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

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Huge Competition For This Position Next Season

May 30th, 2016 · 31 Comments

When Tim Krul was injured last October, he wouldn’t have realized at the time just how well his two deputies – Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow – would perform in goal for Newcastle for the rest of the season. Rob came in with Karl also out injured at the time – and he was brilliant […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Contracts · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul

Who Are The Favorites To Be Promoted From Championship?

May 30th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Hull City, Burnley and QPR were all relegated last season (2015) from the Premier League and two of those three clubs – Hull and Burnley – have come straight back up this season with QPR finishing in 12th place. And in today’s SkyBet odds, the three relegated sides this season – Aston Villa, Norwich City […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

These Are Strange Comments From Gini Wijnaldum

May 30th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Gini Wijnaldum was excellent for us in the first part of last season through the end of last year, but then we went off and failed to score any goals for us until the final day of the season against Tottenham, when we had already been relegated. What was also true about Gini is that he was a […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

Good News From Goalkeeper Rob Elliot

May 29th, 2016 · 87 Comments

Rob Elliot didn’t just play great for us last season, when he came into the side for the injured Tom Krul and was our Player of the Season but he’s also a brave lad and a leader. Rob’s had that dodgy thigh of his that was always threatening to go and he would be out of […]

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Tags: Injuries · Medical · Newcastle News · Premier League · Rob Elliot

It’s A Massive Boost For This Local Lad

May 29th, 2016 · 110 Comments

After Rafa Benitez came in during March and Paul Dummett finally recovered from those hamstring injuries, Paul played really well when he came in for those final six games of the season (3 wins – 3 draws) after the Southampton disaster and the local lad played very well. It;s probably the best we;ve seen Paul play […]

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Tags: Coaching · Euro 2016 · International News · Management · Newcastle News · Paul Dummett