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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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Forgotten Man To Turn Things Around And Resurrect Career

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 12 Comments

Newcastle United’s Gabriel Obertan was expected to leave the club in the summer, and like Ben Arfa,  he was left behind when the squad traveled to New Zealand for their summer tour, and was told to find another club.

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Gabby Obertan after scoring the winner last Saturday
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This Youngster Can Become Huge Star For Magpies

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

We were really impressed with the substitute performance of Ayoze Perez on Saturday afternoon, and he did a lot of good work running at the Leicester defense, and then after 85 minutes, the young Spaniard brilliantly set up Papiss Cisse,  when he beat a couple of players in the box and sent over a perfectly weighted cross, but Papiss Cisse could only head the ball straight at the goalkeeper. :(

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Ayoze Perez in action against Leicester City
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Magpies To Get Money Back On Mapou – No Recall For Lascelles

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 69 Comments

Newcastle have released the minutes from the Fan Forum meeting on Monday night, which seems have been very well attended, with Managing Director Lee Charnley also in attendance.

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Lee Charnley – in attendance on Monday night
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Prolific Brazilian Striker Could Be Great Signing For Newcastle

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 68 Comments

One of our readers has alerted us to the form of 27 year-old Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano at Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine, and he certainly seems to be able to score the goals.

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Luiz Adriano – scored five Champions League goals last night
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Alan Pardew Hoping For Smoother Run At Newcastle

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

After getting Newcastle’s first league win of the season on Saturday against Leicester City, and out third win in total this season, Alan Pardew is hoping things will be a bit easier and that he will have a smoother run as manager of Newcastle United.

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Alan Pardew – hoping for smoother run at Newcastle
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This Gives Magpies Chance To Get Two Wins In A Row At Spurs

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Newcastle are by no stretch of the imagination out of the woods yet – although it was great to get our first win of the season on Saturday against Leicester City – and it certainly was a great feeling – one Newcastle fans hadn’t had since early May – our last league win –  when we hammered Cardiff City 3-0 at home (with two very late goals to make it look better than it was).

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Cheick Tiote – back on Saturday
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Five Players Could Return At Spurs – We Need The Win

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 41 Comments

Newcastle manager could have five players back from injury for the game at Spurs on Saturday – Cheick Tiote, Sammy Ameobi, Emmanuel Riviere and Mike Williamson  – and in addition Ryan Taylor has announced he is now fit and available and ready to make his comeback into the first team.

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Alan Pardew last Saturday – we need wins
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Pardew Surprisingly Admits To Some Home Truths At Newcastle

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 10 Comments

Alan Pardew has said today that you are taught in football when you get your coaching license never to use the word desperate – because presumably it conjures up all kinds of negative connotations about what’s happening with the football team.

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Alan Pardew on Saturday
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Newcastle Make Big Changes To Their Failing Youth Policy

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

There is a new book about football in the North East that was published back in August ‘Up There’ – by journalist Michael Walker – and the book has been mentioned in a story in the Journal today by Mark Douglas.

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Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley at Newcastle
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