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

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Townsend Not Moving To Sporting Lisbon

May 24th, 2016 · 35 Comments

There’s a report from ESPN today that sources close to Newcastle winger Andros Townsend have said the report in the Portuguese Dailey Record that he has traveled to Lisbon and may even be having a medical today before signing on at the top Portuguese club is simply not true. Andros is not in Portugal. Andros Townsend […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Could Be Losing Top Player – Unexpectedly

May 24th, 2016 · 86 Comments

Last night there was news that Andros Townsend was traveling to Lisbon to have talks about signing for Sporting Lisbon, who want to activate the release clause in Andros’ Newcastle contract. The latest news is that he will be signing for the Portuguese club, but it’s still unclear whether there is any truth in the […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Will Give This Back To Newcastle Fans

May 24th, 2016 · 85 Comments

Newcastle fans are waiting rather anxiously to see if Rafa Benitez will commit long-term to Newcastle United and come in and manage the club in the Championship next season, with a plan to turn the club into a powerhouse in Europe just as quickly as he can. His impact at Newcastle has already been immense, […]

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Tags: Coaching · European Champions League · European Competition · Management · Newcastle News · Premier League

13th Day Of Negotiations With Benitez – So What’s Going On?

May 24th, 2016 · 6 Comments

The fact that Rafa Benitez was thinking of staying on at Newcastle was conveniently reported on Thursday morning 12th May, after we had been relegated the previous evening when Sunderland easily beat Everton 3-0 at home, to secure their safety in the Premier League. And the negotiations have dragged on ever since then and the possibility of […]

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

Wijnaldum Talks In Glowing Terms Of Club With Huge Potential

May 24th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Gini Wijnaldum has talked in glowing terms of Newcastle United as a club and he points out we were already relegated on the very last day of the season, but the St. James’ Park stadium was still packed chock-a-block and it looked glorious on a sunny May day when we took Tottenham apart 5-1. And we had only 10 […]

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Tags: Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours