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

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Poll – Can Magpies Beat Arsenal To Make It Two Wins In A Row?

August 27th, 2015 · 21 Comments

Newcastle have drawn, lost, drawn and won in their four games played this season, with the only poor performance being against Swansea, when we were reduced to 10 men just before the break at the Liberty Stadium. Newcastle had a good 4-1 win at home to Northampton on Tuesday night in the League Cup, with essentially […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

88% Think He Was Man Of The Match Against Northampton

August 26th, 2015 · 12 Comments

It was one of those times when the winner of the Man of the Match award for last night’s game wouldn’t be in any doubt, after Florian Thauvin had a very productive (and great) game in his first start for Newcastle,  when he scored one goal and had three assists – so was involved in every […]

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Tags: Capital One Cup · Florian Thauvin · League Cup · Man of the Match · Newcastle News

Thauvin’s Success Depends On His Mentality – Not His Ability

August 26th, 2015 · 11 Comments

It was about three years ago that both Arsenal and Newcastle were (very) interested in Florina Thauvin, who at the time was playing for Bastia after he had moved there in 2011 from Grenoble – and he was playing very well and attracting interest of some top clubs. Graham Carr had been watching him for a […]

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Tags: Coaching · Discipline · Florian Thauvin · International News · Newcastle News

He Showed Us What He Can Do Last NIght

August 26th, 2015 · 138 Comments

Steve McClaren has talked about the game last night and one highlight was the form of new signing Florian Thauvin and his ability to cross the ball. He put in some great crosses last night and it looks like he will now be our taker of free kicks and corners, and he started off by getting […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Graham Carr Talks About His Talent Spotting

August 26th, 2015 · 25 Comments

We don’t often hear from Graham Carr – Newcastle’s Chief Scout – but he has given an interview in the club’s official program for last night’s game, and he talks about how he goes about the business of talent-spotting. And Newcastle have finally brought long term target Florian Thauvin to Newcastle, and in his first […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle’s New Strength Is Arsenal’s Current Weakness

August 26th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Arsene Wenger will watch the video of the Newcastle game last night and be worried what he sees from a certain Florian Thauvin – once a target of Arsenal’s when the 22 year-old was still at Bastia. He will see how well Florian can cross the ball and in fact after scoring his first goal […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · European Champions League · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Premier League