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

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Top Youngster In Danger Of Failing At Newcastle

June 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez wants to see a lot more of the youngsters who Newcastle bring to the club make it through to the Newcastle first team –  and it’s something the club has not been too successful at over the last nine years or so. Rafa knows all about the terrible results of not only the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Lubo Satka · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Other News

Benitez Has Identified Summer Targets – Negotiations Ongoing

June 20th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Rafa Benitez has identified the summer targets he wants brought in to strengthen and increase the size of the Newcastle squad for the Championship next season. According to the Chronicle today, Newcastle are still hopeful of making their first signing before a week tomorrow, when the players return for pre-season training. Negotiations for several players are […]

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

Moussa Sissoko Looked The Part Against Switzerland

June 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

France drew with Switzerland to top  Group A at the 2016 European Championships with a no score draw n Lille last night, but it was hardly a vintage performance from the host side. Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko played the whole game and he had a good game;  in the second half he produced the quality move […]

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Tags: Euro 2016 · European Competition · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News

Newcastle Again Linked With Impressive Center-Back

June 19th, 2016 · 72 Comments

Leicester City proved last season that all the nonsense we kept hearing from Alan Pardew about how Newcastle United couldn’t compete with the top clubs was only that – complete nonsense. Leicester are a very well run club and after only just avoiding relegation in 2015, they went on famously to win the Premier League by a massive […]

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

Rafa Turns Down Loan Deal For Promising Youngster

June 19th, 2016 · 59 Comments

Newcastle United have turned down an approach for 18 year-old Sean Longstaff from Scottish Premier League side Dundee United, who wanted to take the Newcastle-born box to box midfielder on a season long loan north of the border. Sean has been on Newcastle’s books for ten years and is well thought of at the club. […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Sean Longstaff