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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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Magpies Target For The Season A Big Surprise?

Friday, October 24th, 2014 · 77 Comments

Newcastle fans didn’t get too much out of the Fans’ Forum meeting on Monday night at St. James’ Park,  with the club answering the fans’ questions very carefully and trying not to give too much away.

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Lee Charnley – target is top 10 finish minimum
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Can Newcastle Get Shock Win At Tottenham?

Friday, October 24th, 2014 · 5 Comments

It’s strange how things sometimes work in this world, and after Newcastle had gone 10 league games without a win, we managed all 3 points last time out at home to Leicester City – and maybe – just maybe – we can get our second successive win at Tottenham on Sunday.

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Cheick Tiote - back from injury on Sunday
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→ 5 CommentsTags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Newcastle Leading Chase For Prolific International Striker

Friday, October 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Newcastle are said to be in the lead in their bid to sign 26 tear-old CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia, who we have been linked with for a number of years, and he was recommended to Newcastle by his Ivorian team-mate Cheick Tiote,  a few months after Cheick signed for us in August, 2010 – here’s the article we had out on that at the time.

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26 year-old CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia
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→ 4 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Both These Strikers Would Be Good Buys In January

Friday, October 24th, 2014 · 25 Comments

Paul Ntep plays in France for Rennes and Luc Castaignos plays for FC Twente in Holland, and these two strikers would be good buys for Newcastle in January – and they are two clubs Newcastle have done business with over the last five years.

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Paul-Georges Ntep shown above in France colors
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Lee Bowyer – Newcastle Wont Get Relegated – Keep Alan Pardew

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 43 Comments

Lee Bowyer was signed by Sir Bobby Robson in the summer of 2003 as a free agent, and that was after his former club West Ham were relegated to the Championship.

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Lee Bowyer while at Newcastle
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Huge Pressure On Fragile Hatem Ben Arfa

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 42 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa will become a free agent next summer, and he has already played his last game for Newcastle United – and for the record he played 86 games with 14 goals and 18 assist in four seasons at Newcastle, and that’s not many, but he hardly played that first season when he suffered a double fracture of his left leg at Manchester City.

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Ben Arfa played the whole game at Arsenal on Saturday
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No Sign Of Newcastle’s Media Relations Improving Anytime Soon

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments

In reading through the minutes of Monday night’s Fans’ Forum meeting, it doesn’t seem there will be any change in the relationship of the club to the banned local media journalists any time soon.

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Lee Charnley – Managing Director attended the meeting
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We Need To Put Big Smiles On Fans’ Faces More Often

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 60 Comments

Steven Taylor had a strong game at the back for Newcastle last Saturday, and with that performance, which was getting near to what Steven is capable of in the Premier League, the lad from Whitley Bay has a chance to keep his place for the tough game at Spurs on Sunday.

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Steven Taylor – in action on Saturday against Leicester
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Newcastle Midfielder Upbeat About Newcastle’s Future

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Moussa Sissoko had a decent enough game for Newcastle on Saturday in the 1-0 win at home to Leicester which was an excellent result for us and the second half performance was encouraging.

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Moussa Sissoko in action against Leicester
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→ 4 CommentsTags: Capital One Cup · Gabriel Obertan · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League

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