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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 In For Top England U21 Winger

August 20th, 2013 · 178 Comments

It seems that Newcastle are now willing to meet Blackpool’s price of £8M for highly rated Blackpool winger Tom Ince. Tom Ince – Newcastle target

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

Newcastle Renew Interest In Bafe Gomis

August 20th, 2013 · 55 Comments

There are reports that Joe Kinnear and Graham Carr are  currently in France on a double mission – one is to rekindle interest in Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis – and the Newcastle hierarchy (Joe,  Graham, Lee Charnley  and possibly Alan Pardew) are also in talks with Yohan Cabaye’s agents, on a possible transfer out of […]

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

Shepherd Had Faults – But Wanted Newcastle To Be A Top Side

August 20th, 2013 · 511 Comments

Some of us Newcastle supporters are getting long in the tooth, and if we are ever to see Newcastle win a trophy again, it will have to happen in the short-term – a lot of us older folks don’t have long-term plans for anything these days. Freddy Shepherd – when Newcastle Chairman

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

PSG Battle Arsenal For Yohan Cabaye – Price Should Go Up

August 20th, 2013 · 170 Comments

News today that Arsenal are likely to make an improved offer for Yohan Cabaye this week, and they may go up to £15M, but we would expect Newcastle to turn that bid down immediately – whatever Yohan Cabaye may say or do. Yohan Cabaye – hopefully the price will go up

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Yohan Cabaye

This Is Why Newcastle Could Get Tough On Yohan Cabaye

August 20th, 2013 · 87 Comments

Newcastle received a £12M bid for Newcastle playmaker Yohan Cabaye on Sunday from Arsenal, and that was immediately rejected, but the Gunners have probably made contact with the player’s agent to let them know what they are willing to pay him in wages – but whatever has really happened Alan Pardew admitted after the game […]

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

Pardew On Transfers – There’s Nothing Imminent

August 20th, 2013 · 83 Comments

After last night’s demolition job by Manchester City on what looked to be a frail Newcastle United side, we have to lower our expectations of how well we can do this season. Alan Pardew on transfers – nothing for me to add

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

Some Good News About Newcastle

August 20th, 2013 · 77 Comments

The first 10 minutes of last night’s game was terrible to watch, as Manchester City could have easily been at least 3-0 up, and the trepidation we had about last night’s game was justified, as we went from bad to worse when Steven Taylor – through utter frustration – swung his arm at Sergio Aguero […]

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Tags: Injuries · Loic Remy · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League

It Was A Worrying Display By This French International

August 20th, 2013 · 207 Comments

There were a number of Newcastle players who had stinkers last night, but none more so than Mathieu Debuchy at right back. Mathieu Debuchy – his positional play is not good

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Tags: Coaching · Mathieu Debuchy · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tim Krul