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

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Newcastle Squad Tired – Pardew

February 1st, 2013 · 283 Comments

Alan Pardew talked about how tired his layers were after the win at Aston Villa on Tuesday night, and certainly Moussa Sissoko was tired when he came off after 79 minutes at Villa Park – after a tremendous first half display. Moussa Sissoko – put in good shift on Tuesday night

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Tags: Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Pardew – QPR Not Financially Viable – Unlike Newcastle

February 1st, 2013 · 235 Comments

We’re pleased that somebody has mentioned the ridiculous financial deals QPR owner Tony Fernandez is doing in each transfer window – in an attempt to keep QPR in the Premier League – as the owner pays way over the odds in both transfer fees and wages – like the £80K/week he paid Loic Remy to […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Marveaux Fit Again – Available For Chelsea Game

February 1st, 2013 · 207 Comments

Some really good news from the Newcastle camp today – as the foot injury sustained by Sylvain Marveaux last Monday was not as bad as first feared – and in fact he is fit and available for selection against Chelsea tomorrow. Sylvain Marveaux – fit again for Chelsea game

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Sylvain Marveaux

Pardew Hoping New French Players Fitter For Chelsea Game

February 1st, 2013 · 20 Comments

Both Moussa Sissoko and Yoan Gouffran ran out of steam a bit in the second half at Villa Park on Tuesday night, and manager Alan Pardew is hoping those two key players for Newcastle will be able to last longer through the second half against reigning European Champions Chelsea tomorrow afternoon at St. James’ Park. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fitness · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Yesterday Was One Of Many French Days To Come At Newcastle

February 1st, 2013 · 14 Comments

Under Alan Pardew Newcastle started to have various days each week where they celebrate the countries of some of their players  at the Benton Training ground,  and yesterday was French Day – and with so many French players in the squad, there will be many more French days at Newcastle in the future. Sammy Ameobi […]

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Tags: Gabriel Obertan · Hatem Ben Arfa · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Massadio Haidara · Mathieu Debuchy · Mehdi Abeid · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran · Yohan Cabaye

Pardew – Mike Ashley So Supportive Last Month

February 1st, 2013 · 24 Comments

Newcastle didn’t have a busy final day of the transfer window yesterday, and sent Xisco on his way to Spanish second division Cordoba, after terminating his contract by mutual agreement, and brought in promising 17 year-old Swiss center-back from Kevin Mbabu from Servette, and Kevin joins the Development squad. Derek LLambias and Mike Ashley – did well […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Excellent Transfer Business By Newcastle In January

February 1st, 2013 · 56 Comments

Newcastle finished a very successful January transfer window last night by terminating Xisco’s contract at Newcastle, and the former Spanish U21 International then joined Spanish second division club Cordoba on a free transfer – but Newcastle brought in six players during the transfer window and they included three full French Internationals. Moussa Sissoko – great […]

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Tags: Kevin Mbabu · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Mathieu Debuchy · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Please Help Support The “Give Tilly a Hand” Appeal

February 1st, 2013 · 32 Comments

Tilley Lockey’s mother Sarah has contacted me and some other Newcastle web-sites for their support in raising funds for her seven year-old daughter Tilly, as part of the Give Tilly A Hand appeal. Tilly with Newcastle manager Alan Pardew

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Tags: Charity · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Complete Last Gasp Xisco Deal – Contract Terminated

February 1st, 2013 · 27 Comments

Newcastle did some good business just before the transfer deadline ended last night, when they terminated Xisco’s contract by mutual consent – and the Spaniard joined Spanish second division side Cordova as a free agent, but not before he was paid £50K/week for four and a half years of his five year contract by Newcastle. […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Xisco