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Grég's Geordie Adventure

My first story
Started on 16 January 2013 by Dalnoth
Latest Reply on 17 January 2013 by Dalnoth
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Hi guys, I'm new here and this is my first story. Please help me and give me any tips whenever you can.

I put all the twenty Premier League teams in a program and it picked out one. That team was Newcastle United.

I like to change my team and buy and sell a lot so there will probably be many good players from the current team going out.
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good luck m8 :) looking forward to seein ur squad changes

Pardew Sacked

Newcastle United have sacked manager Alan Pardew after a sensational training ground bust-up between him and several players.

Our sources at the club said tempers flared and Pardew threw a punch at a player and they had to be seperated by the coaches. Pardew was relieved of his duty once chairman Mike Ashley was informed of the news.

Our sources also said that Pardew has had constant arguments with several of the players and the language barrier worsened things since a majority of the Newcastle squad are French speakers.

The club has released a statement saying that they regret the incident and a new manager will be appointed as soon as possible.
Good so far mate, keep it up!

Manager Huntin'

Sky Sports has drawn up a list of candidates to replace Alan Pardew at St. James' Park. Due to the sheer amount French speaking player's in Newcastle squad, the French candidates have a much greater chance of landing the job.

#1 Favourite - Laurent Blanc
The Former Bordeaux manager is the overwhelming favourite, and according to all pundits, would be the perfect solution to the managerial postion at Newcastle. Not only was he extremely successful at Bordeuax, winning the league with them, but he has also previously worked with Newcastle stars Yohan Cabaye and Hatem Ben Arfa during his tenure as France manager. He is also a free agent which would mean Mike Ashley would not have to pay compensation to land him.

#2 Rene Girard

Montpellier manager Rene Girard is another candidate for the job. He worked a miracle last season, leading Montpellier to the French title past big-spending PSG. It is not known whether he would be interested in leaving Montpellier for England, though.

#3 Alan Shearer

Toon legend Alan Shearer has reportedly said that he would like another crack at managing Newcastle, after previously failing to save them from relegation. Hiring Shearer would be a popular decision among the fans, and Ashley may choose to do so, to improve his image among the Toon Army, who have grown to dislike him.

Other names have been thrown around, but we can't tell anything for sure until an official announcement is made.

Manager Unveiled : A Coup? Probably Not.

Newcastle have unveiled their new manager today, and it has come as a complete shock to many, as he has no previous managerial experience before.

Former Lyon goalkeeper Grégory Coupet was announced as the Toon boss, having signed a one-year 18,750 p/w contract.

Chairman Mike Ashley had this to say - "We were actually looking at other people for the spot but Greg came to us for an interview and after listening his ideas and plans for the club, we knew we had found our man."

When asked whether his total lack of managerial experience would be a problem, Ashley said "Yes, of course it's not ideal, but he has played in the international level before for France, and he's a great professional and a great person. The board and I are confident that Newcastle United can be successful with Gregory leading us."

Ba inks new deal

Newcastle striker Demba Ba has signed a £60,000 per week four year deal at Newcastle. The striker was subject to interest from Tottenham, Bayern Munich and several other clubs, who were looking to take advantage of the £7m release clause in the Senegalese hitman's contract. We understand that the new release clause is set at £25m which will most likely put off clubs that wanted him.
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9 yearsEdited

Cheickmate! Spurs land Toon midfielder

Tottenham Hotspur have won the race to sign Newcastle's £25m defensive midfielder Cheick Tioté, beating the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea.

The Ivory Coast hardman joined Newcastle in January 2011 for a fee of £3.5m but quickly became one of the Premier League's most toughest defensive midfielders. Newcastle were initially unwilling to sell Tioté for even a fee of £15m, but once Spurs tabled a £25m offer, Mike Ashley felt that it had to be accepted.

This represents a £21.5m profit, but also means that Newcastle have to hunt for an equally effective player.
Wow, nice fee! Get either Ekdal who develops into a great player or Stepanenko!

Not so Fab. Newcastle Err is selling Argentine duo

Newcastle are left reeling after manager Gregory Coupet allowed both captain Fabricio Coloccini as well as vice-captain Jonas Gutierrez to leave the club.

Coloccini departed to Arsenal for £10m and Gutierrez left to Italian champions Juve for a fee of £14m.

Both the Argentines expressed regret at leaving the club. The fans' spokesperson said that he was enraged that two of the central figures at the club were allowed to leave. He also criticized the manager for being money-minded.

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