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Articles by Robbie Elliott


Interview: Another four years to wait - 04/07/2006
Robbie's thought's on England's exit [More]

Elliott relishing Bolton VisitPress article: Elliott relishing Bolton Visit - 06/03/2006
Sport network report on Robbie's views prior to Saturday's game against Bolton [More]

Keegan days will never be repeatedPress article: Keegan days will never be repeated - 29/01/2006
Robbie interviewd by the Sunday Sun talks about the unique circumstances that brought Newcastle to the forefront of footballing entertainment and excitement. [More]

We're Chasing Top SixPress article: We're Chasing Top Six - 24/12/2005
Robbie voices his ambition to Lee Ryder as he sets of target of a top six Premiership finish. [More]

It's Ell For Us As WellPress article: It's Ell For Us As Well - 08/12/2005
Robbie speaks to Lee Ryder of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle on the frustration felt by both players and fans alike. [More]

Good to see OB and GriffGood to see OB and Griff - 08/10/2005
After Newcastle played Portsmouth last week two of the four 'old boys' called in at the Newcastle hotel. [More]

The Rain in SpainThe Rain in Spain - 09/09/2005
Robbie looks back at the recent club trip to Spain and talks about the excitement of the Owen transfer, the forthcoming Fulham game, and Derek Wright's ability as a golf course designer. [More]

Just like the Ďold daysíJust like the Ďold daysí - 23/08/2005
Robbie's thoughts his reunion with Lee Clark and how his fellow Geordie's passion for the club can inspire others. [More]

Goodbye and good luckGoodbye and good luck - 13/08/2005
With many players leaving St.James in the close season, Rob takes time to wish them the best of luck. [More]

Peter RamagePeter Ramage - 29/04/2005
Robbie congratulates Peter Ramage as he breaks into the first team and picks up a 'Man of the Match' award. [More]

Welcome 'home' NobbyWelcome 'home' Nobby - 02/04/2005
Robbie looks forward to the return of Nol Solano in todays game and declares himself near to match fitness. [More]

Eagles and the Magpies flying highEagles and the Magpies flying high - 20/03/2005
Rob hopes that the success of the Newcastle Eagles basketball team will rub off on the Magpies! [More]

Jamie - you'll never be forgottenJamie - you'll never be forgotten - 30/11/2004
Robbie wishes Jamie McClen good luck with his spell at Port Vale...and reminds us why Jamie was such a legend with another 'McClen classic'. [More]

Unbeaten skipper is worried about placePress article: Unbeaten skipper is worried about place - 26/11/2004
Robbie's thoughts after the convincing win against Sochaux when under his captaincy Newcastle keep a clean sheet...but will it be enough to keep his place? [More]

The return of the funky chicken!The return of the funky chicken! - 29/10/2004
Robbie looks back to Sunday's goal and comments on both the Norwich game and the forthcoming matches against Bolton and Chelsea. [More]

Don't expect a repeatDon't expect a repeat - 19/10/2004
After the 6-1 demolition of Sachnin, Newcastle again face an away UEFA tie but Robbie warns that this promises to be a tougher game than most expect. [More]

I needed yesterday's gameI needed yesterday's game - 04/10/2004
After picking up a sickness bug prior to the trip to Israel, Robbie felt much better for playing in yesterday's game against Birmingham [More]

Elliott in from the coldPress article: Elliott in from the cold - 23/09/2004
Simon Rushworth's Journal article as Robbie's name is taken off the transfer list at St. James Park. [More]

Elliott eyeing Toon dealPress article: Elliott eyeing Toon deal - 19/09/2004
Sky Sports report on Robbie's quest to earn a new contract at the club. [More]

Forgotten man Robbie relishes clean sheetPress article: Forgotten man Robbie relishes clean sheet - 13/09/2004
Writing in the 'Evening Chronicle', Miles Starforth reports on Robbie's contribution to a welcome clean sheet and three well deservd points. [More]

CongratulationsCongratulations - 27/08/2004
Robbie offers his congratulations to two of his ex-team mates and then goes on to discuss tomorrows game against Villa. [More]

Just like making my debut again!Just like making my debut again! - 16/08/2004
Robbie talks about Saturday's game against Boro where a new look defence held it's own in a 2-2 draw. [More]

