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

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Is This One Of Newcastle’s Striker Targets This Summer?

May 3rd, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle are supposed to be one of the cubs who tried to sign Algerian striker Islam Slimani in January, but presumably we had a €20M (£15.9) turned down by his club Sporting Lisbon. That’s according to Portuguese paper Record who indicated that other clubs such as Crystal Palace and Everton were also interested in the 27 […]

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This Is What Makes Rafa Benitez Both Savvy And Smart

May 2nd, 2016 · 164 Comments

Rafa Benitez is not only a very smart coach and obviously simply world-class, but he is also very experienced and knows when not to comment about thorny issues. We suppose that’s what 30 years in coaching and 23 years in management get you. The way he played down Sam Allardyce’s comments during his news conference […]

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Rafa Talks About Newcastle´s Amazing Fans

May 2nd, 2016 · 12 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a very astute manager and after the game on Saturday, as usual,  he had some inciteful comments to make about Newcastle´s display, which was poor in that first half but much improved after the break once Rafa had made a few changes. And Newcastle got the all important win – maybe the […]

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Benitez Passion And Belief Is Infectious To Geordie Fans

May 1st, 2016 · 7 Comments

What better manager to have on Tyneside than one who is a workaholic and just loves football and if you have a day or two to spare Rafa Benitez will probably be willing to share his views and expertise on whatever part of football you are interested in. What could be better than that? In […]

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Newcastle Have Already Started Their Huge Summer Clear Out

May 1st, 2016 · 108 Comments

There was news just before the game yesterday in the Chronicle that Newcastle have already started their clear-out for the summer when a number of players will leave the club whether or not we are relegated. Two of the players whose contracts end in June – Sylvain Marveaux and Gabby Obertan – are said to […]

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