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

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Alan Shearer’s Bronze Statue – Pictures

August 18th, 2015 · 133 Comments

A statue of Newcastle’s great striker Alan Shearer has been completed in honor of the former Southampton, Blackburn and Newcastle United and England international. The statue was paid for by former Chairman Freddy Shepherd and it was made in China and will be coming to Newcastle in late August. It looks very good to us. […]

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Some Of This Slowly Seeping Back At Newcastle

August 12th, 2015 · 16 Comments

Former Newcastle midfielder Rob Lee seems positive in his column in the Chronicle today,  and he sees things turning around at Newcastle after the decent display on Sunday, when Steve McClaren had Newcastle playing some good stuff,  although our defense still looked like the weak link in the side. Rob Lee – optimism seeping back

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

NBCSN Win Huge Six Year Deal To Cover PL Games In America

August 11th, 2015 · 41 Comments

NBC have won the battle to broadcast the Premier League games until 2022, after finalizing a six-year contract extension of its current deal, which started with the 2013-2014 season and was due to finish at the end of this season. NBC Sports has been excellent in the way they have covered the games over here […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · TV coverage · TV Schedule

Can You Help Pedal For Pounds?

August 6th, 2015 · 96 Comments

Two brothers Phil and Richard Milbourne are on a mission to cycle to all 92 Premier and Football League grounds in England and Wales during four weeks in July and August 2015. It’s all on behalf of charity and they are raising money for Breast Cancer Care and the British Liver Trust. Phil and Richard […]

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Video – Lionel Messi Headbutts Yanga-Mbiwa – Was He Sent Off?

August 6th, 2015 · 44 Comments

This is not good by the world’s best player Lionel Messi as he goes up to – of all people – former center-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – and head butts him and then grabs hold of the Frenchman’s neck. Remember what happened when Alan Pardew slightly head-butted David Meyler at Hull – he has the book […]

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Tags: Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa · Newcastle News · Other News · Video

Magpies 24/7 Episode 4 – Video

August 6th, 2015 · 12 Comments

Here’s the latest episode of Magpies 24/7. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DP3hw0jwZpA

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League