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

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It´s Official – Newcastle A Bigger Club Than Crystal Palace

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 · 17 Comments

We were all sweating just a little bit when Moussa Sissoko seemed to think Yohan Cabaye had joined a bigger club than Newcastle when he joined Alan Pardew´s Crystal Palace in the summer and ended his nightmare at PSG.

But thankfully Palace is not one of the clubs that have overtaken us as a big club (whatever “big” really means).

Well that´s a big relief to be sure!

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Alan Pardew – Newcastle bigger club than Palace
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Newcastle Must Fix These Two Problems Quickly

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment

There are (at least) two problems that this Newcastle side have this season and both need to be fixed if we are to climb the table and get away from the relegation zone.

The goals for this season were (are?) to finish in the top eight and try to win a cup and the very least fans expected after the travails of last season and £52M spent in the summer transfer window was that we at least wouldn´t be in another relegation battle.

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Steve McClaren – thinking how to fix these two problems
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Pundit Gets It Wrong On Newcastle

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Newcastle have failed fairly miserably to bring youngsters through to the first team, but we may be better positioned on that than we have been over the last eight years.

We have youngsters like Adam Armstrong, Freddie Woodman, Rolando Aarons, Kevin Mbabu, Alex Gilliead and newly signed Ivan Toney looking good.

Armstrong and Woodman are out on loan at Coventry and Crawley and they are doing well and the were in the England U19 side that beat Macedonia 2-0 on Thursday.

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Paul Merson – Newcastle have no young players coming through
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→ 2 CommentsTags: Adam Armstrong · Alex Gilliead · Freddie Woodman · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Rolando Aarons

More Disciplinary Trouble For Newcastle

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 · 4 Comments

There´s no doubt that Newcastle missed Jack Colback last Saturday in defensive midfield when we went crashing at the Etihad Stadium by a score of 6-1 and that made up a cumulative score of 11-1 in our two league games there this year.



Jack Colback – one booking away from a one match ban
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Newcastle Players Hopeful But It Will Be Tough

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Netherlands have managed to lose four of their eight game in Group A and amazingly lost both their game in the last International break when they were beaten at home 1-0 by Iceland and on the road in Turkey 3-0.

It was not a good first two games for the new head coach Danny Blind.

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Gini Wijnaldum – it will be difficult for the Netherlands
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Two Newcastle Players In Top Form For Their Countries

Friday, October 9th, 2015 · 55 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic and Chancel Mbemba look to be two good buys for Newcastle for about £21M for the two of them and while Chancel has been consistently good since he first arrived his former team-mate at Anderlecht Aleksandar Mitrovic is starting to show what a great young striker he is.

Aleksandar has played very well in both games since returning from his three game suspension and he played well against both Chelsea and Manchester City and scored his first goal at the Etihad Stadium.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic in action last night – hey ref – foul!
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