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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'

New Arrival Had To Pinch Himself When He Saw St. James’ Park

July 30th, 2016 · 66 Comments

Grant Hanley has talked today in the match program about how great it will be to play at St. James’ Park in front of Newcastle’s legendary fans. Well, he will get the chance today against SBV Vitesse because Chancel Mbemba has picked up a slight ankle injury in training and is being rested as a […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Grant Hanley · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Press

Hanley, Dummett And Colback Start Against Vitesse

July 30th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the last friendly of pre-season at St. James’ Park this afternoon against SBV Vitesse from Arnhem, Holland and Mbemba is not in the squad. Chancel has picked up a slight ankle injury in training and is not playing today but should be ready for Fulham next Friday. […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-season

Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Vitesse?

July 30th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The team that Rafa starts today against Vitesse will give us a decent indication of what team he will start on Friday night in the first league game of the Championship season. Rafa Benitez Here’s our team in a 4-2-3-1 formation: Sels Janmaat Lascelles (c) Mbemba Gamez Shelvey Hayden Richie Perez Aarons Gayle

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Tags: Friendlies · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Prediction

Youngster Looks To Shine After Frustrating Season

July 30th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Two years sago in pre-season and in the first few games of that season in 2014 Rolando Aarons looked terrific and we thought here’s a real emerging star at Newcastle. But injuries, mostly hamstring injuries, have prevented him from playing too many games since then and he has appeared only 17 times for Newcastle with 3 […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Rolando Aarons

Newcastle Want To Close Knockaert Deal This Weekend

July 30th, 2016 · 87 Comments

Newcastle seem willing to go higher than the £8M they are reported to have bid for Brighton’s Anthony Knockaert yesterday and seem willing to increase that bid to £10M. Newcastle have a number of players who are said to be close to signing and manager Rafa Benitez wants to get a few of them over […]

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