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This is Europe - not the PremiershipThis is Europe - not the Premiership by Gavin Peacock - 24/03/2004
Gavin looks at tonight's game and warns that we might see a more defensive Chelsea performance as a 0-0 draw would be seen as a great result. [More]
A terrible resultA terrible result by John Beresford - 28/08/2003
Last night’s result will hold deep ramifications for Newcastle United. The whole club had been set up for Champions League football and I’ll guarantee there’s a great deal of introspective thoughts and soul searching going on at St. James. [More]
It's good to be linked to Forest by Robbie Elliott - 27/08/2003
Robbie comments on today's reports linking him with a move to Paul Hart's Nottingham Forest, and as the club gears up to this evenings Champions League game, he also highlights the fact that Olivier Bernard could be in for a busy night. [More]
It’s all about winningIt’s all about winning by John Beresford - 13/08/2003
I’ve been in the Tyne Tees studios tonight, with one eye on the Newcastle game and the other on the Sunderland match against Mansfield – which is the feature game in tonight’s show. The easy conclusion to reach is that tonight’s respective performances were to be judged not on the quality of football, but on the results. [More]
South Africa 1 England 1 by John Beresford - 19/03/2003
Well, tonight’s game could mark one of the finest hours of the club’s history. If the results go the right way then we’ll be in the quarter final’s of the Champions League – and I will have missed a fantastic game as I'm in South Africa representing my country (well, sort of)!! [More]
A great performance by Robbie Elliott - 14/03/2003
As a professional player and as a Newcastle fan, it was disappointing not to have taken part in Tuesday night’s game. I watched the match at home and agree with everyone who said it was a cracking game. Too cracking for Andy O'Brien who got a bit of a shock when he went to get his broken nose assessed on Wednesday. [More]
Inter actionInter action by John Beresford - 10/03/2003
It’s do or die in tomorrow’s Champions league clash at the San Siro, and although were’ve been in this ‘must win’ situation before, a repeat of the away win in Feyenoord will be a much tougher proposition. [More]
Bring on Inter by John Beresford - 27/02/2003
After last night’s relatively easy win against Leverkusen, it’s all set up for a mammoth night in Milan. At present the games just can’t come soon enough, and although we’ve the little matter of Chelsea on Saturday and then Boro away, I’m really looking forward to the Inter game. [More]
A big night at BayerA big night at Bayer by John Beresford - 18/02/2003
Bez takes a look at tonights game in Germany and hopes that Shola can give a repeat performance of his Barcelona game. As Arsenal danced on the Old Trafford turf last weekend, he also wonders how Man Utd will react? [More]
Barcelona - an experience by Jamie McClen - 13/12/2002
It was good to get the call to go to Barcelona, with the postponement and all the excitement of Champions League football, it was quite an experience [More]
Disappointment in Barcelona by John Beresford - 13/12/2002
Looking back at Wednesday’s result, I can’t help but think we could have got something from that game. The big talking points were Shola’s massive performance and Keiron Dyer’s mistake at the back post. [More]
A case for the defenceA case for the defence by Robbie Elliott - 28/11/2002
Part and parcel of this profession is the need to take criticism, although criticism can be positive it’s usual of the negative variety. It’s all too easy to point fingers at the back four and to be quite honest, it’s not doing us any good. [More]
Let’s get this straight!Let’s get this straight! by Nolberto Solano - 26/11/2002
There’s been a lot written about me in the press recently, most of it has been blown out of proportion and I’m happy to set the record straight. After losing my place in the side I was upset, but isn’t that normal? [More]
INTER the big timeINTER the big time by John Beresford - 25/11/2002
Wednesday night will see the club enter a new phase in the Champions League and a new phase in the history of the club. This is the big time, and it’s where Newcastle United belong. [More]
So happy for the fansSo happy for the fans by Robbie Elliott - 14/11/2002
