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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 December 2007

Two Bidders For Northern Rock

December 20th, 2007 · 14 Comments

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has been called in to come up with a finance package that would allow a private sector bidder to take over Northern Rock. There are now two rival bidders for the high street bank, one is led by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and the other by investment company Olivant. Could […]

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Given Nominated For Ireland Player of the Year

December 20th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Newcastle United goalkeeper Shay Given, Reading striker Kevin Doyle and Manchester City defender Richard Dunne are the three nominees for the FAI international senior Player-of-the-year award. Shay Given – best goalkeeper ever to play for Newcastle United

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Four Arsenal Players For Newcastle

December 20th, 2007 · 42 Comments

After watching the tremendous Blackburn Arsenal game on Tuesday evening, there surely must be some young players at Arsenal, who Newcastle could either buy, or get to the club on loan in January. We would stand more chance of an initial loan deal. Sam Allardyce – who one should I choose?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Does Sam Have Any Money For January?

December 20th, 2007 · 45 Comments

Aston Villa are said today to be ready to launch a £10M double swoop for Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen and Arsenal’s young defender Justin Hoyte, who was on loan at Sunderland last season. Justin Hoyte – target for Aston Villa?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Pursue Brazilian Striker Fred

December 20th, 2007 · 34 Comments

It’s getting to be the silly season in football when another transfer window opens in January. Brazilian striker Frederico Chaves Guedes – better known as Fred

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Problems With Tamas Kadar Transfer

December 20th, 2007 · 13 Comments

It is being reported today that funds in January may be limited at Newcastle United and this may impact the acquisition of 17 year-old Hungarian central defender Tamas Kadar. Sam Allardyce – does he really want Kadar?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours