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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Still None Of This At Newcastle United Under Ashley

May 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments

In a normal business the performance of Lee Charnley as Managing Director would have had him fired long before now, but Lee managed somehow to negotiate a deal to get Rafa Benitez to the club in March – and now it looks like he may even be successful in getting Rafa to stay for three years, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Exciting News For Newcastle Fans On Benitez Appointment

May 21st, 2016 · 12 Comments

It looks like the saga of signing Rafa Benitez to a three years contract is coming to an end and there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Whereas the news yesterday was that it could be late next week by the time both sets of lawyers are finished agreeing to the wording […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

The Shame Of Newcastle United

May 20th, 2016 · 23 Comments

The official figures are out for the Premier League last season and Manchester City – the best team money can buy – are way out on top with a massive £124.4M spent in the last two transfer windows, which is more than 50% more than second top Newcatsle spent – a mere £80M. And how […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

How Benitez Is Painfully Negotiating His Future Success With Ashley

May 20th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Newcastle lawyers and Rafa Benitez’  lawyers are now said to be working hard on the agreements reached between Benitez and Mike Ashley, which hands over the running of Newcastle in all football matters to the former Liverpool manager. That sounds very good to Newcastle fans, who are sick and tired of seeing people like Lee Charnley run the club, […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Leadership · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Sports Direct · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Deal Is Now Close To Being Finalized

May 19th, 2016 · 194 Comments

Keith Downie of Sky Sports is reporting today from outside St. James’ Park and he says the Benitez deal is getting close to being finalized. Keith seems to be confident the deal will go through, and the main thing holding it up are all the assurances Rafa has been given – they need to be […]

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