Good to be involvedGood to be involved - 30/07/2004
With Robbie playing in both the pre-season games, he looks back on an entertaining trip. [More]

Too much hype for RooneyToo much hype for Rooney - 23/06/2004
Robbie, encouraged by England's form, worries that the media hype surrounding Wayne Rooney is all too much [More]

A difficult weekA difficult week - 08/05/2004
Robbie reports on the disappointment of Marseille and hopes that both Southampton and Birmingham to do Newcastle a favour. [More]

Toon star boosts reading schemePress article: Toon star boosts reading scheme - 04/05/2004
The BBC report on Robbie's involvement in 'the Premier League Reading Stars Scheme' - which aims to encourage young fans to read books. [More]

On stand-byPress article: On stand-by - 29/04/2004
Miles Starforth, writing in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle highlights the fact that both Robbie and Steven Taylor could feature in forthcoming Premiership games. [More]

Injuries and suspensions...but still up thereInjuries and suspensions...but still up there - 27/04/2004
Robbie looks at the present injury crisis - not helped by future suspensions - but argues that Newcastle still have a lot to play for and the club needs to stay positive. [More]

Too tight to callToo tight to call - 22/04/2004
Robbie looks forward to tonights game against Marseille and warns that although the French team may not be made up of household names, they should be treated with great respect. [More]

We'd have settled for thatWe'd have settled for that - 10/04/2004
Rob looks at the 1-1 draw in Eindhoven and also mentions a charity rugby match - held tonight at Kingston Park. [More]

Elliott poised for United comebackPress article: Elliott poised for United comeback - 29/03/2004
Simon Rushworth's article featuring an interview with Robbie on his progression to a first team recall. [More]

Well done HarmiWell done Harmi - 17/03/2004
With a seven wicket haul in the West Indies, Steve Harmison's recently hit the headlines. Robbie reveals that Harmi is as popular with the Newcastle players as he is with the England cricket fans. [More]

Elliott battling for on for a call-upPress article: Elliott battling for on for a call-up - 03/03/2004
Simon Rushworth's article on Robbie's quest for a starting place in tonight's UEFA Cup game. In actual fact Robbie makes the bench, but any injury to the back four could see him make an appearance. [More]

A 12 game ban for Lee Bowyer?!A 12 game ban for Lee Bowyer?! - 24/02/2004
With news reaching the players this morning regarding Lee Bowyer's UEFA ban, Robbie states that the 'administrative error' is a victory for bureacracy over common sense. Robbie also thanks the Newcastle fans who gave him a good reception during Saturday's game against Boro. [More]

On the benchOn the bench - 19/02/2004
After making the squad and appearing on the bench against Blackburn, it looks like Robbie may also be among the substitutes for Boro's visit to Newcastle [More]

Transfer movement - 05/02/2004
Although nothing seemed to happen in the first few weeks of the transfer window, it all got quite exciting as the deadline loomed. [More]

Training, revision and partying (?!) - 14/01/2004
It's been exam time for Robbie as he makes progress for his Sports Science degree. But with both training and parental responsibilities taking up a great deal of time, it's been a busy month even without reserve team fixtures. [More]

Two wonder goalsTwo wonder goals - 15/12/2003
Robbie watched Laurent Robert score two magic goals against Spurs, although the second was a little more spectacular, the first was more technically challenging. [More]

I've already got your autograph Pedro!I've already got your autograph Pedro! - 04/12/2003
Robbie looks back on Peter Beardsley's Variety Club dinner - a good night that ended in acute embarrasment... [More]

Jamie's Barcelona night!?Jamie's Barcelona night!? - 24/11/2003
A night to forget for Jamie - and one to remember for Oldham's David Beharral. Rob also offers congratulations to both the English rugby union squad and the young Newcastle midfielder; Bradley Orr. [More]

Chelsea - anything could happenChelsea - anything could happen - 08/11/2003
Robbie looks forward to Sunday's game at Chelsea and feels that the game is very hard to call... [More]

Derby VictoryDerby Victory - 26/10/2003
Robbie reports on Newcastle reserves 3-1 away victory to Sunderland, with both a very pleasing result and performance. [More]

