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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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He’s Brilliant On And Off The Pitch – A Great Personality

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Newcastle U21 side beat West Ham United 4-1 in the Premier League U21 Cup yesterday afternoon at Whitley Park, with goals from Gael Bigirimana, Adam Campbell, Callum Roberts and Liam Gibson.

But it was a very special occasion, as Jonas Gutierrez made his return to football after successfully fighting testicular cancer.

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Jonas Gutierrez in action yesterday afternoon
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Newcastle Watching Lacazette For Possible January Transfer

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

There’s news that Newcastle scouts were at the game at the Bordeaux – Lyon game last night and according to the reports the player we were supposed to be watching was Bordeaux defensive midfielder, 27 year-old Ludovic Sané, who we first were linked with more than 18 months ago.

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Alexandre Lacazette in action last night – two goals
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Newcastle Interested In Defensive Midfielder

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 8 Comments

Newcastle were first linked with Bordeaux’s 27 year-old Ludovic Sané in April of last year, and we probably became interested in him after he gave a good performance for Bordeaux in the Europa League against us at St. James’ Park in our 3-0 win in October of 2012.

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Ludovic Sané – Bordeaux defensive midfielder
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Jonas Makes Successful Return In Newcastle U21 Win – Photos

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 127 Comments

Jonas Gutierrez played for the Newcastle U21 side today, and it was his first game for a Newcastle team for about a year, after the Argentine has had the fight of his life with testicular cancer, but he was given the all clear by his doctors last month – declared cancer free – and allowed to resume his football career.

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Yes – that’s Jonas Gutierrez this afternoon
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Why Newcastle Could Lose Moussa Sissoko This Summer

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 16 Comments

Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko could be leaving Newcastle this summer, and although it would be a surprise if he leaves in January, although there have been rumors that Arsenal may come in with an offer for him next month.

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Moussa Sissoko – in French colors
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Good News – Our Man Of The Match Was Excellent

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 116 Comments

For the third game running Ayoze Perez was our Man Of The Match in the 1-0 defeat by Sunderland yesterday at St. James’ Park.

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Ayoze Perez goes close yesterday
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They Waited For Us To Make Mistakes – And We Did

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 17 Comments

Alan Pardew had said before yesterday’s home game with Sunderland that the reason Sunderland had own the last three games was that they defended solidly and waited for us to make mistakes and then they punished those mistakes.

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Steven Taylor after head-butting a post in the second half
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Newcastle Fans – Think Of This And Be Happy

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 · 26 Comments

Alan Pardew has said we are in a decent position in the Premier League table right now, and he’s right about that, since we still have 23 points from our first 17 games, and that’s only 4 points less than we had after 17 games, when we finished 5th top back in 2012.

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers
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