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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'

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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Moussa Sissoko Looked The Part Against Switzerland

June 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

France drew with Switzerland to top  Group A at the 2016 European Championships with a no score draw n Lille last night, but it was hardly a vintage performance from the host side. Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko played the whole game and he had a good game;  in the second half he produced the quality move […]

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Newcastle Have Already Picked Up Their First Injury

June 18th, 2016 · 40 Comments

There’s some bad news already for Newcastle, with young 19 year-old striker Adam Armstrong picking up an injury playing for the England U-19 side. The Chronicle is reporting the local lad  picked up a thigh injury playing in Mexico and that could end any participation for him in the European U19 tournament  that will take place next month. […]

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Benitez – I Am Very Confident Because Newcastle Fans Love Their Club

June 10th, 2016 · 14 Comments

It must have been very difficult for Rafa Benitez to agree to stay on at Newcastle when we are in the second division, because it means a world-class manager will be out of the spotlight when managing the Tyneside club – well at least for next season. It’s something that he is hardly used to […]

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Praise For Rafa Benitez From An Unlikely Source

May 31st, 2016 · 122 Comments

Rafa Benitez was sacked by Real Madrid in early January and he came in for some criticism from some players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe, but it looks like the leaders at the Madrid club appreciated the work Rafa did for the club in the six months he was there. Real Madrid President Florentino Perez

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