TOON TURMOIL

Newcastle’s wage bill looks as bleak as their league position

Toon would have spent £645,000 on Sunday’s abject performance

Sob on the Tyne

Championship football beckons for Newcastle United next season, but if Alan Shearer chooses to stay on (whatever happened to Joe Kinnear?), he could find himself lumbered with even more headaches off the pitch.

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Transfer talk

Barton to Blackburn, Beckham to rescind Galaxy deal, Spurs chase Porto defender

The latest transfer gossip, rumours and damned lies

Joey Barton

Joey Barton to Blackburn Following his suspension, Newcastle are said to be “gathering evidence” against the violent moronic thug, suggesting his contract may be terminated. The Independent claim Sam Allardyce – who originally brought Barton to Newcastle – could [...]

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Beijing 2008 News

Olympic fans and adulterers dealt a crushing blow

Broadcaster’s wife ruins perfectly good TV broadcast

Zhang Bin is feeling pretty ashamed of himself right now. As presented the relaunch of China’s main sports channel, CCTV5, he was confronted on stage by his angry wife, [...]

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