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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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Is Yohan Cabaye On His Way Out Of Newcastle?

August 10th, 2013 · 154 Comments

We’ve heard during this summer that Monaco, PSG, Tottenham and Manchester United are interested in acquiring Newcastle’s central midfielder Yohan Cabaye, and there has been fresh speculation in the last day or two that PSG and Manchester United may be ready to put in bids for the player. Yohan Cabaye – in action this afternoon […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Yohan Cabaye

Video – Villas-Boas Talks About His Mentor Sir Bobby Robson

August 10th, 2013 · 28 Comments

Today is the Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day, and it’s fitting that Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas talks about when he worked with his mentor at Porto and then at Barcelona, when Jose Mourinho was also a coach under the great one – and we aren’t talking about Jose. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsT7p9eAor4 Follow us on Twitter, […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Video

Newcastle Fight Back To Draw 1-1 Against SC Braga

August 10th, 2013 · 64 Comments

Newcastle finished their pre-season this afternoon with a creditable 1-1 draw against SC Braga in front of just over 16,000 fans, after they went behind just before half time, when Mathieu Debuchy conceded a penalty, and it was a bit of a harsh decision, although it looked like the Frenchman had tripped Felipe Pardo in […]

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

Elliot, Yanga-Mbiwa And Shola Ameobi Start Against SC Braga

August 10th, 2013 · 387 Comments

Alan Pardew has named a changed starting eleven from the one that started  last game on Tuesday night at Ibrox, and Rob Elliot, Mapou Yanga-Mabiwa and in-form Shola Ameobi are all in the starting line-up.

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

Tough First Game – But Can Newcastle Be Competitive?

August 10th, 2013 · 290 Comments

Steven Taylor talked at the launch of the new NINE bar at St James’s Park yesterday, which has been controversially renamed from Shearer’s Bar, to honor all the great number nines who have worn the famous black and white shirt and graced St. James’ Park. over the years Steven Taylor – in action at Ibrox […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Much Better News On Newcastle Striker

August 10th, 2013 · 33 Comments

Loic Remy was in training on Thursday at the Benton Training grounds and that was a good sign that the French International striker could still make the start of the season a week on Monday at the Etihad Stadium, even if he starts on the bench at Manchester City. Loic Remy with Kinnear – Joe’s […]

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Tags: Fitness · Loic Remy · Newcastle News

This Is Still In Newcastle’s Favor In Bafe Gomis Transfer

August 10th, 2013 · 23 Comments

We’re not sure what exactly is holding up the transfer of Bafe Gomis from Lyon to Newcastle, but the most common sticking point being reported in the press, is the fees wanted by his agents are just too high. Bafe Gomis – waiting for the Newcastle deal to go through

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

Newcastle Is The Perfect Club – I Am Very Very Happy

August 10th, 2013 · 69 Comments

Newcastle signed Kevin Mbabu on the last day of the January transfer window from Servette in Switzerland, and since that time he seems to have settled in well at the Tyneside club. Kevin Mababu – Newcastle is the perfect club for me

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Tags: Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth