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Entries from July 2011

Huge Opportunity For Fraser Forster At Newcastle

July 19th, 2011 · 41 Comments

The battle is on as to who will become Newcastle’s number one goalkeeper for next season. Fraser Forster – been training in that sweltering heat?

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Tags: Fraser Forster · Newcastle News · Steve Harper · Tim Krul

Newcastle Squad Train In Sweltering Conditions In Kansas

July 19th, 2011 · 31 Comments

The temperatures hit 100 degrees F (38 C) yesterday, when Alan Pardew ran two training sessions in Kansas City. Alan Pardew – in new Newcastle training gear

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Tags: Newcastle News · Pre-season · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Said To Be After £7M Rated Shane Long

July 18th, 2011 · 83 Comments

The Daily Mirror is reporting that Newcastle and Everton will battle it out  to sign Reading striker Shane Long for around £7M. Shane Long – are Newcastle interested?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Magpies Accept £1.8M From Swansea For Wayne Routledge

July 18th, 2011 · 23 Comments

The Daily Mirror is reporting that Swansea are ready to sign Newcastle winger Wayne Routledge for £1.8M. Wayne Routledge – Newcastle accept £1.8M bid for winger

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Wayne Routledge

Joey Barton Now A Shining Example To Newcastle Youngsters

July 18th, 2011 · 246 Comments

It would have been very hard while Joey Barton was at Manchester City or in his first couple of years at Newcastle,  to call him a shining example to the youngsters. Joey Barton – now a good role model for the bairns – nice haircut too!

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Tags: James Perch · Joey Barton · Nile Ranger · Reserves · Xisco

Pardew Big Believer In Sending Youngsters Out On Loan

July 18th, 2011 · 164 Comments

Alan Pardew seems to be a big believer in sending youngsters out on loan,  so they can get regular first team games. Sammy Ameobi – on loan next season?

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Tags: Newcastle News