The Newcastle United Blog

News and Commentary On Newcastle United Football Club By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Moussa Sissoko Wants His Friend At Newcastle

August 11th, 2013 · 146 Comments

Moussa Sissoko got to know Bafetimbi Gomis when both players were in the full French squad, and while the transfer of Gomis to Newcastle is looking a little dodgy these days, the 23 year-old powerful Newcastle midfielder is still hoping Joe Kinnear can get the deal done before early September. Moussa Sissoko – wants Gomis […]

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

Joe Kinnear Tracking This Young Belgian Striker

August 11th, 2013 · 22 Comments

Joe Kinnear was pictured with Newcastle fan Matt_Skeen at the Newcastle Central Station this morning, and that news is doing the rounds on the internet, and according to Matt, Joe was on his way to Belgium to look at a young 6’2″ striker who was 21 and playing in Belgium. Joe also said we were […]

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Newcastle French Target Will Request A Transfer

August 11th, 2013 · 159 Comments

Newcastle have been interested in French International center-back Mamadou Sakho, and have kept an eye in the PSG defender as he has tried to win a first team starting position at the French club. Mamadou Sakho – wants to leave PSG

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Newcastle Pull Out Of Gomis Deal

August 11th, 2013 · 290 Comments

There’s a very short report in the Sunday Express today that Newcastle have pulled out of signing French International striker, Lyon’s Bafetimbi Gomis, but we wonder if there’s any truth to that. Bafe Gomis – deal dead?

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It Was A Huge Shock For Geordie Fans

August 11th, 2013 · 35 Comments

Yes it was hard to take for sure yesterday, and my heart was pumping just a bit at the sight of Ben Arfa putting over a perfect right-wing corner and Fab Coloccini actually heading the ball into the back of the net with a bullet header – a classic goal from a set-piece – well […]

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

Newcastle Starting To Pay Out Big Wages Again

August 11th, 2013 · 31 Comments

It’s never easy to know whether wages quotes in the media are anywhere accurate but if reports in Goal.com and French daily L’Equipe are to be believed Newcastle are starting to pay out some huge wages for their new players. Bafe Gomis – getting £70K/week at Newcastle?

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Tags: Financials · Loan Moves · Loic Remy · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Why There’s No Way Eto’o Will Join Newcastle

August 11th, 2013 · 22 Comments

We lost the internet last night in a serious lightning storm in Raleigh, so I’m at the local McDonald’s this morning (5:00 am EDT time is when they opened) getting back on board – but before the storm we were alerted by a couple of readers that Samuel Eto’o had been offered to Newcastle, Samuel […]

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Newcastle 1 SC Braga 1 – Video Highlights

August 11th, 2013 · 15 Comments

Cheick Tiote – in action yesterday Newcastle 1 Braga 1 – video highlights

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