Rangers Link Could Benefit Newcastle!

Last updated : 30 November 2014 By Footy Mad - Editor

McCoist will go to Newcastle scouting targets for January, and that may not be a bad thing.

Look at the kids who could benefit from a spell at Ibrox: Vuckic, Armstrong, Good, Streete, Bigirimana or Ferguson.

Curtis Good has already had a spell at Dundee United and it is probably a crossroads season for him.

Shane Ferguson, Gael Bigirimana and Haris Vuckic are also ready to be dumped, but Rangers would give them a great challenge.

The latest financial figures revealed Rangers require an additional £8 million in loans or share capital to survive the season, and Mike Ashley has already given then an extra £3m in loans in ther last month.

The club is a mess, but Ashley knows that when they get back into the top flight he can cream them for all they are worth.

McCoist said he has been speaking frequently with Llambias and has already been on a scouting trip south of the border to look at potential targets.

The trip wasn't limited to running the rule over potential loan signings from Newcastle.

McCoist (talking to the Daily Record) "I spoke to Derek Llambias on Wednesday and I've spoken to him a good few times.

"He has been positive about the team and is obviously keen to help the team progress.

"We're still very, very hopeful we can get promoted this year and we're all aware of the challenges ahead. So we'll see what the January window brings.

"I've been [to England scouting players] already.

"You cover as many games as you can. We were down south last week at a couple of games. Not just Newcastle. We're trying to look all over the place.

"There have been no discussions in respect of 'you'll have x-amount to spend' or 'you need to get rid of him'.

"That will be for further down the line. He said continue to do your job and go and look at players, then we'll have discussions."


Do We Need To 'Hate' The Mackems?


The Mackems come to SJP on December 21 and the city will stop.

However, the local media suggest "Newcastle United versus Sunderland is not life and death. There are more important things."

All well and good, but will this fixture be any different?

A statement released by the Football Supporters Federation (FSF): “In recent seasons, the white-hot atmosphere of the Tyne-Wear derby has, occasionally, spilled over into disorder.

“However, in the past 12 months there’s been a level of co-operation among fans not seen for many decades, if ever.

“Back in January news emerged that a “bubble” match was to be imposed on Sunderland fans travelling to St James’ Park. These are games where no independent transport is allowed, infringing on freedom of movement and smearing all fans as hooligans.

“Fans from both sides of the divide stood together in a unique coalition to say “no” to the bubble, demonstrating the strength of feeling and supporter unity on this issue.

“Remarkably, the campaign succeeded in its goals with both clubs releasing a statement saying they would be “withdrawing the terms and conditions of ticket sales, which previously stated that all supporters must attend the game on official transport.”

This scheme is being backed by various supporters groups including A Love Supreme, Newcastle United Supporters’ Trust, NUFC Fans United, nufc.com, Ready To Go, Roker Report, Seventy3, #time4change, The Mag, True Faith and Wise Men Say.

The tragedy of Flight MH17 saw the deaths of Newcastle fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney, and Sunderland fan Gary Ferguson raised a staggering £34,000 for charity.

I was at Liam's funeral and afterwards a lot of us went back to St James' Park, then on to the Labour club.

A lot was said about the Sunderland fans and their fabulous gesture, but one guy said to me: "Nothing will change. Yes it was nice of them, but we would have done the same for them.

"They will come here in December and we will hate them as much as ever. We NEED to hate the Mackems!

"And they need to hate us. That is why the derby is so special."

What do you think? 



1) There will be no change.

2) Fans will be more friendly.

3) Friendly for one season only.


Next game ... v BURNLEY (A)



Tuesday December 2nd  KO 7.45


Sunday November 30

13:30 Southampton v Manchester City
16:00 Tottenham v Everton






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Newcastle Utd Fixtures ...

2014/15 SEASON

Sunday August 17
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Colback, Anita (63' Obertan), Cabella, Sissoko, Gouffran (74' Aarons), Riviere (83' Perez).
Subs: Haidara, Elliot, S Taylor, Abeid 

Saturday August 23 
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Anita (70' de Jong), Colback, Cabella, Sissoko, Gouffran, Riviere (77' Perez - 90+2' S Taylor).
Subs: Haidara, Elliot, Obertan, Abeid 

Tuesday August 26
Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, S Taylor, Haidara, Sissoko, Abeid, Obertan, de Jong (68' Perez), Aarons (60' Cabella), Riviere (86' Gouffran)
Subs: Anita, Ferreyra, Elliot, Dummett

Saturday August 30 
NEWCASTLE 3 CRYSTAL PALACE 3 (Janmaat, Aarons, Williamson)
Krul, Janmaat (79' Perez), Williamson, Coloccini, Haidara, Sissoko, Colback, Cabella, de Jong (79' Anita), Gouffran (67' Aarons), Riviere
Subs: Elliot, Obertan, S Taylor, Dummett

