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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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Newcastle Get Crystal Palace Away In League Cup

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 79 Comments

Newcastle have been drawn against Crystal Palace away in the Capital One Cup, and that’s not a particularly good draw given the other teams left in the competition.

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Newcastle Still Hoping To Sign One Of Two Striker Targets

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 337 Comments

Goal is reporting today that Newcastle are still hoping to sign a striker before the end of the transfer window on Monday night, and that Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette and QPR’s Loic Remy are still our top two targets.

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Can Newcastle sign Lacazette or Remy by next Tuesday?
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Pardew Hasn’t Managed This Player Well – Give Him A Chance

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 22 Comments

What Newcastle need in the team at the moment is a player who has loads of skill and can open up opposing defenses, and can also score one or two goals himself.

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Ben Arfa in action on Monday for the U21 side
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Newcastle Interested In Signing Guinea Winger

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 19 Comments

News this morning of reports coming out of Spain that 22 year-old Rayo Vallecano forward Lass Bangoura wants to leave the La Liga club, and that Newcastle United may be interested.

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Lass Bangoura – Newcastle interested – we doubt it
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Young Central Midfielder – I’m Really Happy At Newcastle

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 134 Comments

Mehdi Abeid made only his 6th appearance for the Newcastle first team last night at Gillingham,  after being at the club for three years, but the 22 year-old has looked good in pre-season and he benefited greatly from his loan spell at Greek club Panathinaikos last season, where he played 38 times and scored 10 goals.

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Mehdi Abeid in action last night
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Pardew Impressed With Newcastle’s Two Top Youngsters

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 17 Comments

Rolando Aarons played a good game last night at the Priestfield Stadium, but he was replaced in the second half after he had picked up a knock, and that may keep him out of the squad for the Crystal Palace game on Saturday at St. James’ Park.

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Rolando Aarons in action last night
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Good Win But We Need To Improve In The Forward Area

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 19 Comments

Newcastle got a second clean sheet in a row last night at Gillingham, and we scored our first goal in three games, albeit an own goal to progress to the third round of the Capital One Cup – and the draw for that is tonight.

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Obertan and Aarons celebrate goal
It was a Obertan cross that John Egan put into his own net

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Newcastle Star In Injury Scare

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Some bad news being reported by the Shields Gazette that Jack Colback did not play last night in the 1-0 win at Gillingham because he was injured, and he is now a doubt for the important game at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday.

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Jack Colback – doubtful for Saturday’s game
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