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

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Rare Praise From Alan Shearer For Newcastle Owner

February 1st, 2016 · 112 Comments

In his column today in The Sun Alan Shearer, who has never had exactly a warm relationship with Mike Ashley since Alan managed Newcastle for eight games back in our relegation season of 2008-2009, has some rare praise for the Newcastle owner. The legendary Newcastle and England striker has said Ashley cannot be faulted since last […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Were A Team Of Men – Robson Made Me Feel Like A Million Dollars

January 30th, 2016 · 109 Comments

Jermaine Jenas is making something of himself as a pundit and an honest  character these days – and he has given an incredible interview in the Mail today where he talks about signing on at Newcastle United as an 18 year-old from Nottingham Forest back in 2002. It was a club he said he didn´t want […]

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Newcastle In Talks To Sign Argentine International Defender

January 29th, 2016 · 31 Comments

It looks like Newcastle are now trying to bring in at least one new defender before the transfer window closes on Monday night and there is news today in the Mail that we are interested in signing Valencia left-back Lucas Orban on loan for the rest of the season. Lucas Orban – Valencia left-back

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Why An 18 Day Winter Break Can Help Newcastle

January 29th, 2016 · 16 Comments

Newcastle were due to play Manchester City at home on  Sunday 28th February but with City reaching the final of the League Cup by beating Everton 3-1 that game will have to be rescheduled and therefore we will have time on our hands after playing at Chelsea on 13th February and having to face Stoke […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Recruitment

The Coverage Of This Was Ridiculous Yesterday

January 28th, 2016 · 18 Comments

We saw headlines in all of the major national newspapers yesterday that Sunderland had beaten Newcastle in a closed-door friendly game yesterday 6-0. The game was arranged principally to give some of the players on both sides who were returning from injury or who hadn’t played in  a while – some match practice. Steven Taylor – had […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Steven Taylor