Saturday September 13 
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Haidara, Anita (45' Tiote), Colback, Cabella (69' Perez), Sissoko (90'Ameobi), Gouffran, Riviere    
Subs: Elliot, Obertan, S Taylor, Armstrong 

Saturday September 20 
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Tiote (85' Ameobi), Colback, Sissoko, Cabella, Gouffran (90+4' Perez), Riviere (69' Cisse)
Subs: Anita, Haidara, Elliot, S Taylor 

Wednesday September 24 
Elliot, Janmaat (46 Haidara), Coloccini, S Taylor, Dummett, Colback, Abeid, Obertan, Armstrong, Ameobi (66 Sissoko), Riviere (80 Perez)
Subs: Anita, Ferreyra, Cabella, Alnwick

Monday September 29 
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko, Cabella (74' Ameobi), Gouffran (68' Obertan), Riviere (45' Cisse)
Subs: Anita, Elliot, S Taylor, Armstrong

Saturday October 4 
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Obertan, Tiote, Sissoko, Colback (69' Riviere), Gouffran (58' Ameobi), Cisse (85' Perez).
Subs: Anita, Haidara, Cabella, Elliot   

Saturday October 18 
Krul, Janmaat, S Taylor, Coloccini, Dummett (72' Haidara), Tiote, Anita (59' Perez), Colback, Obertan, Sissoko, Gouffran (90+2' Cabella), Cisse   
Subs: Elliot, Abeid, Armstrong  

Saturday October 26 
Krul, Janmaat, S Taylor, Coloccini, Dummett, Anita (45' Cabella), Colback, Obertan (45' Ameobi), Sissoko, Gouffran, Perez (79' Haidara)
Subs: R Taylor, Ferreyra, Elliot, Armstrong

Wednesday October 29 
LC MAN CITY 0 NEWCASTLE 2 (Aarons, Sissoko)
Elliot, Janmaat (64' Sissoko), Coloccini, Dummett, Haidara, Colback, R Taylor, Abeid, Obertan, Armstrong (65' Riviere), Aarons (46' Ameobi)
Subs: Krul, Gouffran, Perez, Cabella

Saturday November 1 
Elliot, Krul, Janmaat, S Taylor, Coloccini, Dummett, Abeid, Colback, Obertan (27' Aarons), Sissoko), Ameobi (66' Cabella), Cisse (45' Perez)
Subs: R Taylor, Gouffran, Haidara, Elliot 

Sunday November 9 
WEST BROM 0 NEWCASTLE 2 (Perez, Coloccini)
Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini (78' Williamson), Dummett, Haidara, Abeid, Colback, Cabella (82' R Taylor), Sissoko, Ameobi (78' Gouffran), Perez   
Subs: Anita, Cisse, Elliot, Armstrong

Saturday November 22 
NEWCASTLE 1 QPR 0 (sissoko)
Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Dummett, Haidara, R Taylor (34' Gouffran), Colback, Cabella (68' Cisse), Sissoko, Ameobi, Perez (89' Armstrong)
Subs: Anita, Ferreyra, Elliot, Streete

Saturday November 29 
Elliot, Janmaat (74' S Taylor), Williamson, Dummett, Haidara, Tiote (63' Cabella), Colback, Gouffran (63' Cisse), Sissoko, Ameobi, Perez   
Subs: Anita, Riviere, Alnwick, Armstrong

Tuesday December 2 
Burnley v Newcastle United

Saturday December 6 
Newcastle United v Chelsea

Saturday December 13 
Arsenal v Newcastle United

Sunday December 21 
Newcastle United v Sunderland

Friday December 26 
Man Utd v Newcastle United

Sunday December 28 
Newcastle United v Everton

Thursday January 1 2015 
Newcastle United v Burnley

Saturday January 10 2015 
Chelsea v Newcastle United

Saturday January 17 2015 
Newcastle United v Southampton

Saturday January 31 2015 
Hull City v Newcastle United

Saturday February 7 2015 
Newcastle United v Stoke City

Tuesday February 10 2015 
Crystal Palace v Newcastle United

Saturday February 21 2015 
Manchester City v Newcastle United

Saturday February 28 2015 
Newcastle United v Aston Villa

Wednesday March 4 2015 
Newcastle United v Man Utd

Saturday March 14 2015 
Everton v Newcastle United

Saturday March 21 2015 
Newcastle United v Arsenal

Saturday April 4 2015 
Sunderland v Newcastle United

Saturday April 11 2015 
Liverpool v Newcastle United

Saturday April 18 2015 
Newcastle United v Tottenham

Saturday April 25 2015 
Newcastle United v Swansea City

Saturday May 2 2015 
Leicester City v Newcastle United

Saturday May 9 2015 
Newcastle United v West Brom

Saturday May 16 2015 
QPR v Newcastle United

Sunday May 24 2015 
Newcastle United v West Ham United