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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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This Youngster Can Become Huge Star For Magpies

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · No 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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Yanga-Mbiwa Plays Whole Game In Roma Disaster

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 18 Comments

Roma were 5-0 down at home last night to Bayern Munich in the Champions League after only 36 minutes, and ended up on the wrong side of a 7-1 hammering, and Newcastle’s on loan Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa played the whole game at center-back for Roma.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa when joining Roma on September 1st
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