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

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I’ve Learned So Much From The Incredible Rafa Benitez

October 25th, 2016 · 6 Comments

If Rafa Benitez should ever need a letter of recommendation from one of his players he should look no further than 21 year-old Isaac Hayden, who has today given a stunning assessment of his new manager who he says is simply incredible. And Isaac says he cannot believe just how much he has learned from […]

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Tags: Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Management · Newcastle News

Midfielder Explains Why He Came To Newcastle

October 25th, 2016 · 3 Comments

One of the players who is improving very quickly at Newcastle is holding midfielder Isaac Hayden, who we signed from Arsenal for a low £2.5M in the summer and the 21 year-old, born in Chelmsford, has already made 12 appearances (8 starts) for Newcastle with one goal. Isaac seems to be rotating with Jack Colback […]

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Tags: Coaching · Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player Listening Closely To Rafa – Becoming Great

October 24th, 2016 · 60 Comments

Jonjo Shelvey had a tough start to his Newcastle career when he signed on for us for £12M from Swansea in the January transfer window. But he soon found himself out of the side because in one game he would be great and the next game he would go missing. But Jonjo deserves great credit […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · EFL Cup · Jonjo Shelvey · Newcastle News

This Is Why This Newcastle Striker Is So Threatening

October 24th, 2016 · 11 Comments

The strange thing on Saturday was that we beat Ipswich Town 3-0 and Dwight Gayle didn’t score a goal after the striker had scored 7 goals in our previous four games. But that didn’t hamper Newcastle at all with Ayoze Perez getting a brace and Matt Ritchie getting his third goal of the season although the […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Dwight Gayle · EFL Cup · Newcastle News · Poll

Rotation Policy Just Fine For This Newcastle Player

October 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Ayoze Perez was our Man of the Match on Saturday and his two goals and one from Matt Ritchie gave us a rather easy 3-0 win over Ipswich Town and kept us on top of the league and 3 points clear of second placed Brighton & Hove Albion. Perez also had a good game the Saturday before […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · EFL Cup · Management · Newcastle News · Poll · Rotation Policy

It’s Unbelievable How Much Depth Newcastle Have In The Squad

October 23rd, 2016 · 14 Comments

DeAndre Yedlin got a start yesterday for Newcastle and the 23 year-old American right-back looks a great player in the making as he fights it out with Dutch International Vurnon Anita to play at right-back in what is turning out to be a very good Newcastle side this season. With the fairly easy 3-0 home […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Coaching · DeAndre Yedlin · Newcastle News · Squad · Vurnon Anita