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

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Striker Looking The Part For Newcastle

August 18th, 2016 · 32 Comments

There were a number of fans who were unhappy when Aleksandar Mitrovic allowed Dwight Gayle to have the number 9 shirt for the season and Dwight certainly wanted to wear the iconic Newcastle shirt. But his background in the game – at least so far in his career – wouldn’t put him as a top […]

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Tags: Coaching · Dwight Gayle · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Explains Some Of His Football Philosophy

August 18th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Jamaal Lascelles has not been in top form for Newcastle in the first two games of the season and some pundits think that getting the captaincy of a big club like Newcastle at such a young age – 22 – may be affecting the lad’s form. And Rafa Benitez caused a stir when the team […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Coaching · Jamaal Lascelles · Newcastle News · Other News

Newcastle Midfielder To Leave Before The End Of The Week

August 17th, 2016 · 41 Comments

France Football are reporting today that Henri Saivet will soon be back playing in France for St. Etienne – and by the end of the week. Henri was signed in January for around £5M from Bordeaux, but has only made 4 appearances for Newcastle since then and he has never appeared in a competitive match under Rafa […]

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Tags: Contracts · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Transfer Shock At Newcastle

August 17th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Rafa Benitez said yesterday that if Newcastle get some offers in this month for veteran goalkeeper Tim Krul then they will consider selling him. It looks like Tim will be the odd man out of the five goalkeepers we currently have – Tim, Matz Sels, Karl Darlow, Rob Elliot and 19 year-old England U-19 International […]

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Tags: Contracts · Freddie Woodman · Karl Darlow · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Other News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul · Transfer News and Rumours

Calm, Confident Benitez Placates Fans – More Signings Soon

August 16th, 2016 · 33 Comments

We watched the Rafa Benitez press conference today and Rafa was unconcerned about the poor start to the season. He admitted results-wise it’s been very bad with two defeats in our first two games, but Rafa said we could also have won both games if we had taken our chances and defended better. Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Press · Press Conference