Converting definitely helps.
Rafael Benitez is staying with Newcastle United. This move indicates that the changes that need to be made for our club to heal are being made.
Leaks are always something to be taken with a grain of salt. Jersey leaks are usually at least close, so...
They give you the warm fuzzies and a smidgeon of hope... which is the point.
I, for one, am heartbroken.
The words that we've been dying to hear are getting closer to being spoken, it seems. Reports that Rafa Benitez has "verbally agreed" to stay with Newcastle United have surfaced.
Rafa has put a two-week time frame on his ultimate decision. These two weeks could be the most crucial in Newcastle United's recent history.
With the season truly over, we're starting to get a look at what some of the players are saying about their futures.
Rafa makes it clear that the ball is squarely in Newcastle's court. All eyes are on Ashley and Charnley.
Following another disappointing season that resulted in a relegation to the Championship, is Newcastle a bad or under-performing team?
Rafael Benitez will not rule out staying at Newcastle United. We have to hope that Newcastle are as serious about changing as Rafa is about staying.
The Football League will be taking a close look at Mike Ashley's relationship with Rangers. We may have some closer focus on exactly where those looks will be cast.
In this time of upheaval surrounding the club, Mike Ashley's statement does very little to alleviate fan's concerns.
Nothing really to report, but the people need something.
There were evident problems that took Newcastle United down to the Championship. If the lessons are not learned, there isn't much point in springing right back.
Newcastle United is that huge granite weight from your elementary school worksheets demonstrating potential energy.
Craig Hope, who has seemed to have the pulse of most things Rafael Benitez, has a new tidbit that is giving the Toon Army hope.
One of the sad realities of supporting Newcastle United is that nothing can be decided in a timely manner. Relegation and Rafa are the most recent examples.
A reader has taken a closer look at any hope Newcastle United might have of staying up this season.
The events of 24 May 2009 have stuck in our heads for many reasons. The purest form of revenge is not there to be had, but Aston Villa could well take us down. Again.
From to the deep fringes of the first team squad to integral part of Newcastle's bid for Premier League survival, Jamaal Lascelles was everything that the club needed from the word go this season.
The socks make the man, imo
Newcastle United are a squad lacking goals, but the Twitter machines have suggested that Rafa is addressing that.
Newcastle United have a shiny, desirable, pedigreed manager at last. It's time for us as supporters to break out of our negative support loops and give everything that we have to the club and our new man.
He's the hero we needed and the hero we deserve. He is überBatman. And we must cherish every minute of this feeling.
It could have worked out so much better than it did. It probably couldn't have worked out much worse. Either way, the Steve McClaren era at St. James' Park looks to be nearly over.
If there is any hope that Newcastle United will not go down, it hinges upon the club moving and moving now for Rafa Benitez.
Daniel Sturridge is an exciting talent. Rumors of Newcastle's interest in him are wide of the mark.
We didn't deal with all of the holes in our squad, but we did do a lot of good.
Sky's golden topic of Transfer Deadline Day has not moved (just as suspected), but he has spoken on twitter dot com!
Several Newcastle United players have been rumored to be on the way out of the club, either on loan or permanently. What progress is there on their rumored deals?
The exciting Spaniard has signed through 2021 with Newcastle.