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

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Some Serious Questions From Fans Will Need Answers

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 45 Comments

The next Newcastle Fans Forum was due to take place this Thursday evening and that would have seem to be a good time to get some real feedback from the likes of Lee Charnley the Managing Director and head coach Steve McClaren about the status of Newcastle this season – and it’s not good.

The Fans Forum is a collection of organization and fans that represent the supporters of the club across a wide spectrum and the last meeting was an upbeat one with the newly appointed Steve McClaren attending the meeting and answering lots of questions.

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Newcastle fans – represented by the Fans Forum members
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Uncertainty About Newcastle’s Team Against Norwich

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 3 Comments

The news today is that our number 9 Papiss Cisse is fit again and the Newcastle head coach has talked today about wanting to see how Mitrovic and Cisse can play together.

Certainly both Ayoze Perez and Papiss are both skillful players who can play off the powerful 6’2″ striker who has been in decent form for both Newcastle and Serbia since he returned from his three match ban for being sent off against Arsenal.

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Papiss Cisse – after scoring in first game against Southampton
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It´s A Huge Opportunity For Newcastle

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 71 Comments

We always knew it was going to be a tough start to the season because we  have played all of last season´s top four clubs in Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal.

And we have already played Southampton and Swansea City who finished in 7th and 8th positions  respectively last term.

Of course on the other side of that we lost both our games to West Ham and Watford far too easily.

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Steve McClaren – it´s been really tough
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New Arrival Could Already Be Newcastle´s Best Player

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Chancel Mbemba has made a steady and good start to his Newcastle career and he seems to be improving as he gets more Premier League games under his belt.

His improvement in the Premier League hopefully will continue and the 21 year-old may already be our best player in the team and just last night he scored a spectacular goal for DR Congo from all of 30 yards out to win the game 2-1 against Gambon.

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Chancel Mbemba in action against Arsenal
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Newcastle Star´s Great Goal Last Night – Video

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 14 Comments

21 year-old Newcastle central defender Chancel Mbemba scored a great goal for DR Congo last night against Gabon that turned out to be the winner just two minutes from time.

Maybe he can score one for us on Sunday against Norwich City – he scores after about one minute and 28 seconds if you want to fast track to his goal

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Carlo Ancelotti Wants A Return To Premier League

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 · 13 Comments

The Victor Valdes story that Newcastle want to sign him started we assume because Newcastle lost a top goalkeeper for the season pn Saturday night and Victor Valdes is currently available from Manchester United.

Two and two equals five.

That logic could be applied to say that we could become interested in former Juventus, Milan, Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti, who is currently out of a job recovering from back surgery and he said yesterday in the Italian press that he wants to return to the Premier League when he is fit again – towards the end of the year.

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Carlo Ancelotti – wants a return to the Premier League
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