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

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Benitez Deal Is Now Close To Being Finalized

May 19th, 2016 · 194 Comments

Keith Downie of Sky Sports is reporting today from outside St. James’ Park and he says the Benitez deal is getting close to being finalized. Keith seems to be confident the deal will go through, and the main thing holding it up are all the assurances Rafa has been given – they need to be […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player’s Veiled Message – Come And Get Me

May 19th, 2016 · 29 Comments

After we took apart Tottenham 2-1 at White Lane on 13th December, with the winner coming from Ayoze Perez in stoppage time, Newcastle went 10 games on the trot losing every away game, until we came back from 2-0 down at half-time Anfield and gained a 2-2 draw. Two of the players who didn’t turn up in those […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Poll · Premier League

This Top Player Wants To Leave Newcastle This Summer

May 19th, 2016 · 85 Comments

We had thought when we look at the Newcastle squad, that three players who would push strongly for a move this summer if Newcastle were relegated would be Moussa Sissoko, Gini Wijnaldum and Daryl Janmaat. So it’s not too surprising there is a report coming out of France in L’Equipe today that Sissoko has ‘no intention’ […]

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Tags: Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Poll · Prayer · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Unlikely To Be After This Premier League Player

May 19th, 2016 · 11 Comments

In the last few days we have seen lots of reports that Newcastle are linked with a move for 27 year-old Bournemouth forward Lee Tomlin. Tomlin played 10 times for Bournemouth last season with a single goal and was sent out on loan in January to Bristol City where he scored 6 goals in 18 appearances. […]

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

Growing Concerns From Fans About Benitez Negotiations

May 19th, 2016 · 34 Comments

We are being told that everything is going just fine with the negotiations proceeding with Rafa Benitez to manage Newcastle next season – and that Rafa is back at his home outside Liverpool working on transfers and other stuff associated with Newcastle for next season. The news a couple of days ago was that Rafa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Management · Newcastle News