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Entries from October 2011

Leon Best Out And Steven Taylor In For Stoke Game

October 30th, 2011 · 115 Comments

Ben Arfa is on standby to start again on Monday night with Leon Best now definitely being ruled out tomorrow night because of tonsillitis. Leon Best – scoring at Villa Park earlier this year

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Tags: Injuries · Leon Best · Steven Taylor

Three Players Arriving At Newcastle In January

October 30th, 2011 · 28 Comments

The Sunday Sun is reporting today that Mike Ashley will spend some money in January, and that Newcastle expect to bring in three players during the next transfer window. Modibo Maiga – to arrive in January

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Transfer News and Rumours

Liverpool Don’t Want Coloccini – Contract Talks Ongoing

October 30th, 2011 · 13 Comments

The Sunday Sun is reporting today that Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini is not a Liverpool target in January. Fab Coloccini – after scoring late extra time winner at Nottingham Forest

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Transfer News and Rumours

London Club After Alan Smith – Trapattoni Not After Leon Best

October 30th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Sam Allardyce signed Alan Smith for Newcastle in the summer of 1997 for £6M from Manchester United. Alan Smith – Sam Allardyce interested

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Tags: Alan Smith · Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · International News · Leon Best · Newcastle News

Freddy Shepherd – Let’s Get Fully Behind Mike Ashley

October 30th, 2011 · 21 Comments

Former Newcastle United Chairman Freddy Shepherd celebrated his 70th birthday last night with a party in London, a big party in London. Freddy Shepherd – just turned 70 – fans should get behind Ashley

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

This Is Why Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote Is Mentally Strong

October 30th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Checik Tiote was signed from FC Twente in August of 2010 for £3.5M, and he seems one of Newcastle’s best buys for a long long time. Cheick Tiote – family now safe in the Ivory Coast

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Danny Guthrie · Newcastle News