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Barton backing Roederto take United gloryPress article: Barton backing Roederto take United glory - 29/06/2006
Lee Ryder of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle reports on Wal's thoughts... [More]

Fred must get it dead rightPress article: Fred must get it dead right - 03/02/2006
The Mirror report on a number the views of a number of ex-Toon players after the demise of Greame Souness... [More]

Press article: Barton is hoping to follow in Scott's steps - 05/11/2005
Stuart Rayner's article focusing on Warren's ambitions to become a manager. [More]

Press article: I'm helping to re-build lives - 19/07/2005
News on Warren doing hsi bit for the Tsunali appeal [More]

New defenders neededPress article: New defenders needed - 23/11/2004
Alan Oliver of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle interviews Warren about his thoughts on Newcastle's season. [More]

A busy summerA busy summer - 23/07/2004
After returning from the Bahamas and Bobby Robson's Golf Invitation at Portugal, there's no rest for Warren as he prepares for a new career in coaching. [More]

Nice to go back to St.James - 30/04/2004
As the club's guest of honour, Warren was invited back to St.James Park for last week's UEFA Cup semi-final. [More]

Thank youThank you - 31/03/2004
Warren issues the following statement after announcing his playing retirement. [More]

Press article: Barton opts to end career - 30/03/2004
The BBC report on today's announcement that Warren will retire from playing. More later... [More]

Back to the future - I sign for WimbledonBack to the future - I sign for Wimbledon - 27/02/2004
With great enthusiasm Warren announces today that he'll sign a player-coach contract for Wimbledon. This is a short term contract for the remainder of the season and offers the opportunity for Warren to 'give something back to Wimbledon'. [More]

It was a chance I couldn't turn downIt was a chance I couldn't turn down - 21/01/2004
After enjoying a couple of weeks with Leicester, Warrens' back at QPR and focusing on his UEFA 'A' badge [More]

Red letter day for footballPress article: Red letter day for football - 18/01/2004
An article concerning racism and football with particular reference to Newcastle United and with both Warren and past team mate John Beresford mentioned. [More]

No complaintsNo complaints - 11/12/2003
With QPR playing very well, Warren has few complaints about his lack of first team action. He also includes an interview recently given for the Maidstone United programme... [More]

An all-star tribute to Peter the GreatPress article: An all-star tribute to Peter the Great - 02/12/2003
Simon Rushworth - writing for the Newcastle Journal - speaks to Warren at last night's Variety Club dinner to honour Peter Beardsley. [More]

Still enjoying myself - 27/11/2003
After a great start to life at QPR, Warren picked up a hamstring injury and then caught a dose of flu. Now fit, he's back and raring to go. [More]

No risksNo risks - 07/11/2003
After coming off with an injured hamstring on Tuesday evening, Warren's decided to sit out Saturday's big cup game at Grimsby. Nevertheless, he's looking forward to taking on Brentford's Stephen Hunt next Tuesday night! [More]

A great start to my QPR career - 20/10/2003
After a reserve team fixture and a couple of games in the first team, Warren reports that he's very happy with his move to West London and looks forward to the coming weeks. [More]

Press article: QPR sign Barton - 03/10/2003
With Warren leaving Pride Park last month, he's delighted to be moving to QPR - a club well run and with an exciting, enthusiastic and promising manager. [More]

Derby - the future is promisingPress article: Derby - the future is promising - 30/09/2003
Warren looks at the club's future and feels that there's enough talent to see the club prosper. He also looks at the recent Arsenal - Man Utd brawl and is disappointed with the lack of responsibility shown by those involved. [More]

Time to leave DerbyTime to leave Derby - 23/09/2003
Warren announces his decision to leave Derby by mutual consent. He will now spend the remainder of the month looking for a new club who can offer him first team football. [More]

Press article: Time to put officials in the picture? - 05/09/2003
With players on occasion being judged by video evidence, Warren asks why the same technology can't be used to monitor the decisions of match officials. [More]

Lets start again - 22/08/2003
After a very disappointing opening to the season, Warren takes a looks at the bank holiday fixtures. Having missed out on first team duty through injury, there's some much needed good news as he recovers from a sciatic nerve problem... [More]

Looking forward to 03/04 - 08/08/2003
On a personal note, it’s not been the best of pre-seasons, although I’m now fit and raring to go. As for Derby, we're really looking forward to start of the new season. [More]

The Sage Soccer FestivalThe Sage Soccer Festival - 16/07/2003
It's that time of year again, and 2003's SAGE festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. There's something for all the family, so even if you're not directly involved with the event, why not come down to Durham on Saturday 26th July when there'll be a pro-celebrity game with yours truly and a number of ex-players? [More]

