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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 'Friendlies'

McClaren – This Player Still Plays A Vital Role

July 30th, 2015 · 152 Comments

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has yet to play in pre-season, but Steve McClaren thinks the center-back is close to full fitness, and he has had a little niggle that has kept him out of all the games so far this summer. McClaren is impressed with Colo’s professionalism and form in training, and the Argentine was at the […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

McClaren On Aleksandar Mitrovic – He’s A Bit Of A Devil

July 30th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Steve McClaren stressed after the game, that Aleksandar Mitrovic had only one day training ahead of last night’s game at York, and the plan was to play him only for the first half,  but the 20 year-old wanted to play on, and so McClaren gave him another 25 minutes until he was taken off after 70 […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

York 2 Newcastle 1 – Photos From The Game

July 30th, 2015 · 17 Comments

Here are a collection of photos from last night’s game at York City when Newcastle were surprisingly beaten 2-1 by the League Two side, and it was the first chance of fans to take a look at our new signing Aleksandar Mitrovic. A good shot of new boy Aleksandar Mitrovic

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season

Newcastle Surprisingly Lose 2-1 To York

July 29th, 2015 · 30 Comments

Newcastle went down 2-1 to York City tonight in what was a surprising result, after Newcastle started the game as though they were going to win the match in a canter. But with two goals in four minutes after 16 minutes from the home side – those goals changed the game – and Newcastle after 20 minutes […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

Aleksandar Mitrovic Starts At York City

July 29th, 2015 · 271 Comments

It’s been a hectic pre-season for Newcastle (too many games) and after playing at Sheffield United on Sunday, Newcastle will play York City tonight at Bootham Crescent on what will be a rain-sodden pitch. Steve McClaren has just announced his team and there will be chances given to a number of fringe players – Bigirimana, Ferguson, Satka […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League

Newcastle Signing Concerned About Tough Schedule

July 28th, 2015 · 34 Comments

The Newcastle pre-season schedule is hectic to say the least, and the lads played on Sunday afternoon at Sheffield United less than three days after getting back to Newcastle from the last game of the US tour on the west coast at Portland, which is about 4800 miles from Newcastle and an eight hour time […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Tour

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