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Articles by Nolberto Solano

Sol hails return of young gun MilnerPress article: Sol hails return of young gun Milner - 14/07/2006
Lee Ryder reports on Nobby's views as Jame Milner returns to Newcastle. [More]

I can't wait for next seasonPress article: I can't wait for next season - 10/05/2006
Nol looks forward to next season when interviewed by Lee Ryder. [More]

Just the job for smooth SolanoPress article: Just the job for smooth Solano - 05/03/2006
Paul Forsyth of 'The Times' writes after Newcastle 3-1 vistory over Bolton - with a distinguished display by the Geordie Peruvian. [More]

I feel so sad to see him go, says SolanoPress article: I feel so sad to see him go, says Solano - 03/02/2006
Souness, although failing to get the results, was held in respect by his players - here Nol gives his opinion on the departed Scot. [More]

Solano longing for Dyer's returnPress article: Solano longing for Dyer's return - 31/01/2006
Paul Gilder's report in the Newcastle Journal on Nol's support for his fellow midfield colleague. [More]

We have to be strongPress article: We have to be strong - 13/01/2006
Nol's looks at this weekend's Premiership fixture at Fulham [More]

Solano pays tribute to toon talismanPress article: Solano pays tribute to toon talisman - 09/01/2006
Nobby gives credit to Alan Shearer's goal scoring ability after the Geordie draws level with Jacki Milburn's club record. [More]

Nobby Settles for AssistPress article: Nobby Settles for Assist - 19/12/2005
Speaking to the Evening Chronicle, Nol talks about scoring in the wrong net during Newcastle's 4-2 away victory at Upton Park. [More]

Press article: Luque can be a Premier Star - 08/12/2005
Nol gives the thumbs up to struggling Luque and insists there's a lot more to come. [More]

Nol's verdict on Newcastle's trip to Stamford Bridge [More]

No CelebrationPress article: No Celebration - 25/10/2005
Paul Gilder's report on Nol's reaction to the derby win over Sunderland. [More]

Nobby blasts Sir BobbyPress article: Nobby blasts Sir Bobby - 12/09/2005
Neil Farrington's report in the Newcastle Sunday Sun concerning the souring relationship between Nobby and Sir Bobby Robson. [More]

Solano makes a return to NewcastlePress article: Solano makes a return to Newcastle - 01/09/2005
The BBC report of the late deadline deal seeing Nobby return to the North East. The Peruvian's name was sung out by the estimated 20,000 crowd at yesterday's Michael Owen press conference and he can be assured a very warm welcome at St.James Park. [More]

Solano in talks with Atletico MadridPress article: Solano in talks with Atletico Madrid - 06/08/2005
News from the media on one of the clubs linked with an interest in Nobby. [More]

O'Leary relief as Solano quits PeruPress article: O'Leary relief as Solano quits Peru - 12/06/2005
David O'leary reflects on the positives of Nol's decision to focus on club - rather then international - football [More]

Nobby retires from International footballPress article: Nobby retires from International football - 09/06/2005
Aston Villa's Peruvian midfielder Nolberto Solano has announced his retirement from international football. [More]

Solano to guest for sport boysSolano to guest for sport boys - 24/05/2005
As Nol returns to Peru for the summer, he isn't quite ready to put his feet up... [More]

Southampton sinking fast as Solano sparks revivalPress article: Southampton sinking fast as Solano sparks revival - 19/04/2005
A Daily Telegraph report on last Saturday's match which was turned on it's head by Nol. [More]

Solano: Brawlers ruined everythingPress article: Solano: Brawlers ruined everything - 06/04/2005
Simon Rushworth and Stuart Rayner report on Nol's return to St.James. What should have been an emotional return was completely overshadowed by the Bowyer, Dyer incident. [More]

Old boy targets returnPress article: Old boy targets return - 31/03/2005
A Simon Rushworth article in the Newcastle Journal featuring Nol's dash from South America to Tynside in readiness for Saturday's match. [More]

Nobby plays down Toon returnPress article: Nobby plays down Toon return - 31/03/2005
A DAily Mail report featruing news from Nol on the speculation linking him with a return to Newcastle United. [More]

Aston Villa's Nolberto Solano scored from the penalty spot in the 74th minute to earn Peru a 1-1 draw in Paraguay in the South American World Cup qualifying group. [More]

Press article: Solano helps lift gloom - 01/03/2005
Given the way their team have suddenly begun shipping goals on home soil, February was not a kind month for the Aston Villa. [More]

Press article: Solano stays a Villan - 28/02/2005
Nolberto Solano has insisted Aston Villa will be the last club he plays for in the Barclays Premiership. [More]

Press article: ELLIS: NEWCASTLE WANTED NOBBY BACK - 25/02/2005
Aston Villa have confirmed they turned down a transfer window attempt by Newcastle to take Nolberto Solano back to St James' Park. [More]

Press article: Spot-kick duties fall to Solano - 08/02/2005
Nolberto Solano has confirmed that he will replace Juan Pablo Angel as Aston Villa's penalty-taker. [More]

Press article: Solano puts spotlight on Villa's woes - 03/02/2005
David O'Leary called Nolberto Solano "a little diamond" but, behind the enthusiasm and the euphoria of this dramatic victory, the commendation seemed to emphasise everything that is wrong about Aston Villa this season. [More]

Press article: Villa getting true value with Solano - 26/01/2005
When your strikers have forgotten where the net is, as David O'Leary's have to such spectacular effect this season, it must come as a huge comfort to have a Nolberto Solano in your side. [More]

Solano Sees Future at VillaPress article: Solano Sees Future at Villa - 25/01/2005
Aston Villa winger Nolberto Solano wants to spend the rest of his Premiership career at Villa Park. [More]

Cut out cards - SolanoPress article: Cut out cards - Solano - 26/12/2004
Graham Hill's report in the Sunday Mercury on Villa's suspended players as the club go into a tough programme without some first team regulars. [More]

Solano's soothing Angel's goal fearPress article: Solano's soothing Angel's goal fear - 22/12/2004
Bill Howell's report covering Nol's views on Juan Pablo Angel's goals drought [More]

Solano's eyes on top fourPress article: Solano's eyes on top four - 09/12/2004
Bill Howell's report (Birmingham Evening Mail) on Nol's ambition to finish in a top four Champions League place. [More]

Solano SpecialPress article: Solano Special - 24/11/2004
The Electric New Paper reports on Nol's spectacular winner that saw Villa see off astruggling Spurs side. [More]

Villa's Solano fit to play for PeruPress article: Villa's Solano fit to play for Peru - 18/11/2004
RTE's report as Nol's thigh injury shows no serious damage. [More]

Solano in search of Euro tiesPress article: Solano in search of Euro ties - 26/10/2004
James Nursey reports ( on Nol's quest for a return to European action...this time in the colours of the Villa! [More]

World Cup updatePress article: World Cup update - 15/10/2004
Nobby scores from the spot in the 1-1 draw away to Paraguay. [More]

Solano wants silverware at VillaPress article: Solano wants silverware at Villa - 24/09/2004 report on Nol's first goal for the Villa and his determination to help bring silverware to the club. [More]

Solano swings to rightPress article: Solano swings to right - 18/09/2004
The Newcastle Journal report on Nobby's return to the wing after a central midfield position last week. [More]

We can do itPress article: We can do it - 03/09/2004
Nobby reports on Peru's chances of beating Argentina in the World Cup qualifier. [More]

Yes it's Newcastle but I'm a Villa player nowYes it's Newcastle but I'm a Villa player now - 26/08/2004
Nobby looks forward to Saturday's meeting between his past and present clubs....a game that could be crucial for Europena qualification when the points are added up next May. [More]

Tribal rivalries just fantastic for SolanoPress article: Tribal rivalries just fantastic for Solano - 22/08/2004
An report on Nol's views on the West Midland's derbies. [More]

Back for the Baggies gameBack for the Baggies game - 17/08/2004
With Nol having served his final game of suspension, he's back in the squad to face West Brom on Sunday. [More]

Solano helps Peru salvage a 2-2 drawPress article: Solano helps Peru salvage a 2-2 draw - 14/07/2004
A report from the Straits Times on the draw that saw both Peru and Columbia progress to the next stage of the Copa America. [More]

Peru 3 Bolivia 1Press article: Peru 3 Bolivia 1 - 11/07/2004
Reports on Nol's goal and assist in the 3-1 win against Bolivia. Reports in English and Spanish [More]

Copa America newsCopa America news - 07/07/2004
A couple of reports on Nol and Peru's Copa America progress as the competition gets underway... [More]

Argentina 2 Peru 1Press article: Argentina 2 Peru 1 - 01/07/2004
Reports in both English and Spanish on last night's loss in New York to Argentina where Nol scored from the penalty spot. [More]

Better next seasonBetter next season - 21/06/2004
The BBC report on Nol's comments as he looks forward to the new season with added optimism. [More]

Press article: Peru 0-0 Venezuela: Angelucci stars - 08/06/2004
A Reuters report on yesterday's 0-0 draw that saw Nol narrowly miss the target in a game that needed to be won! [More]

Another shock home World Cup defeat for UruguayPress article: Another shock home World Cup defeat for Uruguay - 03/06/2004
A report of Nobby's successful appearance for Peru as he scores and sets up a 3-1 win against Uruguay. [More]

Press article: Big-hearted Nobby's no bad apple - 03/05/2004
Graham Hill, writing in the 'Sunday Mercury', looks at how Nol's upbringing in Lima influences his character today. [More]

Solano wants to sign off in styleSolano wants to sign off in style - 30/04/2004
From Bill Howell of the Birmingham Evening Mail - Sunday's game against Spurs offers Nol his last chance this season to make amends for his recent sending off. [More]

Solano accepts his punishmentPress article: Solano accepts his punishment - 28/04/2004
ITV Football report on Nol's sending off after clashing with the ex-Villa player; George Boateng. [More]

O'Leary's worry at Solano's hamstringPress article: O'Leary's worry at Solano's hamstring - 20/04/2004
A report on the ic network featuring David O'Leary's reasoning behind his substitution of Nobby on Sunday. [More]

Fit to playFit to play - 15/04/2004
Nobby returned to training today and declares himself fit for the big match against former club; Newcastle. [More]

Solano fitness still in doubtPress article: Solano fitness still in doubt - 14/04/2004
Sporting Life's update on Nol's fight to face his former employers this Sunday. [More]

Nobby calls for reality checkPress article: Nobby calls for reality check - 01/04/2004
Ben Howell's report in the Birmingham Evening Mail featuring Nol's views on the high levels of expectancy at Villa. [More]

Solano to miss Colombia qualifierPress article: Solano to miss Colombia qualifier - 22/03/2004
A Reuter's News Agency report on Nobby's hamstring injury which looks likely to sideline him for both the forthcoming Peru international and the visit of Newcastle Utd to Villa Park. [More]

Solano - Angel is Villa's ShearerPress article: Solano - Angel is Villa's Shearer - 19/03/2004
James Nursey of the Birmingham Evening Post interviews Nol who draws comparison between Angel and Shearer and their importance to their respective sides. [More]

Solano impressed by O'Leary ambitionPress article: Solano impressed by O'Leary ambition - 08/03/2004 report on Nobby's belief that David O'Learly can transform Villa into both a successful and entertaining side. [More]

Let's look forwardLet's look forward - 24/02/2004
Nobby talks positive after the 2-2 derby draw, and also comments on how he's settling in to life in England's second city! [More]

Spain hit back to sink PeruPress article: Spain hit back to sink Peru - 19/02/2004
The Press Association's Tim Hanlon reports last night's game in Barcelona where Peru were defeated 2-1against Spain - with Nobby scoring the first goal of the game. [More]

It's been a  good weekIt's been a good week - 06/02/2004
Nol takes stock of his move from Newcastle to Villa and comments that it's time not to forget Newcastle, but to focus on Aston Villa. [More]

Press article: Solano's presence vital link for Villa - 02/02/2004
Hyder Jawad's of the Birmingham Post reports on Nol's Villa debut in the 5-0 thrashing of Leicester City. [More]

Press article: Diego made me a star - Nobby - 01/02/2004
Graham Hill's interview of Nol giving a background on his relationship with Diego Maradona [More]

Press article: In the spotlight: Nolberto Solano - 30/01/2004
A humourous look at Nol's arrival in Birmingham - as penned by 'Row Z' of IC [More]

New challenge - 29/01/2004
Nol: first reactions after his transfer to Aston Villa. [More]

Nobby is upset at substitutionPress article: Nobby is upset at substitution - 26/01/2004
Miles Starforth's Evening Chronicle article concerning yet another curtailed appearance for Nobby. The 7,000 Geordies in the Liverpool ground obviously disagreed with Sir Bobby's decision. [More]

Robson ends Solano talkPress article: Robson ends Solano talk - 12/01/2004
A report concerning Sir Bobby's clarification of Nol's position at the club, it appears he's not for sale after all. [More]

Solano reveal Villa interestPress article: Solano reveal Villa interest - 07/01/2004
Sky Sports interview Nobby who comments on the recent speculation concerning a move away from Newcastle to Villa. [More]

Pep-talk for United starPress article: Pep-talk for United star - 19/12/2003
Siomon Rushworth's report on Nol's advice to Portugal's Hugo Viana - as both players face up to life in the periphery of Newcastle's starting eleven. [More]

No investigationPress article: No investigation - 08/12/2003
After a weekend where two two-footed challenges were met with different reactions from Premiership referee's , ICLiverpool report that no action will be taken against Steven Gerrard [More]

Solano staying in toonPress article: Solano staying in toon - 05/12/2003
A Sky Sports report featuring an interview with Bobby Robson where the Newcastle boss claims to want to keep Nol at St.James [More]

Solano stifles BrazilPress article: Solano stifles Brazil - 17/11/2003
A BBC report on last night's 1-1 draw between Peru and Brazil - Nol scored the equaliser in a game where Peru looked the more likely to win. [More]

We have to beat BrazilPress article: We have to beat Brazil - 16/11/2003
Report from the Peruvian press conference prior to tonight's World Cup qualifier against Brazil [More]

Solano brushes off Barcelona rumoursPress article: Solano brushes off Barcelona rumours - 09/11/2003
With rumours again rife in the press, Nol gives the Newcastle Sunday Sun a response to the possibility of him joining Barcelona. [More]

Ready to get back to winning waysReady to get back to winning ways - 31/10/2003
Wednesdays exit of the Carling Cup was very disappointing, Nol looks at the Villa and hopes to be included in the action. [More]

A statementA statement - 22/10/2003
In the light of recent media speculation as to his career with Newcastle United, Nol issues the following statement. [More]

Press article: Magpies duo near to return - 09/10/2003
A BBC report on Nol's attempt to regain match fitness after a reserve team outing at Doncaster. [More]

Solano sparks Peru fightback against ParaguayPress article: Solano sparks Peru fightback against Paraguay - 08/09/2003
A Reuters report on Nol's starring role as Peru came from behind to beat Paraguay 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier on Saturday. [More]

Peru on the way upPress article: Peru on the way up - 26/08/2003
Tim Vickery's BBC report on Peru's quest to reach the World Cup Finals for the fisrt time since 1982. [More]

Press article: Nobby glad to face battle for his place - 30/07/2003
Alan Oliver of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle reports on Nobby's fight for first team selection, whilst also commenting on Jermain Jenas' penalty miss against Chelsea. [More]

Press article: Munich clash is special for Nol - 19/07/2003
Newcastle's Nolberto Solano will line up against two familiar faces when United face Bayern Munich, who will bring their own Peruvian contingent to Tyneside. The Bundesliga champions, at St James's Park on Tuesday, August 5, have striker Claudio Pizarro and teenager Paolo Guerrero in their side. [More]