Press article: A really tough season - 12/05/2003
I Don't need to tell the supporters how disappointing the past season has been. They will be feeling it more than anybody. It was mentally and physically tough. So much happened at the club and some of it did have an effect on the players. [More]

A big improvement - 22/04/2003
We’ve done well recently, and three wins out of five only tells part of the story. It’s not just the results, but the way we’re playing football that’s pleasing. We’ve played some decent teams and managed to get results, and we can even take positives from the Watford defeat [More]

Press article: The times are a changin' - 06/04/2003
So much has happened at the club this season and there were more changes this week. I was informed on Monday morning that coach Ross MacLaren and physio Stuart Walker had been suspended, and that George Burley was coming in. He knows his football and did an excellent job at Ipswich Town. [More]

Press article: This season has been one of the toughest - 25/03/2003
This has been the toughest season I have known as a professional footballer. So many things have happened both on and off the field. It has been a testing time for everybody at the club. I can’t remember it being so tough even back in my days with Maidstone United. [More]

Looking back - 18/03/2003
Warren takes a look at Georgi Kinkladze selection for his country, the disappointing form of Derby. With two tough away games coming up, he hopes that in playing the better teams, Derby raise their game. [More]

Press article: Cheering from the stands - 04/03/2003
Suspensions have seen me miss both home games against our East Midlands rivals this season. I had to sit out the Nottingham Forest clash in October and will be watching the Leicester City match tonight as I start a two-match ban. It is a real blow because it would be nice to get revenge over Leicester for beating us at the Walkers Stadium earlier this season. [More]

Press article: Tension does rise in changing rooms - 25/02/2003
Warren's view on the Beckham / Ferguson incident. Would the press have reacted the same way if it had happened at a lower league club? [More]

Occasionally you have a nightmare… - 19/02/2003
After a good result against Rotherham, we lost to Portsmouth and then could only draw against Sheffield Wednesday. The latter game was one to forget… a black eye, an own goal, and then being sent off. To make matters worse, Alan Shearer was sitting in the stand!![More]

Press article: TV replays, and the return of Rav, - 15/02/2003
Wal looks at last weeks 3-0 victory over Rotherham and comments on the use of TV replays. He also welcomes back Fabrizio Ravanelli and looks at what Rob Lee brings to the Derby midfield. [More]

Boro and Southampton buy wellPress article: Boro and Southampton buy well - 04/02/2003
With the transfer window staying open long enough for some late deals to be completed, here's Warren's view on the players to move on, and the player who's signed his first professional contract... [More]

Looking goodLooking good - 28/01/2003
It was good to get three away points at Stoke and since then, we’ve had a quite a few days to prepare for the Rotherham game. Everyone at the club has had a few days off and I really think the break has been very beneficial. On a personal front the Sage Tournament also looks to be bigger and better than ever. [More]

Press article: Survival race jogs memory - 27/01/2003
The battle for survival at the bottom of the Premiership is jogging a few memories of last season. We found ourselves in that very position this time last year. We know how tough it is. [More]

Press article: Kind words for Granty - 13/01/2003
Lee Grant received a great pat on the back from the manager this week. Granty has made a couple of errors in recent games, but the Gaffer has stuck by him and there can be no bigger compliment. [More]

Brentford – No excuses - 06/01/2003
When the draw was made for the third round tie, the first thing you think about is that we don’t want to be on the end of a cup exit. You looked at Brentford’s league position and knew they’d be playing with confidence and that with a home draw, they’d fancy themselves. [More]

Beware the Wolves - 03/01/2003
The F.A. Cup is a very special competition, I know it’s been knocked in recent years, especially when Man Utd failed to enter, but as a boy scoring goals in the school yard, it was always a repeating dream to score the winner in the F.A. Cup Final at Wembley. [More]

Press article: Review of the year - 31/12/2002
Warren looks back on life from his arrival at Derby in February, and also makes the point that the Premiership remains a target despite the recent poor form. [More]

We’re coming together as a team - 21/12/2002
It’s been a tough season, what with adjusting to football in this division and the much publicised financial situation. But some five months in, I think we’re coming together as a team and within range of a play-off place. [More]

Press article: Deon moves back home - 16/12/2002
Only two weeks ago, I was saying in this column how quickly things can change in football. I was referring to Deon Burton, who was back in our team and scoring goals. His excellent finish in last Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Watford has proved to be a farewell goal. [More]

News from Pride ParkPress article: News from Pride Park - 05/12/2002
Warren reports on Deon Burton, a good display from the reserves, and also comments on Nigel Clough's Burton Albion [More]

Playing a frustrating gamePress article: Playing a frustrating game - 26/11/2002
Wal's thought's on a number of issues prior to the win against Wimbledon on Monday. [More]

