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New Signing – Everything At Newcastle Has Been Unbelievable

1:15 pm, Saturday, October 1st, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 15 Comments

It turns out that the Seattle media are following the fortunes of DeAndre Yedlin at a certain famous football club in England called Newcastle United.

After almost every game there is something in the papers there about their native son and towns and cities in the states are renowned for being proud of their former residents who make good.


DeAndre Yedlin – Newcastle right back

The signing of 23 year-old DeAndre Yedlin may turn out to be a terrific signing by Rafa Benitez, as the manager moved quickly to replace Daryl Janmaat who wanted to leave Newcastle and join Watford.

Daryl has not been missed.

And fans have immediately taken to the young American and when he had to go off last week at Villa Park after 75 minutes with that ankle injury, Newcastle fans chanted “USA USA USA” as the yank walked past them.

Vurnon Anita is available again from his three game suspension, but we expect the more attacking Yedlin to keep his place today at Rotherham where hopefully we can get another win.

This is what the American has said in the Chronicle today when asked about the great fan support he is getting on Tyneside:

“It’s great.” “To know that the fans are behind you and you have their support is a good feeling for any player.”

“I am grateful for that.” “Hopefully, they keep supporting us and we’ll keep winning games.”

“The Norwich game was very tough and it as exciting. It was good that we showed the character to come out on top.”

“The Rotherham game is one where we’ll still have to be at our best.” “In this league, anything can happen.”

“We have to be prepared and if we do that we should come out with a good result.” “You can enjoy it for a bit but then you realise you have a game in three days after it.”

“Then you have to put it behind you and move on.” “That’s just the way the league is.” “You are happy to win but the next game is always just around the corner.”

“It has been wonderful. Obviously I’d heard a lot about the team and the club. To come in and work with Rafa has been great.”

“All of the team-mates and staff have been unbelievable so I have nothing negative to say.”

One of the things that’s good about DeAndre is that he’s ambitious and a terrific professional who works his socks off for Newcastle in games and in training.

We expect him to keep improving with Rafa as his coach.

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15 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jail for Ashley // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:26 PM

    Rafa Bingo line ups in two hours before kick off. This is when the players find out, for all we know people could be getting leaked team sheets to claim their five points !!!!

  • 2 expatmag // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:28 PM


    First bottle in the mancave mate. Saying nothing about what I have gone yhrough since I switched the footy on at 2.15 pm.

  • 3 chicousa // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:29 PM

    With my crazy lineup today you can be sure I did not get any inside info!!!

  • 4 Belfast // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:30 PM

    Good to see you enforcing the rules Buster.

  • 5 expatmag // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:32 PM


    No. I didnt see it.


    Foyles war wins out everytime for her mate. She hates football.


    Too right mate. Enjoying the solitude…


    Gas to be the Stirm.

  • 6 Chancel be a fine thing // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:32 PM

    apologies for lateness, had only just got up, I’ll just have to cry if it wins!

  • 7 expatmag // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:32 PM


  • 8 lesh // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:43 PM


    Line ups getting leaked? If it does turn out to be the case, Rafa’s bingo’ll be the Telegraph’s next big scoop.

  • 9 Ron Knee // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:45 PM

    From the BBC website:-

    “By the way Georginio Wijnaldum is playing in this match.

    “Liverpool’s summer signing seems to have barely had a touch on the ball.”

  • 10 Jammydodger // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:46 PM

    From BBC

    By the way Georginio Wijnaldum is playing is this match.

    Liverpool’s summer signing seems to have barely had a touch on the ball

  • 11 martoon // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:47 PM

    Watching the Liverpool game – it seems to me Wjynaldum is wasted in the deep lying roll. Surely the strength of his game is his dribbling, twists & turns and fox in the box which he can’t use in his current roll?

  • 12 Harley // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:53 PM

    Come on Liverpool, got them in my coupon. Would like a bit of excitement still this afternoon.

  • 13 Chancel be a fine thing // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:53 PM

    must admit, did get a phone call from Harry Rednap’s dog this morning!

  • 14 Jib // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:55 PM


  • 15 Goofy // Oct 1, 2016 at 1:58 PM

    Anybody who uses kodi.

    Do this

    Then go to sports/Sport365live

    Refresh. Watching Liverpool on it now works fine.

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