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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 Defender’s Goal – Fight His Way Back To Full Fitness

July 28th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Center-back Curtis Good was signed from Melbourne Heat four years ago for £400K on a six year deal when he was just 19. He came to Newcastle with hopes of a bright future and he came well recommended, but after a couple of decent loan spells he’s basically been out of the game for over […]

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Tags: Coaching · Curtis Good · Injuries · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Other News

This Player Is Key To Magpies In Both Form And Attitude

July 28th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Vurnon Anita has had a very good season and has played in a number of different positions for Newcastle in the last few weeks and that includes both full-back positions and in central midfield. When he scored Newcastle’s first goal at Southend United on Tuesday night he was playing in right midfield. Vurnon won the […]

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

Why My Hat Is Off To Rafa Benitez

July 27th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Phil Brown has given some significant praise to Rafa Benitez today for staying on at Newcastle after we were relegated – and that he has not deserted a sunken ship – so to speak. Phil has pointed out that Rafa has stayed on board for the significant challenge he has taken up of steering Newcastle United […]

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

Report – Another High Profile Player To Leave Newcastle

July 27th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Corriere Dello Sport in Italy are reporting today that Florian Thauvin will move to Lazio on loan for next season, and that will happen once Antonio Candreva’s transfer is completed. They report the loan contract will include a loan fee of  €2M  and there will be an option to buy – and we also assume […]

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Tags: Contracts · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Vurnon Anita Pleased With Goal – Rafa Benitez Happy Enough

July 27th, 2016 · 65 Comments

After the 2-0 win against Southend United last night, Rafa Benitez was adamant that Newcastle still had to improve in nearly all areas of the game, but the manager was pleased with the win – our third in four friendly games. It was a poor first half showing, but then after only three minutes into the second half Vurnon […]

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Tags: Friendlies · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Press · Vurnon Anita