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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 'International News'

Seydou Doumbia In Flaming Row With Coach

March 31st, 2016 · 7 Comments

There is news coming through that Seydou Doumbia has had a disagreement with the Ivory Coast head coach Michel Dussuyer during the International break and seems to have walked out on the team. Doumbia did not play against Sudan in Tuesday’s African Cup of Nations qualifier which ended in a 1-1 draw, and did not even […]

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Tags: International break · International News · Newcastle News · Other News · Seydou Doumbia

Benitez – Time Is Short – Players Still Lack Confidence

March 31st, 2016 · 6 Comments

The Newcastle Board waited far too long to fire head coach Steve McClaren – and it’s just a pity we couldn’t have brought in Rafa Benitez after the 5-1 defeat at Chelsea, when we were basically back to square one with the woeful McClaren and the players were available for a full 18 days before […]

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Tags: Coaching · International break · International News · Karl Darlow · Management · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Rob Elliot

Rob Elliot Tweets His Thanks To His Many Fans

March 30th, 2016 · 43 Comments

The club have issued another statement on Rob Elliot saying Rob has an ACL injury and that he will be out for some months. Rob has taken to Twitter to thank everybody for their good wishes since he sustained his season-ending knee injury – it’s a serious one at that and an ACL injury is one […]

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Tags: Injuries · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tweet · Twitter

Benitez’ Job At Newcastle Just Got A Lot Harder

March 30th, 2016 · 13 Comments

With Newcastle United, bad luck and crisis are never far away, and so it proved last night as one of our best performing players all season – goalkeeper Rob Elliot – was stretchered off in Dublin after 15 minutes with what looks like a serious knee injury – possibly an ACL injury. I was watching the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Prayer · Premier League · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Report – Rob Elliot Out For At Least Six Months

March 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Sky Sports News is reporting that Rob Elliot will be out for at least six months with his knee injury – and if the report is correct it looks like it could be an ACL knee injury – which is what Tim Krul picked up last October playing for the Netherlands. It’s terrible news for […]

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Tags: Injuries · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul