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No Rush For Newcastle On Milner

Oh come on Glen Roeder, be fair, let us have James Milner permanently. Would it help if we all said pretty please?

Glenda, the new Newcastle United boss, who has been given special dispensation to manage despite not being qualified - and other managers being forced to have the qualification - ramble, ramble, have said that the Magpies are in no rush to make a decision on Milner who enjoyed a successful season on-loan at Villa.

He said: 'James Milner has had a very good season at Villa and has impressed David O'Leary. But I will be sitting down with the chairman at the end of the week to discuss the whole squad, and that will include discussing James' future. We don't have to rush into making a decision.'

Music to Doug's ears. Don't worry Doug, you can put away the cheque book now dear.




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 18 2006

Time: 5:53PM

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I am surprised Newcastle appear to be so willing to offload Milner - I'm expecting a classic Villa transfer deal collapse any day now...presumably when Roader has that meeting...
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18/05/2006 19:01:00

I am surprised Newcastle appear to be so willing to offload Milner - I'm expecting a classic Villa transfer deal collapse any day now...presumably when Roader has that meeting...
asdasdasd
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18/05/2006 19:01:00

decent player
green giant 12
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18/05/2006 19:05:00

decent player
green giant 12
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18/05/2006 19:05:00

would be great for your team but i can see them keeping him.
jono_forest
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18/05/2006 19:27:00

would be great for your team but i can see them keeping him.
jono_forest
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18/05/2006 19:27:00

The problem for Newcastle to keep Milner is that he is now ready and expecting to play regular premiership football and his position is covered by Nobby, who is without doubt better. Yes he's coming to the end of his career but he's not there yet. The timing for Newcastle is bad on this one so they may as well cash in on Milner, hopefully to Villa.
Villain Of The North
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18/05/2006 20:06:00

The problem for Newcastle to keep Milner is that he is now ready and expecting to play regular premiership football and his position is covered by Nobby, who is without doubt better. Yes he's coming to the end of his career but he's not there yet. The timing for Newcastle is bad on this one so they may as well cash in on Milner, hopefully to Villa.
Villain Of The North
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18/05/2006 20:06:00

great player, future england regular hope we don't sell him to relagation fodder like villa
welsh geordie
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18/05/2006 23:05:00

great player, future england regular hope we don't sell him to relagation fodder like villa
welsh geordie
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18/05/2006 23:05:00

If Roeder does decide that Milner is surplus to requirements at St James Park, something I still have doubts about despite O'Leary's supreme confidence, then I expect other clubs to also move in. There was talk that Leeds United, if promoted, would welcome him back with open arms.
glensider
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19/05/2006 00:17:00

If Roeder does decide that Milner is surplus to requirements at St James Park, something I still have doubts about despite O'Leary's supreme confidence, then I expect other clubs to also move in. There was talk that Leeds United, if promoted, would welcome him back with open arms.
glensider
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19/05/2006 00:17:00

I didn't know the Geordies had taken up sheep bothering?
Stevew
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19/05/2006 07:42:00

I didn't know the Geordies had taken up sheep bothering?
Stevew
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19/05/2006 07:42:00

ONE OF MANY OF ODREARYS POOR HANDLING OVER A TRANSFER.HE SHOULD KEEP QUIET UNTIL THE INK IS DRY CAUS IVE GOT A NASTY FEELING THAT ONE OF THE OTHER MORE AMBITIOUS CLUBS MAY JUST COME IN WITH A LATE OFFER ... SPURS COMES TO MIND....ALL THIS "HE WANTS TO PLAY FOR ME" IS DANGEROUS TALK.(AND GETTING BORING)
JASON
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19/05/2006 09:19:00

ONE OF MANY OF ODREARYS POOR HANDLING OVER A TRANSFER.HE SHOULD KEEP QUIET UNTIL THE INK IS DRY CAUS IVE GOT A NASTY FEELING THAT ONE OF THE OTHER MORE AMBITIOUS CLUBS MAY JUST COME IN WITH A LATE OFFER ... SPURS COMES TO MIND....ALL THIS "HE WANTS TO PLAY FOR ME" IS DANGEROUS TALK.(AND GETTING BORING)
JASON
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19/05/2006 09:19:00

He is pony and even the geordie fans no he is!!!!! and i would be gutted if spurs did get him.
Englands no1
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19/05/2006 09:28:00

He is pony and even the geordie fans no he is!!!!! and i would be gutted if spurs did get him.
Englands no1
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19/05/2006 09:28:00

This is spin from Doug. He's signed - but they are trying to drag it out to gain interest. I have a feeling that Barry and Baros may go in the opposite direction. Spurs? the best season they could ever hope for and no Champions league - says everything about the league unfortunately
tarzan
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19/05/2006 10:11:00

This is spin from Doug. He's signed - but they are trying to drag it out to gain interest. I have a feeling that Barry and Baros may go in the opposite direction. Spurs? the best season they could ever hope for and no Champions league - says everything about the league unfortunately
tarzan
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19/05/2006 10:11:00

Why should they rush they hold all the aces and as usual the senile one and his cretinous Irish sidekick have shown their hand
fatloser
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19/05/2006 19:00:00

Why should they rush they hold all the aces and as usual the senile one and his cretinous Irish sidekick have shown their hand
fatloser
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19/05/2006 19:00:00

 

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