end of the 2004-05
season.Robson, 71, has been on a rolling one-year deal since succeeding Ruud Gullit as manager in 1999 and has reached a new agreement with the Toon
on a fixed-term contract.
Newcastle stormed into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 3-0 win away to Real Mallorca giving them a 7-1 aggregate victory.Alan Shearer scored
at both ends of the second half and Craig Bellamy got the other for the Geordies who now face PSV Eindhoven in the last eight.
Alan Shearer has once again stated he will not make an international return for England. The 33-year-old has scored 27 goals for Newcastle this season
but he is not tempted to end his international exile.
Alan Shearer missed a late penalty as Newcastle's Champions League challenge unravelled as they were held to a 1-1 draw by relegated Wolves.
The 33-year-old was handed a chance to claim a priceless victory eight minutes from time after Paul Ince had pushed Gary Speed in the box, but keeper
Paul Jones pulled off a fine save to deny him.
United looked to be coasting when Lee Bowyer fired home his first United goal seven minutes before the break, but substitute Vio Ganea levelled with
20 minutes remaining to badly damage the home side's hopes of clinching fourth place.
It looks like Robert will be off and Solano went who i thought was a good player. Things could badly go wrong for them next season and it's time for
Robson to go i think. I wouldn't lose any sleep if they had a shyte season lol!
Under-fire Newcastle midfielder Laurent Robert has insisted he wants to remain on Tyneside amid growing speculation that his days could be
numbered.The 28-year-old Frenchman has been made one of the scapegoats for United's failure to qualify for next season's Champions League after a loss
of form towards the end of the campaign.He was even booed off the pitch at St James' Park as he was substituted during the second half of the club's
final home game, a 1-1 draw with relegated Wolves which hammered the last nail but one into the Magpies' coffin in the race for fourth place.
Egypt striker Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam is interested in a transfer to English Premiership side Newcastle United. The 21-year-old told the local media in
Cairo that he will meet Newcastle manager Sir Bobby Robson to discuss a possible move. Mido, currently contracted to French side Marseille, claimed
that his agent is also discussing offers from Spanish and Italian clubs.
Newcastle boss Sir Bobby Robson and chairman Freddy Shepherd will finalise their summer spending plans in the next week as they prepare to make their
The 71-year-old was due to return from Barcelona on Thursday, where there is little doubt that he will have had more than a passing interest in the
news that his former club are to release Dutch quartet Patrick Kluivert, Marc Overmars, Phillip Cocu and Michael Reiziger.
He and Shepherd have already outlined their blueprint for reshaping a squad which managed on the final day of last season to salvage a UEFA Cup place
after the disappointment of missing out on the chance to qualify for the Champions League.
I think Newcastle are in trouble, and think they are going to start slipping down the table rather than moving up it. Once Shearer retires that's
going to be a huge blow, I also think they've got some talented players there but they seem to be lazy. I wonder if Robson is up to the job anymore
of getting the best out of them...
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