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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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Riviere – Cabella Is Like A Ben Arfa And Cabaye Together

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 · 99 Comments

New boy Emmanuel Riviere is the same age as Remy Cabella at 24, and our new striker has played with our new midfield player for the  French Youth sides.

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Remy Cabella last week at St. James’ Park
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Riviere Admits To Huge Ambitions At Newcastle

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 · 27 Comments

From what we’ve seen of Emmanuel Riviere so far, the 24 year-old looks like a potentially very good acquisition for Newcastle, and he opened his account on Tuesday night with a goal after just 26 minutes against Sydney FC, and he looks fast.

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Emmanuel Riviere – huge ambitions at Newcastle
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This Is Why Andy Carroll Should Not Be A Newcastle Target

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 · 14 Comments

There was talk last week that Newcastle were after Andy Carroll – and that would be for the third summer running that we have been credited with an interest in the Gateshead striker, who made his name on Tyneside before leaving for Liverpool for a massive £35M in January 2011.

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Andy Carroll - lots of injuries
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Pardew – We Want To Build That Winning Habit

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Newcastle did very well in the first part of last season through Christmas, and it was interesting that during that time we didn’t pick up too many injuries, but in the disastrous second half of the season, when we kept losing, we did start to pick up injuries and a number of our better players were injured – and that didn’t help things too much.

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Alan Pardew on Tuesday night against Sydney FC
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Three More Newcastle Wingers Told They Can Leave Club

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 · 59 Comments

Yesterday Sylvain Marveaux completed a one year loan deal to French club Guingamp, and news tonight that three of Newcastle’s other wingers – Ben Arfa, Jonas Gutierrez and Gabby Obertan – have all been told they can  go to other clubs this summer, since they are not wanted at Newcastle.

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Jonas Gutierrez – told he can leave.
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Newcastle Close To Completing 7th Signing Of The Summer

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 · 314 Comments

Chilean news outlet El Mercurio is reporting that Newcastle United are close to getting their 7th signing through the door this summer,  with a fee agreed with Juventus for the transfer of Mauricio Isla, who had an injury ravaged season at the Italian club, but played very well for Chile in the World Cup, where they were unlucky to go out to Brazil in a penalty shoot-out in the knockout rounds.

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Mauricio Isla – Juventus player
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This Lad Has Real Quality – He Scored A Fantastic Goal

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 · 236 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew seemed delighted by the overall Newcastle United display yesterday down under, and especially for the young players who got an outing against Sydney FC.

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Adam Armstrong after scoring great goal against Sydney FC
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Jack Colback – Newcastle Are Really Going Places

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 · 21 Comments

Jack Colback has looked good so far in pre-season games, and he had a good game yesterday down under, and Jack adds enthusiasm and a hard work ethic to the side, and of course the local lad from Killingworth always gives 100% all the time.

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Jack Colback – in action against Sydney yesterday
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This International Striker Could Do The Job At Newcastle

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 · 35 Comments

Newcastle need two more strikers brought in this summer, but it’s not clear if we can get those strikers in on a permanent basis – maybe get one in permanently and then take a player on loan – much like we did with Loic Remy last summer.

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Javier Hernandez – in action against Newcastle
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