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

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Entries Tagged as 'Coaching'

First Eight Games Very Tough For Newcastle

August 3rd, 2015 · 65 Comments

In the first eight games of the season we play each of the top four clubs  in the league table last season – the two Manchester clubs, Chelsea and Arsenal – and that’s a really difficult start for us after we finished last season like a team headed for the Championship. In fact we play […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

McClaren Undecided On Newcastle Captain – Fans Are Not

August 3rd, 2015 · 15 Comments

Fabricio Coloccini’s slight Achilles injury has meant that he has not played at all in pre-season, and that seems to have put a spanner in the works as far as Steve McClaren is concerned because it looks like he sees Coloccini as a man who can still play a part for Newcastle in the coming season. And […]

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Tags: Captain · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

This Could Be Newcastle’s Back Four For First Few Games

August 2nd, 2015 · 19 Comments

Southampton are a good side and they have done well in their friendly games drawing 1-1 with Spanish side RCD Espanyol today in their final friendly. In the Europa League they are in the third qualifying round and in the first leg at St. Mary’s last Thursday, they beat Vitesse 3-0 and look set to qualify for […]

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Tags: Chancel Mbemba · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Things Are Improving At Newcastle – Here’s A Test

August 1st, 2015 · 16 Comments

There was some news today that Fabricio Coloccini may  be leaving Newcastle, based on him not being included in the squad for the game against Borussia Monchengladbach – the final game of pre-season. But another simpler explanation was that he couldn’t play because of his Achilles injury, so that’s why he wasn’t even on the bench. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

McClaren Pleased With Performance But Still Lots To Do

August 1st, 2015 · 7 Comments

Steve McClaren and the Newcastle team have put up with a very tough pre-season, and the tour over here of the US made things a lot more difficult. That was because of all the traveling involved, the extreme heat which the players are not used to, and then the jet lag when the players both arrive in the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Interview · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Steve McClaren To Have Big Clear-Out At Newcastle

August 1st, 2015 · 36 Comments

Steve McClaren has said today that he will soon be able to know which players he will rely on for next season, and those that can go will either  be sold or will be sent out on loan, and the time of reckoning is not far off. Steve has now had a chance to assess […]

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Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Interview · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

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