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Newcastle vs Chelsea – Match Preview

February 2nd, 2013 · 152 Comments

Demba Ba returns today to St. James Park in a Chelsea shirt, and he will be one of the danger men for the reigning European Champions.

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Tags: Match Preview · Newcastle News

Newcastle Submit 24 Man Squad To Premier League

February 2nd, 2013 · 21 Comments

As required, Newcastle submitted a 24-man squad for the second half of the 2012/2013 Barclays’ Premier League season on Friday afternoon. Davide Santon – younger players don’t have to be included in official squad

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Tags: Newcastle News

Magpies Interested In Andy Carroll – Should We Sign Him?

February 2nd, 2013 · 61 Comments

News today, which isn’t too surprising,  that Andy Carroll is a target of Newcastle in the summer, when Liverpool will try to get as much money for the striker as they possibly can – after signing the Gateshead-born striker from Newcastle for a cool £35M two years ago – almost to the day. Andy Carroll […]

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Tags: Andy Carroll · Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Magpies Need To Be Wary Of Demba Ba Today

February 2nd, 2013 · 43 Comments

It’s only natural that there’s a lot of news about Demba Ba in the upcoming game this afternoon at St. James’ Park, as the former Newcastle number 19 returns to the club he scored 29 goals for in just 58 appearances in all competitions. Demba Ba – while in Newcastle’s colors

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Tags: Contracts · Demba Ba · Newcastle News · Premier League

Magpies Went From Two Center Backs To Four

February 2nd, 2013 · 13 Comments

It probably hasn’t gone unnoticed that for over two months Newcastle had to get by with only two recognized center-backs in Fab Coloccini and Mike Williamson, after Steven Taylor was out almost three months with a severe hamstring pull. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – training last week

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

Pardew – We’ve Got To Get To 40 Points – Quickly

February 2nd, 2013 · 26 Comments

Newcastle will meet Chelsea later today in another one of those cup ties Alan Pardew keeps talking about – we have 14 of them  through the end of the season, and we’ll also have Demba Ba to contend with up front today. Demba Ba while at Newcastle

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Tags: Coaching · Demba Ba · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Sylvain Marveaux · Yoan Gouffran