I don't know where the Celtic rumours come fromI don't know where the Celtic rumours come from - 05/07/2003
Iíve been at this club for quite a few years and Iím happy. Over the past two seasonís weíve made big progress and weíre in the Champions League for the second season running. Why would I want to leave? [More]

Press article: I have no plans to leave - 26/06/2003
Nolberto Solano is determined to stay at Newcastle - but admits he could be forced out if Bobby Robson accepts an offer for him. The 28-year-old Peruvian has been the subject of speculation linking him with a move away from Tyneside after Robson signed Lee Bowyer, another right-sided midfielder. [More]

Press article: Solano won't be going - 07/06/2003
Nolberto Solano will not be leaving Newcastle United this summer as Sir Bobby Robson attempts to build a squad capable of challenging the Premiership's top two and mounting a serious assault on Europe. [More]

Press article: It's Sol in our hands - 15/05/2003
Wing wonder Nolberto Solano believes that Newcastle United must win the games that matter if they are to challenge for the Premiership title next season. [More]

Press article: I want to stay - 07/05/2003
Nobby Solano is staying at St James's Park to try and help Newcastle United win that elusive trophy. The arrival of England Under-21 international Darren Ambrose, allied to the fact that Solano has put his house up for sale, has prompted talk that the popular Peruvian could be leaving United. [More]

Peru and NewcastlePeru and Newcastle - 01/05/2003
Nobby comments on recent media speculation highlighting his club v country dilemma, and looks back on the Sunderland win which is commenmorated by the release of an 'Official Solano' 't' shirt. [More]

Press article: Spot-on Solano inflicts derby woe on Black Cats - 27/04/2003
Nobby Solano's penalty condemned Sunderland to a 13th successive Premiership defeat as Newcastle re-ignited their Champions League challenge. The Peruvian struck on 43 minutes after Kevin Kilbane had brought down Craig Bellamy to settle a tight 124th league encounter 1-0. [More]

Press article: Biggest derby of all - 24/04/2003
Nolberto Solano is in no doubt that Newcastle have rarely faced a bigger derby than Saturday's potentially pivotal showdown with Sunderland. The Magpies' Peruvian international insists the 124th League meeting between two of football's fiercest rivals is in no way devalued by the Wearsiders' imminent relegation. [More]

Press article: Solano works out the physical side - 11/04/2003
By his own admission, Nolberto Solano was a weak link in the Newcastle United team when he began life as a Premiership midfielder five years ago, but he has since risen in stature and status on Tyneside. [More]

Let's look forward, not back - 08/04/2003
I didnít travel to Liverpool yesterday and as a result I watched the game at home on TV. It was a big disappointment and although the refereeing decision when against us, Iím sure we can play better. [More]

Press article: Solano tonic for Viana - 03/04/2003
Nolberto Solano is confident Hugo Viana will mature into one of the classiest central midfielders in Europe, despite the latest injury to beset the talented youngster. Newcastle's Peruvian winger returned from international duty this week and was dismayed to discover Viana had suffered a recurrence of a shoulder injury. [More]

Back to PeruPress article: Back to Peru - 24/03/2003
Newcastle United's Nolberto Solano is determined to do his best to help Peru reach the 2006 World Cup finals...Reuter's press report on Nobby's Club v Country dilemma. [More]

Press article: Nobby looks to the future - 21/03/2003
Miles Starforth of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle reports on Nobby's post-Barca thoughts and the need to look forward rather than back. [More]

Press article: Super Solano travels bright - 17/03/2003
By Alan Oliver of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle...Nolberto Solano believes he has rediscovered his best away day form after netting for Newcastle United in the splendid 2-0 victory at Charlton Athletic on Saturday. [More]

The record continues - 17/03/2003
After returning from Italy in the Champions League, we go on and pick up all three points at Charlton. We're unbeaten after Europena competition and it's a great record to maintain. The goal was special, but it was more important to collect the points. [More]

