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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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Sunderland’s Conduct Has Been Impeccable

Saturday, December 20th, 2014 · No Comments

In his press conference yesterday for the derby game against Sunderland tomorrow, Alan Pardew paid Sunderland and their supporters compliments more than once, and this is the first derby since we lost Newcastle fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney in those tragic circumstances on July 17th over Ukraine, when their Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down and all aboard were killed.

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John Alder and Liam Sweeney
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Pardew Warns Players To Keep Emotions In Check

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Steven Taylor was last sent off at the worst possible time,  when he picked up a second yellow card with 10 minutes to go against Chelsea, when we were 2-0 up, and that could have cost Newcastle the win.

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Steven Taylor – must keep hos head on Sunday
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Newcastle Fans Want This English Striker In January

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 25 Comments

The three strikers Newcastle have been linked with most closely in the press over the last few months are Burnley’s 22 year-old English striker Danny Ings, Anderlecht’s 20 year-old Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, and Borussia Monchengladbach’s 26 year-old German International striker Max Kruse.

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Danny Ings – 22 year-old Burnley striker
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Goalkeeper Needs To Know – Geordie Fans Right Behind Him

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 87 Comments

It will be a challenge for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew to get third choice Newcastle goalkeeper Jak Alnwick mentally ready for the game against Sunderland on Sunday, after the 21 year-old made a couple of critical errors in the game at Tottenham on Thursday night.

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Jak Alnwick – challenge for the goalkeeper on Sunday
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His Conduct Has Been Impeccable – He’s Been Fantastic

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 36 Comments

Former Sunderland Chairman Niall Quinn has tried to stir things up before the derby game on Sunday, when he criticized 25 year-old Jack Colback for joining Newcastle in the summer as a free agent, after the player had been at Sunderland since he was 10 years old.

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Jack Colback – in Newcastle colors
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Good News For Newcastle

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments

At his press conference today Alan Pardew had some good news – for a change – and he indicated that five players who had been doubtful for the big game against Sunderland on Sunday were in training today or would train tomorrow.

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Alan Pardew – five players should be fit
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Newcastle Legend – Alnwick Not Ready For This Test

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 68 Comments

We had an article out yesterday that basically lay the responsibility (also known as blame) for our current  goalkeeper situation, with poor planning by Newcastle, and we feel sorry for young Jak Alnwick.

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Jak Alnwick at the end of the game Wednesday night
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Pardew Playing Dangerous Game – Newcastle Have 13 Injuries

Friday, December 19th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Newcastle are currently four injuries clear of Arsenal at the top of the Premier League injuries list, and we currently have a total of 13 injuries, and we’ve been top of that particular league almost all season.

What’s going on?

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Alan Pardew – willing to play players with knocks
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