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

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Fans Entertain On Twitter After Good Sissoko Performance

June 20th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Newcastle fans know very well that Moussa Sissoko is at times inconsistent, but when he wants to he can turn up at a game and look good – sometimes very good. One such example was out final game of the season against Tottenham and in the final 20 minutes when we were down to 10 men he […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Tweet · Twitter

Moussa Sissoko Looked The Part Against Switzerland

June 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

France drew with Switzerland to top  Group A at the 2016 European Championships with a no score draw n Lille last night, but it was hardly a vintage performance from the host side. Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko played the whole game and he had a good game;  in the second half he produced the quality move […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · European Competition · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Newcastle Star Puts Himself In The Shop Window

June 4th, 2016 · 41 Comments

The Netherlands will play Austria in their final friendly tonight and that will be the last time we will see Gini Wijnaldum in action until he returns to pre-season – probably after the  June 28th return date, because he has been on International duty. At that time or even before then, we expect Rafa Benitez to […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Wijnaldum Powers Netherlands To Win With Great Goal – Video

June 1st, 2016 · 37 Comments

Newcastle’s Gini Wijnaldum scored a great winner tonight as the Netherlands beat Poland 2-1 and that was in front of a sell-out crowd of over 40,000 in Gdansk. The Netherlands took the lead in the first half through Janssen, but after 60 minutes Jedrzejczyk equalized for Poland. Then up stepped Georginio Wijnaldum to score the […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Georginio Wijnaldum · International News · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Winger Unlucky – But Better Times Ahead

May 31st, 2016 · 7 Comments

I just arrived at my hotel in Charlotte after travelling this morning from Raleigh – and I see that Andros Townsend has missed out on that England place for Euro 2016. 🙁 It’s really unfortunate that Andros  missed out and he has to be considered a little unlucky, but there again at the beginning of the year he had […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Euro 2016 · European Competition · International News · Newcastle News