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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 'Injuries'

More Pressure On Newcastle To Sign Striker

August 11th, 2015 · 30 Comments

The news this morning is that Emmanuel Riviere will potentially need an operation on his injured knee, after the Frenchman has had a reaction to training. No decision has been made yet, but it does mean we will be short of a striker and seems to put more pressure on Newcastle to bring in another new […]

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Tags: Emmanuel Riviere · Health · Injuries · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett · Remy Cabella

Newcastle Were Excellent For Those First 75 Minutes

August 9th, 2015 · 179 Comments

It was difficult to know what to expect today from a Newcastle side that hadn’t played together before today. Steve McClaren made a brave decision before the game to start both Coloccini and Mbemba in the heart of the defense, and it paid off,  and the two showed they could form a very good partnership […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Interview · Premier League · Press Conference

Ronald Koeman Suffers Injury Blow Before Newcastle Game

August 7th, 2015 · 17 Comments

Southampton beat Vitesse 2-0 away last night in their second leg of their third round qualifying tie for the Europa League and the Saints win the tie 5-0 on aggregate, to qualify for the group stage of the competition. But there was some bad news for manager Koeman, who has suffered what may be a […]

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Tags: Europa League · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Press Conference

McClaren On International Midfielder – I Want Him Fit And Playing

August 5th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Steve McClaren talked about most things in the hour he fielded questions from fans on the Total Sport program on BBC Radio Newcastle last night at 6:00 pm local time. And we were a little taken aback when he talked about Cheick Tiote who has hardly been seen in pre-season, and we had assumed he would […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Coaching · Contracts · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League

Newcastle Defender Talks About Change Of Philosophy

August 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments

Steven Taylor is likely to start the game against Southampton on Sunday in our first game of the season, and while he played quite well against Borussia Monchengladbach it was the 29 year-old’s mistake in the second half when he was dispossessed in the box, that gave the goal away. Steven Taylor in action last […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Injuries · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League · Steven Taylor