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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Demba Ba Too Settled To Leave Newcastle

December 6th, 2012 · 119 Comments

Former Newcastle left-back Olivier Bernard was a good player for Newcastle during Bobby Robson’s reign, but the Frenchman had to retire as a young player still in his late 20s because of injury, and he’s now doing some great work for Show Racism the Red Card, and is doing good work for race relations in […]

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Tags: Contracts · Demba Ba · Financials · Newcastle News

Bordeaux vs Newcastle – Match Preview

December 6th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Newcastle are currently second top of Group D one point behind Bordeaux, and were the first team to qualify for the Europa league knock-out rounds, which will also see Chelsea in the last 32, as they finished third in their Group in the Champions League.

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News

Demba Ba Owes Newcastle Some Honest Answers

December 6th, 2012 · 30 Comments

Demba Ba is getting a bit like Jose Enrique and Danny Simpson –  in talking about his current situation but not saying much. Jose talked about possibly staying on Tyneside for eight months, and would not sign a new contract on Tyneside, and the Spaniard eventually left for Liverpool last year. Demba Ba – after scoring on […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Transfer News and Rumours

What Team Would You Start Tonight?

December 6th, 2012 · 26 Comments

Alan Pardew will start a young side tonight in the Europa League at Bordeaux, but exactly what the team will be we don’t know, but the Newcastle manager has given some hints on who will start the game. Marveaux will start – had a great game against Wigan

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Tags: Europa League · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Magpies’ Confidence Back – Young Players On Show Tonight

December 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is upbeat before the Europa League game tonight at Bordeaux, and he’s said the great 3-0 win on Monday night against Wigan has lifted the spirit of his squad, and he will protect a lot of our top players tonight, by playing a young side, since Newcastle have already qualified for […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League