Obafemi Martins struggled to live on £75,000 a week

Legal battle dishes dirt on footballer’s ridiculous spending habits…


A court battle between ex-Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins and his former management company has revealed he was regularly skint … despite earning £75,000 a week.

NVA Management, who are suing for £300,000, have accused the “25-year-old” of regularly drawing [...]

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Nigeria U17s captain is too old to play for the U21 team

Golden Eaglets skipper allegedly turned 18 about seven years ago


The U-17 World Cup, currently taking place in Nigeria, has been rocked by allegations the host nation’s captain, Fortune Chukwudi, is actually somewhere closer to 25.

Before the tournament, FIFA had made attempts to stamp out ‘age cheating’ by [...]

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Action Replay

Video: Newcastle/ Middlesbrough highlights

Toon delighted to beat a team slightly worse than them

Newcastle 3/ Middlesbrough 1

“A tactical masterstroke”. That’s what The Sun are calling Alan Shearer’s decision to bring on Obafemi Martins and Peter Lovenkrands, a move [...]

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Daily Democracy

Vote: Do you want Newcastle to go down?

Go on, admit it. You do a little bit.

Michael Owen

Last night Portsmouth gained a vital away point at the expense of Newcastle, and the fans who were forced to sit through a dire 90 minutes. Despite being presented with a myriad of chances, Michael Owen, Mark Viduka [...]

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Faux Burglary

Shola Ameobi is messy, an idiot

Newcastle star mistakenly believed his pigsty home was burgled

Shola Ameobi

Fearing he had become the latest Premier League burglary victim, Shola Ameobi recently phoned the police to report a break in. The concerned Newcastle striker told Northumbria Police that several items including his chequebook had been purloined from [...]

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