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Newcastle Will Have New Look Tonight At Fulham

December 10th, 2012 · 21 Comments

It could be that Alan Pardew is planning a change in the way Newcastle will play against Fulham tonight, having gone to the rather extreme lengths of boarding up the training ground this week, so that outsiders can’t see what’s going on in the training. Ben Arfa in training – could play tonight

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Alan Pardew Worried About Leaks – Boards Up Training Ground

December 10th, 2012 · 13 Comments

Alan Pardew can be a cagey manager sometimes, and we remember well for our first game of the season at home to Tottenham, he said Ben Arfa was injured and would not make the game, but he was fit all along and the Frenchman ended up scoring the winning goal in the 2-1 win. Newcastle’s […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Craven Cottage Not A Happy Hunting Ground For Magpies

December 10th, 2012 · 20 Comments

Craven Cottage has not been a happy hunting ground for Newcastle recently, and in our previous 10 visits there, we have lost seven, including getting hammered last season 5-2, after controlling the game in the first half, and being one up at the break through a great Danny Guthrie strike. Alan Pardew – Newcastle played great in first half last season in same fixture

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle A Great Move For Dutch International

December 10th, 2012 · 27 Comments

Vurnon Anita is starting to look like a very good player in central midfield for Newcastle, as he fills in for the injured Yohan Cabaye, and when the Dutch International first arrived from Ajax in the summer, he said he wanted to play as many games as possible for the side in his first season, […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Vurnon Anita

French International Top Of The Transfer List For January

December 10th, 2012 · 29 Comments

From what Alan Pardew has been saying over these last couple of weeks, it seems that Newcastle have honed in on the players they will try to sign in January,  and would you believe it, the player who seems to be near the the top of the list seems to be French international right back […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Ben Arfa Back – A Great Player With Massive Talent

December 10th, 2012 · 20 Comments

It’s expected that Ben Arfa will return to the line-up tonight for Newcastle at Craven Cottage, and it will be great to have the Frenchman back in the side, where his immense creativity has been sorely missed over the last few games. Ben Arfa in action against Aston Villa this season

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours