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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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It’s Difficult To See How Newcastle Can Survive

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 97 Comments

We could have had a chance to survive in the Premier League if the club could have brought in a new coach today, but it looks like Steve McClaren was no mug – and didn’t want to come into the club with three games to go, with everything being in such an awful shambles.

Steve’s no fool.

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John Carver –  ineffective coach
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Poll – Should John Carver Have Been Fired?

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 72 Comments

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John Carver – hot-headed personality

We suppose it can be helpful when you say yes all the time to your bosses, and Carver kept his job today – even though he has lost eight games on the trot and looks completely out of his depth.

At a proper football club he would have been fired, and unfortunately for the club Lee Charnley has just made a critical mistake in management of letting sentiment come into his decision making.

But this is probably the first time he’s ever been in management, but Newcastle could be going down because of another stupid and risky decision from the top.

Should John Carver Have Been Fired?

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Statement Wholly Inadequate Given Seriousness Of Situation

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 160 Comments

Lee Charnley has held two days of frank discussions with Carver, the players and maybe even the tea lady, to try to sort things out after the disaster lats Saturday when we were humiliated – yes again – at Leicester and lost 3-0.

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Charnley shows his inexperience as top Executive
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Newcastle Statement – Carver Staying On – We’re Going Down

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 33 Comments

We had thought this may happen as Lee Charnley hasn’t the guts to fire John Carver and he has just emerged from a meeting and the news is that John Carver will stay on.

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John Carver – staying on means we’re going down
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Newcastle Simply Must Do Something – Here’s An Approach

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Newcastle have three games to play in the league – West Brom at home next Saturday – QPR away the week after and in our last game on May 24th at home we entertain (if that’s the right word) West Ham United and former Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce – and this may he final game as the Hammers manager and he will be wanting to win that game.

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Sam Allardyce – will want to beat Newcastle on final day
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No Leadership At Newcastle From Top To Bottom

Monday, May 4th, 2015 · 42 Comments

Having had some experience in building and running  a large business at IBM, I have to admit that to being completely and utterly stunned – stunned – at the incompetence and lack of leadership shown at Newcastle this year by those at the top.

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This is the Brains Trust at Newcastle
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