Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Double Signing Puts a Pair of Aces in Our Pack

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Double Signing Puts a Pair of Aces in Our Pack

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It's fantastic to have Owen but even better to have Nobby back as he should never been sold in the first place. ( BILLY, Blaydon

FINALLY we've got someone with pace up front. Before Owen, we didn't have anyone with pace that could overtake a caravan going uphill. ( ANDY BURNS, Holy Cross

IT'S good to have width and attacking options. ( ADAM TONES, Ouston

OWEN and Solano a great double signing. Solano will supply the crosses for Shearer and Owen to score the goals. Great business. ( JAMIE, Jesmond

LAST week I urged Mr Shepherd to bring in three players. This he has done to prove me and a lot of other doubters wrong. Nobby the icing. Well done. ( FRED, North Shields

THE two main things we've been crying out for so far this season have been a midfielder for the right flank and a proven striker. Now in Owen and Solano we have them both. Souness has slowly but surely with the incredible backing of the chairman built his team. The whole country will be watching us a week on Saturday and the pressure is on, although I'm confident Souness and Shepherd have got it absolutely spot on this time. ( STEVEY, Gateshead

GREAT to see Nobby back in Toon but we must get Milner back to look to the future. ( GILL EBDON, London

WOR JACKIE was a gent as well as a great goalscorer. It looks like young Michael is out of the same mould. Go get 'em, son! ( MARY BETHELL, Newcastle

GREAT news for the Geordies. Just what the club needs ( some good players. ( JAMIE, Wallsend

NO excuses now, Souness. The board have backed you. It's your team, your tactics. Good luck, but we expect success and we're waiting. ( STEVE, Walker

MAGNIFICENT! Brilliant double signing. ( BIG ETHEL

IT'S great to see Michael Owen. I hope he and Shearer team up well. Welcome back, Nobby. ( MICHAEL ROBSON, Gateshead

IF we had kept all the players we had got rid of, we would have been the best team in the universe. Welcome home, Nobby. ( CHARLES STEWART, Blyth

BACK in business with two great signings. …

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