Out of my Chair!Out of my Chair! - 14/11/2002
I watched the Newcastle – Feyenoord game last night, what a game! I jumped out of my chair when Craig Bellamy hit the winner. I spoke to Alan Shearer this morning and it’s fair to say that he’s absolutely made up. [More]

Mixed fortunes - 11/11/2002
Winning two games on the trot has been a difficult task for us this season. In beating both the Sheffield clubs in the space a few days has been very rewarding, we’re received a real confidence boost and it’s pleasing to see that the league table looks a little bit healthier than of late. [More]

Derby v Sheffield (x two)Derby v Sheffield (x two) - 02/11/2002
On Wednesday it was United and on Saturday it’s Wednesday, Derby playing both the Sheffield clubs within four days. Lets hope we can finish the job and take six points from the steel city. [More]

I’m happy for my old clubI’m happy for my old club - 30/10/2002
Newcastle can feel very happy for themselves, after losing the opening three Champions League fixtures they’ve now put themselves right back into contention. [More]

Gaffer lets slip about nicknamesPress article: Gaffer lets slip about nicknames - 28/10/2002
After his man-of-the-match performance against Nottingham Forest last weekend, Rob Lee's nickname slipped out to the Press. The manager has given him the nickname of Albert Tatlock. [More]

Youngsters gave heart and soulPress article: Youngsters gave heart and soul - 22/10/2002
I thought the lads gave everything they had against Nottingham Forest and could have won the game having been the better side in the second half. They can all be proud of the effort they put in, but I'd like to mention the performance of two of them - Rob Lee and Lee Grant. [More]

It's the big one!It's the big one! - 19/10/2002
It’s Forest on Sunday, and everyone at the club knows how important this is to the fans. I’ve played in some big derby’s before, but although there won’t be 50,000 at Pride Park, it’s still going to be a cracking atmosphere [More]

England's win marred by racism - 15/10/2002
I thought we dug in and got a good win in Slovakia, but the achievement was soured by the constant racist chanting and UEFA will have to act [More]

Izale really looks the partPress article: Izale really looks the part - 08/10/2002
The victory over Ipswich Town at Portman Road was probably the first time this season that all 11 players functioned properly as a team. But I would like to mention two in particular, Izale McLeod and Horacio Carbonari. [More]

It’s going to be an interesting gameIt’s going to be an interesting game - 02/10/2002
We enjoyed the Mansfield game and our reward is tonight’s game with Oldham. [More]

Preston - apologiesPreston - apologies - 20/09/2002
To say I was disappointed with the Preston game is an understatement. I can only apologies for my sending off, it was a moment of madness. [More]

A good away win - 18/09/2002
After the 1-0 win at Palace, the lads are really up for the visit of Preston [More]

Ravanelli Injury?Ravanelli Injury? - 14/09/2002
A lot has been written about Rav going off to Lilleshall - we look forward to seeing him back at the club [More]

In the bag for the next roundIn the bag for the next round - 11/09/2002
We enjoyed the cup win at Mansfield, it’s a bit of a local derby and with a decent 3-1 away win, we can take a lot of positives from the night [More]

The Player's are backing the clubThe Player's are backing the club - 04/09/2002
As club captain, I can tell you that the player's are clubbing together and will work with the club to move us forward. [More]

Interview: Show Racism the Red Card - 01/09/2002
An interview about Warren's views on racism and the part football can play in improving relations. [More]

It's a physical game - 21/08/2002
After coming down from the Premiership, I think a few side are looking to test our willingness to get stuck in. Grimsby being one such team. [More]

No great surprise at St.JamesNo great surprise at St.James - 20/08/2002
I watched the Newcastle v West Ham game, as expected, I saw a good Newcastle win. [More]

Moving on - 19/08/2002
It's well known that our squad has to be reduced in size, two players who look to be moving on are both great pro's [More]

Back down to earth - 17/08/2002
The Gillingham match was very disappointing, we really wanted to build on our winning start [More]

Off to the right start - 12/08/2002
The boss has talked about creating a 'winning mentality', well that's the first game out of the way but it's only a small step [More]

The competition - 08/08/2002
I’ve got high hopes for this season, and that means automatic promotion. [More]

It’s not just about the results - 02/08/2002
The pre-season games have been good for us and I genuinely think we’ll hit the ground running. [More]

Sage FestivalSage Festival - 01/08/2002
The Sage Festival has been running for two year now and I’m happy to say that we’re going from strength to strength. [More]

Forget running up hills, this is hi-tech Pre-season! - 22/07/2002
This is my first pre-season away from Newcastle in quite a few years, I have to say I’m impressed! [More]