Sad News As Peter Lovenkrands’ Father Dies


Some terrible news tonight for hat-trick hero Peter Lovenkrands, as his father has passed away, and Peter is now in Denmark.

Peter Lovenkrands – father has just passed away

The Newcastle United club issued this short statement tonight:

Newcastle United would like to offer their condolences to Peter Lovenkrands and his family following the death of the player’s father.

Peter, who had returned to Denmark, has asked for privacy at this time.

His father has been struggling for a while now with illness, and that has affected Peter’s form this season, but to his immense credit he came through wonderfully well on Monday night with a perfect hat-trick against Plymouth, to take the Magpies through to the 4th round of the FA Cup.

Peter of course will now miss Monday night’s vital game at home to WBA, but there are some things in life that are even more important than football.

We offer our condolences to Peter and his family on their bereavement.



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34 comments so far

  • Robby Bobson

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:14 AM

    Comment #1

    Obviously very sad news and full credit for scoring a hattrick when he obviously knew the poor state of his father.

    Although great to see the blog online again!

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  • ieffrey

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:30 AM

    Comment #2

    Requiescat in pace

    sad to hear that…but it’s really good to see your blog again, Ed!

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  • kajman

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:31 AM

    Comment #3

    wow, are you back up and running,, hope so ed,missed this site, on the sad news..peter our thoughts are with you and your family

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  • ragamuffin

    Jan 16, 2010 at 3:45 AM

    Comment #4

    Miss your blog Ed, nice to see you back! A magpie from Hong Kong!

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  • ragamuffin

    Jan 16, 2010 at 3:48 AM

    Comment #5

    Sad to hear about Peter’s father….. 🙁

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  • baro

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:11 AM

    Comment #6

    Same here

    Sad to here, hope he gets on peacefully with it.

    Good to see the blog back online Ed

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  • baro

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:12 AM

    Comment #7

    Good night mates

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  • Sav

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:23 AM

    Comment #8

    Condolences to Peter.
    I hope 2010 proves to be a good year for him in other respects.

    Welcome back. Ed.
    -I’m touched you even saved our passwords….

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  • Geordie Matriarch

    Jan 16, 2010 at 7:38 AM

    Comment #9

    Try to concentrate on feeling very very proud of your father, Peter, and offer thanks that you had him as a Dad. And remember that you have made yourself a special place in Geordie hearts and that thousands of us will be thinking of you. It might help you a bit through some long hard days..

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  • magpie6699

    Jan 16, 2010 at 9:39 AM

    Comment #10

    Very sad news – perhaps it was some relief in the end if the poor man was suffering badly.
    Ed, great to see you back. I guess you were getting withdrawal symptoms?
    How is NC? Were you just waiting for the snow to thaw here before restarting the blog?

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  • punk skunk...

    Jan 16, 2010 at 11:20 AM

    Comment #11

    All the best Peter & your family…
    Gutted for y’bro’!..

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  • batty

    Jan 16, 2010 at 11:44 AM

    Comment #12

    punkskunk 😆

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  • Marty-Toon

    Jan 16, 2010 at 12:28 PM

    Comment #13

    Sad news for ya Peter….
    Our thoughts are with ya.
    Hope when you get back you get another hat trick for your dad

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  • Marty-Toon

    Jan 16, 2010 at 12:31 PM

    Comment #14

    Welcome back Ed…..hope the health is good and this wont be drainin you too much with the other job.’
    Good luck mate

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  • BECKS

    Jan 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM

    Comment #15

    Hope he gets through this tough time. any nes on transfers ?

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  • magpie6699

    Jan 16, 2010 at 12:41 PM

    Comment #16

    BECKS – yes I’ve heard we’ve got 2 chances of making a signing – fat chance and no chance.

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  • Ericles

    Jan 16, 2010 at 1:05 PM

    Comment #17

    Well said Geordie Matriarch. Condolences to Peter and his family. See you again when you are ready our latest geordie hero.

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  • komfort

    Jan 16, 2010 at 1:33 PM

    Comment #18

    my heart goes out to pl….it’s a terrible time when one of your parents passes away.

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  • komfort

    Jan 16, 2010 at 1:39 PM

    Comment #19

    ericles , nice to see you again…..how you been coping since your sad loss last year.

    …spoze you’ve just got to keep plodding on.

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  • MacToon

    Jan 16, 2010 at 1:44 PM

    Comment #20

    Sad news indeed.

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  • MOONDUST

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:36 PM

    Comment #21

    komfort whats happening where is the super grass batty

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  • TonyGreenSupreme

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:39 PM

    Comment #22

    Nobby Solano training with 1st team……………..
    Just got back from taking my son to football training at Northumbria Uni at Coach Lane, one of the other parents went to NUFC training ground prior to attending his son’s training and saw Nobby.
    I promise you all that this is not a wind up.
    Maybe they are looking at an alternative to the Simpson deal which appears dead.
    Personally I would have Nobby back as he could offer cover in midfield as well as RB.

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  • SirAlan

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:41 PM

    Comment #23

    Aye terrible when one of your parents pass away but “batty” will be Celebrating when his father’s Brown Bread…..

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  • MOONDUST

    Jan 16, 2010 at 2:47 PM

    Comment #24

    SirAlan // Jan 16, 2010 at 2:41 PM

    Aye terrible when one of your parents pass away but “batty” will be Celebrating when his father’s Brown Bread…..

    Sir Alan thats a bit rough coming from one of his idols.

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  • Billy Bunter

    Jan 16, 2010 at 3:41 PM

    Comment #25

    Laads – a haiv just been on ova time collectin the binz, anyway a had to go to the traynin groond, and tonne green is reet. Solano haz ben there all day. a was just aboot to empty the big bin and he caim oot, he sayz, hiya billy – just to let ye kna am gan a sine if chris thinks am good, rememba ladz billy telt yas forst

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  • MOONDUST

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:04 PM

    Comment #26

    billy nice to get some good honest inside info for a change m8 instead of that story telling radgie troy. keep us up to speed on any movement

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  • Bill F

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:24 PM

    Comment #27

    Condolences to Peter, It is sad to lose someone close, I am at the age when friends and relatives seem to be going at an alarming rate including my brother in law last last week.
    It’s a real shame for him as I am sure he was looking forward to Mondays game and instead has to endure a sad loss.
    We all look forward to having him back and banging in more hat tricks.

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  • Bill F

    Jan 16, 2010 at 4:26 PM

    Comment #28

    Oh and by the way Ed, there is no log in access to your next thread!

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  • Billy Bunter

    Jan 16, 2010 at 5:06 PM

    Comment #29

    Cheaz moondust – aye and troys propa radge

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  • OHurley

    Jan 16, 2010 at 5:14 PM

    Comment #30

    Mackems gettin’ beat 5-0 in the start of the second half. Lovin it.

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  • OHurley

    Jan 16, 2010 at 5:25 PM

    Comment #31

    Nix that, make it 6-1

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  • Toonmania

    Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 PM

    Comment #32

    7-2 lol!!! get the beach ball out

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  • G

    Jan 16, 2010 at 7:00 PM

    Comment #33

    Sad news indeed for Lovenkrands… terrific news for non-mackems though… Didier who?

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  • Ericles

    Jan 17, 2010 at 2:54 PM

    Comment #34

    Thank you Komfort for asking. Yes, I lost my son aged 34 on October 31st and we finally had his funeral on November 24th. Still an inquest to go through in May. He died 2 days after my sisters funeral. All in all a shit year. Just me and my youngest son left now. Howay lads – we still have the Toon and our heritage. It is great to be back on the blog. £ points tomorrow!

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