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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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Newcastle Challenge Liverpool For Willian

August 17th, 2013 · 124 Comments

News in the Mirror today that Newcastle are interested in signing Anzhi’s Willian, although Liverpool seem to be ahead of the Magpies in their dealings to sign the 27 year-old Brazilian midfielder. Willian – Newcastle are interested in the Brazilian winger

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

Newcastle Move In For Italian International Striker

August 17th, 2013 · 173 Comments

News today in the Metro that Newcastle are after 28 year-old Juventus striker Alessandro Matri, who has played five times for the full Italian national side. Alessandro Matri – Italian International striker

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

Frenchman’s As Good As I’ve Ever Seen Him – Pardew

August 17th, 2013 · 329 Comments

Yohan Cabaye did not have a very good second half of the season, after he came back from that groin injury, and the French International struggled with the rest of our players, but Newcastle did avoid relegation, and that was a huge relief. Yohan Cabaye – looked good in pre-season

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Yohan Cabaye

Full-Back Now Doubtful For Season Opener – But Jonas Fit

August 17th, 2013 · 32 Comments

There are reports in the local papers today that Italian International Davide Santon is not fit enough to start in the Newcastle side at the Emirates, and it seems he’s picked up a hip flexor muscle injury.. Davide Santon – scoring last season at Wigan

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Tags: Davide Santon · Fitness · Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Massadio Haidara · Newcastle News

Newcastle Considering Fresh Bafetimbi Gomis Bid

August 17th, 2013 · 44 Comments

Newcastle fans are getting just a little bit unsettled at the club’s failure to bring in a permanent senior signing this summer, and with just 16 days left in the transfer window, Newcastle are the only Premier League side who have not made a permanent senior signing this summer – and it’s looking too much […]

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

No Offer Matches What Bafe Gomis Wants – The Bundesliga?

August 17th, 2013 · 58 Comments

Newcastle have been involved in trying to get Bafe Gomis to Newcastle for weeks now, but the Tyneside club have not been successful in getting the French International to Newcastle, but it’s very unlikely that Bafe will want to stay at Lyon, unless he stays to become a free agent next summer. Bafe Gomis – […]

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Pardew – We Can’t Compete On The Financial Front

August 17th, 2013 · 18 Comments

We know very well that Newcastle cannot compete financially with clubs like the two Manchesters, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, but that’s all – those clubs are richer clubs than Newcastle United at the moment. Mike Ashley – must start thinking about bigger goals

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment

Newcastle Can Be Successful If We Can Keep This Player Fit

August 17th, 2013 · 22 Comments

The hiring of Faye Downey as fitness consultant at Newcastle this summer  could yet be a masterstroke for next season, and certainly through pre-season we’ve had very few injuries,  and even those Newcastle have had – like the leg injury to Jonas Gutierrez is not too bad – and he will probably be fit to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours