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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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Is This Striker Good Enough For Newcastle This Summer?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 54 Comments

Newcastle need a number of new strikers brought in over the summer months, and at least three, given that Loic Remy, Shola Ameobi and Luuk de Jong will all be leaving the club for different reasons this summer.

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Troy Deeney - Watford’s top striker
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I Don’t Want To Hide Behind Four Successive Defeats

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 15 Comments

Alan Pardew has held his press conference, and he has talked about the terrible run the Newcastle side is on, and the manager wants to see a good performance from the side on Saturday, and especially in the first half, and that should help to get the crowd behind the team.

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Ben Arfa – struggling for Saturday’s game
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Fans Are Fair – I Take Responsibility – Harmony Now Needed

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 145 Comments

Alan Pardew has given his press conference for the important game against Swansea City on Saturday, and he has said one or two interesting things – one of which is that the Newcastle fans are fair, but the team have not been fair to the fans in the last four games.

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Alan Pardew – fans are fair
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Newcastle Interested In Versatile French Midfielder

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 7 Comments

There are reports coming out of L’Equipe in France, that Newcastle are interested in signing Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, and he a fairly versatile player and can also play in defense.

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Benjamin Stambouli – Newcastle interested in midfielder/defender
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Sunderland Midfielder Getting Closer To Newcastle Move

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 19 Comments

Sunderland midfielder come full-back Jack Colback, who is from Killingworth, is still refusing to sign a new deal at the relegation threatened club, who did really well last night at the Emirates Stadium,  and should have come away with a fantastic win, as they were the better side in both halves last night against title chasing mega-rich Manchester City.

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Jack Colback – close to Newcastle move
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Chances Of Newcastle Getting Top Target Are Diminishing

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 79 Comments

One of Newcastle’s top targets this summer is Montpellier midfielder Remy Cabella, who will almost certainly leave the French club this summer, but it’s not certain he will leave to join Newcastle United, even though there has been news over the last few weeks that the Tyneside club are already in negotiations with Montpellier for the player.

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Remy Cabella – some top clubs after him
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I’ve Not Been In A Team That’s Had Such A Bad Run

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments

Newcastle have not scored in the last six hours of play – but hopefully we will have Loic Remy back on Saturday, and with the French International striker in the side, there’s always a chance we can score a goal.

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Vurnon Anita – never been on such a bad run
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Sunderland Almost Did The Seemingly Impossible

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 8 Comments

Sunderland looked doomed before last night’s game at the Etihad Stadium and were 7 points from safety with only six games to play, and other sides fighting relegation – Fulham and Cardiff – had also won their games over the weekend.

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Connor Whickham - after scoring second goal last night
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A Question Mark Hangs Over This Player’s Head

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Steven Taylor finally returned to the Newcastle side at Stoke City on Saturday and at least the defense looked a bit steadier than it’s been of late – so maybe Steven will keep his place in the side for the home game against Swansea on Saturday.

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Steven Taylor in action on Saturday
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