Taking in last nights game, sitting in that stadium, listening to two sets of brilliant fans, seeing the flares, the ribbons, the flags, and to take in a game that had so much to it, well it was simply fantastic. [More]
We must hit the road to victoryWe must hit the road to victory by Nolberto Solano - 12/11/2002
Midfield ace Nobby Solano is convinced it will be a case of 'away the lads' when Newcastle United confront Feyenoord in their Champions' League showdown tomorrow night. [More]
Andy Griffin - behind the times? No chance!Andy Griffin - behind the times? No chance! by Robbie Elliott - 01/11/2002
Parking my car at the ground before the Kiev game and Andy Griffin was already there, he's usually one of the last to arrive so something wasn't quite right? [More]
I’m happy for my old clubI’m happy for my old club by Warren Barton - 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]
My ankle should be fineMy ankle should be fine by Nolberto Solano - 29/10/2002
First of all, let me say how much I want to play tonight and I am very confident I will be given the all-clear at a fitness test this morning. [More]
Result!Result! by Robbie Elliott - 24/10/2002
What a tremendous result! Ok we rode our luck, but after the first three Champions League games, we more than deserved to get a few breaks. [More]
UEFA Cup is no disgraceUEFA Cup is no disgrace by Nolberto Solano - 23/10/2002
Teamtalk's article - Nobby's views prior to tonights Champions League game against Juventus. [More]
Which Juventus?Which Juventus? by Robbie Elliott - 22/10/2002
It’s our last real chance to get anything out of this season's Champions League…and we’re facing the one of the best sides in the world. It sounds daunting, but them again, which Juventus will turn up?[More]
What a game!What a game! by John Beresford - 21/10/2002
The 5-2 scoreline suggests this was an incident packed game, but really, it only tells half the story. The main talking point is obviously Dabi’s sending off…it changed the whole game [More]
Racism - will it ever go away?Racism - will it ever go away? by John Beresford - 15/10/2002
What UEFA do about it I don’t know, but perhaps the wholesale banning of fans is the wrong approach – what about decent fans, and the effect on football? We’d be harming the game and letting the idiots beat us. [More]
Juventus – classJuventus – class by Robbie Elliott - 03/10/2002
It’s good to be involved again, even though I didn’t get to play an active part. Sitting on the bench gave me a close up view of some absolutely fantastic Juve players. [More]
Unlucky, but were we ever going to beat them?Unlucky, but were we ever going to beat them? by John Beresford - 02/10/2002
Juventus away was always going to be the most difficult of the Champions League fixtures, but we put up a good show and were slightly unlucky [More]
Renewing an old friendship with Juve marksmanRenewing an old friendship with Juve marksman by Nolberto Solano - 01/10/2002
Tonight I hope to renew an old acquaintance with a player I have known for 12 years, but it will be better for Newcastle if he does not make it as far as the Stadio Delle Alpi pitch. [More]
Feyenoord -  a class actFeyenoord - a class act by John Beresford - 26/09/2002
The scoreline was disappointing, the performance was good – better than last Saturday’s game against Sunderland. But this is Champions League football and the quality of Feyenoord was to be expected. [More]
We deserved moreWe deserved more by Nolberto Solano - 25/09/2002
Sometimes you play a game and get a lucky result, last night the opposite happened [More]
I'll make makems payI'll make makems pay by Nolberto Solano - 20/09/2002
An article in the Newcastle Journal concerning Nobby's views on tomorrows derby [More]
Keep it tightKeep it tight by John Beresford - 19/09/2002
Looking back at the 1997 Kiev game, it'll be very important for the midfield to protect the defence and keep it very tight for the first 20 minutes. [More]
Solano's Euro DreamSolano's Euro Dream by Nolberto Solano - 13/08/2002
A Newcastle 'Journal' report on Nobby's hope for the Champions League. [More]
Just One Point from Champions League Football by John Beresford - 21/04/2002
With the Charlton Victory and both Leeds and Chelsea losing, one point will bring Champions League football to St.James. [More]