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Entries Tagged as 'European Competition'

Financial Fair Play Rules Are Becoming A Joke

August 18th, 2013 · 61 Comments

Alan Pardew has again talked about the difference in spending power between the top clubs in the Premier League – essentially those that make the Champions League each year like Chelsea, the two Manchester sides and Arsenal, and the rest of the clubs – which includes Newcastle. UEFA President Michel Platini – his FFP rules […]

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

Pardew Changes Coaching Roles For Next Season

July 23rd, 2013 · 27 Comments

One of the things that Alan Pardew and his staff found difficult to do last season, was get enough time on the training field with the squad, and that was because of the European games in midweek, and while our Premier League season was a disaster, we did well to reach the quarter finals of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Europa League · European Competition · Premier League

This Is Why Newcastle Are In Good Shape This Summer

July 7th, 2013 · 14 Comments

When you compare the Newcastle squad now with a year ago, it is a lot stronger, after we brought the five Frenchmen in during January, to help us avoid relegation, and we just about managed that. Papiss Cisse – needs help in the goal-scoring department

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

Big Day For Newcastle And Alan Pardew

July 6th, 2013 · 24 Comments

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew went through a very tough season for Newcastle last term (didn’t we all), and although Newcastle did well in Europe and reached the last eight of the competition before being eliminated by losing finalists Benfica, we struggled in the league, and just managed to avoid relegation. Alan Pardew – first training […]

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Tags: Coaching · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Italian At Home In Newcastle – I Love The City So Much

July 6th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Davide Santon arrived at Newcastle just less than two years ago for just over £5M from Inter-Milan, and Davide returned to training this week, and seems upbeat about Newcastle and what we can do next season. Davide Santon – very upbeat about Newcastle

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Tags: Davide Santon · Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News

Is Management Stability A Good Thing – It Depends

June 4th, 2013 · 30 Comments

There’s been a debate after the season ended among fans, about whether Alan Pardew should have kept his job at Newcastle, after the team experienced a dismal season and finished 5th bottom – but still above Sunderland. Alan Pardew – has a season to prove himself

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

Former Manager Blasts Newcastle – It Soured My Experience Of Management

June 4th, 2013 · 14 Comments

Graeme Souness has said that he did not enjoy his time as manager of Newcastle, and if he had stayed at Blackburn Rovers and not left for Newcastle in September of 2004, , he would probably have still been in management. Graeme Souness with Craig Bellamy

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · Newcastle News · Other News

Will Newcastle’s Yo-Yo Run Continue Next Season?

May 31st, 2013 · 29 Comments

Newcastle had a very good season last year, when we finished 5th top and qualified for Europe for the first time in six seasons, and then of course in the season just finished, we managed somehow to finish 5th bottom and just avoid relegation. Alan Pardew – under pressure to deliver

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

Newcastle Must Become More Ambitious And Reach For The Sky

May 28th, 2013 · 18 Comments

We keep hearing that the goal next season for Newcastle is to be in the top ten in the Premier League, and we suppose that’s better than the bottom ten, but is that being ambitious enough for a club that gets 52,000 fans at each home game? Mike Ashley – will the owner become more […]

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

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