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Demba Ba Release Clause Active In Every Transfer Window

December 20th, 2012 · 100 Comments

It seems that in every transfer window, Demba Ba’s release clause will become active, so if for some reason he’s still at Newcastle in February, the release clause will again become active in the summer – is this a sorry state of affairs or is this a sorry state of affairs? Alan Pardew – at […]

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Tags: Contracts · Demba Ba · Newcastle News

Newcastle Draw FC Metalist In Europa League

December 20th, 2012 · 155 Comments

Newcastle were drawn against FC Metalist in the round of the last 32 of the Europa League, when the draw was made in Nyon, Switzerland this afternoon.

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Tags: Europa League · European Competition · Newcastle News

Newcastle Midfielder – Top Player – Excellent Attitude

December 20th, 2012 · 34 Comments

We’ve been very happy with the excellent form now being shown by Vurnon Anita, as he tries to fill the big gap left by the injury to Newcastle’s top central midfielder Yohan Cabaye. But we’ve been just as impressed by the Dutchman’s temperament and interviews too – and he comes over as a down to […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

No Newcastle Fine For Demba Ba – He Did Nothing Wrong

December 20th, 2012 · 14 Comments

News in the Evening Chronicle today that Demba Ba in fact will not be fined for giving that interview to Canal+ recently, in which he said Arsenal was an attractive club, and that he didn’t much like the way Newcastle were playing high balls into the box these days. Demba Ba – after scoring against […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Premier League

This Player Confident Magpies Can Get Good Run Going

December 20th, 2012 · 103 Comments

It’s always dangerous when you label a game as a must-win match, and we remember we did that a lot in the relegation season a few years back, and we didn’t win many of those games. But Alan Pardew is probably right to say Saturday’s home game against QPR is a must win game because […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul

West Ham To Ditch Carroll – Are Newcastle Interested?

December 20th, 2012 · 48 Comments

News today that loan player Andy Carroll may be sent back to Liverpool by West Ham, as the London club think his massive £80K/week wages could be better spent on other players to strengthen their squad for the rest of the season. Andy Carroll – coming home?

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Tags: Andy Carroll · Loan Moves · Newcastle News