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Newcastle Reported Very Keen On This 26 Year-Old This Summer

March 20th, 2017 · 104 Comments

The Mail is reporting today that Newcastle are very keen on signing Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney this summer and that’s hardly surprising after he put in an excellent performance last week in Fulham’s surprising 3-1 win at St. James’ Park. And Cairney’s good form is finally getting some recognition as the 26-year-old was called up to […]

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

Only Two Newcastle Players In Championship Team Of The Season

March 20th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Only two Newcastle players have made the Championship Team of the Season – Dwight Gayle and Jonjo Shelvey yet surprising Brighton have four players in the side. Not sure how Murray made the cut but their other three players – Stockdale, Dunk and Knockeart are all good players. But Matt Richie and Ciaran Clark surely […]

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Tags: Awards · Championship · EFL · Newcastle News

Rafa Benitez Heaps Praise On Newcastle Defender

March 20th, 2017 · 31 Comments

Grant Hanley is a player who may not be fully appreciated at Newcastle and he could still have a good future under Rafa Benitez on Tyneside. Grant is a dour Scot and a leader both off and on the pitch and those are the type of individuals you want in any successful squad. Hanley is […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News

Our Man Of The Match Could Be Player Of The Season

March 20th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Matt Ritchie is once again our Man of the Match against Birmingham, when we had a disappointing 0-0 draw and have now dropped 7 points in the last three games. 🙁 But Matt could and should have been our match winner  on Saturday after he scored a perfectly good goal in the first half that the […]

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Tags: Championship · Man of the Match · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Poll

Why Rafa Is Pleased The International Break Is Here

March 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

A few of Newcastle’s players currently have injuries – Ciaran Clark and DeAndre Yedlin being the latest two injured. But players like Isaac Hayden and Rolando Aaron could be ready to play on April 1st when the Championship games continues and we play Wigan at home. Ciaran Clark is an important player for us and […]

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Tags: Championship · Daryl Murphy · Dwight Gayle · International break · International News · Newcastle News

Newcastle Injury Problems Mount

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Ciaran Clark will be staying on Tyneside to get attention for his knee injury and Mo Diame has now retired from International duty so he will also be on Tyneside for the next two weeks. And it turns out that two more Newcastle players – Ireland goalkeeper Rob Elliot and Scotland center-back Grant Hanley have […]

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Tags: Championship · International break · International News · Newcastle News · World Cup 2018