Wallsend Boy's Club - Shearer bigger than Pele?Wallsend Boy's Club - Shearer bigger than Pele? - 09/10/2003
After spending Wednesday evening in the company of the staff and past players of Wallsend Boy's Club, Robbie looks ack at an entertaining night and the proof that Alan Shearer is bigger than World Footballer of the Millenium - Pele! [More]

Woody and Bradley - The EntertainersWoody and Bradley - The Entertainers - 18/09/2003
Robbie looks at two 'incidents' occuring this week during training sessions. One from Jonathan Woodgate and one from young reserve Bradley Orr. [More]

Still a Newcastle player - 10/09/2003
With Robbie being in the frame for a loan move to West Ham, today he found that his team mate, Wayne Quinn is to spend the next month at the Boleyn Ground. [More]

I haven't turned anyone down - 01/09/2003
After the Newcastle Evening Chronicle reported that Robbie had turned down a loan deal at the City Ground, we're able to confirm that this is not the case. [More]

It's good to be linked to Forest - 27/08/2003
Robbie comments on today's reports linking him with a move to Paul Hart's Nottingham Forest, and as the club gears up to this evenings Champions League game, he also highlights the fact that Olivier Bernard could be in for a busy night. [More]

Press article: Determined to battle for position - 21/08/2003
Frank Malley's article appearing in the Newcastle Journal concerning Robbies future at the club - an accurate assessment of the present situation. [More]

From Workington to BelgradeFrom Workington to Belgrade - 12/08/2003
With Clarence and Hugo both picking up recent injuries, I got a call yesterday and had to go straight to the airport. I'm not expecting to feature in the Champions League qualifier, but it's good to be involved - and quite a contrast from Friday night's game at Workington. [More]

Off to a good start - 25/07/2003
The main purpose of the trip to Malaysia is simply to build fitness Ė with playing well and getting results following second and third. To get all three in yesterday's win against Birmingham will certainly please the gaffer. [More]

Taking a leaf out of stars' booksPress article: Taking a leaf out of stars' books - 17/07/2003
As a new reading charity initiative targets the influence of football, Robbie volunteers to represent Newcastle United in the challenge to encourage children to read. [More]

Clarence Seedorf Ė a Mickey Mouse player? - 30/06/2003
Pre-season training is going to be a breeze Ė thatís in comparison to single handily dragging two kids and a baby around Florence in sweltering heat with a broken pushchair! [More]

Press article: Not giving up on career - 06/06/2003
Robbie Elliott last night insisted he was right to return to Newcastle, despite United's decision to place the experienced full back on the transfer list two years into a four-year contract. [More]

Looking back Ė Season 2002/03Looking back Ė Season 2002/03 - 02/06/2003
Overall itís been a very successful year for the club and although another season has gone by without any silverware, it was a massive boost to once again qualify for the Champions League. As we did the season before last, weíve qualified for the top competition on merit. [More]

Still confident of a Champions League placeStill confident of a Champions League place - 02/05/2003
great deal has been said about the pressure of recent games, and a few people have mentioned that the crowd seemed tense when we played Villa at Easter. To be honest, the squad been quite relaxed and after the Sunderland win. [More]

No Strings! - 18/04/2003
As a player at a club as big as Newcastle we're used to getting many requests to help out with charities. This week was no different, although the request itself was a new one for me... [More]

England - both a great result and performance - 03/04/2003
After the criticism of Saturdayís performance against Liechtenstein, last nightís game went along way to ensuring the back pages have switched from the negative to the positive. [More]

Press article: Footballer's wife is living the dream - 31/03/2003
Jane Hall of the Newcastle Journal takes a look at Robbie and Justine's new business interest....'Just Kidding' - a designer shop in Gosforth stocking the best in kids wear. [More]

A mixed set of results for me - 26/03/2003
On Tuesday night my old club Bolton Wandererís served up a great game against Spurs, the last minute penalty earnt them three well deserved points. Last night our reserves played at Villa Park, and although there was a great improvement on the previous game, will still went down 4-2 [More]

A great performance - 14/03/2003
As a professional player and as a Newcastle fan, it was disappointing not to have taken part in Tuesday nightís game. I watched the match at home and agree with everyone who said it was a cracking game. Too cracking for Andy O'Brien who got a bit of a shock when he went to get his broken nose assessed on Wednesday. [More]

