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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

Two Major Goals For Magpies Through The End Of The Season

January 28th, 2013 · 22 Comments

Newcastle’s quest for Premier League survival starts tomorrow night at Villa Park, and we have 15 games to pick up enough points to avoid relegation, and while the club have done fantastically well to get five good players through the door this month – the proof of the pudding is in the eating – and […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Pardew Talks About Colo Today – Is Captain Fully Committed?

January 28th, 2013 · 39 Comments

News is coming through that Newcastle manager Alan  Pardew will meet with the media today, and he’s bound to be questioned about the Coloccini situation,  which took another bizarre turn over the weekend, with Coloccini writing a letter on the Sam Lorenzo web-site , saying his return home had been momentarily suspended. Fabricio Coloccini – questions about his commitment

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Tags: Contracts · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Is Newcastle’s Transfer Business Over For January?

January 28th, 2013 · 38 Comments

A report in the Journal today says that  the acquisition of Moussa Sissko, Newcastle’s fifth signing in this transfer window, is Newcastle’s final signing in January,   and Newcastle sources have dismissed reports that Newcastle are looking at Vitesse’s Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony as simply “rubbish”. That’s a pity. Newcastle owner Mike Ashley – job done in January?

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

Which Striker Should Newcastle Buy This Week?

January 27th, 2013 · 430 Comments

Newcastle could be after four different strikers this week – so given the approximate transfer fee of each of the following four strikers – which one would you like to see at Newcastle before the end of this month? I didn’t put Lionel Messi down – because I thought he’d be a little too expensive. Follow us on Twitter, like […]

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

Spurs Challenge Newcastle For Dutch Striker

January 27th, 2013 · 318 Comments

News in Metro today that Tottenham Hotspur are ready to challenge Newcastle for Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, but Newcastle have also bid over the last day or so for Vitesse striker Wilfried Bony (£12M) –  the Ivory Coast International, and St. Etienne turned down a €10.5M bid (£8.6M) for their 23 year-old striker Pierre-Emerick […]

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