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

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Rafa Analyzes Today’s Opponents – Bristol City

August 20th, 2016 · 7 Comments

In their first two games of the season Bristol City beat Wigan 2-1 at home and then beat Burton Albion 2-1 away before narrowly losing 1-0 last Tuesday night at Norwich City. They are 8th in the Championship table with 6 points and Newcastle would overtake them with a win this afternoon.

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Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

August 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Rafa Issues Down To Earth Communication To His Players

August 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

With Rafa Benitez essentially building a new team at Newcastle, it may take a few games for things to settle down and after two shock defeats in the first two games, we looked a lot better on Wednesday night in beating Reading 4-1. And the play in the second half was more to the manager’s […]

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Inter-Milan In Talks With Top Newcastle Midfielder

August 19th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Sky Sport Italia are reporting that Inter-Milan are in negotiations with Newcastle’s 27-year-old midfielder Moussa Sissoko. Their prime target this summer is is 23 year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario, but it seems the price of the Portuguese International has gone soaring up to €50M (£44.2M) and that has forced Inter to look to Sissoko. […]

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Sky Sports – Sissoko Not For Sale – An Old Story

August 19th, 2016 · 94 Comments

We saw the report last night from Sky Sports saying that Rafa Benitez said there had been no price put on Mousa Sissoko’s head, because he was simply not for sale. So at first we thought great –  Rafa has come out and said he is not selling Moussa with only 12 days left of the transfer window. Rafa […]

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