Newcastle news: Magpies man is best Championship player ever, Dummett the new Bramble, Hayden praises Rafa

Jonjo Shelvey.
Jonjo Shelvey.

Sky Sports pundit Ian Holloway has named who he thinks is the greatest player ever to grace the Championship.

And that man is Newcastle United's own Jonjo Shelvey.

Full story: Ian Holloway names this Newcastle United man as the best Championship footballer ever.
Titus Bramble. Yep, we all remember him.

Signed from Ipswich Town as one of the brightest young defenders around by Bobby Robson, only to turn into an accident waiting to happen.

Is that assessment fair or did he get some unfair stick?

And are Newcastle fans always looking for a scapegoat, especially given the recent criticism of Paul Dummett?

Kris Wallace @GallowgateShots explores.

Full story: Shots & Giggles: Paul Dummett’s the new Titus Bramble – stop making him scapegoat.
And finally, England Under-21 midfielder Isaac Hayden says the secret of Newcastle United’s rise to the top of the Championship is simple.

It's all down to one man. You can probably guess who...

Full story: Isaac Hayden’s revealing insight into Rafa Benitez’s relationship with his Newcastle players.