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Entries from November 2012

Newcastle Player Misses Out On Award – Video

November 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

FIFA’s Football Committee recently chose the best 10 goals scored this year for the FIFA Puskas award, and it included Hatem Ben Arfa’s brilliant goal against Blackburn Rovers  at St. James Park early this year. Ben Arfa – misses out – why?

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News

Why £7M Isn’t Too Much For This Defensive Target

November 30th, 2012 · 14 Comments

We reported on Newcastle’s efforts to bring in Anderlecht defender Cheikhou Kouyate to Newcastle in January a couple of days ago, and there have been additional reports that Newcastle are indeed interested in this 22 year-old, who was born in Dakar, Senegal. Cheikhou Kouyate – £7M rated Anderlect Defender

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Magpies After Gabonese Top Striker

November 30th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Newcastle are still being linked with 23 year-old St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who wants a move to the Premier League, and the lad has been in impressive form in France, after moving there from AC Milan last year. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Newcastle keeping tabs on this striker

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Interested In £20M Algerian Forward?

November 30th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Sky Sports’ Guillem Balague is reporting that Newcastle are interested in Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli, who was born in France of Algerian descent, and played for the French U18 and U21 sides before deciding to play at International level for Algeria, and he has 7 full caps. Sofiane Feghouli – Newcastle interested?

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Tags: Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

21 year-Old Continues On Comeback Trail

November 29th, 2012 · 264 Comments

It was good to see Nile Ranger make his 59th appearance for Newcastle last night at the Britannia Stadium, when he came on as a sub late in the game for goalscorer Papiss Cisse, since it was eighteen months ago that he made his 58th appearance for Newcastle United. Nile Ranger – on comeback trail

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Tags: Newcastle News · Nile Ranger

Newcastle Situation Similar To When Keegan Rejoined Newcastle

November 29th, 2012 · 175 Comments

Newcastle’s right full-back Danny Simpson was like all out players after last night;’s game, and bitterly disappointed that we had leaked two goals in the last 9 minutes of the game at stoke, when we looked comfortable as though we were heading for our first victory in five league games in the Premier League. Kevin […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News