It’s perhaps an understatement, but last season was somewhat of a disappointment for Newcastle and it’s legion of fans- they found themselves relegated after months of turmoil under the guidance of Steve McLaren, but with Mike Ashley managing to draft Rafael Benitez into the club late into the season, the Toon Army had their long term faith well and truly restored for the club they love. 721 more words
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They’ve only spent one year in top flight in club history, but AFC Bournemouth didn’t struggle like most newly-promoted clubs do; instead, they survived in relative comfort. 457 more words
Matt Ritchie, one of Scotland’s biggest success stories of the past few years, has finalised his move to Newcastle from Bournemouth. We take a look at why the move down a division makes perfect sense for the (very English) Scotland international… 296 more words
GERS AFTER NI ‘HERO’ HODSON: Rangers gaffer Mark Warburton could make MK Dons right back Lee Hodson his latest summer signing. The defender was part of the Northern Ireland squad that heroically reached the last 16, although he didn’t actually play a game. 345 more words
West Ham’s combined bid of £20m for Bournemouth’s striker Callum Wilson and midfielder Matt Ritchie has been rejected by the club.
Reports on Monday had claimed the London club offered £25m for the pair. 111 more words