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Dave King Takes Control From Mike Ashley At Rangers FC

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 56 Comments

As expected, Dave King has won the battle today at the Rangers Extraordinary General Meeting in London,  to gain control of Rangers FC, and the club has issued a statement to that effect.

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Dave King – in control of Rangers FC
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→ 56 CommentsTags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Rangers FC

Newcastle Could Make Move For PSG Defender

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 6 Comments

In the summer of 2012 when Newcastle were looking to sign Lille right back Mathieu Debuchy,  we were also linked with Dutch International full-back Gregory van der Wiel, who at the time was still at Ajax.

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Gregory van der Wiel – available this summer?
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→ 6 CommentsTags: Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Frank de Boer Hint – He Could Join Newcastle If Offered Job

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Ajax manager Frank de Boer has said if he had been offered the Tottenham job last year he would have taken it, but of course it was finally offered to Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, and the former Southampton manager has done well at Spurs this season.

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Frank de Boer - I will consider an offer in the future
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→ 9 CommentsTags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle’s Forthright Statement Will Help Papiss Cisse

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 72 Comments

Newcastle were wise to put out a statement of their own after Papiss Cisse essentially admitted his guilt at spitting at Manchester United defender Jonny Evans on Wednesday night at St. James’ Park.

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Lee Charnley – issued excellent statement from Newcastle United [Read more →]

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Newcastle Player – I Try To Improve All The Time

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Jonas Gutierrez has achieved the seemingly impossible when after having to go through chemotherapy treatment and beaten testicular cancer he has returned to the Newcastle first team, and he got a hero’s welcome at St. James’ Park on Wednesday night in the 1-0 loss to Manchester United.

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Jonas in action on Wednesday night
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Report Card – Carver Half Way Through – How Has He Done?

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 11 Comments

After the home win against Everton in late December that was Newcastle’s 19th league game of the season and we had 26 points when Alan Pardew decided to walk out on the club and join one of his former clubs – Crystal Palace.

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John Carver – 9 points from 9 games
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I Am Very Happy And Proud To See Him Back

Friday, March 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments

When Jonas Gutierrez came onto the field on Wednesday night after 65 minutes, it was fitting gesture from Argentine colleague and close friend Fabricio Coloccini to hand him the captain’s armband.

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Gutierrez receives armband from Coloccini
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→ 2 CommentsTags: Fabricio Coloccini · Illness · Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse · Premier League

Carver’s Now In Driver’s Seat For Newcastle Job – Here’s Why

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 · 86 Comments

The Newcastle squad has been decimated since the start of this year, and we have lost Steven Taylor, Siem de Jong, Paul Dummett and Cheick Tiote for the season with injuries, and Newcastle made a mistake by not bringing in new players in January, but instead allowed Davide Santon to go out on loan to Inter-Milan on the last day of the transfer window.

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John Carver – in the driver’s seat for top job
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