Toon in Ten

Crystal Palace are interested in taking Newcastle United youngster Liam Gibson who impressed in our friendly win over Lillestrøm Sk. The 18-year-old has yet to be offered a professional contract by NUFC. http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/sport/football/newcastle/14299831.Alan_Pardew_lining_up_summer_raid_on_St_James__Park_for_Newcastle_defender/?   The club are waiting on the fitness of Fabricio Coloccini. The Argentine is hoping to be in contention for the game… Continue reading Toon in Ten

A sign of things to come..?

Jonjo Shelvey (right) was named captain for Newcastle’s last game on Saturday. Even the attentive toon fan may have had their head turned elsewhere to miss the fact that Newcastle were in action. The toon had a friendly game at the La Manga club in Spain against Norwegian premier league side Lillestrøm SK. Shelvey lead the Mags… Continue reading A sign of things to come..?

Verdict from the Shed End: Chelsea (A)

Newcastle United slumped to a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Chelsea on Saturday night. As we looked on from the Upper Shed, the awful mess went to the next level leaving the club staring precariously down the grave of Championship Football. The performance was shambolic and we as fans feel utterly let down by Steve McClaren and his… Continue reading Verdict from the Shed End: Chelsea (A)

A certain Serbian hoping to make it as Newcastle’s next no. 9

A bullish 21 year old, 6ft Serbian gesticulates wildly at the St James’ Park faithful urging for noise levels to be upped. If you hadn’t already guessed, I’m talking of our very own Aleksandar Mitrovic. It’s fair to say that this man doesn’t fall short in the passion he shows for the Newcastle United cause. He’s just… Continue reading A certain Serbian hoping to make it as Newcastle’s next no. 9

The Verdict: West Brom (h)

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s curled finish gave Newcastle a crucial 1-0 win against West Brom on Saturday. In a game that saw the Baggies offer very little, the scoreline didn’t reflect what could have been. After the drab performance at Everton a rejuvenated attacking display saw United create numerous chances. But it was Mitrovic’s goal which remained the… Continue reading The Verdict: West Brom (h)

January 2016 – The Review

Saido stayed with the Baggies, Seydou and Saivet jetted into Tyneside whilst Townsend and Shelvey came North. Florian Thauvin left for sunnier climes and goodbye at last to the long serving Mike Williamson who completed his transfer to Wolves. This morning ToonTimes unravels a dramatic January full of high’s and low’s. After playing 5, we came out of January with 3… Continue reading January 2016 – The Review

Deadline Day Live

23:00 – So the curtain has come down on a busy January window. 4 new signings and a contract extension for our favourite Spaniard. Jim White will loosen off his yellow tie and Mike Ashley will put his wallet back into his pocket (hopefully just for 6 months). Its been a successful window for us, just… Continue reading Deadline Day Live