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

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Newcastle Beat Southend With Two Second Half Goals – Photos

July 26th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle beat Southend United tonight with two second half goals and they came from two unlikely lads. It was 0-0 at the half after a rather poor first half and then than man Vurnon Anita scored a great goal when he hit the ball across the goalkeeper into the back of the net after 48 minutes. Rafa […]

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

Newcastle Linked With Former Liverpool Midfielder

July 26th, 2016 · 99 Comments

Since Newcastle have to replace Gini Wijnaldum and probably also Moussa Sissoko this summer, we will be linked with a number of midfielders for the rest of the transfer window, which still has five weeks and one day to run. talkSPORT is reporting today that Newcastle are one of the clubs interested in Wolves midfielder […]

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

Newcastle Midfielder In Advanced Talks To Join UAE Club

July 26th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Sky Sports is reporting tonight that Newcastle defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote is in advanced talks to join the Al Jazira Club, who finished second last season in the UAE Pro League. The report is that the 30 year-old is discussing a three year deal. Cheick has one year left on his Newcastle contract and is […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Darlow And Dummett Start – Hanley On Bench

July 26th, 2016 · 27 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the penultimate friendly at Southend United in this summer’s pre-season. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; Daryl Janmaat, Chancel Mbemba, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Paul Dummett; Vurnon Anita, Isaac Hayden; Rolando Aarons, Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Perez; Dwight Gayle Substitutes: Matz Sels, Jamie Sterry, Grant Hanley, Jack Colback, Henri […]

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Tags: Coaching · Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season

Rafa Benitez – The Best Manager In 39 Years

July 26th, 2016 · 75 Comments

The well respected FourFourTwo magazine has published what they consider to be the top 10 managers in the English Football League – the divisions below the Premier League – and they have named Newcastle’s  Rafa Benitez as the top manager – easily! FourFourTwo gives Rafa considerable praise and say he’s the best manager not in […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News