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This Striker Could Be At The Top Of Newcastle’s B List

August 9th, 2013 · 115 Comments

Newcastle and Joe Kinnear still want to bring in French International Bafe Gomis from Lyon, and he would be a great buy, and while we’ve already agreed a fee with Lyon, and agreed terms with the player, his agents seem to be holding up the deal, because of their excessive personal demands. And we heard […]

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

Is This Newcastle’s Third Kit For Next Season?

August 9th, 2013 · 46 Comments

We still don’t know what Newcastle’s third strip will be for the coming season – but here’s a possibility – sent to us by reader toonarmydownsouth. Well it looks bright enough, and it reminds us just a little of those yellow away strips we wore in the Championship. It’s different, that’s for sure.

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Strips

If New Strikers Come In I May Have To Leave

August 9th, 2013 · 174 Comments

31 year-old Nigerian international Shola Ameobi has an ambition to make the Nigerian squad for next year’s World Cup in Brazil, ¬†and to do that he will need to be playing regularly next season. Shola Ameobi – has looked sharp in pre-season

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Tags: International News · Shola Ameobi · World Cup 2014

Pardew – This Lad Has Exceptional Talent – Video

August 9th, 2013 · 186 Comments

There’s no doubt that Hatem Ben Arfa is the most exciting player at Newcastle and when this lad’s on form he’s almost unplayable, and he’s already scored two of the best individual goals ever seen at St. James Park against Blackburn and Bolton last year. Ben Arfa in training last month

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Tags: Coaching · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Video

Newcastle’s Bobby Moore Is The Magpies’ Leader

August 9th, 2013 · 15 Comments

Alan Pardew compared Fabricio Coloccini last season to the great Bobby Moore, who led England to a Word Cup win in 1966 at Wembley, and that’s still the only time England have reached the final, ¬†although Sir Bobby Robson almost had us there in 1990, but we lost on penalties to West Germany. Fabricio Coloccini […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Friendlies · Leadership · Newcastle News · Pre-season

No Sign Of These Top Two Youngsters In Pre-Season

August 9th, 2013 · 23 Comments

20 year-old French U21 International Massadio Haidara and 19 year-old England U20 international Gael Bigirimana are two of the most promising youngsters on Tyneside, but we haven’t seen them at all in pre-season yet. Gael Bigirimana – still getting fit?

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Tags: Friendlies · Gael Bigirimana · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News · Pre-season