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Entries Tagged as 'Friendlies'

Ameobi Starts For Nigeria – Frenchmen On Bench

August 15th, 2013 · 27 Comments

Shola Ameobi started as the number 9 for Nigeria in the game in South Africa last night at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, for his second full cap, and Shola played the first half in Nigeria’s 2-0 win. Shola Ameobi – played 45 minutes for Nigeria last night

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Tags: Friendlies · International News · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Beaten 3-1 Behind The Scenes

August 13th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Newcastle lost their behind the scenes games at Liverpool today 3-1, and that’s the final warm-up game for Newcastle before we now take on Manchester City next Monday night at the Etihad Stadium. Dan Gosling – in action at St. Mirren

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Tags: Dan Gosling · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Everybody Is Strong And Fit – I’m Satisfied With Pre-Season

August 12th, 2013 · 220 Comments

One week to go before our season opens at Manchester City next Monday night, in a game that will be broadcast live around the world, and it’s a great opportunity for Newcastle to make a positive statement in the very first game of the season. The three wise men on Saturday – Stone, Carver and […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

It Was A Huge Shock For Geordie Fans

August 11th, 2013 · 35 Comments

Yes it was hard to take for sure yesterday, and my heart was pumping just a bit at the sight of Ben Arfa putting over a perfect right-wing corner and Fab Coloccini actually heading the ball into the back of the net with a bullet header – a classic goal from a set-piece – well […]

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

Newcastle 1 SC Braga 1 – Video Highlights

August 11th, 2013 · 15 Comments

Cheick Tiote – in action yesterday Newcastle 1 Braga 1 – video highlights

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

Newcastle Fight Back To Draw 1-1 Against SC Braga

August 10th, 2013 · 64 Comments

Newcastle finished their pre-season this afternoon with a creditable 1-1 draw against SC Braga in front of just over 16,000 fans, after they went behind just before half time, when Mathieu Debuchy conceded a penalty, and it was a bit of a harsh decision, although it looked like the Frenchman had tripped Felipe Pardo in […]

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

Elliot, Yanga-Mbiwa And Shola Ameobi Start Against SC Braga

August 10th, 2013 · 387 Comments

Alan Pardew has named a changed starting eleven from the one that started  last game on Tuesday night at Ibrox, and Rob Elliot, Mapou Yanga-Mabiwa and in-form Shola Ameobi are all in the starting line-up.

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

Tough First Game – But Can Newcastle Be Competitive?

August 10th, 2013 · 290 Comments

Steven Taylor talked at the launch of the new NINE bar at St James’s Park yesterday, which has been controversially renamed from Shearer’s Bar, to honor all the great number nines who have worn the famous black and white shirt and graced St. James’ Park. over the years Steven Taylor – in action at Ibrox […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Newcastle’s Bobby Moore Is The Magpies’ Leader

August 9th, 2013 · 15 Comments

Alan Pardew compared Fabricio Coloccini last season to the great Bobby Moore, who led England to a Word Cup win in 1966 at Wembley, and that’s still the only time England have reached the final,  although Sir Bobby Robson almost had us there in 1990, but we lost on penalties to West Germany. Fabricio Coloccini […]

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Tags: Fabricio Coloccini · Friendlies · Leadership · Newcastle News · Pre-Season

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