Alan Pardew defends sale of Fraser Forster

As Roy Hodgson prepares to hand Fraser Forster his first England cap, Alan Pardew has revealed that he did not want him to leave Newcastle United

Sylvain Marveaux mulls over options as suitors prepare to make a move

Newcastle United forward Sylvain Marveaux has been out of action due to injury but is understood to be wanted by a number of clubs

The Agenda: What now for United after transfer disappointment?

Joe Kinnear needs to knuckle down and stop playing at being a Director of Football - or stand aside reckons Mark Douglas

Carlisle United move for Hull defender Conor Townsend

Carlisle United moved to bolster their fragile defence on deadline day by signing rookie defender Conor Townsend from Premier League Hull City

A summer of discontent at St James' Park

Newcastle United's transfer business has been chaotic and ultimately ended in failure. Mark Douglas assesses a summer of discontent at St James' Park

Sessegnon out, Fabio Borini and Andrea Dossena in at SAFC

Sunderland were still active on transfer deadline day with Stephane Sessegnon leaving the club and Fabio Borini and Andrea Dossena coming in

NUFC fans frustrated by Kinnear's failure to land transfer targets

Newcastle fail to land a striker after summer of hunting

Transfer deadline day LIVE: Follow every rumour, bid and done deal here

There are just hours left in this summer's transfer window - and you can keep up to date with every single move here in our live blog

Arsenal go cold on United talisman Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle United sources have indicated new faces at the club are unlikely while Arsenal seem to have gone cold on Yohan Cabaye

Mark Douglas: NUFC can't afford to make a mistake on Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye's protest has parallels with Hatem Ben Arfa's behaviour in France three years ago as Mark Douglas explains

Mark Douglas: Kinnear’s credibility stretched further by desperate dealings

Joe Kinnear's failure to bring Darren Bent to Newcastle United has left fans' patience wearing thin after the deal fell through

Sunderland not likely to relent on Peruzzi

Velez Sarsfield's latest attempts to resurrect Gino Peruzzi’s move to Sunderland appear destined to fail

Newcastle United move for Darren Bent on the rocks

Newcastle United's pursuit of Darren Bent has collapsed after it emerged that the club were only willing to pay £2million for the Aston Villa striker

Bafetimbi Gomis transfer still a possibility says Pardew

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is confident on reaching a deal with Lyon for striker Bafetimbi Gomis

The Agenda: Why has Premier League's domestic transfer market collapsed?

There has been a noticeable shift towards the foreign market in recent years. What does it mean to the domestic transfer market?

Emanuele Giaccherini signs for Sunderland

Emanuele Giacherrini has completed his £6.5m move from Juventus by signing a four-year contract with Sunderland

Tom Huddlestone eyes Sunderland move

Spurs midfielder Tom Huddlestone is to take a drop in pay to join SUnderland and ensure he gets to play regular first-team football

El-Hadji Ba joins Cats with with Gino set to follow suit

Sunderland have signed El-Hadji Ba from Le Havre and hope to tie up a deal with Argentina defender Gino Peruzzi

Toffees scupper Newcastle United's hopes of Kone deal

Arouna Kone and Everton have been in talks making it likely that Newcastle United will miss out on the 29-year-old Ivory Coast international

Mannone hungry to make impact on Wearside

Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone has been confirmed as Sunderland's sixth summer signing after agreeing on a two-year deal

Benjamin Mendy deal still hangs in the balance for Sunderland

Mendy is keeping his options open despite his club Le Havre agreeing terms with Sunderland for the teenager

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hints he could move to Newcastle United

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has hinted that he is open to a St James' Park switch this summer

Boost for Sunderland in bid to bag striker Matej Vydra

Sunderland have received a boost after Udinese rejected an £8million bid from Werder Bremen for Czech Republic striker Matej Vydra

Simon Mignolet Liverpool transfer funds will be reinvested

Simon Mignolet has completed his £11million transfer to Liverpool in a move that Paolo Di Canio hopes will recapture their recruitment momentum this week

Tom Ince is added to Newcastle United's wish list

Tom Ince has emerged as a target for Newcastle United as the makings of a new transfer blueprint start to take shape at St James’ Park

Simon Mignolet on brink of Anfield move

Simon Mignolet could become a Liverpool player as early as Monday after Sunderland finally agreed a fee for the Belgium goalkeeper

Luis Pedro Cavanda eyed to replace Phil Bardsley

WITH El-Hadji Ba emerging as Sunderland’s latest out-of-contract signing, the Black Cats are closing in on Luis Pedro Cavanda as Phil Bardsley’s replacement.

Darren Bent keen on joining Newcastle United

DARREN Bent is ready to return to the North East and secure a sensational move to Newcastle United this summer, The Journal can reveal.

Kiwi ace Tom Latham stars for South Shields

TOM Latham’s move from the Test arena to Dean Road produced immediate dividends for South Shields, who produced a battling display against Chester-le-Street to lift themselves off the bottom of the table.

Celtic star Victor Wanyama is not on Newcastle United’s transfer hitlist

NEWCASTLE UNITED are understood to have ruled themselves out of a move for Celtic star Victor Wanyama.

Simon Mignolet 'unlikely' to stay at Sunderland

SUNDERLAND are unlikely to respond to claims by the agent of Simon Mignolet that the goalkeeper is equally “unlikely” to extend his contract at the Stadium of Light, and is keen to “step up a level”.

Royals star Alex Pearce in Newcastle United's sights

NEWCASTLE United could step up their efforts to sign Alex Pearce after being warned off making a move for James Tomkins.

Modibo Diakite to sign long-term contract with Sunderland

SUNDERLAND’S summer overhaul has continued with a move for Lazio’s highly-rated defender Modibo Diakité.

Basel midfielder Cabral is eyeing up move to Sunderland

SUNDERLAND have made their first major signing of the summer, according to an agent of Basel midfielder Cabral.

Sunderland open contract talks with Simon Mignolet

SUNDERLAND have opened contract talks with star man Simon Mignolet ahead of a summer in which Arsenal and Liverpool are expected to be in the hunt for new goalkeepers, writes MARK DOUGLAS.

NUFC favour Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Carroll too costly

NEWCASTLE United will look to push through a deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after deciding against making a move for Andy Carroll.

Gateshead FC bring Richard Brodie home

GATESHEAD have signed Richard Brodie on a one-year deal, with Graham Wood “delighted” to have brought a “key signing” home.

Newcastle United hold up summer transfer plans

NEWCASTLE United have frozen their summer transfer plans until their Premier League safety is assured.

Non-league round-up: 08/05/2013

ASHINGTON ended the season with a bang to move into the top six of the Ebac Northern League First Division, with a 5-0 romp over relegated Norton and Stockton Ancients.

Simon Mignolet - Sunderland can deal with pressure

SIMON Mignolet has warned the Premier League’s endangered clubs the final weeks of the survival fight will be a psychological battle – and Sunderland have already proved they can cope.


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