Press article: Sol blows away fitness worries - 28/02/2003
Newcastle United's Nolberto Solano put himself in the frame for a starting place against Chelsea tomorrow after coming through an hour of reserve football. [More]

An interview with NobbyInterview: An interview with Nobby - 20/02/2003
Nobby responds to questions about both the club and his future, the disappointment of the FA Cup exit, the club v country situation, and his views on the forthcoming Leeds game. [More]

Press article: Solano confident they can take chance - 07/02/2003
Nobby interviewed by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle with Sunday's gane against leaders Arsenal providing the subject matter. [More]

An England international arrives and we go into 2ndAn England international arrives and we go into 2nd - 30/01/2003
Itís been a big 24 hours for the club with a good, good, win at Tottenham and now the news that Jonathan Woodgate is joining us. When I came to this club I knew it was possible that weíd be competing with the best in the country. [More]

Press article: Solano is best import - Bobby - 28/01/2003
Sir Bobby Robson last night hailed Nolberto Solano as the best South American import to grace English football for 20 years - as reported in today's Journal [More]

Press article: I want to make up for horror show - 18/01/2003
Nolberto Solano is pinning his hopes on a return to the Newcastle United side - so he can put in another match-winning performance against Manchester City.< [More]

Interview: Question Time - 05/01/2003
Nobby answers question during an interview on 'Newcastle World' -'s TV service [More]

Press article: Solano eager to show his colours - 21/12/2002
Nolberto Solano is ready for a key role in Newcastle's hectic festive programme after reacting angrily to the suggestion he didn't want to play in last weekend's clash with Southampton. [More]

It's still 50/50 for Fulham - 17/12/2002
Iíve never had an injury like this before, and to be honest, itís a bit of a mystery. Itís been a frustrating, niggling type of injury but hopefully after resting for the last week Iíll be OK for Fulham. [More]

Press article: It was impossible to play - 11/12/2002
Nolberto Solano last night insisted that a 50,000-plus Nou Camp crowd would have witnessed a footballing farce had last night's postponed Group A clash been given the go-ahead. [More]

At home in Barcelona?At home in Barcelona? - 09/12/2002
Spain is a popular destination for thousands of ex-pat Peruvians, behind Madrid, youíll find the largest community of Peruvians in the country Ė some 15,000 live in and around the ĎCilantroí area of the great City. Most of them are soccer mad, and Nobbyís the biggest star! [More]

Questions from SwedenInterview: Questions from Sweden - 03/12/2002
Nobby answer's some questions from a Swedish based NUFC website - [More]

Letís get this straight!Letís get this straight! - 26/11/2002
Thereís been a lot written about me in the press recently, most of it has been blown out of proportion and Iím happy to set the record straight. After losing my place in the side I was upset, but isnít that normal? [More]

We must hit the road to victoryPress article: We must hit the road to victory - 12/11/2002
Midfield ace Nobby Solano is convinced it will be a case of 'away the lads' when Newcastle United confront Feyenoord in their Champions' League showdown tomorrow night. [More]

North East No.1 Crown at StakePress article: North East No.1 Crown at Stake - 01/11/2002
Nolberto Solano today relished Monday night's visit of Middlesbrough - insisting Newcastle United do not want to lose their mantle as the North East's No 1. [More]

My ankle should be finePress article: My ankle should be fine - 29/10/2002
First of all, let me say how much I want to play tonight and I am very confident I will be given the all-clear at a fitness test this morning. [More]

Write off Shay at your peril, Solano warns rivalsPress article: Write off Shay at your peril, Solano warns rivals - 26/10/2002
Nobby interviewed by Simon Rushworth of 'The Journal' [More]

UEFA Cup is no disgracePress article: UEFA Cup is no disgrace - 23/10/2002
Teamtalk's article - Nobby's views prior to tonights Champions League game against Juventus. [More]

Charity AuctionCharity Auction - 19/10/2002
Weíve teamed up with Barry Venisonís and weíll all be donating items of training and match kit to be auctioned on Barryís site. The proceeds will be donated to the William Hardy Trust [More]

