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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 'European Competition'

This Is The Benitez Project At Newcastle Defined

July 10th, 2016 · 245 Comments

Sky Sports Spanish journalist Guillem Balague wrote a book about Benitez’s time at Liverpool called A Season on the Brink: Rafael Benitez, Liverpool and the Path to European Glory. Like most Spanish journalists, Guillem is following Rafa Benitez’ Newcastle “project” and is fascinated to see how the renowned Spanish manager can do with a sleeping giant of a club […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Fans Take To Twitter After Sissoko’s Performance For France

July 7th, 2016 · 61 Comments

France hung on in the first half tonight in the semifinals of Euro 2016 when they were outclassed by Germany,  but then a rather stupid penalty was given away by Bastian Schweinsteiger just before half time as he handled the ball from a corner. Antoine Griezmann scored for the penalty spot and that turned the game. […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · European Competition · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Tweet · Twitter

Please Help Gallowgate Flags Make Newcastle Great Again

July 2nd, 2016 · 51 Comments

Gallowgate Flags are starting to get the attention they deserve. On their own initiative some season ticket holders in the Gallowgate end have taken it upon themselves to create and produce flags that will be used during the Newcastle games. They have already met with Newcastle officials and have received the club’s blessing and support to […]

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Tags: Europa League · European Champions League · European Competition · European Super Cup · FA Cup · League One · Newcastle News · Other News

Alan Shearer Keen To Be New England Boss

June 28th, 2016 · 10 Comments

The latest demise for England in a major Championship was last night and we shouldn’t be too surprised about it, because it happens every two years like clockwork. Iceland looked a good side in Nice last night when they beat England 2-1 and they deserve every credit – they were great! They are a country […]

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Tags: Coaching · England News · Euro 2008 · Euro 2016 · European Competition · Newcastle News · Other News

Shearer Slams Pathetic And Inept England After Shocking Loss

June 27th, 2016 · 11 Comments

It must be a Championship going on again as the England players just don’t seem to have the mental toughness to play anywhere near their best form when it really matters. And another big embarrassment in Nice tonight as Iceland won the game 2-1 after being behind early to a Wayne Rooney penalty after 4 minutes – […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · European Competition · Newcastle News · Other News