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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 'FA Cup'

Why Newcastle Need A Bigger Squad Next Season

June 27th, 2015 · 14 Comments

The Newcastle players will report back to training next Wednesday after a fairly short summer break and the new goal for Newcastle next season are a top eight finish in the league and to try to win one of the cups – The FA Cup for the first time since we hammered Manchester City 3-1 […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Injuries · League Cup · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Premier League

Huge Changes Being Made By Ashley At Newcastle

June 16th, 2015 · 28 Comments

The Shields Gazette is reporting today that the bonus scheme at Newcastle will be completely overhauled for next season, and now the players can receive massive bonuses if the team does well in the two local cup competitions. If the club  can actually win a cup next season, whooaaaa – sorry about  that shock statement […]

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Tags: Bonuses · European Champions League · European Competition · FA Cup · Financial Fair Play · Financials · League Cup · Newcastle News

McClaren – To Be Successful Everybody Needs To Be Together

June 15th, 2015 · 10 Comments

Steve McClaren could be announcing his new back-room staff as early as today, and it will be interesting to see who he brings in, but we hope he gets in Steve Black – the fitness guru – and that will be one way to get to the bottom of what Newcastle have had so many […]

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Tags: Coaching · FA Cup · Head coach · League Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Steve McClaren Can Shock Newcastle Fans Next Season

June 6th, 2015 · 99 Comments

Since Steve McClaren was fired by England in late 2007 after failing to qualify for the Euro 2008 Championship,  it’s difficult to say the former England manager has been too successful in club football. Steve’s been hired and fired by two English clubs – Nottingham Forest and Derby County – and at Forest he lasted only four […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Coaching · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Are Newcastle Fans More Upbeat On Newcastle’s Future?

May 28th, 2015 · 31 Comments

With just surviving in the Premier League for the second time in two years we were just so relieved we didn’t take the drop to the Championship and then we heard Mike Ashley’s voice for the first time in eight years, and what he said seemed surprisingly positive – and he even talked about winning […]

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Tags: European Champions League · European Competition · FA Cup · League Cup · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Ashley To Make Complete U-Turn On Cups Next Season

April 19th, 2015 · 42 Comments

The Sunday People and former Chronicle reporter Alan Oliver are reporting today that sources close to Mike Ashley have said that after the club are now financially stable, the owner will prioritize the Cups next season. Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley

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Tags: Capital One Cup · European Competition · FA Cup · Newcastle News · Premier League