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

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A Confident Rafa Benitez Talks About His Three New Players

July 1st, 2016 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez brought in two new players today and that makes three new players brought in over the last three days. The three players are ¬†goalkeeper Matz Sels from Gent, striker Dwight Gayle from Crystal Palace and right winger Matt Ritchie from Bournemouth. Today was the first day back for our players and they included […]

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Tags: Dwight Gayle · Matt Ritchie · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Explains Why He’s Made All The Changes

July 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments

Once Rafa accepted the job at Newcastle on May 25th – 10 days after the season finished – he put changes in place for the Benton Training center that he wanted completed before pre-season training started today – and those goals were met. They included laying two 4G artificial pitches in place of the older […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · nufcTV · Other News · Pre-Season

Are Newcastle Really After Dimitar Berbatov?

July 1st, 2016 · 132 Comments

News that Newcastle are interested in signing former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov, who at 35 has just been released by Greek side PAOK after one year at the club, when he scored 5 goals in 25 appearances. There are various reports that the 35 year-old striker is in talks with two Championship […]

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

Wijnaldum, Janmaat, Mitrovic, Others Arrive For Training – Photos

July 1st, 2016 · 33 Comments

Here are some photos taken at the refurbished¬†Benton Training grounds today on what was the squad’s first day back for pre-season training. There were a few surprises as the players arrived such as Aleksandar Mitrovic and Gini Wijnaldum, who were both involved with International friendlies for their countries, but they were back today. A smiling […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Daryl Janmaat · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Pre-Season · Training Ground

Newcastle Announce Second Signing Of The Day

July 1st, 2016 · 89 Comments

Just come back from breakfast with one of my sons Paul and would you believe it – our second signing of the day and 26 year-old Matt Ritchie is now a Newcastle player. Fantastic. That’s three players signed in the last three days and all good signings and more to come next week – hopefully […]

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Tags: Contracts · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target