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

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Newcastle Legend’s Opinion On Mitrovic Dismissal

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 · 135 Comments

The sending off of Aleksandar Mitrovic yesterday after only 16 minutes cost us the game, and referee Andre Marriner has come under severe criticism for the decision so early in the game.

And while the challenge of Mitrovic on Coquelin at first looked fairly innocuous,  when you see it a few more times it does seem that Mitrovic goes over the top.

That’s what Alan Shearer thinks – that it was over the top and a red card.

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Alan Shearer – it was a red card – he went over the top
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New Signing – We Honor Newcastle Shirt And Deserved More

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Chancel Mbemba talked on the Newcastle web-site yesterday immediately after the game, and he was disappointed we got nothing out of the game when we went down by only 1-0 to Arsenal,  after we played for 74 minutes with only 10 men following the Mitrovic red card, which is all the talk about the game today.

Chancel Mbemba had another good game for Newcastle, and we again looked strong and resilient at the back – it’s just a pity the good performance wasn’t rewarded with a point.

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Chancel Mbemba challenges Aaron Ramsey yesterday
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Poll – Have Your Say On Mitrovic Decision

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 · 32 Comments

Controversy rages over the dismissal of Aleksandar Mitrovic yesterday, but whether it was the correct decision or not by referee Andre Marriner,  it not only cost us the game but meant the game as a spectacle ended after only 16 minutes.

Newcastle then had little chance of getting anything out of the game, although the lads still played very well and with lots of heart – those still on the field that is.

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Mitrovic – holding his head in his hands after dismissal
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Analyst – Mitrovic Is A Silly Boy

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 · 34 Comments

It has to be a worry to Newcastle that Aleksandar Mitrovic was sent off yesterday after only 16 minutes and that in his first four games he has picked up two yellows cards and one red now – and at only 20 years old – that’s the sixth red card of his career.

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Mitrovic getting he red card
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Top Player Threatens To Leave Newcastle

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 · 14 Comments

There’s news today in the Chronicle that Papiss Cisse is not happy at losing his first team spot to Aleksandar Mitrovic, and he’s said to be growing frustrated and could leave Newcastle in this transfer window, according to his agent Madou Diene.

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Papiss Cisse – could leave Newcastle
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Newcastle Must Get A Grip On Discipline

Saturday, August 29th, 2015 · 95 Comments

Last season it was injuries and lack of discipline that ravaged the Newcastle squad, and as well as suffering more injuries than any other side in the Premier League, we also lost players like Daryl Janmaat, Mike Williamson and Papiss Cisse, among others, because of their lack of control on the field.

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Tim Krul saving from Theo Walcott
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