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Awards sweep for NUFC, Chelsea preview, potential new sponsor?

David D · Friday 11th November 2022
Awards sweep for NUFC, Chelsea preview, potential new sponsor?

FRIDAY'S FOOTNOTES

Howe and Almiron sweep Premier League October awards

Looking ahead to the Chelsea clash

  • According to Premier Injuries, up to six Toon stars could be out tomorrow
  • However, other than Wilson's documented illness, none would have been in contention anyway
  • The other five are Isak (thigh), Fraser (calf), Ritchie (calf), Krafth (ACL), and Dummett (calf)
  • The officials have been named for the game
  • Robert Jones will be the man in the middle, with Lee Betts and Ian Hussin running the lines
  • Andy Madley is VAR, with Dan Cook assisting
  • Madley sent off Ciaran Clark in Howe's second match in charge, a home draw with Norwich
  • Graham Potter rates Eddie Howe highly
  • Ahead of the match he praised Howe's work at the club, saying he could 'speak for half an hour' about it
  • Adrian Clarke has looked at the game and what Chelsea need to do
  • The piece highlights how creatively superior the Magpies have been
  • Sanjay has also done another fantastic statistical analysis
  • You can hear from the boss directly in his pre-game press conference

Pundits torn between draw and Toon win

Cup predictions and more stats to highlight Toon strength

  • Peter Schmeichel says Newcastle can go all the way in the Carabao Cup
  • The former Man Utd keeper describes the Toon as 'a team to avoid' in the coming rounds
  • He points to the confidence of the side as a reason teams won't want to face us
  • Meanwhile, bookies have us 5/1 second favourites behind 7/4 Manchester City
  • Kev Lawson has highlighted the Toon's turnaround in terms of xG for and against
  • The Other 14 show that our goals are coming from all over the pitch

Botman misses out on World Cup, Wilson proud

  • Despite being on the Oranje's long list, Botman doesn't make the Netherlands cut
  • Louis van Gaal has chosen to leave one of the Premier League's most in-form defenders at home
  • Callum Wilson tells NUFC TV of his delight of making the England squad
  • Says he's itching to 'get out there amongst the lads', and is grateful for the opportunity
  • Has worked hard to get over the line, puts it down to hard work
  • Wilson scored a brace in front of England boss Gareth Southgate earlier this month
  • Former midfielder Joey Barton questions Wilson's inclusion
  • Says Ivan Toney should have travelled with the squad
  • The Athletic identifies Newcastle's Englishness, despite foreign ownership
  • It's a stark contrast with 'French Day' back in 2013
  • The Qatar World Cup is the first time since 1998 we've had three English players representing the club

The transfer gossip never stops

  • The Magpies have again been linked to Ukrainian hotshot Mykhaylo Mudryk
  • Football Insider claim the deal would be 'a club-record fee'
  • The same site says the club is open to offers for Matt Ritchie
  • Howe has supposedly 'given the green light' for the long-serving player to depart on the cheap
  • The Chronicle says that our three England stars could help pave the way for James Maddison to move to Tyneside
  • Eddie Howe says he won't be briefing his players on what they should say
  • West Ham starlet Harrison Ashby has reportedly rejected a new deal with the club
  • Newcastle have been linked to the defender for some time
  • Football365 repeat the rumour of Nabil Fekir switching Real Betis for the Magpies

Wholesome Nick Pope, potential new sponsors?

  • Our penalty shootout star has sent Bruno a touching gift for little Matteo
  • The Brazilian maestro gushed about their friendship on social media
  • All of us at NUFC Feed send Jamaal Lascelles warm wishes on his 28th birthday
  • The skipper has been captain since the tender age of 23
  • Rafa Benitez handed him the armband after the departure of Fabricio Coloccini
  • Tickets for the Arsenal match at the Emirates have gone on sale
  • The January 3 clash will require 120+ loyalty points for season ticket holders
  • And finally, could NUFC have given away next season's title sponsor?
  • A crew were spotted at St. James' and around town seemingly filming an ad
  • It's been widely reported that the club have agreed to end their current deal with Fun88 at the end of the season

And finally, we shall never forget...