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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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Pardew – We Scored Two Fabulous Goals – We Were Terrific

July 30th, 2013 · 14 Comments

Newcastle played extremely well tonight at St. Mirren,  and while it was only a 2-0 win Newcastle carved out a number of good opportunities and we looked a very good side and it could have been a lot worse for St. Mirren,  with top stars like Coloccini, Cisse and Ben Arfa back in the starting […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

Newcastle “Strongly Interested” In Top French U21 Forward

July 30th, 2013 · 30 Comments

18 year-old French U21 International Mbaye Niang joined AC Milan from Caen last summer, and English clubs Arsenal, Everton, and Tottenham Hotspur were also interested in him at that time. Mbaye Niang – 18 year-old AC Milan player

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

St Mirren 0 Newcastle 2 – Full Match Report

July 30th, 2013 · 83 Comments

Papiss Cisse was playing his first game of pre-season, and it was the first time we had seen him in the new Wonga shirt, and within three minutes the Senegal striker almost scored.

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

Newcastle Stroll To Easy 2-0 Win At St. Mirren

July 30th, 2013 · 61 Comments

Newcastle put up a good performance tonight at Love Street, to win this game against St. Mirren rather easily 2-0, with two goals in the first 26 minutes. Mathieu Debuchy scores Newcastle’s second goal

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

Cisse, Coloccini, Gosling, Ben Arfa And Anita Start At St. Mirren

July 30th, 2013 · 382 Comments

As expected Fabricio Coloccini, Ben Arfa, Vurnon Anita and the great Papiss Cisse all start at St. Mirren, but there’s a bit of a surprise with Dan Gosling getting a starting berth.

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

Maybe Newcastle Should Go After This Experienced Striker

July 30th, 2013 · 68 Comments

With Newcastle looking like they may be running out of striker options in the transfer window, wouldn’t Salmon Kalou, the former Chelsea striker, be a good buy for around £3M? Salomon Kalou – worth an inquiry

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

Papiss Cisse – I Feel Great And Ready To Go

July 30th, 2013 · 111 Comments

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse will play tonight at St. Mirren,  and he has revealed he consulted Islamic teachers before deciding the wear the Wonga sign on his Newcastle shirt and training gear this season. Papiss Cisse greets Yohan Cabaye wearing Wonga training kit

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Papiss Cisse · Pre-Season

Newcastle In For 21 Year-Old NIgerian International Striker

July 30th, 2013 · 120 Comments

News today in the Daily Star today that Newcastle are now after Uche Nwofor of Dutch club VVV-Venlo, who were relegated last season, when they finished second bottom with just 28 points from their 34 games. Uche Nwofor – 21 year-old Nigerian striker

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

Newcastle Achieve Belated Category One Academy Status

July 30th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Newcastle failed to reach Category One Status for our Youth Academy last summer when the new rules went into effect, and it was a huge embarrassment for the club, because other local clubs Sunderland and Middlesbrough were granted the status. Joe Joyce – Newcastle Youth Academy manager

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Other News

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