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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

Sam Allardyce Gets His Men

May 22nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

It is understood that Mike Forde – Performance Director at Bolton – has turned down a new improved contract offer from the club yesterday – and it is looking increasingly likely he is set to join Sam Allardyce at Newcastle. The other key member of Sam’s back-room staff at Bolton, Mark Taylor, who is Head […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Newcastle United Blog – Goals for The Site

May 21st, 2007 · 17 Comments

We’ve been in operation on this Newcastle United Blog for four weeks now – and we’ve been pleased with the response of our readers. We’d like to reiterate our goals for the Blog – so it’s clear what we are trying to achieve on this site.

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Tags: Site News

Allardyce After Experienced Center-Back

May 21st, 2007 · 12 Comments

Sam Allardyce is well aware he needs to get in an experienced center back at Newcastle to help mentor his up and coming youngsters – including Steve Taylor and Peter Ramage. If Sam cannot prise Sol Campbell away from Harry Redknapp’s Portsmouth – then he will probably go after Sam Hyypia of Liverpool. Another center […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players

Newcastle Deserve An Answer From Michael Owen

May 21st, 2007 · 57 Comments

There is a report in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today – by Alan Oliver – that Arsene Wenger may be interested in Michael Owen. This is yet another report surrounding Michael Owen and whether he will stay at Newcastle United or take advantage of an out-clause in his contract – which we now understand is […]

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Tags: Michael Owen · Newcastle News · Players

Newcastle Reportedly Chasing Leighton Baines of Wigan

May 21st, 2007 · 6 Comments

Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce is reported to be after Wigan full-back Leighton Baines. That doesn’t surprise us – if it’s true – because he has been one of our choices to come to Newcastle to fill the weak left back position. He’s young, ambitious and a team-mate of Milner and Taylor in the England under-21 […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Allardyce’s Backroom Structure Must Work at Newcastle

May 21st, 2007 · 5 Comments

There have been many reports that Sam Allardyce is trying to raid his old Bolton staff – and get the best of them to join him at Newcastle. Bolton of course are resisting – but the likelihood is strong that Big Sam will convince some of his old staff to come to Tyneside. One of […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Major Newcastle News Stories – 21st May 2007

May 21st, 2007 · 14 Comments

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

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

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