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

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Advice To Rafa – Ditch Those Players Who Won’t Cut The Mustard

May 28th, 2016 · 49 Comments

Freddy Shepherd has been talking in The Sun today about Mike Ashley, Rafa Benitez and the plight Newcastle find themselves in at the moment with the club being back in England’s second division for the second time in seven years. And Freddy says it’s possible to stay down below for one season and not lose […]

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Ashley Can Redeem Himself – He Pulled A Rabbit Out Of The Hat

May 28th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Former Newcastle Chairman Freddy Shepherd has been talking to The Sun today in an exclusive – and he says that Mike Ashley’s success in persuading Rafa Benitez to stay at Newcastle by ripping up his past failed structure for the club, is the best bit of business Mike’s ever done at Newcastle. And Freddy could be […]

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Rafa Benitez Calms Any Fears At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 50 Comments

Rafa Benitez has already come in for some criticism from the national press in England, this time  it’s because he has no experience in managing in England’s lower leagues, as he takes on the challenge of getting Newcastle United promoted straight back to the Premier League next season. But those people – the supposed experts […]

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Good News For Newcastle From Roy Hodgson

May 26th, 2016 · 6 Comments

England play Australia at the Stadium of Light tomorrow and the England team are staying at the Gateshead Hilton, which is just across the River Tyne from the Newcastle quayside – so Andros Townsend is back in the north-east again. And there is some good news for Newcastle fans today as England manager Roy Hodgson has […]

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Hero Chris Hughton Talks About Rafa – A Proper Football Person

May 26th, 2016 · 11 Comments

Newcastle have been relegated from the Premier League twice and the last time it was a tremendous effort from Chris Hughton and assistant manager Colin Calderwood that got us promoted with a massive 102 points and 30 wins back in 2010. That was only 4 points short of the record Championship 106 points (31 wins) […]

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