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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 'Newcastle News'

Newcastle Defender Outstanding In Excellent U-21 Win

July 24th, 2016 · 47 Comments

The Newcastle United U-21 side won the Steel Park Cup today with a second successive win and clean sheet – a 1-0 victory over PSV. And it was good to see Kevin Mbabu fit again and playing really well in the game, as he had to return to Newcastle during the week’s training camp  in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21

Newcastle Reported After Top Young In-Demand Striker

July 24th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Newcastle have been linked with young Sheffield United striker Che Adams a few times this summer and now there’s news in the Sun that the Leicester-born versatile forward, who has only just turned 20 this month, is a top target of  Magpies’ manager Rafa Benitez. Papiss Cisse has left the club this summer for China […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Benitez Targeting English Defender

July 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Sun on Sunday are reporting today that Newcastle are interested in Barnsley’s 22 year old 6ft 2ins center-back Alfie Mawson. Mawson joined Brentford back in the summer of 2010 on a scholarship, having previously been part of Reading’s youth system and he eventually left Brentford for Barnsley last summer, when his contract was up. Alfie […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Upbeat Janmaat Talks About Playing On Right Wing

July 24th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Daryl Janmaat could be made into a very decent right winger, as we pointed out in an article we put out last night. He played well yesterday in that position and scored with a great header in the first half against Lokeren. We wonder is the Dutch international wants to stay on Tyneside, because he could be […]

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Tags: Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Preseason

Why Doesn’t Peter Peter Beardsley Have This Responsibility?

July 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle have Portuguese U-19 international Flavio da Silva on trial with the club at the moment and it seems touch and go whether he will be given a permanent contract at Newcastle. Favio has now played three times for the U-21 side and Peter Beardsley says he rates him, but then strangely says that  it’s the  head of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth