Friday Jul 18
Echo: Nathan Thompson, right, who finished the game with Oldham wearing the captain's armband
Echosport understands that Walsall, Crewe Alexandra, Notts County and Oldham Athletic are also keen on signing him But Blues boss Phil Brown, who was not willing to confirm the identity of his latest transfer target, is still hopeful a deal can be completed.
Oldham Athletic 2 Newcastle United 1 REPLAY: Goals, action and analysis from Boundary Park
The Magpies visited Athletic before their trip to New Zealand and travelling fans could get a first glimpse of some of Newcastle's summer signings .
Oldham Athletic 2 Newcastle United 1: Final whistle match report and pics from Boundary Park
Read Lee Ryder's final whistle match report with pictures from Newcastle United's pre-season friendly against Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park A total of 852 fans made the trip from Tyneside to witness the defeat in the classic game of two halves.
Oldham vs. Newcastle United: How the Magpies Will Line Up
Newcastle United get their pre-season programme underway on Tuesday with a trip to the north west to face League One outfit Oldham Athletic .
Neil Cameron: Pre-season friendly games are to be endured, not enjoyed
I have a list of things I am forced to do that makes my life close to being utterly unbearable.
John Gibson: Sportsdirect.com Park is here
OGN chairman sits on Eric Pickles' table at Tory fundraiser - and pays A 90,000 for bronze bust of Prime Minister Tim Krul plans to study DVDs of Argentina spot-kicks as Holland toy with the idea of using the Newcastle United keeper in shoot-out again We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who ... (more)
Deal sees Boundary Park renamed
Oldham have announced a new partnership with Sports Direct that will see the retail giants become the club's main kit supplier.
The Northern Echo
Boro confirm date for Capital One Cup clash against Oldham Athletic
The first round fixture at Boundary Park is just three days after Boro 's Championship opener with Birmingham at the Riverside.