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

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Two Return – Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Chelsea?

Friday, February 12th, 2016 · 54 Comments

With Newcastle playing so well last week against West Brom and getting the required win – even though it was closer than it should have been,  we don’t think Steve McClaren will be making many changes to the side for tomorrow’s game at Chelsea.

In fact the odds are that it will be an unchanged side.

The only doubt seems to be that Jack Colback is back fit again and the local lad has trained all week,  so it may be that Steve McClaren may prefer his experience at left back in place of Rolando Aarons.

But that would be a little unlucky on Rolando who played very well last Saturday.

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Jack Colback back in training at Benton
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There’s No Way This England Superstar Would Join Newcastle

Friday, February 12th, 2016 · 96 Comments

It’s worth thinking about it, but that’s as far as it goes.

Ig John Terry is allowed to leave Chelsea this summer Newcastle could go for a defender who has shown this season he can still produce the goods for The Blues.

And during Steve McClaren’s press conference today he was asked if he would like to sign Terry – if he does indeed become available this summer.

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John Terry – Mr. Chelsea and one terrific defender
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The Out Of Contract Players Fans Still Want At Newcastle

Friday, February 12th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Newcastle fans have voted in our poll and it’s fairly obvious they want the youngsters at Newcastle to be given new contracts.

Newcastle fans had up to six votes each they could cast in the following poll depending on which of the six players they wanted to be offered new deals at the club.

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Rolando Aarons tops the poll at 94%

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Some Rare Praise For Newcastle And Mike Ashley

Friday, February 12th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Sky Sports News pundit Jamie Redknapp says that Newcastle have too many good players to be relegated – and even offered some praise for the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley – which is rare indeed.

But we had a decent squad right at the start of the season and certainly better than last season’s squad,  but we have done worse than last season up to this point.

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Jamie Redknapp – Ashley has put his money where his mouth is 
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We Will Go There To Win – Just Like We’ve Done All Season

Friday, February 12th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Under new manager Guus Hiddink Chelsea are unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions and have won four of the last eight games so it’s a decent chance for Newcastle to inflict their first loss for while.

We did that last season when we broke their 23 game unbeaten run that lasted 102 days – when we beat them 2-1 at St. Jame’s Park.

Of course with the team we have today who have just 7 points and six goals in 12 away games that’s a tall order.

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Steve McClaren – press conference today
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