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

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Former Magpie Predicts Derby Result

September 8th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We expect a tough game at Derby County on Saturday and we will be absolutely delighted if we can pick up our 5th win on the trot in all competitions at Pride Park. Every game on the road will be tough this season, simply because that seems to have been a weakness with Newcastle over […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll

More Proof Rafa Signs Good Players Of Strong Character

September 8th, 2016 · 4 Comments

One of the things we have been impressed with since Rafa joined the club is how he recruits not only good players but players who want to come to Newcastle and players who seem to be top professionals of good character. We were supposed to be doing that at Newcastle for a number of years […]

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Tags: Ciaran Clark · Coaching · Daryl Murphy · Newcastle News · Other News · Recruitment · Rob Elliot · Transfer News and Rumours

Rob Elliot Got New Deal – So Who’s Next?

September 8th, 2016 · 52 Comments

After the whirlwind that was the summer transfer window at Newcastle, Rafa Benitez keeps working hard and is ensuring he signs up players he sees as the future at Newcastle. Goalkeeper Rob Elliot got a new and much improved contract at Newcastle yesterday and it was well deserved. Rafa has already told Rob he sees him as one […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot · Vurnon Anita

Former Player On Why Confident Newcastle Can Prosper

September 8th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Former striker Mick Quinn tells it like it is when things are really bad and also when things are on the up – as they hopefully are now. And since Rafa Benitez signed for us in March last year Mick’s been a big admirer of the former Valencia, Liverpool and Naples manager and hopefully Rafa can […]

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

What’s Newcastle’s Best Team For Derby?

September 7th, 2016 · 88 Comments

Rafa Benitez now has options galore  for his Newcastle team and he is likely to make three or four changes for every game so that he uses the squad efficiently. That keeps players fresh and doesn’t overplay them so they easily pick up injuries – which has happened so much in the past when we had […]

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Tags: Coaching · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Other News

Rob Elliot’s A Happy Man And Fans Are Delighted

September 7th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Rob Elliot signed his new four year deal today that has been talked about for a couple of weeks now and he seems a happy man. Rob took to Twitter to express his delight at signing the new deal to stay at Newcastle until at least 2020. Rob Elliot – signs a new deal Delighted […]

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Tags: Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot