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Report That Cisse To Stay – German Striker Not Coming

August 31st, 2015 · 9 Comments

It looks like Peter Graves of Sky Sports reporter Peter Graves started the rumor that Newcastle were likely to bring Pierre-Michel Lasogga in from Hamburger SV on Saturday, and now it looks like he’s making news by saying this will not happen. That’s a good way to keep the news coming and going. Papiss Cisse […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Poll: Verdict Of Fans On Mitrovic Red Card

August 31st, 2015 · 125 Comments

It was a huge blow to Newcastle, when seemingly out of nothing Aleksandar Mitrovic was sent off after only 16 minutes on Saturday against Arsenal – and the game as a competition was over because of the referee’s actions. Oh no – it’s a red card We have conducted a poll and it seems that about […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Discipline · Newcastle News · Premier League

If No Surprises By Tuesday Night – Newcastle In Decent Shape

August 31st, 2015 · 20 Comments

Steve McClaren has reiterated that he doesn’t expect any new players to come through the door, and that it would be a surprise if we signed somebody before Tuesday night. And Steve added – you cannot discount surprises happening in football. Steve McClaren looks bemused on Saturday

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

These Were Newcastle’s Best Five Players On Saturday

August 31st, 2015 · 30 Comments

Tim Krul has come right back into top form under Steve McClaren, after having a poor time of it under interim coach John Carver last season, and Tim again made a number of top class saves on Saturday against Arsenal, just as he had at Old Trafford. And Chancel Mbemba was back at center-back, with Steven […]

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Tags: Coaching · Man of the Match · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Tim Krul

No Change – Newcastle Will Always Show Spirit And Fight

August 31st, 2015 · 14 Comments

For the second weekend running Newcastle showed considerable spirit and fight on Saturday in the 1-0 defeat at home by Arsenal, but the big factor on Saturday was the sending off of Aleksandar Mitrovic after 16 minutes, and it was always going to be hard to get anything out of the game with 10 men. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

McClaren On Why Players Need More Than Fire In Their Bellies

August 31st, 2015 · 52 Comments

Steve McClaren has said he will talk to Aleksandar Mitrovic about his red card this week, as he had talked to Daryl Janmaat after his red card at Swansea two weeks ago. Steve will also address the topic with the first team squad. Aleksandar Mitrovic receives red after only 16 minutes

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Newcastle News · Poll