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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 Newcastle Star Turns Down Benitez

July 2nd, 2016 · 7 Comments

There is news today that Rafa Benitez made an attempt to bring in former Newcastle midfielder Didi Hamann to Newcastle as his assistant and a replacement for the departed Fabbio Pecchia. Did played for only one season for Newcastle from 1998-1999 (31 games – 5 goals) after he was signed from Bayern Munich but he then […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Please Help Gallowgate Flags Make Newcastle Great Again

July 2nd, 2016 · 51 Comments

Gallowgate Flags are starting to get the attention they deserve. On their own initiative some season ticket holders in the Gallowgate end have taken it upon themselves to create and produce flags that will be used during the Newcastle games. They have already met with Newcastle officials and have received the club’s blessing and support to […]

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Rafa Explains Why He’s Made All These Changes

July 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments

Once Rafa accepted the job at Newcastle on May 25th – 10 days after the season finished – he put changes in place for the Benton Training center that he wanted completed before pre-season training started today – and those goals were met. They included laying two 4G artificial pitches in place of the older […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · nufcTV · Other News · Pre-season

Townsend Explains Why He Just Had To Leave Newcastle

July 1st, 2016 · 39 Comments

Andros Townsend has sent a message to the Newcastle fans from his Instagram account (officialtownsend). This has come on the day that he signed on at Crystal Palace for the release clause of  £13M in his contract. The England winger has opened up on why he left Newcastle and he says it’s based purely on football […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa – Players Must Realise What It Means To Be At Newcastle

June 30th, 2016 · 42 Comments

Rafa Benitez has been interviewed on the Newcastle web-site, the day before he takes his first training session in this very important pre-season. It will be the first full season with Rafa in charge at Newcastle and it’s an exciting time for the Geordie fans. One of the things that Rafa will impress on his […]

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