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Entries Tagged as 'FIFA'

Hayden Explains Why “Goal” Was So Important To Him

August 18th, 2016 · 5 Comments

It’s very good when you get a movie made about your club and such a movie was GOAL back in 2006, which was made with the full cooperation of FIFA. The plot is about Santiago Munez who lives in LA and his ultimate dream is to play football professional football and he gets his chance […]

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Tags: FIFA · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Other News

What Deloitte Said About Newcastle’s Financial Results

January 22nd, 2015 · 67 Comments

We finally tracked down the Deloitte report on the Money League which they published last night, and the piece where they talk about Newcastle United – who are in 19th position with £129.7M in revenues – the highest revenues ever at Newcastle and a massive increase of 35% over the previous financial year. Wait until we […]

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Tags: FIFA · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

FIFA Are Misinterpreting Their Own Rules On Ben Arfa

January 14th, 2015 · 118 Comments

The news today is that Ben Arfa’s one game for the Newcastle U21 side this season, means that he played one game officially for Newcastle this season, and since players are only allowed to play for two clubs in a season, he cannot play for the French side Nice.

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Tags: FIFA · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

This FA Rule Must Be Changed – And Quickly

October 23rd, 2013 · 22 Comments

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa was sent of after 41 minutes on Saturday, after giving away a penalty, and Newcastle having been in the ascendancy and one goal ahead were suddenly in deep trouble, and it was only an outstanding and courageous second half display that avoided a defeat. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa fouling Luis Suarez on Saturday

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Tags: FIFA · Newcastle News · Premier League

Good News For Newcastle’s French Internationals

June 4th, 2013 · 12 Comments

There was some good news for Newcastle players Yohan Cabaye and Mathieu Debuchy today, and each will start only one game for France during their two match South American tour. Yohan Cabaye – exhausted last summer

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Tags: Euro 2012 · FIFA · International News · Mathieu Debuchy · Newcastle News · World Cup 2014 · Yohan Cabaye

FIFA Official Concerned About Criminal Acts In Football

October 8th, 2010 · 36 Comments

Ben Arfa’s broken leg has today drawn criticism from a FIFA official, as the inquest into the Frenchman’s horrific injury seems to widen in scope. Dr. Michael D’Hooghe seen with UEFA Presdient Michel Platini

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Tags: FIFA · Newcastle News