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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 May 2009

Michael Owen Now Unlikely To Play On Sunday

May 23rd, 2009 · 30 Comments

The bad news we heard last night is that captain Michael Owen, who is scheduled to return to full training tomorrow, may not make the Sunday game after all, because his groin is still said to be very tight. Michael Owen – not fit – well what a big surprise!   

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Tags: Joey Barton · Mark Viduka · Michael Owen · Newcastle News · Sebastien Bassong

Shearer – No Qualms Playing Nile Ranger – Beye Out!

May 22nd, 2009 · 81 Comments

We just watched the pre-game interview on Newcastle United TV, with Alan Shearer, previewing the Villa game, and we have to say Shearer seemed full of confidence, and to say he looked upbeat is an understatement. Nile Ranger – could start on bench on Sunday  

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Bassong Wants To Play For Newcastle Next Season

May 22nd, 2009 · 67 Comments

We half expected somebody to clarify Seb Bassong’s statement of yesterday, because we’re sure it didn’t come out exactly as he had intended.   Seb Bassong – clarifies statement of yesterday

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Tags: Newcastle News · Sebastien Bassong

Jose Enrique Fit For Survival Sunday’s Crucial Game

May 22nd, 2009 · 20 Comments

Good news this morning that Jose Enrique has handed Alan Shearer a Survival Sunday fitness boost, as the Newcastle United web site puts it. Jose Enrique – back in full training  

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Shearer – I’m 100% Certain We Can Get Out Of This

May 22nd, 2009 · 27 Comments

There’s one thing we always noticed about Alan Shearer when he was playing – he was mentally as tough as nails. Alan Shearer – 100% certain we can survive

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