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

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Entries from May 2007

Michael Owen Returns to Captain England B

May 24th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Michael Owen is in the starting lineup for England’s B side against Albania at Burnley’s Turf Moor ground on Friday. The Newcastle striker started the last three league games for Newcastle – but is still short of match practice after 10 months out of the game. Owen is keen to play in England’s Euro 2008 […]

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Freddy Shepherd’s Time Is Up at Newcastle

May 24th, 2007 · 45 Comments

Freddy Shepherd has always said he would sell his 29.8% stake in Newcastle United only if the right bid came along and it was good for the club. He expanded by saying if a Geordie Abramovich came along he would sell – which was a reference to someone who was rich and able to pump […]

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Major Newcastle News Stories – 24th May 2007

May 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on Major Newcastle News Stories – 24th May 2007

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

Ruthless Ashley Scraps with Shepherd for Control of Newcastle

May 24th, 2007 · 3 Comments

There is more news coming out this morning on the Ashley Takeover and its time-frame. We had speculated on Monday – because the shares of Newcastle United PLC had gone up 30% since March – there must be something going on – especially since the performance of the club during that time was not good. […]

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Allardyce Surprised as Anyone by Ashley Takeover

May 24th, 2007 · 3 Comments

When the new broke yesterday that Mike Ashley, an English BillionaireTycoon had bought Sir John Hall’s 41.6% in the club – the statement issued by Ashley indicated he too was excited about the new manager coming in (Sam Allardyce). Yet it turns out that Allardyce had not knowledge whatsoever of the pending takeover bid as […]

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