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Ben Arfa Out For Four Weeks – Was He Brought Back Too Soon?

December 16th, 2012 · 228 Comments

More bad news for Newcastle fans today as Ben Arfa is ruled out until the new year with his hamstring injury, and therefore he’s going to miss at least four games. And with Ben Arfa playing last Monday night at Fulham, and scoring that terrific goal, we have to think he was brought back too […]

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

Alan Pardew – Lots Of Positives But Still No Points

December 16th, 2012 · 163 Comments

There were not very many positives to take out of the first half yesterday against Manchester City, , although Newcastle did start very fast for a change, and probably should have scored at least one goal with any luck, before our defense was unlocked for the first time with a lightning break by City to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Player Growing Into The Shirt – Our Man Of The Match

December 16th, 2012 · 19 Comments

We think that Vurnon Anita had his best game for Newcastle yesterday in the 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Premier League Champions,Manchester City, and he was involved in almost everything Newcastle did, as he took the corners and free kicks, and they were good ones for a change yesterday. Vurnon Anita – great […]

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Tags: Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita

QPR Join Arsenal In Race To Sign Demba Ba

December 16th, 2012 · 21 Comments

Somehow the news today in the Daily Telegraph that QPR are preparing a bid for Demba Ba in January doesn’t surprise us too much – but it would be a terrible blow to allow Demba Ba to go to a club who are lower in the league than Newcastle, with the Magpies possibly being in […]

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

We’ve Got The Character And Resilience To Get Out Of This

December 16th, 2012 · 47 Comments

Newcastle center-back Mike Williamson was interviewed after yesterday’s 3-1 defeat at home to Manchester City – the third defeat in the last four league games at home for Newcastle. Mike Williamson – we can get out of this

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Tags: Mike Williamson · Newcastle News

Manchester City Star Accused Of Racial Abuse

December 16th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Northumbria Police are investigating an allegation that the Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov racially abused two Newcastle fans at St James’ Park yesterday, who were displaying the Albanian flag. Aleksander Kolarov – police investigating Serbian for racial abuse

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News