- Date of Birth: 3 May 1961
- Birthplace: Fulford, Fulford, York, England
- Position: Midfielder
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a win over West Ham on the final day of the campaign. Steve McClaren (Sacked March 2016) The one manager who was backed in the transfer
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Former England manager Steve McClaren has been out of football since being sacked by Derby County, but he could be set for a return, with a club that is currently fighting for a place in next season's Premier League.
Two sleeping giants of English football, Nottingham Forest and Derby County, have appointed new managers today, adding even more intrigue to this weekend's East Midlands derby, as the arch rivals face eachother in the Championship.
For once, everything feels good at Newcastle. Even from the outside looking in Newcastle seems a club at peace. The decision by Mike Ashley to install Rafa Benitez as manager towards the end of last season has had a enormous effect.
Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti has reportedly emerged as a top transfer target for Newcastle United in the summer.
Arsenal are reported to be eyeing a summer swoop for Newcastle United midfielder Rolando Aarons.
England international Andros Townsend has joined Newcastle United for a reported fee of around £12m.
Swansea City will reject all offers for French striker Bafetimbi Gomis, sources reveal.
Newcastle United are not in the running to sign Corinthians forward Alexandre Pato, according to reports.
Newcastle United have reportedly made a club-record offer for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.
Newcastle United are reportedly lining up a £10m bid for CSKA Moscow star Alan Dragoev.
Newcastle United will reportedly launch an £8m bid for out-of-favour Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend.
Queens Park Rangers attacker Matt Philips has emerged as the top target for Newcastle United in the winter transfer window.
Turkish giants Galatasaray are reportedly monitoring Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse ahead of the winter transfer window.
Newcastle United are reportedly considering Steve McClaren's future following a dismal start to the league campaign.
Newcastle United are reportedly mulling over a January move for Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
Premier League strugglers Newcastle United are weighing up a bid for out-of-favour Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend.
Premier League newcomers Bournemouth are ready to offer an escape route to out-of-favour Newcastle United forward Yoann Gouffran.
Newcastle United are reportedly considering a move for Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni to put a stop to their ongoing goalkeeping crisis.
Newcastle United will reportedly launch a fresh assault for Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
Queens Park Rangers star Charlie Austin will reportedly rebuff a winter move to Newcastle United as his main focus remains on getting his side back to the Premier League.