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

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Even More Plaudits For Rafa Benitez

June 4th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Real Madrid sacked Rafa Benitez in early January after just six months in charge, after some bad results, but that was in spite of Real still being third in La Liga. They had also just qualified for the round of the last 16 of the Champions League which they eventually won for the second time […]

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Tags: Championship · European Champions League · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Good News – Newcastle Goalkeeper Back In Training

June 4th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Good news today as Tim Krul has resumed training after recovering from the terrible ACL knee injury he picked up playing for the Netherlands last October. It would be great if Tim can take part in pre-season training and even be ready for the start of the Championship season, which starts on Saturday 7th August. Tim […]

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Tags: Coaching · Injuries · Newcastle News · Other News · Tim Krul

Former Newcastle Head Coach Gets New Job

June 4th, 2016 · 3 Comments

John Carver has been out of work since he was fired from Newcastle United almost exactly a year ago. But news today that Carver has been appointed as the new manager of Cypriot side AC Omonoia Nicosia. John Carver – has a job in Cyprus

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Veteran Leaves Home Town Club – As Expected

June 3rd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle United’s longest-serving player and home town lad Steven Taylor was today released from the club, when his contract, which runs out at the end of the month, will not be renewed. In all truth it wasn’t expected that Rafa would give Steven Taylor a new contract and after his woeful performance at Southampton and […]

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

Shearer Details What Benitez Hopes For Next Season

June 3rd, 2016 · 45 Comments

Rafa Benitez showed yesterday how he can be both quick and decisive in making decisions, as he quickly replaced the departed Fabio Pecchia with new first team coach Mikel Antia, who used to play for Rafa for the Real Madrid B side back in the 1990s. If the Newcastle Board had shown the same level decisiveness last […]

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Tags: Alan Shearer · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News