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

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New Signing In Praise Of The Club, The Fans And Rafa Benitez

September 15th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Matt Ritchie has quickly become one of the real fan favorites on Tyneside and that’s hardly surprising when you consider just how good a player he is – and his character and temperament are also first class. And Matt is one of the players who was playing in the Premier League and gave that all up […]

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Tags: Coaching · Interview · Matt Ritchie · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Benitez Disagrees With The Press

September 15th, 2016 · 23 Comments

It was a terrific performance from our lads on Tuesday night at Loftus Road and everything seemed to click and it will now be interesting to see how we play against Wolves on Saturday afternoon at St. James’ Park. We don’t necessarily expect the same level of performance, but hopefully we can get the win […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

Benitez Explains What Is A New Problem For Him

September 15th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle if anything have overcompensated in the summer when we brought in 12 players and Rafa ensured that in every single position we have two top players – and sometimes more than that – pushing for a start. The Newcastle manager has about 25 players in his first team squad – all good players – and they are […]

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Tags: Coaching · Leadership · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Squad

McClaren Tries To Rewrite History But Here’s The Truth

September 14th, 2016 · 81 Comments

Steve McClaren is busy trying to rewrite history and we suppose with a record as bad as Steve had at Newcastle, it’s not too surprising he would try to do that. Steve has been talking again about his short and very disastrous time at Newcastle and he has said he was the right man at the […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News

This Former Weakness Now A Masssive Strength At Newcastle

September 14th, 2016 · 79 Comments

One of the (many) pleasing aspects of Newcastle’s play this season is when new players come into the side they seem to fit right in and know exactly what’s expected of them. Ciaran Clark came in for Chancel Mbemba last night at center-back and he looked extremely solid and comfortable alongside captain Jamaal Lascelles. Two goalscorers – […]

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Tags: Championship · Ciaran Clark · Grant Hanley · Other News · Set Plays