Archive for tag: Gosling on Newcastle.

Toon target top six!

July 24th, 2010 | 127 Comments |

Chris Hughton - Looking up.
Chris Hughton - Looking up.
Life at Newcastle is ticking along relatively nicely at the moment. There are still times of mild turbulence but certainly nothing compared to what we had to experience this time last year.

Come to think about it, the only real bone of contention this summer is over how much money we will, or won’t, be spending on new players.

New players, we have two of them. One of them, James Perch, would have probably come here anyway, regardless of whether or not we had been promoted, but he other one, Dan Gosling, wouldn’t have, no way. So why did he choose Newcastle then? Especially when you consider there was more than just us interested in the player. We don’t have a Kevin Keegan anymore, someone who can sell the club, the area, to a player and get them to buy into it, or do we? (more…)

Newcastle finally complete Gosling deal.

July 22nd, 2010 | 99 Comments |

Dan Gosling - Newcastle new boy.
Dan Gosling - Newcastle new boy.
Newcastle have at last completed the signing of former Everton youngster Dan Gosling on a free transfer.

It has taken a couple of weeks and has possibly been the worst kept transfer secret of the summer, but today Chris Hughton has finally got his man as Gosling signed a four-year deal at Newcastle.

The disappointing this is that we won’t be seeing our new acquisition in action until around Christmas time as he recovers from a cruciate ligament injury sustained back in March. Despite that though, Gosling can’t wait to get started at Newcastle and wants to repay some of the faith we have already apparently shown in him. (more…)