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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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Five Players Could Return At Spurs – We Need The Win

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 37 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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Ryan Taylor – I’m Available – Ready For Comeback

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

On Monday, Ryan Taylor played his first full game for Newcastle since August of two years ago,  when he suffered the first of two successive and very serious ACL knee injures.

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Ryan Taylor – ready for comeback after 26 months out
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Two Young Strikers For Newcastle In January

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 · 36 Comments

Newcastle need to bring in at least one new striker this January, and we’ve got to think the club will bring in somebody who’s young and in their early twenties probably, and can still improve a lot.

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Diego Rolan – 21 year-old Uruguayan International striker
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Marveaux Showing Vast Improvement In France

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 · 96 Comments

We had thought when Sylvain Marveaux moved to Guingamp on a season long loan in the summer, that would be the last we would see of him, but given what’s happened so far this season, maybe that Sylvain could still be at Newcastle next year at this time.

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Sylvain Marveaux playing against Fiorentina
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Magpies On Trail Of French U21 Midfield Star

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 · 54 Comments

The Sun is reporting that Marseilles defensive midfielder Giannelli Imbula is attracting a lot of interest with Newcastle one of the clubs interested in signing the 22 year-old midfielder.

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Giannelli Imbula – Newcastle interested
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Even More Good News On The Injury Front

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 · 7 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew said yesterday that he expected Mike Williamson, Manu Riviere and Sammy Ameobi to be fit for the game at Spurs, and now he’s added Cheick Tiote to that list.

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Cheick Tiote – back at Spurs
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