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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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Papiss Cisse Career At Newcastle In Doubt – Surely Not

July 15th, 2013 · 106 Comments

We were very surprised to read in the Shields Gazette tonight hat Papiss Cisse’s Newcastle future is said to be in the balance, and there have been other similar headlines over the last week or so. Papiss Cisse – still in negotiations with Newcastle

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse

Yawns – Slow Slow Summer For Newcastle Fans

July 15th, 2013 · 255 Comments

We didn’t expect a lot of signings this summer, given that we brought in five good Frenchmen in January, but this summer has to be the slowest we’ve experienced since we started this blog back in April, 2007. Darren Bent – Newcastle balking at fee – that’s a surprise

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

Newcastle Defender Staying Put – Gosling Deal Held Up

July 15th, 2013 · 415 Comments

There was a report in the Daily Mirror over a week ago that Newcastle were willing to give Steven Taylor and £6M to get QPR’s Loic Remy. Steven Taylor – going nowhere this summer

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Tags: Dan Gosling · Danny Simpson · James Perch · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · World Cup 2014

Is Newcastle’s Mercurial One Fully Fit Again – Video

July 15th, 2013 · 28 Comments

While the press would probably love it if there was disfunction and controversy at Newcastle this summer, the truth is that training is going well, and Newcastle will play their first game of pre-season at Motherwell tomorrow night. Ben Arfa in training this summer

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Video

We’ll Soon Know If Kinear Can Keep A Low Profile At Newcastle

July 15th, 2013 · 40 Comments

Directors of Football are responsible for all the transfers into and out of a club, and are not very often interviewed, and the manager is the face of the club to the public and to the fans. Joe Kinnear – can he be diplomatic?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Scouting Network

Cisse Issue Not Resolved – Magpies In Talks With PFA

July 15th, 2013 · 33 Comments

It’s clear there has so far been no resolution on the Wonga controversy surrounding Newcastle’s number 9 Papiss Cisse, and his unwillingness to wear the Wonga insignia on his Newcastle strip. Papiss Cisse – problem not resolved with Wonga

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse · Sponsors