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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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No Resolution On Cisse Wearing Wonga – Trains In Gym

July 13th, 2013 · 113 Comments

The Daily Mirror is reporting that Papiss Cisse has been training in the gym,  after returning for pre-season training to Newcastle on Friday, so it seems the WONGA question, whether he will wear the WONGA insignia this season, has still not been answered. Papiss Cisse – training in gym at Newcastle

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse

Liverpool After Former Magpies Striker Target – Newcastle Interested?

July 13th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Apart from Darren Bent and Loic Remy, it’s not clear who the other striker targets are at Newcastle right now, so we’ve looked at a couple of youngsters that look good and at this point are not too expensive, yet have good goal-scoring records – here’s a 21 year-old Czech striker we covered earlier today. […]

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

This Young Striker Would Be Great Acquisition For Newcastle

July 13th, 2013 · 234 Comments

21 year-old Matej Vydra was born in Czechoslovakia, and he is currently at Italian club Udinese, and last season he was on loan at Watford in the Championship and scored 22 goals in 44 total appearances for the Hornets. Matej Vydra – 21 year-old Udinese striker He looks a bit like Alan Smith

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

Defensive Midfield Up For Grabs Next Season

July 13th, 2013 · 82 Comments

Newcastle allowed James Perch to leave Newcastle this summer, and that was probably because we now have some cover in defensive midfield in Gael Bigirimana, Vurnon Anita and Moussa Sissoko, and new boy Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa can play well anywhere across the back four, and has already done that at Newcastle. Cheick Tiote – in Ivory […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Gael Bigirimana · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Who Are Newcastle’s Other Striker Targets?

July 13th, 2013 · 43 Comments

It’s never really good to talk about the players you are after in a transfer window, because that only alerts our competitors for the player, so it was surprising that Alan Pardew mentioned both Loic Remy and Darren Bent last week, and said they were targets at Newcastle. Brown Ideye – a Newcastle target?

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

Does This Striker Have A Future At Newcastle?

July 13th, 2013 · 53 Comments

Shola Ameobi was not used much at all this year by Alan Pardew, even though he was fit and ready to play and we were short of striker after Demba Ba left,  but when Shola did finally make a substitute appearance at West Brom, he injured himself with almost his first kick of the game, […]

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi · Transfer News and Rumours

Will We See Joe Kinnear On The Training Pitch Next Week?

July 13th, 2013 · 60 Comments

Newcastle had their worst season in the Premier League last season in terms of goals conceded, when we leaked a massive 68 goals, although we did have players like Fabricio Coloccini, Steven Taylor, Davide Santon and Tim Krul missing for long periods of the season. Alan Pardew – needs two strikers

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