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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 May 2009

5 Young Players For Newcastle From The Lower Leagues

May 28th, 2009 · 150 Comments

 The Bleacher report had a very good piece out yesterday which is doing the rounds of Newcastle fans and the web-site has identified 11 players, mostly young and British, who would be good buys for Newcastle. They estimate the cost of those 11 players at £31M for Newcastle. Alan Shearer – plenty of young talent […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Young Gun Tamas Kadar Aiming For First team Place

May 28th, 2009 · 55 Comments

We’ve already talked today about two young guns who hope to break into the first team next season, 16 year-old Slovenian Haris Vuckic, and 18 year-old English U19 star Nile Ranger.    Tamas Kadar – wants first team spot next season  

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Tags: Newcastle Youth · Tamas Kadar

Top-Class Sebastien Bassong Will Be Valued at £15M

May 28th, 2009 · 20 Comments

We would just love to see Sebastien Bassong stay on Tyneside, and try to get us promoted in our first season in the Championship. Sebastien Bassong – fantastic displays for the Magpies this season

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Tags: Newcastle News

Brilliant 16 Year-Old Vuckic Pushing For First Team Next Season

May 28th, 2009 · 83 Comments

The players of the past at Newcastle are Michael Owen, Mark Viduka, Fabricio Coloccini and players of the future will be Nile Ranger, Andy Carroll and 16 year-old  budding superstar Haris Vuckic. Haris Vuckic – great performances in Bosnia  

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Tags: Newcastle Youth

Michael Owen Just A Hopeless Captain With No Leadership

May 28th, 2009 · 47 Comments

One of the many things we can learn from our nightmare season, is that we need a good captain, and a good  captain must be a real leader – which is one reason Michael Owen was worse than hopeless for us last year. Michael Owen – thinks – I wonder when I’ll play for England […]

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Tags: Michael Owen · Newcastle News

Steven Taylor Talks About Shearer And Current Players

May 28th, 2009 · 5 Comments

The England Under-21 captain Steven Taylor, is of course keen to stay on  and help Newcastle rebuild the squad after this horrific season in which we had so many chances to escape and took none of them. Steven Taylor – keen to help Alan rebuild – quickly

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Tags: Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

Nile Ranger Impressive And Scores in First England U-19 Start

May 28th, 2009 · 15 Comments

One thing that can keep currently disconsolate Newcastle fans maybe just a little upbeat, is the youngsters we have at the club, and one of them in particular, 18 year-old Nile Ranger, is already starring for the England U19 team. Nile Ranger – one for the future – the short term future?

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Tags: Newcastle News

Taylor Has Chance To Impress At European Championships

May 28th, 2009 · 5 Comments

We saw yesterday that our local lad with a Geordie fighting spirit, Steven Taylor, will lead the England Under-21 side into this summer’s European Championships in Sweden – where they have to have a decent chance of winning the whole  thing! Steven Taylor – big opportunity to impress  

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Shearer Testing Commitment And Resources Of Mike Ashley

May 28th, 2009 · 25 Comments

Another day has gone by in the negotiations between Alan Shearer and the Newcastle hierarchy, and while both parties seem to want an agreement, Alan seems to be testing the commitment and resources of Mike Ashley to the Newcastle club, before he will sign on the bottom line. Alan Shearer – tough negotiator

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