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

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Striker – The Way Rafa Has Got Us Playing Is Just Fantastic

October 18th, 2016 · 37 Comments

Newcastle travel to Oakwell for tonight’s game against Barnsley and we are hoping we can get another win and 3 points under our belts. Newcastle have finally made it into an automatic promotion place in the league and we are second top and just one point behind Norwich. From now on we have to press on and […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Asks For Shearer’s Advice – How Are We Doing?

October 18th, 2016 · 35 Comments

It was obvious as soon as Rafa Benitez arrived on Tyneside that he had great respect for Alan Shearer – who is a Newcastle legend in the true sense of the word. And Rafa admitted that before he took the job at Newcastle he had talked to Alan about the club and we’re pretty sure he […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Press

Rafa Explains Why This Player Is Perfect For Newcastle

October 18th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Matt Ritchie picked up a virus and was declared unfit to play in the home game against Brentford on Saturday, but that didn’t stop him pleading with Rafa to play in the game, but the Newcastle doctor, Paul Catterson, ruled him out. And apparently on Monday morning Matt was back in Benitez’s office saying he wanted […]

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Tags: Christian Atsu · Coaching · Management · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · nufcTV

Permanent Transfer Fast Approaching For Newcastle Player

October 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle signed Florian Thauvin for around £13M in the summer of last year from Marseille and it was a disastrous signing by Chief Scout Graham Carr. It came one year after another French player of similar build and similar playing style – Remy Cabella – had failed miserably in his first season on Tyneside. So […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Winger Keen To Keep Fans Happy

October 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Newcastle got the job done against Brentford on Saturday and we started the game well and were two goals up after only 16 minutes and kept creating the chances, but couldn’t get a third goal in that first half. The third goal came early in the second half, but then Brentford scored and came back […]

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Tags: Championship · Christian Atsu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours