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Entries from May 2009

Dowie – Don’t Assume Shearer Is Staying At Newcastle

May 20th, 2009 · 31 Comments

Newcastle’s Assistant manager Iain Dowie has warned Newcastle supporters not to presume that Alan Shearer is definitely taking over in the long-term come the summer. Ian Dowie –  go and get fit  for Sunday!  

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Carroll Out, Owen And Enrique Doubtful for Sunday

May 20th, 2009 · 23 Comments

After believing from what we were told yesterday that Michael Owen has no injury to his groin we are now told that it will be touch and go whether Owen and Jose Enrique will be fit for Villa Park on Sindbad. The really bad news is that Andy Carroll is out with ruptured ankle ligaments […]

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Tags: Jose Enrique · Michael Owen · Newcastle News

Early Look at Newcastle Team For Critical Sunday Game

May 19th, 2009 · 172 Comments

We know the game is still 5 days away, but since it’s such an important game for Newcastle United, one the most important in our history, we’ll discuss the potential team today.    Peter Lovenkrands – we’d like to see this player start on Sunday

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Bassong Red Card Appeal Turned Down By English FA

May 19th, 2009 · 15 Comments

As we had half expected, Newcastle United’s appeal to overturn the red card shown to Sebastien Bassong in Saturday’s home defeat against Fulham, has been rejected. Sebastien Bassong – could have played last game for Newcastle

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Tags: Newcastle News · Sebastien Bassong

Duff Has Been Brilliant For Us At Left-Back – Alan Shearer

May 19th, 2009 · 40 Comments

One player who will come in for no criticism from us next Monday, is Ireland International Damien Duff.  Damien Duff – excellent season at Newcastle

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Bobby Robson Helping Shearer To Rescue Magpies

May 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Alan Shearer who’s had more than a tough baptism to management in the last 7 weeks, has revealed he has been getting advice from his former manager – the great Sir Bobby Robson.  Sir Bobby Robson – one of the great Newcastle managers 

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Tags: Michael Owen