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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'

We Need To Think About Manchester United And Stay Positive

August 17th, 2015 · 146 Comments

Swansea started the game on Saturday like a stream train, well at least compared to the way Newcastle started the game, and we were second best for the first 20 minutes. We could have been more than the one goal down after that initial period of the game, when we couldn’t deal with Johnjo Shelvey in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Fabricio Coloccini · Interview · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren Explains The Kind Of Player Mitrovic Is

August 16th, 2015 · 99 Comments

Aleksandar Mitrovic has picked up two yellow cards in the official 23 minutes he has played competitively for Newcastle so far this season, and he probably needs to settle down just a little bit, but Steve McClaren has again said he knows the type of player Aleksandar is, and you don’t take away that edge […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player Yesterday?

August 16th, 2015 · 189 Comments

Let us know who you think Newcastle’s best player was yesterday in the 2-0 loss at Swansea, which gives us only one point from our first two games, but that’s  still one point more than Sunderland have managed. We meet Manchester United at Old Trafford in the early game next Saturday – the game aren’t […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

McClaren And Company Have Significant Work To Do

August 16th, 2015 · 35 Comments

The thing about this game that really surprised and disappointed us is that in the first half we showed the same inadequacies that we showed under John Carver’s short and completely disastrous reign on Tyneside. We weren’t good enough, and at least one of our players showed a lack of discipline and made things worse […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

McClaren Confident Of New Signings – To Assess The Academy

August 15th, 2015 · 14 Comments

The summer transfer window closes two weeks on Monday night, so not too many more articles on Newcastle signing Charlie Austin during that time, probably only about ten. Last Sunday Steve McClaren had meetings with owner Mike Ashley and the Newcastle Board before the first home game against Southampton, and it seems those meetings went […]

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Tags: Coaching · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Premier League

Talented Young Midfielder Staying At Newcastle

August 15th, 2015 · 12 Comments

19 year-old Olivier Kemen, who was born in Douala, Cameroon joined the club two years ago from French club Metz and is a very good young player, who is highly regarded at Newcastle. There has been interest from various clubs in signing the teenager including AC Milan, Monaco, Tottenham and Liverpool. Olivier Kemen – on […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Olivier Kemen · Transfer News and Rumours