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

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This Is How This Newcastle Player Felt Sunday Morning

Monday, February 8th, 2016 · No Comments

Rob Elliot on Saturday probably had the easiest game of his great season, when West Brom were well beaten by a patched up Newcastle side – and the visitors couldn´t muster a shot on target during the whole game.

And Rob was a very pleased man on Sunday Morning.

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Rob Elliot – easy game

This is what Rob tweeted on Sunday morning – and notice how he gives all the credit to his team mates – he´s a lovely lad is Rob.

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McClaren Praise For Two Unlikely Lads

Monday, February 8th, 2016 · 5 Comments

One of the real talking points that came out of the game on Saturday was the experience of Steven Taylor and Cheick Tiote – where a very patched up side put in one of the best performances of the season against West Brom and we won a must-win game 1-0.

But a 5-0 scoreline would have been more reflective of just how better Newcastle were on the day, but we still missed chances galore.

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Cheick Tiote – showed great spirit
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Newcastle Gave Us Some Hope On Saturday – But That´s All

Monday, February 8th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Usually when we win a game – which has not been too often over the last year – we go just a little bit crazy and everything is hunky dory and great – and there´s a huge relief we have actually won a game for a change.

We think about 3 points and that´s better then just one point and a whole lot better than nothing – which is what we have taken from 13 of our games this season.

But it was a little bit different on Saturday night after we had seen Newcastle perform against West Brom as though we were a top six side.


Steve McClaren – on Saturday on touchline
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Steve McClaren In Surprising About Turn

Monday, February 8th, 2016 · 13 Comments

When we were writing the Man of the Match piece last night we said that Cheick Tiote – who came in second behind only Jonjo Shelvey – could hep Newcastle survive this season before leaving in the summer – and of course a little thought came to mind – if he´s playing that good why let him leave?

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Chieck Tiote – great game on Saturday
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These Were Newcastle’s Best Two Players Against West Brom

Sunday, February 7th, 2016 · 96 Comments

It was a very good win for Newcastle on Saturday against West Brom and such an important time to win only our sixth league game of the season.

It’s a time to celebrate for Newcastle fans too, since we haven’t had too many wins this season, but we also know the team has to become a lot more consistent if we are still to survive relegation.

Newcastle dominated this game from start to finish and the only mystery was how we only scored one single goal – although it was a good one from Aleksandar Mitrovic – brilliantly set up by Jonjo Shelvey.

Alan Shearer raved about Jonjo on Match of the Day on Saturday night and fans agreed – Jonjo is our Man of the Match with 31% of the vote.

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Jonjo Shelvey – 31% – Man of the Match
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