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Entries from November 2012

Alan Pardew – Forget About A Top Six Finish

November 28th, 2012 · 12 Comments

In his press conference yesterday Alan Pardew was asked whether Newcastle could still finish in the top six this season, and he answered it by saying that without some of our best players,  it’s going to be a very long run until February 1st rolls around. Looking at the fixture list we have to play […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

A Few Egos Hurt – Pardew Looks To His Senior Players

November 28th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Alan Pardew gave his press conference yesterday and the mantra, at least for that press conference yesterday for the Stoke game tonight was “tell it like it is – and don’t make excuses”. And we have to think that John Carver has whispered in Alan’s ear that Newcastle fans don’t like to hear excuses – […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

These Are Worrying Times At Newcastle

November 28th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Aston Villa Beat Reading last night 1-0 at home, and picked up a valuable 3 points, so after 14 games they have 13 points, just one point behind Newcastle, who are in 14th place, but a defeat tonight at the Britannia Stadium could see Newcastle slide even further down the league table, and right now […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Premier League · Steven Taylor · Yohan Cabaye

This Player Is Now So Important For Newcastle

November 27th, 2012 · 368 Comments

With Yohan Cabaye ruled out now until February, the man who is taking his place in the Newcastle side, and by the stats is the third most creative player at the club right now behind Cabaye and Ben Arfa – is Vurnon Anita, and he now become a really important player in central midfield for Newcastle […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

Depressing News Regarding Yohan Cabaye And Steven Taylor

November 27th, 2012 · 32 Comments

It’s all bad news at the moment at Newcastle, and unfortunately Alan Pardew has come out today and said that he thinks Yohan Cabaye and Steven Taylor will both be out until February 1st, and that’s longer than we had first been told in  the initial prognosis on the players. Oh no!! Yohan Cabaye – out until […]

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Defender Pursued By Three Italian Clubs

November 27th, 2012 · 131 Comments

News in the Sun today that 25 year-old Danny Simpson may be looking to try his luck in Serie A, with a number of Italian clubs said to be interested in the Newcastle right back. Danny Simpson – three Italian clubs interested

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