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Newcastle Negotiations For Gomis Enter Critical Phase – Update

July 28th, 2013 · 16 Comments

There was some bad news on Sunday that Lyon had turned down Newcastle’s increased bid of €8M for French striker Bafetimbi Gomis, but reports in France say Newcastle have not yet withdrawn from the negotiations. Bafetimbi Gomis – critical phase

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

Shola Ameobi’s Winning Goal Against Blackpool – Video

July 28th, 2013 · 37 Comments

This is the best video we can find of the winning goal from Shola Ameobi in Newcastle’s 1-0 win over Blackpool at Bloomfield Road this afternoon.

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

Lyon Reject Magpies’ €8M Offer – Negotiations Ongoing – Agreement Close

July 28th, 2013 · 184 Comments

News coming out of France today that Lyon yesterday turned down a Newcastle offer of around €8M  for Bafetimbi Gomis, which was lodged on Friday night, and Newcastle will have to offer even more, if they are to get their top striker target this summer. Bafetimbi Gomis €8M offer turned down

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

Alan Pardew Pleased To Get The Win

July 28th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Alan Pardew said he was quite happy at both the performance and the result this afternoon at Bloomfield Road, when Newcastle beat Blackpool 1-0. Alan Pardew – pleased with the win

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Newcastle Beat Blackpool 1-0 – Shola Scores Again – Match Report

July 28th, 2013 · 120 Comments

Newcastle played well this afternoon against a strong Blackpool side, and that man Shola Ameobi scored again for his home town club, and that’s three goals in pre-season for Shola, and it was an overall solid performance by Newcastle, and our first clean sheet of the pre-season, and Rob Elliot again looked solid in the […]

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

Cisse Not Even On Bench Against Blackpool – Team News

July 28th, 2013 · 307 Comments

There’s no sign of Papiss Cisse today, even on the bench, in the team that Alan Pardew has announced will play at Blackpool this afternoon, in a 3:00 pm kick off, and maybe that means we will see him at St. Mirren on Tuesday night in the new Wonga strip.

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