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

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This Newcastle Player Has Come In From The Cold

August 27th, 2015 · 63 Comments

We singed Vurnon Anita form Ajax in the summer of 2012 for £6.7M from Ajax, and he was the only senior player we signed that summer when we also brought in youngster Gael Bigirimana from Coventry for £1M. Vurnon has never quite managed to hold down a starting position, although he played very well when […]

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Tags: Coaching · Euro 2016 · International News · Poll · Premier League · Vurnon Anita

Newcastle Defender – I Will Not Go And Weep In A Corner

August 27th, 2015 · 109 Comments

Daryl Janmaat  was our Player of the Season, and he got 53% of the vote followed by Ayoze Perez with 18% and Jack Colback with 16%. Daryl has been speaking to the Dutch press today, and for the second time in a year he has been left out of the Dutch squad for the upcoming […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · International News · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

Thauvin’s Success Depends On His Mentality – Not His Ability

August 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments

It was about three years ago that both Arsenal and Newcastle were (very) interested in Florina Thauvin, who at the time was playing for Bastia after he had moved there in 2011 from Grenoble – and he was playing very well and attracting interest of some top clubs. Graham Carr had been watching him for a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Discipline · Florian Thauvin · International News · Newcastle News

Newcastle Player Gets Shock Recall To Holland Squad

August 22nd, 2015 · 63 Comments

We’ve been impressed with the form of Vurnon Anita at the end of last season and so far this season, and Vurnon has had his very first call up for the Holland squad since he joined Newcastle three years ago. Anita is a shock choice by new Holland manager Danny Blind, and three Newcastle players are […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Euro 2016 · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Newcastle News · Tim Krul · Vurnon Anita

Newcastle Goalkeeper Makes Confident Debut

July 31st, 2015 · 14 Comments

Tim Krul could have his hands full to stay as the Newcastle United number one goalkeeper, but that challenge may not come from new signing Karl Darlow – but from 18 year-old Freddie Woodman, who is on loan at Crawley Town for six months, and the youngster made his debt for them on Wednesday night […]

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · International News · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season

This Youngster Can Be Huge For Newcastle Next Season

June 6th, 2015 · 24 Comments

It’s a huge pity that Rolando Aarons was injured for most of last season, after he was the star man in Newcastle’s pre-season and the 19 year-old youngster can both make goals and score goals from the left wing – and he was also outstanding at the beginning of the season. Rolando only appeared seven times […]

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Tags: England News · Injuries · International News · Newcastle News · Rolando Aarons