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

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Newcastle Need To Cut Out This Nonsense

June 14th, 2015 · 163 Comments

When Steve McClaren was introduced as the new head coach last Wednesday night, Newcastle again caused some (big) controversy with the media, by only allowing Sky Sports and the Mirror to interview Steve after his formal announcement. Steve McClaren at his unveiling last Wednesday

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Tags: Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Press

Former Chelsea And Barcelona Star Could Be McClaren’s Assistant

June 13th, 2015 · 73 Comments

There’s news in the Mail today that Steve McClaren could make Bolo (Boudewijn) Zenden, the former Barcelona, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Liverpool and Sunderland winger his assistant manager at Newcastle, and if that happens it would be a surprise. Bolo Zenden  was assistant to Rafa Benitez at Chelsea

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Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

There Are Positives About Steve McClaren At Newcastle

June 7th, 2015 · 13 Comments

After getting over the severe disappointment of not being able or willing to attract one of the top coaches available to Newcastle and instead settling on Steve McClaren, who become available a week or so ago when Derby County sacked him – Steve McClaren does have some positives, and he could even do well at […]

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Tags: Coaching · Head coach · Management · Other News · Pre-Season · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Mike Ashley To Shake Up The Board At Newcastle

June 6th, 2015 · 54 Comments

The Mirror is reporting rather sensationally that Mike Ashley will quit Newcastle, but what they are really reporting is the he will be quitting the Board – even though he is not officially on the Newcastle Board. Mike had said the appointment of the new manager and the recruitment of the players is the responsibility […]

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We May Not Have A Good Team But This Is Great At Newcastle

June 5th, 2015 · 14 Comments

Newcastle may not have a good team these days but St. James’ Park and the pitch are both top class, and the ground looks just fantastic when the Newcastle games are shown on TV – so hey – that’s something to be happy about. St. James’ Park – ready to be reseeded

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · St. James' Park

Newcastle’s Pre-Season Fixtures – Early Morning Viewing

June 4th, 2015 · 36 Comments

Newcastle United have released their eight game pre-season schedule today and it includes three game in the US – in Milwaukee, Sacramento and Portland. Milwaukee is on central time in the US – which is six hours behind UK time, and Sacramento and Portland are in California which is on Pacific Time and  eight hours […]

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