Will walks tallPress article: Will walks tall - 01/03/2003
Little William Hardy is back on his feet and walking tall today after getting his life-changing new legs. Newcastle United star Robbie Elliott joined the youngster for a kick-about in the garden of the family's home in Jesmond, Newcastle, as proud parents Jeremy and Hilary looked on. [More]

William Hardy - Kieron Dyer AuctionWilliam Hardy - Kieron Dyer Auction - 17/02/2003
News from Robbie that Kieron's Dyer's 'Champions League'shirt is to be auctioned on Barry Venison's www.Bid4Sport.com web site. [More]

Day's off? More stressful than playing - 14/02/2003
As Robbie's recovered from a minor back injury, he's been training with Jonathan Woodgate under the supervision of club fitness coach Paul Winsper. Robbie also takes a brief look at the Arsenal game, and the joys of family life... [More]

Woodgate Ė a good time to buy (& another new arrival)Woodgate Ė a good time to buy (& another new arrival) - 01/02/2003
This is good business for the club, weíve brought a player who should have his best years in front of him, and whoís an outstanding player. Who knows whatís happening at Leeds, but if they manage to secure some investment, their need to sell may not be so intense. Itís a move that maybe couldnít have waited until the summer. There's also a new edition to the Elliott household. [More]

Ferrell and Chopra's Excellent AdventureFerrell and Chopra's Excellent Adventure - 20/01/2003
Jamie McClen likes to get in first when itís a case of embarrassing team mates, just ask David Beherall! However Iíve beaten him to it this time, not that Andy Ferrell will be pleased. [More]

A bad day at the office - 06/01/2003
I watched yesterdayís match live and Iím probably with the vast majority who thought it was a very poor performance. We were second to the ball too many times, a fact that seems to occur only at away fixtures. [More]

Christmas Review - 31/12/2002
Robbie looks back to the Bolton and Tottenham games, and forward to the Liverpool game where injuries are taking their toll. [More]

Itís been a good weekItís been a good week - 20/12/2002
Iíve enjoyed this week, we had the staff party on Monday night, won at Old Trafford last night, and Iím in the squad for the game tomorrow [More]

Thank you Primetime RecruitmentThank you Primetime Recruitment - 08/12/2002
We're working hard to raise funds for the William Hardy Trust. The three year old lost three limbs to meningitis, and we're auctioning football memorabilia to help buy the prosthetics that William needs. Primetime Recruitment have been instrumental in supporting the auction. [More]

Boots for saleBoots for sale - 04/12/2002
No, Iím not hanging them up, but auctioning them for my charity - the William Hardy Trust Fund. Barry Venisonís www.Bid4Sport.com are doing the necessary, and further items currently available include Shayís match worn, autographed gloves. [More]

A case for the defenceA case for the defence - 28/11/2002
Part and parcel of this profession is the need to take criticism, although criticism can be positive itís usual of the negative variety. Itís all too easy to point fingers at the back four and to be quite honest, itís not doing us any good. [More]

Another big gameAnother big game - 20/11/2002
With the trip to Man Utd on Saturday and then the visit of Inter next week, the big games are coming thick and fast. Perhaps itís a good time to be playing a Man Utd side missing Beckham , Keane, Ferdinand, Butt, and Gary Neville, but then again, their replacements have to be respected. [More]

So happy for the fansSo happy for the fans - 14/11/2002
Taking in last nights game, sitting in that stadium, listening to two sets of brilliant fans, seeing the flares, the ribbons, the flags, and to take in a game that had so much to it, well it was simply fantastic. [More]

William Hardy - an updateWilliam Hardy - an update - 10/11/2002
Itís good to report that our partnership with Barry Venisonís ĎBid4Sportí web site has gone very well. the great news is that Alanís shirt beat the previous record by £100 Ė so a cheque for £2100 is on itís way to Williamís trust fund. [More]

Everton - very disappointingEverton - very disappointing - 07/11/2002
It was certainly a good game for the neutrals and the Everton fans, but for the rest of us, it was hard to take. On a personal level, there was a lot riding on that game, and Iím very disappointed that things didnít go to plan. [More]

