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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 Hopes Fading On Bafetimbi Gomis

July 25th, 2013 · 386 Comments

The Lyon Chairman and owner Jean-Michel Aulas has today said that the French club have received three offers for their French International striker Bafetimbi Gomis. Bafetimbi Gomis – three bids in for the striker?

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

GREAT NEWS – Cisse And Newcastle Resolve Wonga Dispute

July 25th, 2013 · 355 Comments

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has finally agreed to wear the club’s Wonga-sponsored shirt, despite his religious beliefs – and that’s fantastic news for Newcastle United. Papiss Cisse – agrees to wear Wonga shirt – great!!

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Pre-Season · Sponsors · Strips

Pardew Explains Absence Of Newcastle’s Star Youngsters

July 25th, 2013 · 29 Comments

We wondered initially why Massadio Haidara was missing from the initial group of 23 players that Alan Pardew took on the week-long training camp to Portugal, but it looks like he was nursing a knock, and needed more fitness training. Massadio beating up on a Newcastle coach

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Tags: Gael Bigirimana · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Action Photos From Portugal – Wish You Were Here

July 25th, 2013 · 46 Comments

Here are some photographs taken by Portuguese reader Paulo Martins during the Newcastle squad’s stay in SC Braga over the last week –  thanks to Paulo for sending them along. Yohan Cabaye – against Rio Ave

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

An About Turn For Newcastle Striker?

July 25th, 2013 · 221 Comments

Alan Pardew had said at the end of the season that Shola Ameobi was unsettled at Newcastle, because he was not getting much playing time, and that he may want to leave the club this summer to get first team football elsewhere. Shola Ameobi – great when fit and willing

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

I Am Pushing Hard To Get Transfers In – Pardew

July 25th, 2013 · 74 Comments

We’re sure that Alan Pardew is as frustrated as the Newcastle fans at the moment, at the distinct lack of progress seemingly being made on the transfer front this summer by Newcastle, and our new Director of Football Joe Kinnear. Newcastle players limbering up in Portugal Photo from Portuguese reader Paulo Martins

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Now Odds On To Sign Bafetimbi Gomis

July 25th, 2013 · 81 Comments

Joe Kinnear must know that Newcastle fans are waiting for him to bring home the bacon so to speak, and bring in two of these three strikers  - Bafetimbi Gomis form Lyon, who seems to be available at a cut price fee (maybe £4M), Loic Remy of QPR, who is available for £8M or less, […]

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

Newcastle Pursuing Dutch U21 International

July 25th, 2013 · 26 Comments

Newcastle have made just one signing this summer so far, and the lad is a junior – 16 year-old Olivier Kemen from Metz – and as well as at least two good strikers being signed up this summer, we expect Newcastle to bring in some top youngsters too. Jeroen Zoet – Newcastle seem still interested

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Tags: Adam Campbell · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

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