Toon Talk – A round-up of all the day’s NUFC news and gossip – 30/11/2017

A round up of all of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • A heart-warming story has been shared on social media, revealing how NUFC captain Jamaal Lascelles came to the rescue of a struggling former Marine who’d fallen out of his wheelchair in Newcastle over the weekend – helping him up, buying him drinks and paying for his taxi fare home! – Read the brilliant story in full here. 
  • Ex-NUFC captain Kevin Nolan has questioned Rafa Benitez’s latest comments regarding the club’s lack of spending power over the summer, suggesting the Spaniard has ‘played on it a lot’ and may be using this to ‘kid’ NUFC fans to stop them from getting on his back – Read Nolan’s intriguing comments here. 
  • The Chronicle have wrote an interesting piece on Benitez’s attempted summer business today, revealing that he had looked at Andre GrayJoshua King, Jack Cork, Kieran Gibbs and Willy Caballero – but was told the club could not afford deals for any of them – Read full details here. 
  • Alan Shearer has named his greatest NUFC XI, talking Gazza, ‘Wor Jackie’, his Man Utd offer and those who didn’t make his team in the process – Read Big Al’s all time NUFC 11 here and let us know if you agree/disagree with his picks!

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About Olly Hawkins

Born in Gateshead, Olly was a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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