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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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Entries from May 2007

Newcastle Season Review 2006/2007 – Part 1: Youth

May 21st, 2007 · 5 Comments

First of all we will define what we mean by youth for last season. We mean anyone who was 21 or under at the start of last season.This eliminates Peter Ramage – too old at 23!. The best young players for us last season were James Milner and Steven Taylor – both of them turned […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players

Sam can Join the Big Boys at Newcastle

May 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

As we all know Sam Allardyce achieved wonders at Bolton with very little transfer funds available. So, being the type of person who gets on with the job, rather than complaining about its limitations, he did the only thing left open to him – get players cheaply or for nothing from wherever he could find […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Can Newcastle Capture Sol Campbell from Portsmouth?

May 20th, 2007 · 18 Comments

When Sol Campbell was available last year many Newcastle fans wondered why Newcastle wouldn’t jump at the chance of getting Sol who has experience galore. Better training methods and diets have also shown that footballers these days can go on at least until their mid 30′s. It looked particularly good because we had a few […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Season Review 2006/2007 – Starts Tomorrow

May 20th, 2007 · Comments Off

As a heads up – we will begin our review of Newcastle’s 2006-2007 season tomorrow and have a piece every day next week on how we have done. As we all remember we were full of hope last August – after finishing the season strongly – with six wins in our last seven games – […]

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Increased Stress for Sam at Newcastle – Absolutely!

May 20th, 2007 · 6 Comments

There are a number of reports in today’s newspapers on the stress that Sam was under at Bolton – particularly the season when Bolton avoided relegation on the last day of the 2002 – 2003 season. Bolton struggled throughout that season but stayed up, winning their final game of the season 2-1 against Middlesbrough. Goals […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Major Newcastle News Stories – 20th May 2007

May 20th, 2007 · Comments Off

Here are the major news stories associated with the Newcastle club for today – in no particular order of priority.

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Tags: Daily Roundup

Synthetic Turf Laid at St. James’ – Is this an Injury Concern?

May 19th, 2007 · 3 Comments

The turf at St. James’ Park is undergoing a change – as the old pitch is being dug up and another one – with the very latest technology of fiber elastic turf replacing the old turf. This turf replacement started last Wednesday. According to the club the new turf is softer and more pliable than […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Ben Haim to Newcastle – Sam Talks Home and Away Styles

May 19th, 2007 · 13 Comments

It looks like Tal Ben Haim, the Israeli International, will be Sam Allardyce’s first signing at Newcastle. He is currently in Israel getting married apparently – so we expect the deal will be tied up in the near future – maybe when he returns back to England within the next couple of weeks. But our […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Who Will Sam Cull Next at Newcastle?

May 19th, 2007 · 11 Comments

There has been much talk about who Sam will allow to leave in addition to the players he has already let go – who were out of contract. The following players all have active contracts at the club – but the next thing we’d like to see is for Sam to transfer list some players. […]

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