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Bye Bye Boumsong?

By Lee Ryder on Jul 31, 06 02:03 PM

BoumsongThe way Jean Alain Boumsong was talking earlier today you’d think he had the pick of the biggest names in European football to choose from should he be given the opportunity to head for the exit door at St James’ Park.

But as far as the majority of the Toon Army are concerned they won’t give a hoot where he goes as long as he goes.

Bye Bye Boumsong?

By on Jul 31, 06 02:03 PM

BoumsongThe way Jean Alain Boumsong was talking earlier today you’d think he had the pick of the biggest names in European football to choose from should he be given the opportunity to head for the exit door at St James’ Park.

But as far as the majority of the Toon Army are concerned they won’t give a hoot where he goes as long as he goes.

Luque who's talking now!

By Lee Ryder on Jul 30, 06 03:36 PM

Albert LuqueWith Newcastle United yet to add another striker to their books this summer it has to be said the behaviour of £9.5million striker Albert Luque lately has been extremely interesting.

The former Deportivo la Coruna and Real Mallorca man netted over 50 goals in Spain’s La Liga but struggled badly to make an impact on Tyneside last term.

Albert LuqueWith Newcastle United yet to add another striker to their books this summer it has to be said the behaviour of £9.5million striker Albert Luque lately has been extremely interesting.

The former Deportivo la Coruna and Real Mallorca man netted over 50 goals in Spain’s La Liga but struggled badly to make an impact on Tyneside last term.

Far from a Duff deal

By Lee Ryder on Jul 30, 06 03:33 PM

It may have been 3-0 when Damien Duff reluctantly made way for Albert Luque on Saturday against PSV Eindhoven.

But the Newcastle United new boy more than played his part on his debut at St James’ Park.

Far from a Duff deal

By on Jul 30, 06 03:33 PM

It may have been 3-0 when Damien Duff reluctantly made way for Albert Luque on Saturday against PSV Eindhoven.

But the Newcastle United new boy more than played his part on his debut at St James’ Park.

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Lee Ryder - Proudly born and bred on Tyneside, the Chronicle's chief sports writer has followed the fortunes of the club over the last three decades as a Toon fan and football writer.

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