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PGMOL fallout continues, Athletic fan survey, and a new transfer link

by David · Published Tue 6 Sept 2022, 20:49
PGMOL fallout continues, Athletic fan survey, and a new transfer link

Tuesday's recap

PGMOL fallout from VAR decisions

  • Lee Mason dropped from this weekend's round of fixtures
  • PGMOL drops PR rubbish about how they made "over 20 correct calls this season"
  • Henry Winter calls for Refs to be Mic'd up and 90-second limit imposed on decisions
  • Craig Pawson will oversee West Ham fixtures
  • Newcastle coach Daniel Hodges set to be charged by FA for his conduct at Liverpool game

Athletic looks at what represents "success" for toon fans

  • Athletic is looking to poll Newcastle fans about how they define success for the club
  • Where they'll finish this season and how they'll do in the cups
  • Plus if the club's success is key to supports' own happiness
  • Athletic subscribers can complete the form here

Club put on player signing event at SJP Castore store

  • Fans invited had a chance to meet a number of NUFC stars
  • Bruno, Joelinton, Maquillo, and Almiron were in attendance
  • YouTuber Adam P was on hand to record the entire event

Some post-West Ham stats

  • Toon rank is the 7th most threatening attacking side in the league - Analytic_FPL
  • This is backed up by "TheOther14" on Twitter, showing NUFC had the most touches in opponents penalty area
  • Pope is ranked as the best keeper, while Joelinton is second to Solanke for most pressures applied

NUFC look at €35 rated Andrey Santos

  • Ge.logo.com reports the club are set to offer €35 for Santos
  • Santos recently signed a new deal but Newcastle are looking to pay cash to get the deal done
  • Santos has played 23 times for the Vasco main side in the Brazilian Serie B
  • Barcelona are also thought to be tracking the player

Newcastle Supporters Trust meet new club official

  • NUFCTrust took to Twitter to confirm a board meeting at SJP took place this week
  • It also confirmed a new "Supporters Services Department" has been set up
  • Sarah Madcalf is the head of said new department

Club looks to Spain for staff

  • The club is recruiting for a "fluent Spanish speaker" for the medical team
  • With the role specifying a role in player rehabilitation post-injury
  • The club recently added a Spanish-speaking medical staff member to the team
  • With the increased look at South American talent, these hires could hint at the club's direction going forward.

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