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Entries from January 2013

Mike Ashley Has Long Term Vision For Newcastle

January 29th, 2013 · 25 Comments

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has brought in five players this month – Mathieu Debuchy (Lille, £5.5M), Yoan Gouffran (Bordeaux £1.8M), Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Montpellier £6.5M), Massadio Haidara (Nancy, £2M), Moussa Sissoko (Toulouse, £2M) – and that’s around £18M spent by the owner, and it’s an attempt to keep Newcastle in the Premier League – at […]

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Tags: Coaching · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Massadio Haidara · Mathieu Debuchy · Moussa Sissoko · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Pardew – Newcastle Now At Full Strength – We Need Wins

January 28th, 2013 · 473 Comments

With four new players coming into the club last week in just four days to join Mathieu Debuchy, Newcastle have now brought in five good Frenchman to strengthen the squad this month, and with Steven Taylor and Yohan Cabaye now fully fit and available, and the great Ben Arfa to return in a couple of […]

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Injuries · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Yohan Cabaye

Moussa Sissoko To Start Tomorrow Night

January 28th, 2013 · 37 Comments

Alan Pardew held a press conference before he and the squad left for the important game against Aston Villa tomorrow night – and it’s a relegation 6 pointer – another one, following our terrible defeat against Reading 9 days ago. Moussa Sissoko – in action for Toulouse – debut tomorrow night?

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Tags: Coaching · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League

Pardew – Coloccini’s Words Lost in Translation – Honest

January 28th, 2013 · 28 Comments

Alan Pardew has done what was expected today, and that is to defend his captain Fabricio Coloccini after the Argentine’s bizarre statement posted on the San Lorenzo web-site over the weekend, and it’s for the good of the team, and the stability of the squad – so you cannot really blame him for that. Alan […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Other News

This Is Why Relegation Would Be Catastrophic To Newcastle

January 28th, 2013 · 156 Comments

Newcastle United made the top 20 list of the world’s richest football clubs for the first time in three years last season, and we had reported revenues of £93.3M – ending on June 30th – but that is still below the revenues Newcastle were making when Bobby Robson was manager and Freddy Shepherd was running […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Have Signed A Real Character In Moussa Sissoko

January 28th, 2013 · 45 Comments

Since Moussa Sissoko signed last week, he’s been interviewed many times – let’s make that many many times, and not only is Moussa a potentially great player in the making, but he’s also a real character – and is rapidly becoming a huge favorite with the Newcastle faithful – such is his impact since arriving […]

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Tags: Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Ponder More Signings Before Thursday Night

January 28th, 2013 · 33 Comments

The Journal is reporting today they think the influx of players at the club in January has now ended – but Newcastle still have a few targets they may try to get into the club this month, rather than wait for the summer. Jack Butland – coming to Newcastle?

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

Frenchman – My Objective To Join Massive Club Now Realized

January 28th, 2013 · 30 Comments

One of the attributes of new signing Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is that he’s a born leader, and his leadership of Montpelier was one of the reasons they won the French League for the very first time last season, and we think this lad can become a fantastic signing for our club – and at only 23 – he’s a potential future Newcastle captain. Mapou […]

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Tags: Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Premier League

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