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Why Mike Ashley Will Not Upset The Apple Cart At Newcastle

January 17th, 2017 · 43 Comments

There is some concern after the Sunday People report a couple of days ago that Mike Ashley may be getting too involved again at Newcastle and he may introduce his old failed transfer system of only signing players who are 26 years old or younger, so they have sell-on value. Certainly the report on Sunday […]

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

Rafa Gives Hint He Will Sign These Two Players

December 25th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Vurnon Anita and Yoan Gouffran were expected to be largely on the periphery of the Newcastle side this season, but they have both been starters for Newcastle with both lads having their best seasons ever on Tyneside. Yoan Gouffran was expected to leave in the summer, but he seems to have forged a good working relationship […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

Sell-Out Crowds Help Newcastle In So Many Ways

December 24th, 2016 · 40 Comments

Newcastle are getting good publicity lately with 52,000 sell-out crowds at the venerable St. James’ Park while we are in the second division. And it’s likely that Newcastle will set another attendance record during our second stint in the Championship. Last time we were down below in 2009-2010 – seven years ago – we had […]

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Tags: Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Talks With Charnley About Players And Not This

December 24th, 2016 · 49 Comments

Rafa Benitez has been talking in the Chronicle today and he has said he has not asked Lee Charnley for any assurances about funds being available for the January transfer window. We have to think the discussions with Lee Charnley have been positive since he joined the club last March and the agreement signed in May […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Crystal Palace Sack Pardew After Terrible 2016

December 22nd, 2016 · 20 Comments

Crystal Palace have fired manager Alan Pardew just less than two years after he joined them after leaving Newcastle United. Last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Chelsea was the 8th defeat in the last 10 games and that was enough to have Pardew fired after a terrible run of results this year. But Alan will not […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League

Rafa To Have Huge Clearout And Build New Squad This Summer

December 20th, 2016 · 55 Comments

The only thing that Rafa Benitez is thinking about this season is to get Newcastle United promoted straight back to the Premier League. That was his thinking in the summer, when he brought in new players such as Dwight Gayle, Matt Ritchie, Isaac Hayden, Mo Diame and Daryl Murphy – players who had experience playing in England’s second division. […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours