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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 2008

Habib Beye Out For Up To Eight Weeks

December 30th, 2008 · 34 Comments

Joe Kinnear is looking forward to having defender Sebastien Bassong back for the FA Cup, although there are still reports that say that he’s banned for 3 games following his ending off at Wigan last Friday. Habib Beye – could be out for up to 8 weeks

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Tags: Habib Beye · Injuries · Newcastle News · Sebastien Bassong

Reports Newcastle After Marseilles Left Back

December 30th, 2008 · 49 Comments

There are reports today that Newcastle may be interested in Olympique Marseille fullback Taye Taiwo, but we have no idea if there are any truth in these reports. Taye Taiwo – looks a more than decent left-back

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

First Step In Rehabilitation Is To Win At Hull City

December 30th, 2008 · 13 Comments

One of Joe Kinnear’s responsibilities as manager after Liverpool’s crushing defeat is to get the lads prepared for our important game at Hull City on Saturday (3:00 pm KO), in the 3rd round of the FA Cup. Joe Kinnear – has to get lads ready for Hull game

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Tags: FA Cup · Newcastle News

Reports Newcastle After Juventus Midfielder

December 30th, 2008 · 72 Comments

One areas of the Newcastle side that Joe Kinnear must strengthen in January is central midfield. Christian Poulsen – combative midfielder but wouldn’t come cheaply

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Given And N’Zogbia Attracting Transfer Bids

December 30th, 2008 · 115 Comments

There are several reports this morning that teams are after both Newcastle United star goalkeeper Shay Given and left-winger and occasional left-back Charles N’Zogbia. Shay Given – reported £8M bid from Arsenal

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours