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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'

These Were Newcastle’s Best Five Players On Saturday

August 31st, 2015 · 30 Comments

Tim Krul has come right back into top form under Steve McClaren, after having a poor time of it under interim coach John Carver last season, and Tim again made a number of top class saves on Saturday against Arsenal, just as he had at Old Trafford. And Chancel Mbemba was back at center-back, with Steven […]

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Tags: Coaching · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

No Change – Newcastle Will Always Show Spirit And Fight

August 31st, 2015 · 14 Comments

For the second weekend running Newcastle showed considerable spirit and fight on Saturday in the 1-0 defeat at home by Arsenal, but the big factor on Saturday was the sending off of Aleksandar Mitrovic after 16 minutes, and it was always going to be hard to get anything out of the game with 10 men. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Former Newcastle Manager Blazing A Trail In The Championship

August 30th, 2015 · 57 Comments

Chris Hughton was appointed Brighton manager on December 31st last year, and he went on to keep the club in the Championship, when they finished 5th bottom on 47 points, 6 points above the drop zone. And Chris has used the summer wisely and after beating top of the table Ipswich 3-2 at Portman Road […]

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

Newcastle Must Get A Grip On Discipline

August 29th, 2015 · 95 Comments

Last season it was injuries and lack of discipline that ravaged the Newcastle squad, and as well as suffering more injuries than any other side in the Premier League, we also lost players like Daryl Janmaat, Mike Williamson and Papiss Cisse, among others, because of their lack of control on the field. Tim Krul saving from […]

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McClaren Considering Appeal Against Mitrovic Red Card

August 29th, 2015 · 85 Comments

Andre Marriner sent off Serbian International striker Aleksandar Mitrovic today after only 16 minutes and that was the game right there – and it was the second time in three league games we have had a player sent off in the first half of the game. As Steve McClaren says it’s difficult to win PL games […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Suspensions

Sissoko And Janmaat Return – Thauvin Starts

August 29th, 2015 · 392 Comments

Steve McClaren has just announced his team for the very tough game at home to Arsenal today, in the early kick-off game and both Daryl Janmaat and Moussa Sissoko return to the team and Steven Taylor, Gabby Obertan and Ayoze Perez drop to the bench. As we had hoped – Florian Thauvin makes his first […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League