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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 June 2007

Newcastle Transfer Update – Geremi

June 30th, 2007 · 11 Comments

The news today is that Newcastle will have to battle with other clubs to secure the signature of utility player Geremi from Chelsea. Aston Villa have let two of their full backs go in ex-Newcastle player Aaron Hughes – to Fulham for ₤1M, and Jlloyd Samuels – to Bolton on a fee transfer. It is […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Steve Round Big Believer in Football’s Scientific Approach

June 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Steve Round is currently on the coaching staff of the England national team. But it seems that he will be a good appointment at Newcastle because as well as being young at 36 – he is already a big believer in the scientific approach to football. So Sam and Steve should be able to work […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Major Newcastle News Stories – June 30th – 2007

June 30th, 2007 · 18 Comments

Here are the major news stories associated with the Newcastle club for today – in no particular order of priority. The news today is that we finally signed David Rozehnal from PSG for around £3M – announced late yesterday afternoon. Also reports today that Edmilson wants £80K/week at Newcastle – and we analyze that story. […]

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Tags: Daily Roundup

Allardyce Fires Broadside At Bolton Chairman Gartside

June 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

It seems that ever since Sam Allardyce left Bolton Wanderers last month – his old Chairman Phil Gartside has said some unprofessional and childish things about Sam. It certainly looks like sour grapes from our viewpoint with Gartside claiming Bolton were a bigger club and other things – that even suggest some jealousy. Well Sam […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Newcastle Transfer Update On Eidur Gudjohnsen

June 30th, 2007 · 34 Comments

Eidur Gudjohnsen joined Barcelona only last summer (June 14th, 2006) but we now know that Sam Allardyce has officially inquired into Eidur’s availability when he was at Barcelona on Thursday with a Newcastle contingent – checking out Edmilson. The question on our minds is if Gudjohnsen does sign – and the possibility of that is […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Allardyce Must Weigh Edmilson’s Ambitions With Wage Demands

June 30th, 2007 · 11 Comments

News today that Sam Allardyce may be hesitating about the wage demands of Edmilson – whom he had talks with in Barcelona late last week. It’s not that we cannot afford the Brazilian’s demands – said to be £80K/week (which he is reportedtly on at Barcelona right now) – but Sam has to be careful […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Players · Transfer News and Rumours

Big Sam Must Control Barton’s Negative Aggression

June 30th, 2007 · 5 Comments

The Times today has a piece today on Sam Allardyce and how he thinks he will handle Joey Barton from Manchester City. We were a little surprised yesterday when new singing David Rozehnal mentioned Barton – and that he wouldn’t get into a fight with him. Barton’s personality certainly goes before him – let’s take […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

Rozehnal Signs – Hopes to Make Newcastle Starting Line-Up

June 29th, 2007 · 20 Comments

David Rozehnal finally signed for Newcastle this afternoon and officially becomes the 3rd player brought in by Sam Allardyce. He will cost Newcastle an initial £2.9M, with a further £200,000 to be paid depending on appearances. But even before he signed he was talking yesterday as though he was already a Newcastle player. He is […]

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Tags: Newcastle News

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