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Newcastle Player Injured In Rio Ave Defeat

July 20th, 2013 · 15 Comments

Newcastle did not play well in the first half last night against Rio Ave, and conceded three goals in the first 26 minutes, which led to Newcastle losing their first pre-season game 3-1. Shola Ameobi – has damaged his wrist

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Tags: Injuries · Newcastle News · Shola Ameobi

Newcastle Lose 3-1 To Rio Ave With Poor First Half Performance

July 20th, 2013 · 219 Comments

This game was over after 26 minutes tonight, ¬†when Newcastle were 3-0 down, after falling behind 2-0 in the first nine minutes of the game, when some slack Newcastle defending led to two goals from 20 year-old Egyptian striker Ahmed Hassan. The Newcastle team before tonight’s game – with Cabaye captaining the side

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Alnwick, Cabaye, Vuckic, Dummett And Marveaux All Start At Rio Ave

July 20th, 2013 · 247 Comments

Jak Alnwick will make his very first start in goal for Newcastle tonight at Rio Ave, as he is included in the starting eleven, which also sees Davide Santon, Steven Taylor, Yohan Cabaye and Sylvain Marveaux included. And it’s interesting that local lad Paul Dummett keeps his place at left-back, after his Man of the […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season

Pardew Grooming This Frenchman As Future Newcastle Captain

July 20th, 2013 · 300 Comments

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa seems to be impressing Alan Pardew big time this summer, not only with this attitude, but with his form in training, and the 23 year-old Frenchman is already showing the obvious leadership skills he has. which made him such a successful and effective captain at Montpellier, when he was still young. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Leadership · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News

Newcastle’s Top Youngster Hoping To Stay Clear Of Injury

July 20th, 2013 · 32 Comments

20 year-old Haris Vuckic is one of the young players fighting to be part of Alan Pardew’s first team squad in the coming season, and those youngsters who don’t make it will be loaned out to other clubs, at least for the first part of the season through January. Haris Vuckic – after scoring on […]

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Tags: Haris Vuckic · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Not Interested In Portuguese International

July 20th, 2013 · 49 Comments

Alan Pardew confirmed last night to the Portuguese press, that Newcastle have not bid for Porto center-back Rolando – but while it’s still possible for Newcastle to bring in a new center-back this summer, that will only happen if Newcastle unload Mike Williamson, who turns 30 in November. Rolando – Pardew likes Portuguese players’ mentality

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Tags: Mike Williamson · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target