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Newcastle Close To Making Top Appointment In May

November 17th, 2015 · 7 Comments

It’s looking like Newcastle made an approach to former Real Sociedad, Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes in May, but it looks like he turned down Newcastle’s offer. At that time he was loyal to Real Sociedad where he just been appointed the previous November, but after a poor start to this season he […]

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In Modern Day Football Titles Don’t Mean Anything

November 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Assistant coach Paul Simpson has been speaking on BBC Newcastle’s Total Sport and he has been asked what the difference is between a manager and a head coach and he gives an interesting answer – there’s no difference. When Alan Pardew left the club rather quickly early this year the club went out of their […]

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The Pitch Looks A Little Wet

November 16th, 2015 · 14 Comments

Here’s the Carlisle United pitch Brunton Park today after some very heavy rain over the weekend. It looks a little damp and players will be diving  a lot if they play on that. Such is the news on an International break.

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Alan Shearers’ Appropriate And Fighting Words On Terror Attack

November 16th, 2015 · No Comments

Alan Shearer has taken the opportunity today in his Sun column to condemn the terrible terrorist attack by ISIL in Paris late on Friday night when 129 people were killed and almost 100 were left critically injured as the world watched via television coverage. Alan happened to be in the same area on Thursday as he was […]

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Newcastle Players And Staff Honor Paris Victims

November 16th, 2015 · 3 Comments

In what was the worst attack in France since the end of the second World War, Newcastle players and staff this morning observed a European-wide one minute silence at 11:00 am in honor of the victims of Friday night’s terror attack. There has been support pouring in from all over the world since the terrible […]

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Leicester’s Top Striker Could Miss Newcastle Game

November 15th, 2015 · 59 Comments

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has withdrawn from the England squad after picking up a knock in Leicester’s 2-1 win at home to Watford on November 7th. The FA have confirmed that Vardy is not fit for the game against France at Wembley on Tuesday, and Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard has been called up. Jamie […]

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