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Curtis Not Good For Bradford City

December 7th, 2012 · 169 Comments

Well, would you believe it – Newcastle United’s 19 year-old Australian center-back Curtis Good has caused his current club Bradford City to be kicked out of the FA Cup, because the Bantams did not receive written permission to play Good in the game against Brentford by the 12:00 pm deadline on the day of the […]

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Tags: Curtis Good · Loan Moves

Newcastle Linked With Top Young French Defender

December 7th, 2012 · 221 Comments

Expect Newcastle to be linked with a number of players in the next eight weeks or so before the end of the January transfer window, with definite signs that Newcastle United will enter the market next month. Massadio Haïdara – top young French defender

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

Good News – Ben Arfa And Others Back On Monday

December 7th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Although last night was a disappointing one , especially for those loyal fans who made the long trip to Bordeaux to see such a lack-luster and spiritless display, there’s good news today on the injury front, and a number of the injured Newcastle players are training again, and should be fit for Monday night’s game […]

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Tags: Gabriel Obertan · Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · Newcastle News

Newcastle Youngsters Out On Loan – New Players In

December 7th, 2012 · 20 Comments

Alan Pardew was plain and straight talking after the game last night, and said he was disappointed with the displays of a number of Newcastle’s youngsters, and although the manager wanted to see a fight-back in the second half in an attempt to win the game, the team simply wasn’t good enough to be able […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer Target

Pardew Clearly Disappointed In Newcastle Youngsters

December 7th, 2012 · 26 Comments

Newcastle gave a poor performance last night in Bordeaux, and the truth was that we were not in the game, and the home side won much easier than the 2-0 scoreline might suggest, and it maybe that the strategy of playing the youngsters in Europe is just not enough for this season. Nile Ranger – […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle Youth

This Lad Was Newcastle’s Best Player Last Night

December 7th, 2012 · 33 Comments

Newcastle’s best performer at Bordeaux on Thursday night was Rob Elliot, who is leading in our Man of the Match poll from Nile Ranger, who looked good in patches last night and the promising Gael Bigirimana. The Newcastle goalkeeper was in outstanding form and made four brilliant saves in the first half, and the scoreline […]

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Tags: Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul