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Smith Completes Newcastle Move

Alan Smith has signed for Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around 6 million.

As we've already reported, United had agreed a fee with Newcastle for the Yorkshireman who had other offers, too. Sam Allardyce expressed his hope that Smith would sign for them and he got his wish.

The 26-year-old striker signed a five-year-deal at St. James' Park.

Good luck, Smudger, and thanks for everything!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 3 2007

Time: 1:23PM

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Hopefully he'll do well though I can't see how he'll hold down a first-team place ahead of Martins, Owen and Viduka... and I believe Luque is still there?
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03/08/2007 13:31:00

strange move, infact very strange, cash motivated methinks.
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03/08/2007 13:36:00

I disagree! I think it's a good move for both Smith and Newcastle. Can see him building up a decent partnership with Owen/Martins.
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03/08/2007 13:43:00

cant see Viduka sitting on the bench without a transfer request coming in, Robbo should have made him an offer he couldn't refuse !!!
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03/08/2007 13:46:00

i think he will play smith in the attacking midfielder role (to replace dyer) and then play one of viduka.martins.luque up top with owen.
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03/08/2007 14:35:00

good luck to him but i can see him spending just as much time on the bench at newcastle as he would of had at man utd
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03/08/2007 14:53:00


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