Letís keep it goingLetís keep it going - 18/10/2002
The Premiership is our main focus, the Champions League and international programme have provided a quite a few distractions [More]

I enjoyed that!I enjoyed that! - 07/10/2002
Three wins out of three in the Premiership and although it wasnít an easy game, I really enjoyed it [More]

Renewing an old friendship with Juve marksmanPress article: Renewing an old friendship with Juve marksman - 01/10/2002
Tonight I hope to renew an old acquaintance with a player I have known for 12 years, but it will be better for Newcastle if he does not make it as far as the Stadio Delle Alpi pitch. [More]

Lets put Feyenoord behind usLets put Feyenoord behind us - 27/09/2002
Tuesday night was such a disappointment, but now we've got a chance to turn it round at Birmingham [More]

We deserved moreWe deserved more - 25/09/2002
Sometimes you play a game and get a lucky result, last night the opposite happened [More]

The Pressue is still on!The Pressue is still on! - 24/09/2002
The Sunderland victory was great, we enjoyed it, but the pressure is still an and we must beat Feyenoord tonight [More]

I'll make makems payPress article: I'll make makems pay - 20/09/2002
An article in the Newcastle Journal concerning Nobby's views on tomorrows derby [More]

I'm staying in ToonPress article: I'm staying in Toon - 07/09/2002
A report form the Newcastle Evening Chronicle on Nobby's 'club v country' dilemma. [More]

Should we take a Winter Break?Should we take a Winter Break? - 05/09/2002
I'm not sure the 'winter break' has been really thought through, will it really make a difference? [More]

A point at AnfieldA point at Anfield - 02/09/2002
This was a great point won at Anfield, Liverpool played very well but we never stopped believing in ourselves. [More]

Peru will stop to watch Nol playPress article: Peru will stop to watch Nol play - 02/09/2002
The Newcastle Evening Chronicle report on the impact in Peru of seeing Nobby play when the Sky cameras feature NUFC games [More]

It's the Champions League ProperIt's the Champions League Proper - 29/08/2002
After last night's qualification to the group stages of the Champions League, Nol looks at the draw and tells us what we can expect [More]

A great startA great start - 21/08/2002
Nobby's thought's on the Premiership opener against West Ham, and the trip to Maine Road. [More]

Robson the Euro MasterPress article: Robson the Euro Master - 16/08/2002
An article written by Simon Rushworth in the Newcastle Journal [More]

Chinese Whispers - 16/08/2002
Nol on the stories emanating from Lima regarding an alleged abduction attempt on his father [More]

A big resultA big result - 15/08/2002
Nobby's reaction to the 1-0 win in Bosnia [More]

Solano's Euro DreamPress article: Solano's Euro Dream - 13/08/2002
A Newcastle 'Journal' report on Nobby's hope for the Champions League. [More]

Barca ClassBarca Class - 08/08/2002
Barcelona were a class act, but don't worry too much about the performance or the result, our season start's in the Champions League qualifier. [More]

What a World CupWhat a World Cup - 12/07/2002
Nobby's views on watching the World Cup in Peru - but not in the clubs of Lima! [More]

Dyer's World CupInterview: Dyer's World Cup - 29/05/2002
Teamtalk's text of Nobby's thoughts on Kieron Dyer and the World Cup [More]

Teamtalk article opens old woundsTeamtalk article opens old wounds - 10/05/2002
An article published by TEAMtalk concerning Nobby's views on the 'Shearer for England' debate which had a sting in it's tail! [More]

We're After the Top ThreePress article: We're After the Top Three - 02/05/2002
Nobby's thoughts on this year and his targets for season 2002/03 [More]

Interview: An interview with Nobby Solano - 22/04/2002
Nobby interviewed whilst in Blackburn in preparation for the Premiership game Tuesday, 23rd April [More]

Six goals, let's make it six points! - 20/04/2002
Nol's reaction to the Good Friday 6-2 home victory against Everton [More]

He deserves it! - 14/04/2002
I've said that Beller's has been great for us this year, and he deserves his Young Player of the Year award [More]

