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Football's hometown heroes

Top Tenner Jun, 6, 2014
Jul, 3, 2014

De Jong addition signals Newcastle change

Siem de Jong is Newcastle's third signing of the summer.
Siem de Jong is Newcastle's third signing of the summer.

When Newcastle United sign players it often comes out of the blue, with no prior speculation and few rumours. That was the case on Tuesday night when they announced the signing of Ajax captain Siem De Jong for a fee of around £7.5million.

- Report: De Jong signs for Newcastle
- Report: Debuchy o...

 Posted by Nick Miller
Jul, 3, 2014

Top Tenner: Players signed after the World Cup

Kleberson signed for Manchester United having won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002 but was a disappointment at Old Trafford.

Many players have impressed at this World Cup, ‎but any manager looking to sign one of them might want to take heed of these players, signed after catching the eye at previous tournaments:

10) Robert Jarni

After the 1998 World Cup in which Croatia finished third and gave a number of teams a t...

Jun, 21, 2014

Newcastle's World Cup history

Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko scored in France's rout of Switzerland on Friday night.

When Moussa Sissoko scored France's fifth goal in their 5-2 victory over Switzerland on Friday night he became the first Newcastle United player to score at a World Cup since Alan Shearer back in France '98 and only the fifth Newcastle player to net on the world's biggest stage. Here's a look thr...

Jun, 13, 2014

Xavi to reconcile with Van Gaal?

Xavi will be given a chance to redeem himself, but who will partner him in midfield?
If Xavi looks away from Barcelona, could he play for the manager who beat his Spain side 5-1 on Friday?

Who needs Brazil? Away we go with another edition of Transfer Talk with all the latest news, rumours and gossip about player moves in club football.

United in shock Xavi link

You'd think Xavi would be sick of the sight of Louis van Gaal after Netherlands humiliated Spain, but he could yet end up wo...

Jun, 9, 2014

Colback treads well-worn path with Toon move

Jack Colback must prepare himself for scrutiny after swapping Sunderland for bitter rivals Newcastle.

Despite the tribal passions on each side of the Wear-Tyne divide, players -- even locally bred ones -- have always been willing to turn out for both Sunderland and Newcastle United, sometimes making the direct switch between clubs.

The latest example sees Jack Colback, from staunch Newcastle-suppor...

 Posted by Nick Miller
Jun, 6, 2014

Top Tenner: Hometown Heroes

FC's Shaka Hislop, Craig Burley, and Ian Darke applaud Liverpool's move to bring in Rickie Lambert

Rickie Lambert has finally signed for his hometown club some 17 years after Liverpool released him as a teenager. Here, we pick out ten of the best hometown heroes ...

10. Charlie George

Watching football in the 1970s carried with it a certain amount of risk. If you were caught in the wrong place at...