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

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Pardew – Papiss Cisse Simply A Victim Of Injuries

December 25th, 2012 · 150 Comments

Alan Pardew gave his press conference yesterday for the game at Manchester United tomorrow, and he seemed upbeat after the hard-fought win against QPR, which we really needed, and he said it would be a busy Christmas Day for the manager and his players. Papiss Cisse – work-rate praised by the manager

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse

Coloccini Criticized Newcastle’s Playing Style In Dressing Room

December 25th, 2012 · 20 Comments

It’s coming to light exactly what the spat was between Alan Pardew and his captain Fabricio Coloccini – and it seems to have started when the captain openly criticized Newcastle’s current playing style of those long high balls forward – and he made the comments in the dressing room in front of the other players […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News

Obertan Explains What His Toe Injury Was All About

December 25th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Gabby Obertan returned to action for Newcastle last Saturday in the 1-0 win over a sorry QPR side in what was a plodding game at best, but the Frenchman seemed to have lost none of his speed or skill, as he ran at the QPR defense down the left wing and again looked like a […]

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Tags: Gabriel Obertan · Injuries · Newcastle News

Newcastle Again Linked With Dutch Wonder Kid

December 25th, 2012 · 13 Comments

We’d be a little surprised if Newcastle bring in any midfielders in the January transfer window, since it seems our major requirements are some defenders and a striker, but we have again been linked with AZ Alkmaar’s 19 year-old Dutch International midfielder Adam Maher. Adam Maher – Dutch 19 year-old right footed midfielder

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

Confusion Over Newcastle’s Shola Ameobi

December 25th, 2012 · 8 Comments

We had reported yesterday that Alan Pardew had said that Shola Ameobi would not be going to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON),  and that he had made the Nigeria manager aware of the reasons, but that was met with a response from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that they know nothing at all about […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi

Merry Xmas To Our Readers Everywhere

December 25th, 2012 · 48 Comments

  We’d like to wish all our readers and Newcastle United fans around the world a Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year. This is our sixth Christmas since I started the blog back in April of 2007 as a hobby after I finally retired from IBM, and this year we are hoping that Newcastle […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News