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

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Entries from January 2013

Mbabu Signs For Magpies – Abeid Sent On Loan

January 31st, 2013 · 482 Comments

As expected Newcastle completed the transfer of the 17 year old Swiss youngster Kevin Mbabu  from Servette for an undisclosed fee, estimated at around £1M. Kevin Mbabu training at Newcastle today

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Tags: James Tavernier · Kevin Mbabu · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi · Shane Ferguson

Three Newcastle Players Included In French Sqaud

January 31st, 2013 · 317 Comments

The French  National team manager Didier Deschamps has just named his latest squad to play Germany on February 6th, and it includes three Newcastle players – but in the months ahead we could well see more French players from Newcastle called up for the French squad. Moussa Sissoko included in France squad

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Tags: International News · Mathieu Debuchy · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Newcastle Still Short Of A Top Striker

January 31st, 2013 · 278 Comments

For the first time in a long time, Newcastle now have four experienced center-backs at the club in Fabricio Coloccini, Steven Taylor, Mike Williamson and new boy Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – but the same cannot be said of our strikers – and we still have only three experienced strikers in the squad. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – top […]

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

Mike Ashley Flies Into Newcastle To Meet New Signings

January 31st, 2013 · 45 Comments

Derek Llambias has talked to the press this morning,  and said Newcastle are absolutely done in the transfer market this month – so we don’t know if that rules out the reported move for 17 year-old Swiss center back Kevin Mbabu, who will join the Development squad if he is signed today. Mike Ashley – […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle To Send Five Players Out On Loan

January 31st, 2013 · 207 Comments

With the loan spell successes of 19 year-old Curtis Good at Bradford, 20 year-old Brad Inman at Crewe Alexandra and 21 year-old Conor Newton at St. Mirren, it’s hardly surprising that Newcastle have allowed 21 year-old Paul Dummett to return on loan to St. Mirren for the rest of the season, and we could see […]

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Tags: Conor Newton · Curtis Good · James Tavernier · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Sammy Ameobi · Shane Ferguson