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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 'Contracts'

Newcastle Start To Offer New Contracts To Players

May 24th, 2016 · 23 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting tonight that it’s their understanding that Rafa Benitez will offer a new two year deal to 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu. The Swiss youth international looked good when he did play for the first team last season and he was especially impressive when he played left back against Chelsea at St. James’ Park at the […]

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Tags: Contracts · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Youth

Townsend Not Moving To Sporting Lisbon

May 24th, 2016 · 35 Comments

There’s a report from ESPN today that sources close to Newcastle winger Andros Townsend have said the report in the Portuguese Dailey Record that he has traveled to Lisbon and may even be having a medical today before signing on at the top Portuguese club is simply not true. Andros is not in Portugal. Andros Townsend […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Could Be Losing Top Player – Unexpectedly

May 24th, 2016 · 86 Comments

Last night there was news that Andros Townsend was traveling to Lisbon to have talks about signing for Sporting Lisbon, who want to activate the release clause in Andros’ Newcastle contract. The latest news is that he will be signing for the Portuguese club, but it’s still unclear whether there is any truth in the […]

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13th Day Of Negotiations With Benitez – So What’s Going On?

May 24th, 2016 · 6 Comments

The fact that Rafa Benitez was thinking of staying on at Newcastle was conveniently reported on Thursday morning 12th May, after we had been relegated the previous evening when Sunderland easily beat Everton 3-0 at home, to secure their safety in the Premier League. And the negotiations have dragged on ever since then and the possibility of […]

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Three Premier League Clubs Interested In Newcastle Midfielder

May 23rd, 2016 · 5 Comments

West Brom are said to be interested in Newcastle’s central midfielder Cheick Tiote, who we had half expected to go either to a Chinese or Qatar league side in the summer, but it seems West Brom’s Tony Pulis is interested in the Ivory Coast International. Whether Rafa Benitez will let Cheick go in the summer […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours