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

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This Part Of Newcastle Showing Little Improvement

September 8th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Newcastle have had far too many injuries each season for a long time now – maybe as long as ten years –  and last season was particularly bad, when at one time we had something like twelve first team players out injured. We checked the injury status earlier this morning and we only have four players […]

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Tags: Injuries · Medical · Other News · Premier League

Serbia’s Mitrovic Scores In 2-1 Defeat By France

September 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

France had their second win in a row tonight when they beat Serbia 2-1 in Belgrade, after going two goals up before Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic pulled one back for the home side just before half time in this friendly. France manager Didier Deschamps made six changes to the side that beat Portugal 1-0 on Friday […]

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Tags: Friendlies · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Other News

Steve McClaren Has A Big Challenge With This Player

September 4th, 2015 · 25 Comments

Newcastle fans have appreciated the enthusiasm and skill they have seen from new signing Aleksandar Mitrovic, but he’s been a bit of a liability in his first few games for Newcastle, picking up two yellow cards and then a straight red card against Arsenal – which lost us the game – and now he’s going […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Coaching · Newcastle News · Other News · Suspensions

Sissoko Preferred Newcastle Stay This Summer – Here’s Why

September 4th, 2015 · 24 Comments

There’s a report in FootMercato today that Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham apparently made approaches to Newcastle to try to sign Moussa Sissoko this summer, although Tottenham were the only club to lodge a bid, which Newcastle turned down. So at least we kept one of our best players, and in fact kept all […]

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Tags: Contracts · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

This Newcastle Player Gave McClaren Some Great Information

September 4th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Steven Taylor made his debut for Newcastle United in early 2004, when Sir Bobby Robson was the manager,  and at the time it was thought that Steven would be a Newcastle captain down the road. But that’s never happened, and in the eleven years since his debut, the 29 year-old Whitley Bay lad has played only 251 […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Steven Taylor

Palace Fans Now Eternally Grateful To The Sack-Pardew Crowd

September 3rd, 2015 · 56 Comments

Last season we got just 4 points (four draws) from our first seven games, and we didn’t win until we had that 1-0 home win against Leicester City in our 8th league game, and out came the Sack-Pardew crowd, and they were eventually successful in getting Pardew to leave Newcastle – but that’s now to […]

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