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Mick McCarthy – We Were Beaten By The Champions Today

October 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy was full of praise for a dominant Newcastle display this afternoon in front of just short of 52,00 fans at St. James’ Park and Mick said they were beaten by the Champions today. Newcastle went ahead in the first minute through Ayoze Perez, who is being compared on Twitter to […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Press · Press Conference

Benitez Rejects Comparisons With Newcastle Greats

October 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments

Rafa Benitez is a modest man for somebody who has already achieved some great things in his management career. That includes winning the Champions League with Liverpool and the Europa League with both Valencia and Liverpool among other trophies Rafa has picked up in his sparkling career. Rafa Benitez – can’t be compared to Robson or Keegan […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Mike Ashley Has Turned Down Recent Bids For Newcastle

October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

The Telegraph is reporting today that Mike Ashley has rejected bids from foreign investors to buy the club, following our relegation to the Championship. The report is that Chinese consortiums were at the front of the queue, since it was a really good time to buy Newcastle when we are a second division club who had […]

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Tags: Championship · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League

Former Newcastle Striker Craig Bellamy Takes The Biscuit

October 20th, 2016 · 11 Comments

45 year-old Howard Webb was born in Rotherham and is one of the best Premier League referees ever and he plied his trade in England’s top league from 2003 until he retired just  two years ago. And from 1998 he was a referee in the Football league and in total in the final 14 years of his […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Premier League

Bond Forming Between Fans And This Player

October 20th, 2016 · 35 Comments

We have to say we have been very pleasantly surprised the way Dwight Gayle has been playing for Newcastle so far this season and he looks like a natural goalscorer. With 11 goals in just 12 total appearances for Newcastle so far, we wonder how many goals he could get at the end of the […]

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Tags: Championship · Dwight Gayle · Newcastle News · Other News

Alan Shearer Can Be Proud Of This Moment

October 20th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We had seen the photo of Alan Shearer below carrying out a disabled fan before the Entertainers game and thought it reflected so well on Alan Shearer himself and on The Alan Shearer Foundation. It turns out the boy is 9 year-old Kian Henaghan from Cullercoats and he was Alan’s mascot for the game. Alan […]

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Tags: Charity · Disables fans · Newcastle News · Other News