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

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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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Rafa Benitez Lays Down The Law About Ridiculous Mistakes

August 16th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Newcastle fans are a little shocked at the poor start Newcastle have made to their season – and we are already 6 points off the pace and must start to pick up some wins in August and end the losing streak. Maybe the players are believing the headlines too much – that Newcastle are almost […]

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Sissoko’s Best Move Could Be To Crystal Palace

August 15th, 2016 · 64 Comments

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew had said earlier this summer he was interested in signing Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, but not for the £35M asking price. No club has yet come in with a good offer for the midfielder that Newcastle would be willing to accept – and the news that Real Madrid were interested in Sissoko […]

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Decision Time On Sissoko Is Fast Approaching

August 15th, 2016 · 61 Comments

Newcastle have so far had no acceptable bids come in for Moussa Sissoko and there are 16 days left in this transfer window. It seems Rafa will be happy when September arrives so he can have a settled squad and there are still players who could leave the club before then and they include Manu […]

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Benitez – This Doesn’t Help – We Have To Start Again

August 15th, 2016 · 14 Comments

It’s something that has come as a major shock to Newcastle fans and given the pre-season when Newcastle were installed as odds-on favorites to get promotion this season, we have started the season with two defeats in a row and one of them at home in front of a sold-out 52,000 fans at St. James’ […]

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