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

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Winger – Rafa Is Helping Everybody At Newcastle

July 20th, 2016 · 95 Comments

This is a crucial season for 22-year-old Ayoze Perez after arriving at Newcastle two years ago from Tenerife for a measly €2M and having had a terrific first season at  Newcastle. But last year he didn’t progress as much as expected in what was a nightmare season for the club and we hope to see good progress this […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Premier League

Newcastle Reported Close To Completing Grant Hanley Deal

July 20th, 2016 · 20 Comments

The good news this morning is that the deal to get Grant Hanley to Newcastle seems to be a lot closer to being completed. The Chronicle are reporting that Blackburn sources are saying the deal is close. Grant Hanley – 24 year-old Blackburn center-back

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

Wijnaldum Liverpool Deal Moves Closer To Being Completed

July 20th, 2016 · 10 Comments

There are local reports today that Gini Wijnaldum is expected to be pulled out of the friendly tonight against Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium, as his move to Liverpool gets closer to being completed. As we had suggested a few days ago Rafa Benitez now wants 29 year-old Brazilian holding midfielder Lucas Leiva in […]

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Tags: Contracts · Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Ready To Ditch Wonga

July 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Mirror are reporting that Newcastle are set to ditch controversial shirt sponsors Wonga when the current four year deal ends next May and they will not renew the deal with the payday loan company. Newcastle are now busy looking for a new shirt sponsor .

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Sponsors · St. James' Park · Wonga

Can The Local Lad Make It This Season?

July 19th, 2016 · 115 Comments

One of the questions that Rafa Benitez still has to answer is whether he will use 19 year-old local lad Adam Armstrong in the first team in the Championship this coming season. Rafa had said earlier this month that it’s good to bring through the local players, but they have to be good enough, so […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Premier League