NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 19: Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United goes up for a header with Nile Ranger of Newcastle United during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on April 19, 2011 in Newcastle, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
So when is the first (confirmed) signing for the Toon going to happen? I'll start the bidding at June 19. Here are your Newcastle United links for today:
Broadcast Payments to Premier League clubs | BPL Official Site
Click the link at the bottom for a PDF listing all the payouts. Newcastle's cut: £47,275,106. It pays to play in the top flight.
Why Chris Hughton Should Be the Next West Ham United Manager | EPL Talk
This one is almost a week old, but still worth a read. To the commenters saying Hughton isn't a good manager: Uh, what?
Hideously diverse Britain: Good friends are hard to find | The Guardian
Hugh Muir uses some sort of neo-fatalism to explain why Nile Ranger will never not be a thug. I didn't realize that we were still overreacting to this non-story.