This is a Worthy cup for me, says ElliottPress article: This is a Worthy cup for me, says Elliott - 06/11/2002
Robbie Elliott refused to dismiss the Worthington Cup last night after admitting the least glamorous of this season's four competitions could save his Newcastle career. [More]

The Tyne Tees DerbyThe Tyne Tees Derby - 02/11/2002
Itís going to be a tough game as Steve McClaren has formed a really well organised team with a few players who are capable of turning any game. Theyíve built from the back and with Southgate and Ehiogu, have two highly experienced centre-backs who know each others game inside out. [More]

Andy Griffin - behind the times? No chance!Andy Griffin - behind the times? No chance! - 01/11/2002
Parking my car at the ground before the Kiev game and Andy Griffin was already there, he's usually one of the last to arrive so something wasn't quite right? [More]

Launch day successLaunch day success - 26/10/2002
Yesterday we officially launched the web site and charity auction, Iím glad to say it went very well. Alan Shearer's signed shirt from the 2-2 draw at Anfield has already attracted a bid of £875! [More]

Result!Result! - 24/10/2002
What a tremendous result! Ok we rode our luck, but after the first three Champions League games, we more than deserved to get a few breaks. [More]

Which Juventus?Which Juventus? - 22/10/2002
Itís our last real chance to get anything out of this season's Champions LeagueÖand weíre facing the one of the best sides in the world. It sounds daunting, but them again, which Juventus will turn up?[More]

Facing a couple of 6 pointer's could be the turning point?Facing a couple of 6 pointer's could be the turning point? - 14/10/2002
If you look at Sunderland's next few fixtures youíll find they're playing against clubs that are also struggling or not on form. Now if they get the results Ė then fantastic, but if they donít... [More]

Juventus Ė classJuventus Ė class - 03/10/2002
Itís good to be involved again, even though I didnít get to play an active part. Sitting on the bench gave me a close up view of some absolutely fantastic Juve players. [More]

Back to schoolBack to school - 23/09/2002
During my time at Bolton I studied for an HND in Sport Science, I really enjoyed it, so much so that Iíve enrolled for a Sports Science degree at Northumbria University. [More]

A great night for a great causeA great night for a great cause - 14/09/2002
On Saturday night Andy O'Brien and I attended a dinner in aid of the William Hardy Trust [More]

Our third derbyOur third derby - 11/09/2002
Behind Sunderland and Middlesbrough, Leeds are our closet rivals. It's going to be a cracking game. [More]

Bravery of little William - 09/09/2002
The Evening Chronicle's report on William Hardy's visit to see Robbie and the boys. [More]

Just watch Hugo go...Just watch Hugo go... - 06/09/2002
I'm looking forward to Saturday's international at Villa Park, if Hugo plays it'll be very interesting to see how he does. [More]

William Hardy - 05/09/2002
I'll be adopting the William Hardy Trust Fund as my web site's appointed cause. [More]

A Classic Again!A Classic Again! - 03/09/2002
Once again the Liverpool Newcastle game lived up to it's reputation. At least this time we got something from the game! [More]

Transfer Window, good or bad for the game?Transfer Window, good or bad for the game? - 02/09/2002
FIFA's transfer window becomes reality today, I'm not sure that the policy will be good or bad for the game. [More]

Three pointsThree points - 20/08/2002
Robbie looks at the Premiership opener against West Ham. [More]

Quick Change - 15/08/2002
After jetting in from the Balkans, it's Durham City in a reserve team pre-season game [More]

A Humbling ExperienceA Humbling Experience - 14/08/2002
Robbie looks back on the three days in Sarajevo where football wasn't the only focus for the players [More]

The No. 3 ShirtThe No. 3 Shirt - 05/08/2002
As modern day competition for places reaches a new intensity, Robbie takes a philosophical viewpoint to his struggle to secure a first team place [More]

Easing ourselves back - 27/07/2002
Robbie explains how the Dutch trip, although criticised in some circles, nevertheless served it's purpose. [More]

Playing the wrong Game?Playing the wrong Game? - 02/07/2002
After an eye check, Robbie has laser treatment for his cataracts and also finds he has rugby-ball shaped eyes (stigmatism). [More]

Press article: Lay off the Boo's - 11/04/2002
An article appearing in 'The Sun', written by Ben Kinsella after the disappointing home game against Fulham [More]