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

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An Unfit Ben Arfa The Only Highlight Last Night – Video

December 11th, 2012 · 489 Comments

The one highlight last night was the return to the first team of the great Hatem Ben Arfa, who had been out of the last few games with a hamstring injury, but he scored a great goals and is our Man of the Match with 41% of the vote, with Vurnon Anita is second place […]

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle In Big Trouble – Let’s Face It

December 11th, 2012 · 52 Comments

Fulham got their first win since last October against a Newcastle side last night in London, and the Magpies at the moment  seem able to do nothing right, and although we came back well in the second half last night, we could have been two or three goals down in those first 30 minutes, when […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Finding Ways To Lose Games

December 11th, 2012 · 23 Comments

When Newcastle got that equalizing goal from a superb piece of skill from Frenchman Ben Arfa, Newcastle had been pressing well in the second half, and the momentum was with us, and we thought we were going to go on and get a great win in London. Ben Arfa – after scoring terrific goal last […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul

Alan Pardew Worried – He Should Be

December 11th, 2012 · 28 Comments

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has come out this morning and admitted that he is concerned that Newcastle are not picking up enough points, and we are now in 14th position but just 2 points above 4th bottom placed Wigan Athletic. A dour looking Alan Pardew last night at craven Cottage

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Newcastle Reported Ready To Sell Demba Ba

December 11th, 2012 · 26 Comments

Liverpool and Arsenal are on red alert following news that Newcastle are ready to sell Demba Ba, according to the Daily Mirror – and the  Tyneside club are believed to be growing more frustrated as the Senegalese’s agents are refusing to commit to a new deal, and Newcastle are now  prepared to let him leave […]

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Tags: Contracts · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle 2 Points Worse Off Than In Relegation Season

December 11th, 2012 · 12 Comments

It’s certainly not the time to panic, but losing five league games out of six against the mediocre teams of the league, should be sending shock waves through the Newcastle boardroom – and if that’s not happening – it should be. Danny Simpson challenges Alex Kacaniklic

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News

Newcastle Slump Has Come Against Mediocre Sides

December 11th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Before we played at Liverpool on November 4th, Alan Pardew had said there were games coming up where we could get some points and move up the table, and indeed if  we had beaten Liverpool we could have moved into 6th place in the league table, but we only drew that game 1-1, after being […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Poor Goals Conceded – We Aren’t Resilient – Alan Pardew

December 11th, 2012 · 23 Comments

When we wrote our match report last night after the 2-1 defeat at Fulham,, who were level on points and hadn’t won in their last eight games, we wrote: “Rodallega was able to head home past Krul, and how come he was unmarked six yards from goal.” “Another goal conceded from a set-play by Newcastle […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League