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Entries Tagged as 'European Champions League'

Newcastle Player Wanted By Champions League Winners?

May 1st, 2014 · 63 Comments

We watched the Chelsea – Atletico Madrid game last night on TV, and we were very impressed with the Madrid side, who seemed to win rather too easily by a score of 3-1 against the Blues,  and now it will be the top two Madrid sides fighting it out as to who wins the Champions League in […]

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Tags: European Champions League · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Rich Clubs Flaunting FFP Rules Should Be Banned From Europe

May 1st, 2014 · 42 Comments

There is news today that both Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain have not met the Financial Fair Play rules over the last three seasons, and therefore will be given some punishment, to be handed out by UEFA President Michel Platini in the not too distant future. Michel Platini – should be tougher with club flaunting […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News

This Is What’s Worrying About Newcastle This Summer

April 26th, 2014 · 6 Comments

One way to build a top side that is sustainable and successful over a number of seasons,  is to identify key players that the team will be build around, and when you look at some top teams you can identify those players. Mike Ashley – finances too important to the owner

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Tags: European Champions League · European Competition · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League

Pardew Sacked If Shepherd In Charge – No Surprise There

April 10th, 2014 · 51 Comments

Freddy Shepherd has said in the Chronicle today that Alan Pardew would have been fired last season, if Shepherd had still been in charge,  and that should come as no surprise  to Newcastle fans. Recent photo of Freddy Shepherd

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League

Shepherd – Ashley Has Done A Great Job – Financially

April 9th, 2014 · 5 Comments

There was an excellent interview in the Chronicle yesterday of former Chairman Freddy Shepherd, and while we’ve been critical of Freddy in the past, that was on the financial side of things, and you cannot say he didn’t want to make Newcastle into a successful football club on the field. Freddy Shepherd – when Newcastle […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Sadly – Nothing Much Will Change With Lee Charnley

April 9th, 2014 · 13 Comments

What is becoming apparent with the new Managing Director at Newcastle Lee Charnley, is that nothing much will change, and the long statement released by Newcastle United on Monday when Lee was officially appointed the top executive at the club, is that nothing will change and things will continue as they’ve been going. Lee Charnley […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Yohan Cabaye Gutted By Former Team Mate

April 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

There was drama in the Champions League last night at Stamford Bridge, when Chelsea came back to win the second leg quarter-final tie against PSG 2-0, after losing the first leg 3-1 in Paris last week, and Jose Mourinho’s team dramatically went through to the semi-finals of the Champions League. Demba Ba’s on the bottom […]

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Tags: Demba Ba · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Yohan Cabaye

Ben Arfa Career Looks Over At Newcastle

April 6th, 2014 · 24 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa was dragged off last week at half time, along with Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, after Newcastle had been decidedly second best in that first 45 minutes at Southampton, and although we were only 1-0 down, the Saints had missed their chances, and it seemed that Alan Pardew was less than impressed with Ben Arfa’s […]

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Tags: European Champions League · European Competition · Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News · Premier League

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