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

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Mike Ashley Has Turned Down Recent Bids For Newcastle

October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

The Telegraph is reporting today that Mike Ashley has rejected bids from foreign investors to buy the club, following our relegation to the Championship. The report is that Chinese consortiums were at the front of the queue, since it was a really good time to buy Newcastle when we are a second division club who had […]

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Tags: Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Is This The Top Player Newcastle Are Scouting In Belgium?

October 12th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Newcastle seem to be doing a lot of scouting in Belgium this season and it’s a good question which players we are really after. Rafa Benitez has recently said they are already working on which players we may want to sign in January, but he and Lee Charnley are also looking forward over the next […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Benitez’ Insight On How He Prepares For Cup Games

October 12th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s been a policy at Newcastle for far too long that owner Mike Ashley put the priority on the league games so that we could stay in the Premier League and pick up all that money. Given we have dropped into the Championship twice during his 9 years reign it doesn’t seem to have worked […]

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Tags: Championship · EFL Cup · FA Cup · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News

The Workaholic Odd Couple Recreating Newcastle

October 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez is in charge of Newcastle United on all football related matters, but he also has the staunch support at the executive level from Managing Director Lee Charnley and the two of them have struck up a good working relationship. It seems like Lee meets Rafa at the Benton Training grounds two or three […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

England Manager Sam Allardyce In Hot Water

September 27th, 2016 · 46 Comments

The Telegraph mounted a sting operation against Sam Allardyce the England manager, that now could end his tenure in the job he has craved for so many years. The paper is reporting today that Allardyce used his position as England manager to negotiate a £400K deal with who turned out to be fictitious business men […]

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Tags: Corruption · England News · Financials · International News · Newcastle News · Other News