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Rob Newman

Post by hammersk » Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:00 pm

Do we think he ‘influenced’ the purchase of Vlasic?

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by kayahammer » Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:26 pm

More likely David Baddiel

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Ironing Board » Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:06 am

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Crossd_Hammrs » Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:19 am

hammersk wrote:
Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:00 pm
Do we think he ‘influenced’ the purchase of Vlasic?
Why would you jump to that conclusion?
He wasn't employed by us at the time - legally still a Man City employee.
His role was reportedly with their analytics team, and was assigned to scout young talent in Spain and France.
Vlasic was a Croatian playing in Russia, having previously played in the Premier League.

Do you know something otherwise?
Are you suggesting wrong-doing; that he breached his gardening leave?

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by funky chicken » Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:39 am

I do think Vlasic is 100% a Moyes signing. But if Newman wanted to recommend a new player to us I am sure that still wouldn’t of stopped both he and Moyes having the conversation on the phone. That’s why sticking people on gardening leave is nonsense really. As you can’t officially work for your next company. But what is stopping you from working for your new company behind closed doors? It happens almost everywhere. Any football club that thinks employees don’t do that I’m afraid is deluded.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by larryberyl » Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:04 am

lets hope he gets us the striker we need in january and a left back

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Heysel76 » Thu Oct 07, 2021 5:21 pm

funky chicken wrote:
Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:39 am
It happens almost everywhere. Any football club that thinks employees don’t do that I’m afraid is deluded.
It wont happen if you leave Newcastle

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by mushy » Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:17 pm

hammersk wrote:
Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:00 pm
Do we think he ‘influenced’ the purchase of Vlasic?
Well at least the board have someone else to blame now.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Hamburger » Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:21 pm

I hope Newman can help Moyes with U23 players. I read an article today where Moyes said "I want young players to come here and think there is an opportunity for them and a good environment" which is not true really as he has hardly given any a chance. The only one that got some decent time in a couple of pre-season matches was Coventry who played well and was rewarded with a loan to awful Peterborough to get slaughtered every other week at the bottom of the Championship. In fact Moyes has not brought any young players on into the team in the 3+ years he's been in charge. Are they all crap or is Moyes against it? Who knows but it isn't happening and hopefully Newman can help.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by bonzosbeard » Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:22 pm

I see on various sites we are being linked with various players as usual.

It wouldn't suprise me if we didn't get a first team player in in January but then surely Mr Newman isn't there as a cheerleader.

I'm expecting one or two prospects for under 23s. But if we got 2 quality first team players as well as keeping what we had I would be delighted.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by funky chicken » Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:59 pm

Grant Holt is now apparently working for us.

https://www.pinkun.com/sport/norwich-c ... m-8536482

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by hammers92 » Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:11 pm

funky chicken wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:59 pm
Grant Holt is now apparently working for us.

https://www.pinkun.com/sport/norwich-c ... m-8536482
At least we’re starting to hire some now.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:00 pm

I'd like to see who he scouted for Norwich?

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by IronZ-79 » Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:20 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:00 pm
I'd like to see who he scouted for Norwich?
Probably Jordan Hugill

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Ludeksgloves » Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:48 am

funky chicken wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:59 pm
Grant Holt is now apparently working for us.

https://www.pinkun.com/sport/norwich-c ... m-8536482
Finally another striker :scarfer:

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by HammerAl » Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:30 am

Grant Holt? Last I heard he was a wrestler!

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Garry » Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:10 am

He's friends with Rob Newman so there you go

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by funky chicken » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:48 am

westham,eggyandchips wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:00 pm
I'd like to see who he scouted for Norwich?
If he was the one that found that Normann, that was certainly a promising start.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by -DL- » Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:13 am

Can anybody tell me what the point of this bloke is?

What's his actual experience, what players he's scouted world-wide, what gems he's discovered for the world's richest football club that can buy any established player they want, and pay what wages they want?

Something tells me this is a box ticking exercise to say we have a head of recruitment and scouting or whatever contrived title he has.

Just over a week to go, and we're still short up front, a bit iffy at the back, so what is he doing?

Inevitably, we'll sign someone on loan from The PL or other well know league, someone we've all heard of that we could have scouted on MOTD for all we know.

Something a bit smelly about this imo.

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Re: Rob Newman

Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:16 am

Out of interest, is it the geezer who used to play for Norwich?

Edit - having looked him up, it is

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