Three points we really needed - 14/04/2002
Nobby talks about the dramatic 3-2 victory at Derby [More]

Defending the defence - 06/04/2002
Defending the defence, my opinion on the media's criticism of our back line. [More]

Bad luck Bellers! - 05/04/2002
Nobby reports on the Shearer nearing his 200th Premiership goal and Dyer's inclusion in the preliminary England squad...and the news that Beller's is out for another two weeks! [More]

Press article: Solano Sets Sights On 20 Goals To Cap A Great Season - 02/04/2002
Nobby Solano takes on his favourite team Aston Villa at Villa Park tonight with goals very much on his mind. (from the Newcastle Evening Chronicle) [More]

Interview: An interview with Nobby Solano - 25/03/2002
Nobby interviewed whilst in Blackburn in preparation for the Premiership game Tuesday, 23rd April [More]

Title hopes dashed? - 20/03/2002
Newcastle failed to take the expected three points against Ipswich Town on Saturday, a result that could dash their title dreams. [More]

The Arsenal match was good for us, but now it's Ipswich - 11/03/2002
Nobby reflects on the 1-1 draw against Arsenal in the Cup, then looks forward to thIpswich game at the weekend. [More]

Liverpool Down, Arsenal Up! - 08/03/2002
As the post-Liverpool defeat lingers, the team focuses on the challenge ahead...Arsenal. [More]

Press article: I was robbed! - 07/03/2002
Nol's verdict on last night's Anfield defeat where Jeff Winter failed to award a seemingly just penalty claim from Newcastle's No.4 [More]

The Arsenal Match was a big disappointmentInterview: The Arsenal Match was a big disappointment - 04/03/2002
The Arsenal Match was a big disappointment, we had a great start but when they got their second goal, it was always going to be hard to recover. To lose 2-0 at home is tough to take, but we must bounce back. [More]

Press article: Solano may be forced to wait - 28/02/2002
Nobby Solano has declared himself fit to return to the Newcastle United side against Chelsea - but Sir Bobby Robson was keeping his South American winger sweating today. [More]

That was for the fansThat was for the fans - 26/02/2002
Nol's reaction to the derby victory at Sunderland. [More]

So I got my Wish!Interview: So I got my Wish! - 18/02/2002
Nobby talks about the Man City cup win (17/02/02). [More]

Manchester CityManchester City - 15/02/2002
All week the build up for this game has been big. For the people itís a massive game with Kevin Keegan returning, but for me itís just another game that we have to win. [More]

Sleepless Nights and Nappies! - 12/02/2002
I'm a Dad!! [More]

Everyone makes mistakes.. - 12/02/2002
The club has been in the news with comments made about the way we behave away from the pitch. [More]

It's Liverpool and Live on Sky...Interview: It's Liverpool and Live on Sky... - 05/02/2002
It's Liverpool and Live on Sky...but don't expect another 4-3. Every game is different, and that's what we like to think when we play Arsenal on Sunday! I remember watching the first 4-3 when I was in Peru, it was simply incredible, but I think tomorrow night's game is going to tight...and certainly tough! [More]

The difference is at the back!The difference is at the back! - 03/02/2002
Nol's opinion on tis seasons success. [More]

FA Cup Draw - 23/01/2002
I think most fans wanted Darlington to go through to the next round, but thatís not the way it worked out. [More]

We needed the 3 points - 20/01/2002
This was a very tough game, we knew Leicester would work very hard and thatís exactly what happened. [More]

Our season so far - 16/01/2002
I'm very happy with the way things are going at the moment - and so are the rest of the Newcastle team. [More]

Back in Toon! - 08/01/2002
An update from Nobby on his pre-season [More]

Peru and NewcastleInterview: Peru and Newcastle - 04/01/2002
"I play for the fans of Newcastle and for the fans of the Peru and I give all my effort to be successful for each team." [More]

Interview: Maradona Ė the player and the man - 01/12/2001
"Maradona was giving a press interview after the game, and when asked about me, he called me a 'little master'". [More]