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

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If Things Don’t Improve Soon Ashley Will Have To Step In

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 · 41 Comments

It looked at the time that Mike Ashley had made a couple of good decisions after Newcastle almost sensationally were relegated when Lee Charnley put John Carver in charge of the side in Jnauary, and he got one point from 10 games, upset the players who were hopeless and we were almost relegated.

John also upset the fans with the ridiculous statements he made in front of the TV cameras at every press conference.

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Mike Ashley – on Sky Sports on May 24th
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It Would Be A Mistake To Sell This Top Player In January

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 · 15 Comments

There are various reports out today that AC Milan are in the race to sign Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko, and they originate from a report in the Italian media in Calciomercato.

Moussa is the one who keeps saying that he wants to play for a Champions League side and with Inter-Milan currently second top of the Italian League under new manager Roberto Mancini they will have a decent chance of qualifying for that competition this season.

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Moussa Sissoko – in training
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Newcastle Making January Plans – But Board Must Do This

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 · 70 Comments

So far it doesn’t look like the £52M net spent in the summer has done much at all for the Newcastle side, with our defense still too weak and our attack not able to score enough goals.

Newcastle have the lowest number of points (3), the lowest number of goals scored (6) and the most goals conceded (17) and therefore the worst goal difference at -11, after only eight games played.

There’s nothing like the facts to concentrate the mind.

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Lee Charnley Board must fix weaknesses – nothing else
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These Two Players Can Save Newcastle Before Christmas

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 · 15 Comments

While we haven’t got many points on the board Newcastle have played three or four decent games this season, when the team has looked resilient, but they have been few and far between.

Steve McClaren and the coaches must work on the defense and try to get the side playing better than we’ve performed  in the first eight games and conceded a massive 17 goals already this season.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic – a budding leader at the club
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This Italian Defender Would Be Excellent Acquisition in January

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 · 5 Comments

With Newcastle’s terrible start to the season and money available to spend,  it’s almost certain that Newcastle will try to bring in at least a center-back and a striker in January.

We just hope by that time that the team has settled down and become a lot more resilient than it’s been in the first eight games which have not been good in terms of getting points.

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Andrea Ranocchia – 6’5″ Inter center-back
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This Player Should Shape Up Or Be Shipped Out

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 · 55 Comments

Another International break, another interview and Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko has said again that he wants to play for a Champions League club, and when asked if he could leave Newcastle in the January transfer window – he didn’t rule that out.

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Moussa Sissoko – needs to produce best form for Newcastle
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