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News and Commentary On Newcastle United Football Club By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Charnley’s Top Choice Is Another Englishman – Not Carver

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 61 Comments

There’s news tonight that Newcastle United will make Steve McClaren their No 1 target for head coach after they appointed caretaker manager John Carver today, as the head coach through the end of the season.

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Steve McClaren – Newcastle’s top choice?
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Huge Majority Of Fans Don’t Want John Carver Either Way

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 127 Comments

88% of our readers don’t want to see John Carver appointed as the permanent head coach, with over 9,500 fans voting, and John doesn’t get much better results about being head coach through the end of the season.

The Newcastle caretaker head coach, John Carver, applauds the away fans

John Carver – fans don’t want him as head coach – either way
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Signing This Player For £4M Would Be Great News For Newcastle

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 151 Comments

There has been a lot of news over the last couple of months that Newcastle were in the driver’s seat to sign England U19 International Dele Alli from MK Dons, and there is news coming in today that Newcastle may shortly announce they have signed the central midfielder with the fee being £4M with some additional add-ons.

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Dele Alli in white playing for MK Dons
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Some Stability Finally Returning To Newcastle

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 69 Comments

Just got back from the urologist, and I see that about an hour ago there were reports that John Carver will be the caretaker manager through the end of the season – and Newcastle have just confirmed the news.

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John Carver – in charge for the rest of the season
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Chelsea Could Target Newcastle Midfielder This Month

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 142 Comments

Chelsea’s two major targets for this January transfer window are Juan Cuadrado of Fiorentina and Douglas Costa of Shakhtar Donetsk, and it looks like the Blues are fairly confident they can get one of those players over the line before next Monday night, when the transfer window slams shut.

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Moussa Sissoko in action against Chelsea this season
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It’s Time For Charnley To End Uncertainty At Newcastle

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 19 Comments

The last match Alan Pardew managed at Newcastle was the 3-2 win at home to Everton on Sunday, December 28th, and it was immediately after that game that rumors took on a life of their own, after Alan sent out John Carver to do the press briefing after the game.

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Lee Charnley - Newcastle’s Managing Director
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Is This Man Really 2/7 Odds On For The Newcastle Job?

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 16 Comments

Just looking at the Skybet odds on who could be the new head coach at Newcastle, and we see that caretaker manager John Carver,  who is yet to win a game in the four games he’s been in charge of the team since Alan Pardew bolted just before the end of last year, has had his odds shortened a lot in the last few days and he’s now 2/7 odds-on for the job.

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John Carver – in line for Newcastle job?
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Newcastle Getting Close To Signing Top England Youngster

Monday, January 26th, 2015 · 6 Comments

It seems that if Newcastle are able to pull off the signing of 18 year-old MK Dons central midfielder Dele Alli, they would need to loan him back to MK Dons for the rest of the season, just as we did when we signed Jamaal Lascelles and Karl Darlow from Nottingham, and loaned them back to Forest for a season long loan.

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Dele Alli - 18 year-old MK Dons midfielder
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