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

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Newcastle Scouting International For January Move

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment

There´s no doubt that Newcastle will need to spend some big money in the January transfer market after getting only 3 points from the first 24 points played for so far this season and Newcastle are now rock bottom of the Premier League – it´s our worst start ever in the Premier League after eight games played.

While we didn´t expect to be in the top six by now we thought we would have maybe at least a point a game after the club spent £52M in the summer on what looked some good players brought in.

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Gokhan Tore – Newcastle January target?
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Signing This Frenchman Makes No Sense For Newcastle

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 6 Comments

There has been news recently that Steve McClaren is looking into signing former right-back Mathieu Debuchy, who is another player who has left Newcastle for a bigger club and found himself on the bench.

His best pal Yohan Cabaye ended up on the bench at PSG before him before returning to England and Crystal Palace in the summer for first team football.

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Mathieu Debuchy at Arsenal
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If Newcastle Players Don´t Toughen Up – It´s Bad News

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 152 Comments

What has been apparent as much as anything this season is our players are not mentally tough – when we conceded a goal there´s not a reaction and it´s almost like it was in the relegation season when once we went down too many players assumed we would lose the game and we lost a lot of games that season (18).

Our squad was a decent squad in 2008-2009 and at the time the wage bill at Newcastle was the 6th highest in the Premier League but we still went down and we were struggling with relegation almost from the start of the season.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic scoring his first goal on Saturday
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Newcastle Teenager Progressing Well – Improving On Loan

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Adam Armstrong is doing well on loan at Coventry and he´s scored 8 goals in 9 appearances so far this season and he´s top of the League One scoring charts although he will miss the next two games due to being on duty for the England U19 side.

Last week Steve McClaren checked up on the 18 year-old by calling Coventry City manager Tony Mowbray.

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18 year-old Adam Armstrong – eight goals for Adam this season – so far
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Newcastle One Point Worse Off Than In 1999

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 148 Comments

Newcastle have 11 games to go before the end of this year – which so far has been horrendous for Newcastle with just 16 points from the 27 league games played – compare that to the 47 points Crystal Palace have picked up under Alan Pardew this year in those 27 games.

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Sergio Aguero scoring one of his five goals
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Newcastle´s Struggled For 18 Months – We´ll Deal With This

Monday, October 5th, 2015 · 27 Comments

Newcastle are rock bottom of the league and while we´ve been in the bottom three a few times in the last few years it´s very rare that we have been bottom – especially  for at least two weeks because of the International break.

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Steve McClaren solemn at the Etihad
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